Dr. Gabriel Rudd-Barnard specializes in the diagnosis and management of pain conditions. His clinical interests focus on Complex Regional Pain Syndrome and spine interventions for neck and low back pain as well as joint pain (knee, shoulder, hip, etc). Treatment modalities include: spinal cord stimulation, ketamine infusions, one-of-a-kind comprehensive interdisciplinary outpatient pain rehabilitation program, epidural steroid injections, radiofrequency ablations, and regenerative medicine with platelet-rich plasma (PRP).
Dr. Rudd-Barnard completed his undergraduate studies in the Honors College at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst where he was a four-year varsity soccer player. He then moved across the country to Los Angeles to pursue academic research at the UCLA’s Cardiovascular Research Labs prior to attending Drexel University’s College of Medicine, where he first became interested in Complex Regional Pain Syndrome working with renowned expert Dr. Robert Schwartzman. He subsequently, returned to Los Angeles to complete his Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency and Pain Medicine fellowship at the UCLA/Greater Los Angeles VA Hospitals.
In addition to private practice at the California Pain Medicine Center, Dr. Rudd-Barnard is an attending physician in Pain Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Greater Los Angeles VA Hospital where he instructs resident and fellow physicians. He is also active in resident and medical student teaching at UCLA’s School of Medicine. Dr. Rudd-Barnard prides himself on the comprehensive and compassionate care of his patients. He is active in multiple pain and spine societies including the American Academy of Pain Medicine and the North American Spine Society to ensure he provides state-of-the-art treatments.