Our Doctors

Meet Our Care Team

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

Our Medical Director

Kevin S. Smith MD
Medical Director
Kevin S. Smith MD
(619) 398-2988
7525 Linda Vista Road, Suite C San Diego, CA 92111
Lauren Marchefka
Nurse Practitioner
Lauren Marchefka
(619) 398-2988
7525 Linda Vista Road, Suite C San Diego, CA 92111
Aleksandr Filen PA-C
Physicians Assistant
Aleksandr Filen PA-C
(619) 398-2988
7525 Linda Vista Road, Suite C San Diego, CA 92111

Our Medical Director Biography

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 and Boston Scientific (two 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  North American Neuromodulation Society, American Medical Association, California Medical Association, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, California Society of Interventional Pain Physicians and among 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.

Integrated Pain Specialists of Southern California provide an array of services for patients with acute or chronic pain

We offer State of the Art Care with a Highly Skilled Staff