Rajan Kalia M.D. is board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine. He is fellowship trained in pain medicine at the University of Florida’s Pain Medicine Program. Prior to seeking a career in medicine, Dr. Kalia worked in the field of drug development research. This background is an excellent asset in understanding modern medications and their complicated delivery systems.
Dr. Kalia has seen so many patients over the years who believe injections are not going to be effective because they have failed epidural steroid injections in the past. There are many minimally invasive treatments other than epidural steroid injections that are clinically proven through years of research, and are highly effective. Many of these patients for example have greatly benefited from a Lumbar Facet Rhizotomy procedure. This procedure provides long term pain relief, without exposing the patient to corticosteroids. Please see a narrative and a video describing the procedure in the treatment section.