Best Pain Management Doctors in San Antonio

Dr. Urfan Dar

Dr. Urfan DarDr. Urfan Dar is Board Certified by the American Board of Pain Medicine & the American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA).

He earned his medical degree from University of Kashmir India, did his internship at East Tennessee State University, and then did his residency training in Anesthesiology at Texas Tech University, a world renowned pain center, under the guidance of Dr. Gabor Racz, a well known pain expert. He has now become of the leading pain specialists in San Antonio.

Dr. Dar has been in private practice since 1994 in San Antonio, Texas. In addition, he serves as medical director of Theda Oaks Surgery Center. He specializes in advanced techniques to treat all types of chronic and cancer pain with the latest, high tech pain control procedures. Dr. Dar has been voted one of the 70 Best Pain Physicians in the country as per BECKER'S Ambulatory Surgery Center. He has been nominated as one of the San Antonio's best physicians 5 years in a row. In his spare time he likes to partake in personal fitness training and golf.

Dr. Sridhar Vasireddy

Dr. VasireddyDr. Sridhar Vasireddy is a fellowship trained Pain Management Specialist and a Board Certified Anesthesiologist. Dr. Vasireddy was in private practice for six years in California prior to relocating to San Antonio.

Dr. Vasireddy earned his medical degree in India and subsequently completed his residency and fellowship training at University of Texas in Houston, and UCLA in Los Angeles respectively.

Dr. Vasireddy specializes in treating various pain conditions with simple and complex modalities, in conjunction with a comprehensive and holistic approach toward dealing with the behavioral and psychological issues related to pain.

He is a member of the American Society of Interventional Pain Management Physicians along with other pain societies which continually put forth guidelines and continuing medical education activities. In his spare time Dr. Vasireddy relishes the time he can spend with his family.

Dr. Ricardo Alvarado

Dr. AlvaradoDr. Alvarado earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He completed three years of intensive surgical training before entering and completing his Anesthesiology residency at UTHSC at San Antonio.

He has also completed a fellowship in Interventional Pain Management at UTHSC at San Antonio where he also earned additional advanced track training.

Dr. Alvarado is bilingual in English and Spanish and can easily transition between English and Spanish-only speaking patients ensuring the patients know their pain experience is well understood.

Dr. Alvarado specializes in the latest advanced interventional pain management techniques for chronic pain to include traditional fluoroscopic approaches, extensive training in advanced Ultrasound Guided interventional techniques, spinal cord and peripheral nerve stimulator placement, as well as minimally invasive surgical techniques for spinal canal stenosis.

He currently has extensive interest and experience in treating Complex Regional Pain Syndromes (RSD) through multiple approaches to include infusion therapies. In his spare time, Dr. Alvarado enjoys spending time with his family, sports, and playing guitar.

Dr. Kanishka Monis

dr kanishka monis

Dr. Kanishka Monis was raised in San Antonio where he attended Thomas C. Clark high school and graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in biology from the University of Texas in San Antonio.  After earning his medical degree at St. George’s University School of Medicine, Dr. Monis moved to Philadelphia to complete his internship in General Surgery and residency in Anesthesiology at Drexel University College of Medicine.   He then moved back to San Antonio to complete a fellowship in Interventional pain management at the University of Texas Health Science Center.  Dr. Monis is also a contributing author for The 5-Minute Anesthesia Consult and has presented at multiple anesthesiology conferences.


Dr. Monis is an active member of the Bexar County Medical Society, Comal County Medical Society, American Society of Anesthesiologists, Texas Society of Anesthesiologists, the American Academy of Pain Medicine and Texas Pain Society.  Dr. Monis enjoys running, playing basketball and spending time with his family.

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Suite 24
San Antonio, TX 78229
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3338 Oakwell Ct. 
Suite 205
San Antonio, TX 78218
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San Antonio, TX
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94 Briggs St. 
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San Antonio, TX 78224
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New Braunfels, TX 78130
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