Allied Pain & Spine Institute Hires New Specialists to Support a Multidisciplinary Approach to Chronic Pain Management

Thursday, November 8, 2018 General News
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Allied Pain & Spine Institute, located in San Jose, California, is a growing pain management clinic that has recently hired three new specialists to further their mission to provide a complete, multidisciplinary treatment approach. Clinical psychologists Dr. Margarita Abramov and Dr. Chinonyere Bello, along with Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine specialist Maryam Kalami offer a unique and specialized approach in helping patients manage chronic pain.

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 08, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Allied Pain & Spine Institute aims to provide effective

pain management with a focus on overall patient wellness. In doing so, the San Jose clinic relies on conservative and diversified treatments that are tailored to the unique needs of each patient. To support this multidisciplinary approach to chronic pain management, Allied Pain & Spine Institute has hired three new specialists, including two clinical psychologists Dr. Margarita Abramov and Dr. Chinonyere Bello as well as a Maryam Kalami, a Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. The new staff members bring unrivaled expertise and training in their respective fields and have a keen understanding of how their specialties can help patients with chronic pain.

Dr. Margarita Abramov is a clinical psychologist who has worked in the medical field for 25 years. She understands the mental health issues and emotional distress that can develop as a result of chronic pain. Dr. Abramov is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional and a trained pain psychologist. Under her care, patients can learn a variety of relaxation techniques and creative coping strategies to manage their pain without the reliance on opioids. Dr. Abramov is also a member of the American Psychological Association and International Association of Trauma Professionals.

Dr. Chinonyere "Noni" Bello is also a licensed clinical psychologist. She received extensive training in neuropsychological assessment at the University of California, Los Angeles. Like Dr. Abramov, Dr. Bello also realizes the close relationship between cognitive health and chronic pain management and is certified to provide Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and applies this theory as well as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) principles in the treatment of chronic pain patients.

The third new hire for Allied Pain & Spine Institute is Maryam Kalami, who is a Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (DAOM) and Master of Traditional Chinese Medicine. She is licensed as an Acupuncturist and an Herbalist by the Medical Board of California. Kalami brings various acupuncture specializations, including Sports Medicine, Pain Management, Fertility, Cosmetic Acupuncture and Medical Qi Gong.

"We proudly welcome these talented pain specialists to our clinic. They will not only help us serve a growing number of patients, but their diversified specialties also prove our commitment to provide a full spectrum of care in pain management," says Dr. Petros, founder of Allied Pain & Spine Institute.

The newly hired members of Allied Pain & Spine Institute join a full staff of board-certified, award-winning pain specialists. They offer a comprehensive suite of highly effective medical specialties and services, including physical medicine and rehabilitation, neuromodulation, stem cell therapy, pain counseling, chiropractic, cryotherapy and many more non-surgical treatments that can effectively manage chronic pain in patients of all ages and walks of life. The expansive menu of services allows physicians to develop a customized and effective treatment plan for each patient.

More About Dr. James Petros, Medical Director of Allied Pain & Spine Institute:

Dr. James Petros is the founder of Allied Pain & Spine Institute, subspecializing in pain management and musculoskeletal rehabilitation. With his diverse professional and personal backgrounds, Dr. Petros has transcended the science of pain medicine and captured the art of its practice. His integrated approach and balanced understanding of injury and illness are testaments to his unique style. Dr. Petros is an accomplished clinician, researcher, author, and regional speaker in the areas of injury and functional rehabilitation. He also works with Boston Scientific in the area of pain management.

Dr. Petros reached the culmination of his medical education and training at Stanford University Medical Center, has received numerous honors and awards along his extensive journey. In the course of his budding professional career, Dr. Petros has already gained notable recognition from America's Top Physicians and the Who's Who registry for his work in pain care and rehabilitation.

To learn more about the new team members of Allied Pain & Spine Institute, please visit or call one of the office locations in San Jose or Los Gatos, CA.


SOURCE Allied Pain & Spine Institute

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