Dr. Joshua Prager, MD, MS

Joshua Philip Prager, MD, MS graduated from Stanford University School of Medicine. He received training in internal medicine at UCLA. Dr. Prager completed his training in anesthesiology and pain medicine at Harvard Medical School affiliated hospitals and Stanford University School of Medicine.

Dr. Prager has authored numerous scientific publications and book chapters in pain management, especially on complex regional pain syndrome, intrathecal pumps, and spinal cord stimulators. He was the first person to perform a spinal cord stimulator trial in People’s Republic of China.

Dr. Prager is the current director of California Pain Medicine Center and Center for Rehabilitation of Pain Syndromes at UCLA where he specializes in pain medicine. He is also the current president of the North American Neuromodulation Society. Dr. Prager is also the Editor of the CSA Pain and End-of-Life CME Program.

California Pain Medicine Center

At the California Pain Medicine Center, we conduct intensive pain rehabilitation that is personalized to the needs of patients. Our four-week long program involves regular therapies of all types. We approach pain management through individual psychotherapy, physical therapy, and neurobiofeedback therapy. We provide other methods of care when required and recommended. These include chiropractic treatment and subspecialty consultations.

Pain Management

  • Utilization of Comprehensive Interdisciplinary Functional Rehabilitation Program in Pain Management
  • Understand complex regional pain syndrome and other chronic pain disorders and how they benefit from a comprehensive interdisciplinary functional rehabilitation program.
  • Understand which individuals benefit from a comprehensive interdisciplinary functional rehabilitation program
  • Describe and understand the services/therapies offered by a comprehensive interdisciplinary functional rehabilitation program