Physicians

Pain Management

Hussein Abdulhadi
6645 Alvarado Rd., Suite 253
San Diego, CA 92120
619-326-0326


Michael Huntley, MDMichael Huntley, MD
Certification: American Board of Anesthesiology with subspecialty in Pain Medicine

Huntley Pain Specialists
7525 Metropolitan Dr., Suite 302
San Diego, CA 92108
619.325.1161

Dr. Huntley is an expert in a wide range of minimally invasive therapies, from medication management and injections to more advanced treatments, such as radiofrequency ablations, percutaneous disc compression, intrathecal drug delivery, minimally invasive lumbar decompression and spinal cord stimulation. He earned his medical degree from the University of Colorado. At the University of Louisville, he completed an anesthesiology internship and a pain medicine focused residency, was named Chief Resident and served as clinical professor. He currently serves as Department Chair of Pain Medicine at Scripps Mercy Hospital and lectures extensively on spinal cord stimulation. Dr. Huntley holds memberships in the American Society of Anesthesiologists, California Society of Anesthesiologists, San Diego County Medical Society and American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians.


Paul Kim, MDPaul Kim, MD
Certification: American Board of Anesthesiology, Subspecialty Pain Management
Ownership interest in Physicians Surgery Center at Alvarado

7801 Mission Center Court, Suite 310
San Diego, CA 92108
619.543.0144
SanDiegoPainMd.com


Dr. Kim, a specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic pain, performs a wide array of interventional procedures. These include epidural and selective nerve root blocks, SI and facet joint injections, RF neuroablations, laser discectomy, trigger point injections, lysis of adhesions, and peripheral and spinal cord stimulator implants. Dr. Kim earned his medical degree from Chicago Medical School. He completed a surgery residency at LAC-USC Medical Center in Los Angeles, followed by an anesthesiology residency and fellowship at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles. He has been a clinical instructor at UCLA School of Medicine, and an attending physician at California Pain Medicine Center at UCLA where he specialized in research and treatment of RSD and both non-surgical and minimally invasive surgical treatment of the spine. He holds memberships in the American Medical Association and International Anesthesia Research Society. He is fluent in Korean.


Ricardo Nieves-Ramos, MDRicardo Nieves-Ramos, MD
Huntley Pain Specialists
7525 Metropolitan Dr., Suite 302
San Diego, CA 92108
619.325.1161

Dr. Nieves-Ramos offers individualized patient care evaluations and rehabilitative treatment. His therapies include trigger point injections, joint injections, epidural steroid injections, nerve blocks, sympathetic blocks, Botox injections and medication management. He also provides more advanced pain management options, such as radiofrequency ablations, intrathecal drug delivery and spinal cord stimulation. His expertise in pain management therapies was influenced by pioneers in cancer pain therapies, lower back pain and neuropathic pain. Dr. Nieves-Ramos earned his medical degree from Ohio State University College of Medicine, followed by an anesthesiology residency at University of Miami Jackson Health Systems and a pain medicine fellowship at Cedars Sinai Medical Center. He is a clinical researcher of interventional procedures for chronic migraine and multiple acute and chronic pain conditions, and presents at national medical conferences.


Kevin Smith, MDKevin Smith, MD
Certification: American Board of Anesthesiology with Subspecialty Pain Management

Integrated Pain Specialists
7910 Frost St., Suite 280
San Diego, CA 92123
619.398.2988
IntegratedPain.com

A specialist in pain management, Dr. Smith earned his medical degree from Marshall University in Huntington, WV where he also completed undergraduate studies. At the University of Louisville Affiliated Hospitals in Louisville, KY he completed his anesthesiology residency with special emphasis in cardiothoracic and pediatric anesthesia, and advanced clinical rotations in chronic pain management, obstetric and outpatient anesthesia and neuroanesthesia. Dr. Smith has also been a clinical instructor in anesthesia. Among the organizations in which he holds memberships are the American Society of Anesthesiologists, International Anesthesia Research Society, American Pain Society and American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians.