We understand the various effects of pain and is dedicated to providing compassionate care that will improve the quality of life for patients, families, and friends whose lives are diminished by the effects of pain.

Progressive and experienced in various advanced pain relieving procedures, we treat pain associated with the neck, back, spine, cancer, nerve, scolliosis, osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia, shoulder, facial, joints and more.


Dr. Kevin S. Smith, MD

Kevin S. Smith, MD, is a graduate of Marshall University Medical School. He trained in anesthesiology at the University of Louisville Affiliated Hospitals with special emphasis in both cardiothoracic and pediatric anesthesia, and completed advanced clinical rotations in chronic pain management, obstetric and outpatient anesthesia, and neuroanesthesia.

Dr. Smith has been practicing since 1990, and practicing pain management in San Diego since 1991. In the last 8 years he has served as President and CEO at Integrated Pain Specialists of Southern California, specializing in the care of patients in chronic and acute pain. He previously served as President and CEO at Interventional Pain Specialists of Southern California, and Chairman of Anesthesia Service Medical Group’s Pain Management Committee.

He is also a consultant, educator, and researcher at Medtronic—one of the world’s largest medical technology companies—researching and teaching medical fellows the indications for advanced therapeutic modalities including the most up-to-date implantable therapies for pain management.

Dr. Smith is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, North American Neuromodulation Society, California Medical Association, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, and many other medical and pain management focused organizations.

He is board certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA) in anesthesiology, with a subspecialty certification in pain medicine.

Dr. Smith in the News

Kevin S. Smith, M.D., first African-American graduate at the Marshall School of Medicine

Dr. Kevin S. Smith, MDDr. Smith was recently voted one of San Diego’s “Best Doctors” by San Diego Magazine. Read the article here.