Get to know Physiatrist & Pain Management Specialist Dr. Edward K. Pang, who serves patients in Los Angeles, California.
Being a skilled physiatrist & pain management specialist, Dr. Pang’s focus is on functional restoration, specializing in general physical rehabilitation & interventional spine and joint care utilizing a comprehensive approach. He is affiliated with Cedars-Sinai Spine Center and Cedars-Sinai Marina Del Rey Hospital – both of which are located in Los Angeles, California.
Cedars-Sinai Spine Center provides the latest spine expertise, treatment, and research with a comprehensive team dedicated to treating neck and back pain, along with various spinal conditions. The spine specialists focus on the care of patients with neck and back problems. Services include evaluation and management of surgical and non-surgical patients with spinal disorders and other orthopaedic conditions, trigger point injections, soft tissue and joint injections, and imaging services.
Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital offers a wide range of quality medical services, from routine physical examinations to complex surgical interventions, permanently focusing on the comfort and well-being of its patients. The highly skilled nationally recognized doctors and specialists will dedicate their time and effort to restoring patients’ health and improving quality of life.
Alongside his critical role treating patients, Dr. Pang also serves as an Assistant Professor at UCLA, where he teaches medical students, residents, and fellows.
His acclaimed career in medicine began after he earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) degree from the University of Touro University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his internship at Riverside County Regional Medical Center. This was followed by a residency in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R) and a fellowship in Pain Medicine at UCLA/West Los Angeles VA.
A member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the doctor is dual board-certified in PM&R and pain medicine by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (ABPMR). The mission of the ABPMR is to serve the public by improving the quality of patient care in PM&R.
Physical medicine and rehabilitation, also known as physiatry, is a branch of medicine that aims to enhance and restore functional ability and quality of life to those with physical impairments or disabilities. Physiatrists treat a wide variety of medical conditions affecting the brain, spinal cord, nerves, bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, and tendons. Not only does Dr. Pang perform electrodiagnostic studies to help diagnose patients with nerve and/or muscle disorders, he is also well-versed in ultrasound and regenerative medicine such as prolotherapy and platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injection.
Pain management is a branch of medicine employing an interdisciplinary approach for easing the suffering and improving the quality of life of those living with chronic pain. A pain management specialist is a doctor who specializes in pain medicine, focusing on the evaluation, treatment, and prevention of pain. Dr. Pang utilizes various treatment modalities including oral medications, joint injections, spine injections (epidurals, facet-related injections, rhizotomy), and neuromodulation (spinal cord stimulator, peripheral nerve stimulator, etc) to not only ease the pain but also help promote a positive transformation in his patients’ lives.
Learn More about Dr. Edward K. Pang:
Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/81399411-Edward-Pang-Pain-Management-Specialist or through Cedars Sinai Marina Del Rey Hospital, https://www.marinahospital.com/physicians/edward-k-pang
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