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"Reducing pain and enabling a better quality of life is
the guiding philosophy of my life's work."
—Dr. Reza Ghorbani
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Reza Ghorbani, MD, ABIPP, FIPP is the creator of Noxicare™ Natural Pain Relief and founder/CEO of Truceuticals® Inc.
His journey began abroad, where he grew up amid a family of physicians and pharmacists. His father, a doctor of pharmacology and head of a hospital burn unit pharmacy, worked daily to provide people suffering every type of pain with the right medications. But as much good as his father did, he often remembered him as frustrated. His father found that while some drugs worked well to alleviate pain for some patients, the same drug could cause harmful side effects—and often prolonged or intensified pain—for others.
He knew then that he wanted to become a doctor at a very young age. At 17 years old, his parents bought him a one-way ticket from Tehran to America so that he could obtain the education he needed, safely away from the turmoil in his homeland. Although he did not see his parents for another 9 years, he thrived in America, working two jobs to put himself through college and then through medical school.
Minimally Invasive Disc Surgery with Dr. Reza Ghorbani
Advanced Pain Medicine Institute
Dr. Ghorbani, a Harvard-trained, board certified Interventional Pain Management Specialist, is currently the President and Medical Director of Advanced Pain Medicine Institute in the Greater Washington, DC area. Prior to his move to Washington, DC in 2007, Dr. Ghorbani was in private practice, providing pain management services in Boston for 10 years. He had been affiliated with several prestigious hospitals such as New England Baptist Hospital, known for its treatment of professional athletic teams and US Olympic teams, and Faulkner Hospital, a Harvard Medical School teaching hospital. In addition, Dr. Ghorbani was Director of the Interventional Pain Management Program at Boston University Medical Center where he was actively involved in training residents and medical students.
Dr. Ghorbani is an active practitioner with offices at several Washington, DC area locations. He is currently the Director of Pain Management Services at Dimensions Health Care System in Cheverly, Maryland. In his practice, Dr. Ghorbani employs cutting edge technology in the treatment of spine pain, with an expertise in minimally invasive therapies for the treatment of spine pain originating from the neck, and back pain. Procedures performed by Dr. Ghorbani include Epidural Steroid Injections, Selective Nerve Blocks, Radiofrequency Facet Denervations, Sacroilaic Blocks, Sympathetic Blocks, Discography, Spinal Cord Stimulator Implants and Percutaneous Disc Decompression for removal of Herniated Discs.
He is a staff member at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, Maryland, an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, as well as Laurel Regional Hospital and Prince George’s Hospital, both an affiliate of Dimensions Health Care Systems.
A frequent lecturer on Pain Management and often quoted by the media, Dr. Ghorbani is a diplomat of the American Board of Interventional Pain Physicians (ABIPP), the National Board of Medical Examiners, and the American Board of Anesthesiology (with subspecialty certification in Pain Medicine). He is also a Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice (FIPP), which certifies practitioners.
Dr. Ghorbani is a member and has held major committee assignments and offices at the North American Spine Society, Neuromodulation Academy Faculty, American Academy of Pain Medicine, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, International Spine Intervention Society, International Spinal Injection Society, World Institute of Pain, National Pain Foundation, among others. Dr. Ghorbani was nominated for inclusion in the American Academy of Medical Experts in pain management. He is a Physician Advisor Specialty Case Review for Star MD’s, Peer Review Specialist for HMS-Permedion’s Independent Maryland Board of Physicians and Medical Review Panel in Pain Management/Suboxone Treatment.
Dr. Ghorbani was the Host of “ Dr. Ghorbani Show” an International TV weekly Health and Well-Being show in Los Angeles, CA from 2012-2013.
With his vast experience in Interventional Pain Management and an extensive record of post-graduate education, training, certifications, Dr. Ghorbani's knowledge and expertise has made him a leader in the advanced treatment of acute and chronic pain.
Dr. Ghorbani has devoted his entire career to helping patients overcome pain to enable a better quality of life. He is a frequent lecturer on Pain Management and often is quoted by the media.
When he is not working, Dr. Ghorbani, a former junior tennis champion, is an avid tennis player who enjoys photography and travelling.
Research & Development of Noxicare
Dr. Ghorbani's extensive research began during his medical education at Tufts. Here, he co-authored numerous important scientific papers about inflammation published in respected medical journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine and the European Journal of Immunology, among others.
His quest to find a natural pain management alternative sparked a discovery that lead outside the traditional pain management box to the proprietary formulation of 7 of the world's most potent natural pain relievers: turmeric, willow bark, ginger, holy basil, rosemary extract, alpha lipoic acids and boswellia extract.
Dr. Ghorbani chose each centuries-old ingredient not only because of its proven singular effectiveness for different types of pain, but understanding that each ingredient served as a catalyst to the other ingredients to boost the effectiveness of the formulation as a whole.
The resulting US patent-pending Noxicare™ formula is a safe first-line pain management remedy which can be used in conjunction with a traditional pain management program.
"Noxicare™ makes a real difference in my patients' lives,
and I'm proud to share this discovery with the world."
—Dr. Reza Ghorbani