Frequently Asked Questions

We welcome your questions, but we do request you use this helpful resource before calling the office. Thank you!

Unlike acute pain that lasts only a short time, chronic pain can persist for weeks, months or years and is a part of daily life for many people.
Pain management is a branch of medicine that aims to ease the suffering and improve upon the quality of life for patients living with pain.
We accept most major health care plans, including Medicare. We are not a Medi-Cal provider.
Our fax number is (949) 364-9040.
Our hours at the Mission Viejo office are Monday-Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm. We are open during lunch, 12-2 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Yes, we have an office located in Newport Beach at 3900 Coast Highway, Suite 330. Please call (949) 364-9595 for more information or to schedule your appointment.
No, we do not. For urgent cases, we recommend going to the nearest urgent care.
Please call our office at (949) 364-9595 to schedule an appointment through the new patient line. You can also email us at
You do not need a referral unless you have an HMO or work comp. In that case, you will need to submit an authorization to our office before you visit.
Yes, we offer competitive cash pricing for patients not in our network or without insurance.
Your initial consultation may include a physical examination, review of your past treatment history, and his plan for your future treatment. You can learn more by browsing our Patient Resources page.
Certainly! We offer a variety of different forms of treatment including injections, referrals to different specialists, nutritional consult, and more.
Nutritional approaches to pain management can involve both changes in diet and the use of dietary supplements, including vitamins, minerals, enzymes and other substances. These strategies can be used to prevent pain, such as migraine headache, or promote the relief of pain and inflammation as part of a comprehensive pain management strategy.