Pain Management is a speciality focused on easing suffering and improving the quality of life of those living with pain, including chronic neck or low back pain. Pain can either be managed using pharmacological or interventional procedures. As a board-certified and Fellowship trained physician in pain medicine, Dr. Lateef will offer a broad range of pain management treatment options at Premier Medical Associates. These may include interventional procedures such as nerve blocks, epidurals, rhizotomies, and implanted devices to treat all types of chronic pain.
In addition to our office location, Dr. Lateef performs procedures in our Radiology facility located in the same building as his office. He will also perform procedures at area outpatient surgery centers including Allegheny Health Network Monroeville Surgery Center and UPMC Surgery Center also located in Monroeville.
Dr. Lateef has been a Physician Advisor for Highmark Blue Cross / Blue Shield for pain management, as well as, an Impairment Rating Examiner for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for spinal workers compensation injuries. Prior to joining Premier, Dr. Lateef led the Pain Management division of Concentra Medical Centers for the Pittsburgh market, as well as, being in private practice.