Pain Management Center

The Pain Management Center at Stanford Hospital & Clinics offers a comprehensive range of services for patients with acute or chronic pain. Through the combined expertise of a multidisciplinary team of pain specialists, Stanford offers the most advanced treatment options currently available, in a supportive, compassionate environment.

Maps & Directions
450 Broadway Street
Redwood City, CA 94063
Phone: 650-723-6238 Getting Here

Our Doctors

Care and Treatment

Comprehensive Evaluation

Unless your physician refers you to the Pain Management Center to undergo a specific procedure or series of procedures, you will be scheduled to undergo a comprehensive evaluation.

During this evaluation, members of the multidisciplinary team will conduct a full physical and psychological assessment of your condition, including a review of your medical records, and X-rays. In some cases, supplemental diagnostic tests may be necessary to further pinpoint the cause of your pain. (We will, however, avoid unnecessary duplication of tests wherever possible.) We usually ask that you bring a spouse, relative or close friend to the evaluation.

Once the evaluation has been completed, the Pain Management team will hold a multidisciplinary conference to determine whether or not treatment at Stanford holds potential benefits for you, and to develop and individualized treatment plan. (Approximately 2/3 of all patients are found to be appropriate candidates for treatment at Stanford.) Your primary physician will be invited to attend this conference.

Following this conference, you will receive a letter from the Pain Management Center regarding your potential treatment at the Stanford program.

Clinical Trials

Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Hospital & Clinics patient, you have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.

Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.

For Patients

Stanford Hospital & Clinics is known worldwide for the advanced patient care provided by its doctors and staff.  We also provide a wide range of guest services and amenities to our patients and visitors. Learn more about preparing for a hospital stay, billing and financial services, and our other support programs in Patients & Visitors.  

PREPARE FOR YOUR APPOINTMENT

New patients, bring your completed New Patient Questionnaire.

International Patients

Phone: +1-650-723-8561
Email: IMS@stanfordmed.org

Call us to make an appointment

650-723-6238

For Health Care Professionals

PHYSICIAN HELPLINE

Phone: 1-866-742-4811
Fax: 650-721-3476
Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Stanford Hospital & Clinics provides comprehensive services to refer and track patients, as well as provides the latest information and news for physicians and office staff. For help with all referral needs and questions visit Referring Physicians.

HOW TO REFER

Mail or fax a completed consultation request form with relevant clinic notes and diagnostic study results to:

Stanford University Pain Management Center
450 Broadway Street (MC 5340)
Redwood City, CA 94063

Fax: 650-320-9443

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