Yong Pak, MD
Dr. Pak is a fellowship trained – pain management physician. Dr. Pak treats back pain, neck pain, sciatica, radiculopathy (cervical, lumbar, and thoracic), knee pain, hip pain, and a wide variety of other conditions. His training allows him to treat both acute aspects of pain as well as chronic pain. Dr. Pak is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He also does electromyographies and nerve conduction studies.
Dr. Pak is well trained to perform multiple pain management procedures. These include epidural steroid injections and facet injections in the entire spine. Other procedures include sympathetic blocks, stellate ganglion blocks, and botox injections. He also performs other advanced pain procedures including rhizotomies and spinal cord stimulators. Dr. Pak has personally performed thousands of these procedures. He uses only the latest technologies to assist him in his practice. These include laser guided fluoroscopy and tri-pole spinal cord stimulation. Almost all of his techniques focus on the least invasive way to reduce a patient’s pain. Sometimes medications and physical therapy assist in the reduction of pain as well.
Dr. Pak works out of multiple hospitals and is on staff at these facilities. His primary facilities include Baylor Medical Center at Irving and Baylor Irving-Coppell Surgical Hospital.
Dr. Pak was raised in Oklahoma and attended the University of Oklahoma for his undergraduate and medical school, where he graduated with summa cum laude honors. He then went on to do his internship at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, and completed his residency at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. Finally, Dr. Pak finished his pain management fellowship in the San Francisco bay area at Integrated Pain Management (associated with John Muir Medical Center).