Integrated Pain Care
A Pain Management Clinic of Excellence

Phone: (510) 758-7462
Fax: (800) 806-5602

Physician Profiles

 

Gary Martinovsky, MD

Dr. Martinovsky was trained in anesthesiology at Stanford and completed a fellowship in pain Medicine at the University of California, Davis.  He founded Integrated Pain Care in 2005 with offices in San Francisco and Richmond.  He devotes his full time to the practice of pain medicine.

Education

  • University of California at Berkeley
  • Stanford University School of Medicine

Residencies

  • Stanford University Medical Center, Anesthesiology, 2001-2004

Fellowship

  • University of California at Davis, Pain Medicine, 2004-2005

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Anesthesiology, 2005
  • American Board of Anesthesiology Special Qualifications Pain Medicine, 2006

Hospital Privileges

  • California Pacific Medical Center
  • John Muir Medical Center
  • Sutter Medical Center, Vallejo
  • Doctors Medical Center, San Pablo
  • Bayspine Surgery Center

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Paul B. Roache, MD

Dr. Roache is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons and is a fellow in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is an associate member of the Arthroscopic Association of North America and is fellowship trained in shoulder and upper extremity surgery

Dr. Roache’s main subspecialty focus is in arthroscopic treatments of rotator cuff disorders, frozen shoulder, and shoulder dislocations. In addition, he has strong specialty interest in the arthroscopic treatment of sports medicine injuries to the knee. His main practice is in San Francisco. He is also a visiting attending surgeon during ski season at Mt. Crested Butte Ski Clinic in Colorado.

Affiliations - Hospital

  • California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
  • St. Luke's Hospital Center, San Francisco, CA
Education History

  • St. Ignatius College Preparatory, San Francisco, CA
  • University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
  • Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA

Medical Training

Undergraduate

  • Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles BS, Biology and Chemistry 1982

Medical

  • University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, Arizona MD 1989
Residency

  • Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, Santa Clara, California Internship 89-90
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital, Bronx, New York Orthopaedics 93-97
Fellowship
  • San Francisco Shoulder and Upper Extremity Fellowship, San Francisco, CA Complex Shoulder Elbow and Hand reconstruction. 97-98
  • Boston City Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts Orthopaedic Junior Trauma Fellowship 90-91
  • AO Shoulder Fellowship, Balgrist University, Zurich Switzerland Complex Shoulder reconstruction 99
  • Fellow in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

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Dennis Yun, MD

Dr. Dennis Yun is double Board Certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine. He completed his anesthesiology residency at University of North Carolina and pain medicine fellowship at Virginia Mason Medical Center. He practices comprehensive pain medicine, which includes medication management, complementary modalities, referral to the appropriate specialists, advanced interventional procedures, and neuromodulation

Education

  • University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA; BA in Biological Basis of Behavior
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA; MD

Internship & Residency

  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC; Anesthesiology, 2002-2006

Fellowship

  • Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA; Pain Medicine, 2006-2007

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Anesthesiology, 2007
  • American Board of Anesthesiology, Subspecialty Certification in Pain Medicine, 2007

Hospital & Surgery Center Privileges

  • California Pacific Medical Center
  • Bayspine Surgery Center
  • Greenbrae Surgery Center
  • Northbay Regional Surgery Center

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Dr. Sabsovich

Dr. Sabsovich is Board Certified in Pain Medicine and Anesthesiology. In addition, to devoting his time to the pain practice, he is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care at UCSF/Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

Dr. Sabsovich graduated from The Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School in Jerusalem, Israel. He completed advanced training in pain medicine fellowship at the University of California in San Francisco, anesthesiology residency at Montefiore Medical Center-Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and surgical internship at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. Prior to the clinical training he completed human and animal research focusing in pain mechanisms and pain genetics at University of Toronto, Canada and Stanford, Palo Alto. Dr. Sabsovich authored several publications in the top scientific journals of the pain and anesthesiology fields. During his pain and anesthesiology clinical training, Dr. Sabsovich honed his skills in interventional pain techniques and latest pain therapies, and received advanced training in ultrasound guided procedures. His anesthesiology training was completed with honors, and was acknowledged by Memorial Robert D. Dripps, MD Award to the Outstanding Graduate Resident in Anesthesiology.   

