Hazmer Cassim DO DABPM

Chair of Pain Management Eisenhower Medical Center
Director Pain Managment Desert Orthopedic Center
Physical Medicine, Rehabilitation, Pain Management

Hazmer Cassim DO DABPM
Hazmer Cassim DO DABPM

“Improving lives by managing pain – that’s what I do”

Dr. Cassim is the director of pain management at desert orthopedic center (DOC) and chair of pain management at Eisenhower medical center (EMC). He is board-certified and fellowship trained. Dr Cassim practices interventional pain management. He earned his medical degree at NOVA Southeastern Medical School in Florida and completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) at the University of Minnesota. He continued on to complete his Pain and Interventional Management Fellowship training at the University of Minnesota, Riverside. Dr. Cassim then joined Medical Advanced Pain Specialists (MAPS), in Minneapolis, MN, where he collaborated on a multidisciplinary team treating a diverse group of pain conditions, focusing on spinal mediated pain. He specializes in comprehensive pain management and implantable therapies for pain. He also worked as a primary and subinvestigator for Medical Applied Research Center (MARC) with patient centered studies to help improve clinical treatment outcomes related to pain. Dr. Cassim is pleased to make the Coachella Valley community his home and be a part of Desert Orthopedic Center (DOC). In his free time, he enjoys travel, fitness, spending time with family and friends and scuba diving.

Dr. Cassims complete CVHazmer Cassim CV/Resume

Comprehensive Care in Pain Management
Interventional Pain Management
Pain Management
Epidural Injection Facet Joint Injections
Discogram Sympathetic Nerve Block
Neuromodulation Radiofrequency Rhizotomy
X-ray Guided Hip Injections X-ray Guided Sacroiliac Joint Injections
Diagnostic Videos
Ultrasound injections Electromyography
Informational Videos
Spondylosis Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
Disc Herniation Spinal Stenosis
Radiculopathy Peripheral Neuropathy
Medical Provider Education
Meet Dr Haz Is a comprehensive care plan an option for you?
How do epidural injections help you? What can cause neck and back pain?
Arthritis in the spine - Can this be treated? How does nerve disease affect your body?
Pain pills - Are they safe?


Hazmer Cassim DO DABPM

Epidural Injections Give One Man His Life Back

The Intricate Nature of Pain Management

Tom West had nearly given up on ever getting any relief from the debilitating, chronic back pain that began before he was even 20 years old. “At 48, my spine probably looks like that of a 70-year-old,” explains West.

West's back problems stem from spinal stenosis, a narrowing of the open spaces within the spine that can put pressure on the spinal cord and nerves that travel through the spine. Combined with spinal stenosis, osteoarthritis had caused some of West’s vertebrae to fuse together. "My back pain is due in good part to genetics and exacerbated by my active, physical lifestyle."

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