We found 3 interventional pain specialists who accept Anthem Blue Cross PPO near Long Beach, CA.
Dr. Rostam Khoshsar practices anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Khoshsar include pain management, acupuncture treatment, and chronic pain. He is affiliated with Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Humana ChoiceCare Network, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Khoshsar is open to new patients. He obtained his medical school training at Tehran University of Medical Sciences and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science. He is conversant in Persian.
Clinical interests: Chronic Pain, Pain Management, Acupuncture Treatment
Dr. Kais Alsharif is an interventional pain specialist. He is affiliated with Long Beach Memorial Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. Dr. Alsharif attended medical school at the University of Minnesota Medical School. Dr. Alsharif's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine. In addition to English, he speaks Persian.
Dr. Philip Chiou's areas of specialization are physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and interventional pain medicine; he sees patients in Laguna Hills, CA and Long Beach, CA. He is a graduate of Baylor College of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School. Dr. Chiou has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Chiou takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and more. He speaks Mandarin. He is professionally affiliated with Long Beach Memorial Medical Center.
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- Physical therapy
- Nerve blocks
- Facet injections, which are injections of small amounts of anesthetic into the joints of the spine
- Radiofrequency denervation, or the use of radio waves to stop painful nerves from firing
- Spinal cord stimulation, or the use of electrical currents along the spine to interfere with the transmission of pain signals
- Implanted intrathecal or epidural injection drug delivery systems