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Featured Doctor: Pain Management Specialist, Dr. Assaf Gordon, M.D.

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Dr. Assaf Gordon, of the Fair Oaks, VA and N. Arlington, VA (Ballston) offices, uses sophisticated non-surgical solutions to diagnose and treat acute and chronic pain using a comprehensive approach. His patients see him as courteous, professional, knowledgeable and compassionate.

Dr. Gordon joined National Spine & Pain Centers from the University of California at Los Angeles, where he completed advanced fellowship training in Pain Medicine. He is highly skilled in a variety of interventional pain procedures, including cervical and lumbar epidural nerve blocksjoint injectionsradiofrequency neurotomy, sympathetic blockade, spinal cord stimulation, and discography.

Dr. Gordon earned his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and completed his residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at New York University. He completed advanced fellowship training in Pain Medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles. Dr. Gordon is board-certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and in Pain Medicine. He maintains active membership in the International Spine Interventional Society.

Throughout his career, Dr. Gordon has excelled in leadership and has demonstrated his dedication to the medical community. While earning his medical degree at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, he was voted class president and earned the Senior Merck Award for Outstanding Student Leadership. During his specialty training, he served as chairman of the Association of Academic Physiatrists Residents and Fellows Council, and was selected as the only in-training board member of the Academic Leadership Program. In addition to this, Dr. Gordon is a published researcher and has lectured to his peers on various pain management topics.

“I strive to help patients reach their goals of less pain and more life.” ~Dr. Gordon

More About Dr. Gordon

In his free time, Dr. Gordon prides himself in being an avid athlete, he has competed in numerous marathons and triathlons. He was a member of Brown University’s cross-county and track teams, and won the bronze medal for triathlon in the 1993 World Maccabiah Games in Israel. Today, he continues to enjoy running and spending time with his wife, son, and daughters.