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Navid Alem, MD

Navid Alem, MD


Pain Medicine, Anesthesiology

Clinical Interests

neurosurgical anesthesiology, pain management

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  • American Board of Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology
  • American Board of Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
  • English
  • Farsi
Medical School
University of California-School of Medicine
Arrowhead Regional Medical Center-Transitional YearTransitional
Los Angeles County/USC Medical CenterAnesthesia
University of California, Southern California (USC)Anesthesiology
USC/Keck Hospital Pain Medicine FellowshipPain Management
Professional Positions
  • Assistant Professor — Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Care, UCI School of Medicine
More Information

Dr. Navid Alem is a board-certified UCI Health anesthesiology who has advanced training in pain management and anesthesia.

Alem earned his medical degree from the UCI School of Medicine and completed his residency in anesthesiology at the Keck School of Medicine at USC in Los Angeles, where he subsequently completed a fellowship in pain medicine. He also received training in an array of medical, interventional and behavioral modalities to assist patients with acute and chronic pain syndromes. Alem continued additional training at USC in anesthesiology for complex neurosurgical cases.

His research interests include perioperative and intraoperative techniques that can help prevent patients from developing chronic pain syndromes post-surgery.

Alem sees patients at Gottschalk Medical Plaza and UCI Health — Irvine.

UCI Health Center for Pain and Wellness
Joe C. Wen & Family Center for Advanced Care
19200 Jamboree Road
Irvine, CA 92612
Phone: 657-579-7246
Fax: 855-209-8413
UCI Health — Irvine
19200 Jamboree Road
Irvine, CA 92612
Phone: 714-456-7002