We are a safe, dedicated practice committed to serving our patients during this time of stress and uncertainty.

We are taking the risk of COVID-19 (coronavirus) very seriously. We will continue to adhere to strict safety guidelines in order to keep our patients and staff safe. Please call us for further details.

FAQ

A: Every patient needs to have a scheduled appointment with the exception of serious emergency cases. If you need to reschedule or cancel an appointment, please contact our office no less than 24 hours prior to your scheduled appointment time. Pacific Medical & Wellness Group also offers emergency services with available physicians’ on-call.

On-call Emergency Service: 310-437-7399

A: Pacific Pain & Wellness Group is open to see patients from Monday to Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and is closed on weekends.

A: Our clinic accepts cash payments, personal checks, and the following credit card companies:

A: Pain management is the process of providing medical care that minimizes or diminishes pain. Our specialists are responsible for the diagnosis, prevention, and cure of pain.

A: Around 70 million Americans suffer from chronic pain. Finding the cause of pain can be very intricate and could take a long time. Pain Management involves multidisciplinary focus on designing treatments to achieve each patient’s top level of function. Our Pain Management specialists are highly trained to treat the following conditions:

Back Pain

Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar Radiculopathy

Disc Herniation

General Pain Management

Neck Pain

Sciatic Pain

A: Psychiatry is the medical division responsible for dealing with different mental and behavioral conditions. Psychiatrists are trained to diagnose, treat, and prevent mental disorders, which may also include drug abuse.

A: Various mental disorders are becoming more common. One in every 20 children in America suffers from ADHD alone, and more suffering from various disorders. Unfortunately, up to this date, many people suffering from these mental /behavioral disorders are still unaware, and for this reason, it is highly recommended for any person with potential disorder to seek psychiatric help.

A: A mental illness is a medical condition that disrupts a person’s thinking, feeling, mood, ability to relate to others and daily functioning. Our Psychiatry specialist, Dr. Mohan Nair is highly trained to treat the following conditions:

Anxiety Disorders

Autism Spectrum Disorders

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD)

Bipolar Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder

Depression

Dissociative Disorders

Dual Diagnosis: Substance Abuse and Mental Illness

Eating Disorders

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Panic Disorder

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Schizoaffective Disorder

Schizophrenia

Seasonal Affective Disorder

Tourette’s Syndrome

A: Patients who are not eligible to receive Ketamine Infusions are those with unstable blood pressure, irregular heart rhythms, or heart disease. Additionally, patients who have a history of drug abuse or who suffer from illnesses such as schizophrenia are not eligible (Niesters et al., 2014).

Ketamine consultation appointments with Dr. Ananth are at no cost. Your treatment plan and the initial dose of ketamine is based on many factors including your individual medical history, your weight, your age, and your prior treatment history, among other factors. Your ketamine treatments from there will be adjusted based on how you respond to the initial treatment.

A: $2500 – Four IV Ketamine infusions.

- Each additional infusion after the four treatments is $500.

- Payment is collected for first four treatments, and then individually after.

Maintenance Infusion:

- $500 One session of IV Ketamine infusion

- All treatments are inclusive of intranasal or oral ketamine maintenance treatment. 

- Note: Nasal or Intranasal ketamine is only offered to those who have completed a course of IV treatments.

Maintenance Membership Plans:

- If you have had excellent results in the past with ketamine infusions, and need them at certain intervals, we offer a maintenance plan.

Chronic Pain Patients:

The amount of Ketamine needed varies significantly between people, and depends on many factors. If you are interested in receiving Ketamine for your chronic pain condition, please call to discuss.

A: At the Pacific Ketamine Group, we have developed different treatment protocols that we are able to offer with a success rate currently at 80%. In most cases, we offer 4-5 high dose infusions over a 30-day period at a one week intervals and sometimes twice weekly. This depends on the patient and our evaluation. We developed this protocol for patient comfort and to minimize disruption to work activities. Intranasal ketamine maintenance is a great way to continue the lasting effects and is provided only to patients who have completed one treatment protocol.

We are in-network with many major health insurance providers. Not only will you get the best quality care with Pacific Pain and Wellness, but a peace of mind for a lower cost. Don`t see your insurance listed? Contact us now at 310-437-7399 to see if we take your insurance provider.

We Are Here for You Every Step of the Way

There’s nothing better than getting your life back after suffering with chronic pain or an unmanaged mental health disorder. Your whole self can be affected in mind, body, and spirit. We want better for you.

Our holistic approach offers you a full spectrum of treatment solutions to fit your unique needs. At Pacific Pain & Wellness Group, we care as much about you as you do. Give us a call today at (310) 437-7399 so we can help you have the quality of life that you deserve.

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