Our Goal is Total Body Recovery and a Pain-Free Lifestyle for our Patients
Dr. Stephen H. Barkow, MD is exactly the kind of physician you want on your side when you’re dealing with pain.
Dr. Barkow, Medical Director at Orange County Pain Management and practicing physician for over 20 years, draws from a variety of disciplines and alternative medicine options for an integrative approach to help heal his patients with both acute and chronic pain.
While Dr. Barkow is deeply rooted in Western medicine, he also looks holistically at the human body and seeks out the latest treatment methods including platelet rich plasma (PRP) and stem cell injections. With an impeccable track record and credentials, he has repeatedly been recognized for his work in the Pain Management field.
Clinical Assistant Professor at University of California at Irvine Medical Center
Advanced Clinical Instructor for the International Spine Intervention Society
Named Physician of Excellence by the Orange County Medical Association
Named a Top USA Doctor by US News and World Report
Given the Patient’s Choice Award by Vitals.com
State University of New York, College at Buffalo, graduated Summa Cum Laude
University of California, San Diego, Degree of Medicine
Internship in Internal Medicine at Harbor/UCLA Medical Center
Residency in Emergency Medicine at Harbor/UCLA Medical Center
Anesthesiology Residency at UCLA Westwood in Los Angeles
Pain Management Medicine Fellowship at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center
Our Approach to Pain Management
At Orange County Pain Management, we practice a different style of Pain Management. We believe that the body has the potential to heal itself if we give it the support it needs. Our mission is to help you to lead a healthier more active and more pain-free lifestyle.