Advanced Pain Institute

Interventional Pain Management & Anesthesiology located in Encino, Arcadia and Pasadena, CA

Personal Injury, Bilingual, and Telehealth Medicine Friendly
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About Advanced Pain Institute

Advanced Pain Institute is a compassionate and comprehensive interventional pain management clinic with offices in Encino, Arcadia, and Pasadena, California. 

Founded by Isaac Michael MineHart, MD, the pain treatment center focuses on nonsurgical therapies for long-term pain relief from all types of chronic pain, such as arthritis. Cutting-edge diagnostic tools and alternative treatments allow Dr. MineHart to take a comprehensive approach to care.

At Advanced Pain Institute, investigating the source of chronic pain is just as important as treating it. The clinic is home to the most advanced diagnostic tools available to pinpoint the exact cause and location of chronic pain, such as pain in the back, hips, knees, and shoulders

From bone scans and lab work to magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), Smart Edge-Assisted System for Real-Time Pain Monitoring (SERP) and electromyography (EMG), Dr. MineHart gives patients a complete picture of their health before recommending treatment.

Pain relief is never one-size-fits-all at Advanced Pain Institute. Dr. MineHart works with each patient to develop a personalized treatment plan that targets their unique needs. Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and ketamine therapy, corticosteroid injections, and physical therapy are among the many nonsurgical interventions he performs. 

Surgery is always a last resort for Dr. MineHart, but when it’s necessary, he gravitates toward minimally invasive approaches, such as arthroscopic surgery. Regardless of necessary treatment, Dr. MineHart is happy to serve both lien patients and personal injury patients, and offers competitive, reasonable pricing for all services. Dr. MineHartTakes pride in treating complex pain cases that other physicians will not treat.

Finding relief from pain can significantly improve one’s quality of life. To schedule an appointment with an experienced pain management specialist, call Advanced Pain Institute today or schedule a visit online.

Our Staff and Dr. MineHart welcome both English and Spanish speaking patients
Suffering from a painful condition? 

No one should have to live with a pain. Contact us today to start feeling better right away

Return to your best life. The Advanced Pain Institute offers comprehensive surgical and non-surgical procedures to manage and treat chronic pain and restore performance.
Dr. Minehart is proud to offer ketamine infusion therapy. If you have tried alternative modalities including pain medications, physical therapy, chiropractor, epidurals, or even homeopathic therapy and still suffer from pain, ketamine infusion could be your solution.
Welcome to the Advanced Pain Institute
Please see the below offerings:

Bilingual Doctor & staff ( Spanish, Armenian Filipino )
PI cases accepted
Cash Patient Friendly
Great Negotiating for Personal Injury, Slip and Fall, dog bites, car accidents
Surgical Procedures Offered:
Epidurals, PRP Disc Injections, Facet Joint Injections Trigger Points
Nerve Blocks, Spinal Cord Stimulators, Kyphoplasty, Intracept

Patients Reviews

I have had my neck pain over 30+ years ago. I tried physical therapy, chiropractic care, accupuncture, and was very close to undergo a 4 sections neck fusion surgery. About 10 years ago, I found Dr Minehart, and he was very patient to look at my past history and arrived at a good strategy for me to deal with the pain without going to the surgery. Although my pain hasn't gone completely, my pain is under control, and I can stay active throughout the day. Thank you Dr Minehart.

JAMSON S. | Mar 21, 2023
The primary reason I don't give API 5 stars is because the waiting time for appointments (especially on "triplicate day") is so difficult because the waiting room furniture is very uncomfortable, especially for those of us with back pain and mobility issues.

SUSAN P. | Mar 09, 2023
Cares about my overall well being, not just getting rid of my pain. He makes sure that I have the best of doctors for all my health needs. I have been with him for at least 14yrs. He has been able to link my problems to a family trait, and has helped others in my family. Helped others in my family get the proper help they need, while being in a HMO that he doesn’t take. Educated them to get the proper tests and treatment they needed, even though he could not treat them because of insurance. Trust him with my life.

SUSAN T. | Feb 27, 2023
I have always have had the best of treatment and Dr spent all the time I needed to explain and he spent time telling me what what treatment could be

GARY H. | Feb 23, 2023
Dr. Minehart is the best! He's such a caring Dr and you couldn't pay me to leave him. He's one of the biggest reasons that I won't move away! I love you Dr. Minehart, thanks for all that you do! Xoxo

RENESHA C. | Feb 12, 2023
I have only positive things to say about API's facilities/offices in Encino as well as in Arcadia. The only reason I'm not giving it 5 stars is because of the uncomfortable seating in the waiting rooms at both locations. I have serious issues with my back and hip, and can't stand for more than a few minutes at a time, but the waiting room in Arcadia is inadequate, and the sofa and chairs are very uncomfortable. The wait time is excessive, and it is difficult if not impossible for me to get there and back because I take Access Paratransit, and their scheduler tells you what time they'll take you there, and even more difficult is that I have to be ready for pickup for the ride back home when they tell me they'll get me. I live too far to be able to take a Lyft or Uber. The waiting room in Encino is short on chairs, and the wait time for a procedure has been a few hrs, despite the appointment being on a schedule.

Susan P. | Feb 10, 2023

GWEN B. | Feb 01, 2023
Excellent doctor that really cares for his patients!

JAMES P. | Jan 31, 2023
Positive experience .

ANAHIT H. | Jan 22, 2023


We accept most insurance providers. If you have specific questions regarding your coverage, please contact us for additional information.