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Babak Arvanaghi, M.D.


Dr. Babak Arvanaghi is the founding member of the Pain Management Institute. A graduate of the

University of Maryland Medical School and having completed residency training at George Washington

University and his fellowship training in Pain Management at Harvard University’s Brigham and

Women’s Hospital. He launched the practice after having worked first as an attending physician at

Johns Hopkins University Hospital and later as the Chief of Pain at Suburban Hospital. He set up the

practice with the design to provide the highest quality pain management care with easy patient access

and a caring, patient focused environment. Within a very short period of time, under his leadership, The

Pain Management Institute became the most respected pain practice in the Greater Washington region.

Throughout the growth of the practice, Dr. Arvanaghi has led by example, very careful to achieve growth

of the practice while making sure that the highest quality of care was the singular focus of all of the

physicians at Pain management Institute.

This focus on quality care has not gone unnoticed. Year after year in both the Washingtonian Top

Doctors and Consumer Checkbook ratings of pain physicians, Dr. Arvanaghi has been the top vote getter.

Quite simply, Dr. Arvanaghi is considered to be the best pain management doctor in the greater

Washington community, as selected by his peers, other physicians. This respect is deserved. Dr.

Arvanaghi has a keen clinical mind, he also uses those skills along with a focus on listening and attention

to detail to give patients the right diagnosis and care for their chronic pain problems. His technical skills

are of the highest caliber as a result of his many years of practice (tens of thousands of procedures

done), high standards and constant honing of technique. He has become the doctor other doctors go to

treat themselves, their families and friends. Never one to rest on his accomplishments, Dr. Arvanaghi

continues to be active all aspects of medical care, he has lectured on pain management techniques

throughout the region, he constantly is researching the latest techniques in pain management care and

he is always striving to improve care over his already very high standards .

Physicians //  At PMI, we believe in highest quality of care offered by board certified physicians in pain management. 

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