Behzad Aalaei, MD

Behzad Aalaei, MD


  • Pain Medicine

Areas of Expertise

  • Anesthesiology-Pain Medicine
  • Pain Medicine
444 W. C Street, Ste 444
San Diego, CA 92101 US 32.7169 -117.167
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Languages Spoken

  • German
  • Farsi
  • English


Behzad Aalaei, MD, specializes in both pain management and anesthesiology. He treats medical conditions such as cancer pain management, chronic headaches, acute and chronic pain management, fibromyalgia and lower back pain.

Dr. Aalaei performs numerous procedures including discography, Intradiscal Electrothermic Therapy (IDET), Intrathecal Drug Delivery System, IV sedation and spinal cord stimulation

His office offers a comprehensive approach in care of patients affected by acute and/or chronic pain. Dr. Aalaei will coordinate patient care with other specialists including physical therapy and rehabilitation, neurology, psychology and neurosurgery. Read more

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine, 2002
  • American Board of Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology, 2001

Medical Education

  • Ruprecht-Karls University Medical School, MD, 1994


  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Internship-Surgery, 1997


  • Indiana University School of Medicine, Anesthesiology, 2000
  • Freiburg Universitaet Hospital, Thoracic Surgery, 1996


  • University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Pain Medicine, 2001