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About the Southern California Pain InstituteOur Goal is to find the cause of your pain . Dr. Geula is dedicated to understanding your pain and helping to eliminate it. We successfully treat many types of pain. Our integrative approach incorporates the best of modern pain medicine, including minimally invasive procedures, with alternative modalities such as acupuncture and chiropractic treatments.

Dr. Foead Geula, M.D., M.A. is a board-certified Anesthesiologist and Pain Management specialist. He is a southern California native and earned his Bachelor of Science from the University of California San Diego (UCSD), graduating summa cum laude and phi beta kappa. He attended medical school and graduate school at Washington University in St. Louis, the most selective school in the country, where he graduated amongst the top of his class.

Dr. Geula went on to complete Anesthesiology residency at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF), a foremost training program consistently ranked as a top medical center by U.S. News and World Report.  He stayed on at UCSF to complete a formal fellowship in Pain Management. After his training, Dr. Geula has practiced in the private setting as well as academia, as a Clinical Instructor at a UCLA hospital.  For his commitment to patient care through education, Dr. Geula was honored with the prestigious Physician Recognition Award by the American Medical Association (AMA).  He has also served as an Expert Reviewer for the California Medical Board.  Dr. Geula is an active member of several professional societies, including the American Chronic Pain Association and the American Pain Society.  In his free time, Dr. Geula enjoys spending time with family,practicing the classical spanish guitar, and reading.