Dr. Shahbaz Farnad, MD

Pain Management & Anesthesiology

Dr. Shahbaz Farnad, M.D. is a board-certified anesthesiologist and pain medicine specialist. He is a graduate of UCLA, where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Studies. He earned his Medical Degree from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Dr Farnad completed his residency in Anesthesiology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL and went on to complete his training as a Fellow in Interventional Pain Management at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. He was Board Certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology and subsequently earned his American Board of Anesthesiology subspecialty certification in Pain Medicine.


Upon completing his medical training, Dr. Farnad served as an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center and helped oversee the Pain Management Fellowship  program at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center under the directorship of Dr Lawrence J. Epstein until 2018. Then, Dr Farnad returned to his hometown of Los Angeles to establish Miracle Mile Medical Group, Apollo Anesthesia Associates, and integrative Surgical Associates Group Ambulatory Surgery Center.

Area of Interest

By using an integrated, interventional, and all-encompassing approach to chronic pain management, Dr Farnad has successfully overseen the care of many patients wishing to taper off high doses of controlled and habit forming medications and helped them to regain their quality of life and lead healthier, more rewarding lifestyles.



  • Non-opiate interventional management of chronic pain
  • Integrating injections
  • Intrathecal and intravenous infusions
  • Stem-cell and PRP therapy
  • Acupuncture
  • Nutrition
  • Exercise
  • Intrathecal pump therapy
  • Spinal cord
  • Peripheral nerve stimulation.

Dr. Farnad has extensive experience in the pain treatment of:

  • Spinal column origin
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (C.R.P.S.)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Chronic headaches
  • Sports injuries
  • Cancer pain, and
  • Chronic joint, myofascial, and body aches.

Words from our patients

R. E.: Thank goodness I found Dr. Farnad. I was in excruciating pain due to back problems and after receiving an MRI, was told I needed to see a spinal surgeon. I was freaking out, and everywhere I called was booked and told me their first availability wasn't until weeks from now. I was referred to Dr. Farnad, and when I called his office Eva was So kind and accommodating. ...

H. S.: Dr. Farnad is awesome!  After I tried everything and nothing worked my friend suggested I schedule an appointment with him.  He answered all of my questions thoroughly, pinpointed exactly what was bothering me and healed me.  I feel like a brand new person.  The front office staff is also really nice and professional.  Highly recommend!

S. A.: Dr. Farnad and his staff are absolutely amazing! They made me feel comfortable, confident and right at home! His nurse Lauren was an absolute dream, she was so sweet, intelligent and made it really feel as if a friend was taking care of me the entire time! Dr. Farnad was kind, humble and confident. I felt at ease throughout my entire experience. I can ...

M. S.: Recently I have a chance to visit the new office of Miracle Mile Medical Group and Dr. Shahbaz Farnad. I found Dr. Farnad so knowledgeable in the field of pain management, anesthesiology, and sport medicine. He is using the recent technologies and his office is equipped with modern equipment. I highly recommend to my friends and relatives. I ...