Andres Betts, MD

Pain practice specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of pain disorders. Treatment includes application of the most advanced interventional pain management injection techniques available including epidural, transforaminal, selective nerve root, and facet joint injections of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine; sympathetic block, stellate ganglion block for treatment of Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, sacro-iliac joint, trigger points, spine radiofrequency lesioning/neuromodulation, chemical neuroablation, Radiofrequency Lesioning of the Trigeminal Nerve for trigeminal neuralgia, and Vertebroplasty/Kyphoplasty/Sacroplasty for the treatment of painful compression fracutures of the spine and sacrum.

"I am a national speaker and instructor, teaching all aspects of interventional pain therapies, and have published various articles in peer reviewed journals on new pain therapy techniques."

Physician of Excellence Award 2006 for pain management, featured in Orange Coast Magazine

This physician is a member of MemorialCare Physician Society which drives clinical outcomes and performance for MemorialCare Health System.

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology

Types of Care

Education

Type:
Medical Education
Institution:
UC San Francisco School of Medicine
Type:
Residency
Institution:
UC Irvine Medical Center
Type:
Fellowship
Institution:
UC Irvine Medical Center
Type:
Internship
Institution:
UC San Diego Medical Center
Type:
Fellowship
Institution:
VA Medical Center - Long Beach

MemorialCare Hospital Affiliations