Maia Chakerian, MD

Maia Chakerian, MD

The mission of Silicon Valley Pain Clinic is to help people who are suffering from pain by improving their well-being by the formation of a working partnership with the patient, comprehensive diagnostics, and access to emerging technology and pharmaceuticals.


Medical Education & Training

Medical School: University of New Mexico - Albuquerque, NM
Residency: University of New Mexico - Albuquerque, NM
Fellowship: University of Washington - Seattle, WA

Procedures and Conditions

Conditions Treated: Low back pain, Failed back surgery syndrome, Sciatica, Herniated discs, Lumbar spinal stenosis, Complex regional pain syndrome (reflex sympathetic dystrophy), Painful peripheral neuropathy (from diabetes or other causes), Painful nerve injuries, Painful osteoarthritis, Pain from rheumatoid arthritis, Fibromyalgia, Cervical dystonia, Myofascial pain syndrome, Pain and spasticity from spinal cord or head injury, Spasms of facial muscles, Pain from cancer, Pain from shingles (herpes zoster) and postherpetic neuralgia (pain after shingles), Abdominal pain, Chest pain, Headaches, migraines, Post-mastectomy pain, Nerve injury pain, Pelvic pain Procedures performed: Lumbar, thoracic, and cervical epidural steroid injections, Facet joint or medial branch blocks Bursa injections, Trigger point injections, Peripheral nerve blockade, Botulinum toxin (Botox) injections for migraines and spasticity, Sacroiliac joint injections, Knee, shoulder, hip injections with corticosteroid or hyaluronic acid (Synvisc, Supartz, etc.), Radiofrequency rhizotomy or radiofrequency ablation (RFA), Lumbar discography, Spinal cord stimulation (trial and implant), Intraspinal infusion therapy (trial and permanent pump or port implant), MILD procedure for lumbar spinal stenosis, Sympathetic ganglion blocks (lumbar, cervicothoracic, IV Bier block)

Accepted Insurance

Medicare and most commercial insurance




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Maia Chakerian, MD


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Office Locations

Silicon Valley Pain Center/Samaritan Center for Medical Research
14601 S. Bascom Ave. #240
Los Gatos, CA 95032
Phone: (408) 356-0503
Fax: (408) 356-4704
Hours: M-F 9:00 - 5:00
Second Location

695 Oak Grove #205
Menlo Park, CA 94025