Farid Kia, M.D.

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Reason for Becoming a Doctor and Education

Dr. Farid Kia has always had a passion for helping others. He chose to pursue a career in pain management because he understands how pain can significantly impact all aspects of someone’s life. He finds gratification in finding treatments to improve his patients quality of life, and he does this with a strong background in pain management and minimally invasive interventional procedures.

 Dr. Kia grew up in Minnesota. He studied at the University of Minnesota and completed an internship in General Surgery. He then moved to Philadelphia where he completed a residency and fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University. Dr. Kia is board certified in Pain Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabiliation. He has been practicing medicine for 8 years and joined Spanish Hills Interventional Pain Specialists in 2018.

Working for Spanish Hills Interventional Pain Specialists

Dr. Kia feels grateful to work for Spanish Hills Interventional Pain Specialists and describes the atmosphere as collaborative and supportive. He and his staff create an environment where patients suffering from severe pain know they are being heard and treated with respect. His practice treats pain arising from many causes, including orthopedic injuries, degenerative spine disease, neuropathies, cancers, and post-surgical pain.

Dr. Kia has an extensive knowledge of up to date procedures including state of the art techniques for pain management. He is glad he can help his patients who suffer from both acute and chronic pain. He builds strong relationships with his patients and tailors the treatment to their individual needs.

Dr. Kia possesses many qualities that make him a great doctor.  His patients describe him as caring, compassionate, and hard-working. He strives to improve his patient’s pain so they may return to activities they previously enjoyed.

When Dr. Kia is not Practicing Medicine

In his spare time Dr. Kia enjoys traveling, learning more about other cultures, and spending time with his wife, daughter, and dog Teddy.

 Dr. Kia attends professional conferences regularly. He has published research articles and implements the most advanced treatments in his practice.

The Doctors at Spanish Hills Interventional Pain Specialists

Dr. Kia and the other doctors at Spanish Hills work diligently to address the needs of their patients. The doctors at Spanish Hills are highly qualified to treat pain management. They work together and frequently collaborate to find a treatment solution for every patient. If you have questions or would like more information on our pain management treatment services, please contact us.

I have an extensive complicated medical history and Dr Kia took the time to listen to my story patiently and offer suggestions to help me with my ongoing chronic pain so I can continue getting back to my active lifestyle. Looking forward to my follow up visits and it’s nice feeling truly cared for!

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