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Dr. Gregory Vassilev, MD

Pain Management Specialist

Professional statement

Gregory Vassilev, M.D., is a board certified anesthesiologist and pain management specialist. Licensed in California and Colorado. He has been in practice since 1999. His area of expertise is the management of complex painful injuries. Dr. Vassilev began his education at the Freie Universitat Berlin Medicine before moving to the USA. He then received a BA in Biology from the University of California, Santa Cruz. He further studied Pharmacology at Hahnemann University School of Medicine and received a MS there. Dr. Gregory Vassilev earned his M.D. at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and completed a prestigious Surgical Internship and Anesthesiology Residency at the Ronald Regan UCLA Medical Center. Throughout his life and training, he has studied Tibetan and Japanese medical arts, receiving empowerments and teachings from some of the most accomplished philosophers, teachers, and scholars of our time. In addition, Dr. Vassilev exhibits a lifelong passion for extreme sports, including windsurfing, kite surfing, surfing, snowboarding, paddle boarding and car racing. Many athletes from around the world come and see him for care because of his understanding of the special needs they have. Among his special skills and areas of interest are interventional pain management, regional anesthesia, ultrasound guided pain blocks, joint rejuvenation, sports injuries and anti-aging. He is also a member of the California Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, American Pain Society, American Society of Anesthesiologists, and American Medical Association. He is fluent in English, German, Bulgarian, and Russian. Dr. Vassilev also understands Italian, Japanese, and Tibetan.

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Allianz Worldwide Care

Specialties

  • Pain Management Specialist

Practice names

Board certifications

  • American Board of Anesthesiology

Education and training

  • Medical School - University of California, Los Angeles, Doctor of Medicine
  • University of California, Los Angeles, Residency in Anesthesiology

Zocdoc awards

Rapid registration
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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1073539748

Office locations

Conservative Care Specialists Medical Group IN

6815 Noble Ave., 105

Van Nuys, CA 91405

Conservative Care Specialists Medical Group IN

5901 W. Olympic Blvd., 204

Los Angeles, CA 90036

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Definitely would not recommend unless you love pain.
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I thought Dr. Vassilev was very knowledgable and somewhat helpful. My only complaint is the very long wait time to see the doctor. I had a 10:15am appointment and was ot seen until after 12pm.
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Very easy going and professional. He mentioned a lot of stuff in ways where I could understand.
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Dr. Vassilev is an outstanding Doctor whom I have an immense amount of respect for. He has been very helpful and I would reccommend him to anyone. The only reccommendation I have is that staff work on professional, and warm communication skills.
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