Education and Training

  • Faculty of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HU), Israel
  • Faculty of Life Sciences and Faculty of Medicine, Hadassah Medical School, HU, Israel
  • Faculty of Medicine, Hadassah Medical School, HU, Israel

Internship & Residency

  • Transitional Internship, Beilinson Hospital, The Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
  • Research Fellow in Pain Genetics and Phenomics, University of Toronto Center for the Study of Pain (UTCSP), Toronto, Canada
  • Intern in General Surgery, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
  • Resident in Anesthesiology, Montefiore Medical Center (MMC), Albert Einstein College of Medicine (AECOM) of Yeshiva University, Bronx, NY
  • Pain Medicine Fellow, Pain Management Center at Mount Zion, UCSF, San Francisco, CA

Certifications

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate, MMC, Bronx, NY, 2010
  • License, Medical Board of California, 2010
  • Certificate, Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, 2004
  • International Laboratory Course in Neural Mechanisms of Animal Behavior, HU, 1996

Professional Societies

American Society of Anesthesiologists
The New York State Society of Anesthesiologists (NYSSA)

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Dr. Natalia Balytsky

Dr. Natalia Balytsky is a Board Certified Anesthesiologist, and she completed her residency in anesthesiology at Nassau County Medical Center, New York. Dr. Balytsky is fellowship trained in conservative and interventional pain medicine at University of California, San Francisco, where she received extensive training in injection therapies and techniques. She offers a well rounded approach to patient care that includes education, exercise, alternative therapies, careful use of medication, and interventional treatments. Dr. Balytsky has over ten years experience in the medical management of worker's compensation patients.

Dr. Balytsky's husband Orest is an endodontist in Petaluma, CA, and they have two daughters. She enjoys skiing, working out, cooking and traveling.

Her Extensive Experience includes

 

  • San Francisco Multi Specialty Medical Group - Pain management
  • Bay Area Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine - Pain Management
  • North Bay Medical Group - Pain Management/Anesthesiology, Interventional pain management including epidural, facets injections, sympathetic blocks, radiofrequency ablations, spinal cord stimulators. Conservative treatment of chronic pain. Providing anesthesia for General surgery, Urology, and Gastroenterology cases.
  • University of California San Francisco/Mount Zion Medical Center - Pain Management Center, Clinical Fellow
  • Nassau University Medical Center - Resident, Anesthesiology.
  • Nassau University Medical Center - Resident, Preliminary Surgery
  • Medical Doctor (M.D.), School of Medicine, Lviv State Medical Institute. Combined Undergraduate – Graduate, completed 6 - year program.
  • Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Section of Allergy and Immunology. Observed evaluation of children with suspected Allergies, Asthma and / or Immune deficiencies. Attended weekly Allergy and Immunology Conferences. Preceptor: David.P. Skoner, M.D., Chief, Section of Allergy and Immunology.
  • Brookline Medical Association, P.C., Pittsburgh, PA. Medical Observation in General Medicine. Preceptor: Thaddeus A. Grey, M.D., F.A.A.F.P.
  • Lviv Clinical Hospital # 1, Lviv Ukraine. General Pediatrician.

Research experience:

 

  • Research Assistant, Section of Allergy and Immunology, Children’s Hospital of

    Pittsburgh - “Local and Systemic Cytokines Responses During RSV Infection”. Preceptor: David P. Skoner, M.D., Chief, Section of Allergy and Immunology.

Professional Organizations:

  • American Academy of Pain Management

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Dr. Fred Samimi, M.D., MSRT., NMTCB, RDMS.

Dr. Fred Samimi has earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Nuclear Medicine with a minor in Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound from University of Oklahoma, Health Sciences Center in 1985. And Master of science in Medical Science. He successfully completed his Medical School after completing his externship and clinical clerkship in Baltimore, Maryland and Joined residency program in Neurological Science at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 1997. Dr. Samimi is also Board certified Nuclear medicine technologist and Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, class of 1985.

Dr. Samimi is a proud member of the American Academy of Neurologist (AAN) and American Medical Association (AMA). Dr. Samimi enjoys scuba diving, bicycling and tennis in his spare time, if that ever comes.