OUR TEAM

Pain Care Group has an incredible administrative and clinical team of knowledgeable, experienced, and cordial professionals. We all are passionate about our patients’ health and wellbeing; and we believe that pain should not get in the way of anyone doing what he or she loves to do.

PHYSICIANS

Our practice consists of five Board Certified physicians who specialize in
different fields of medicine and provide free pain care consultations as a part of Pain Care Group.

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GENE W. ZDENEK, M.D.

Dr. Zdenek has been practicing medicine since 1981. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology and Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Zdenek held the positions of Chief of Staff, Chairman of Emergency Room Services and Chairman of the Board at a Southern California Hospital. He went on to become the Medical Director of Valley Multi-Specialty Surgery Center and Zdenek Eye Institute in central San Fernando Valley, California.

DIPLOMAT OF THE AMERICAN BOARD OF OPHTHALMOLOGY
FELLOW OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF OPHTHALMOLOGY
MEDICAL DIRECTOR OF VALLEY MULTI-SPECIALTY SURGERY CENTER

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SAM EBRAHIMI, MD

Physician and Surgeon

SAM EBRAHIMI, MD

Dr. Ebrahimi is committed to providing all of his patients with high quality care that comes from his extensive training and experience in Cardio-Vascular and Thoracic surgery. Dr. Ebrahimi graduated from the University Of Illinois College Of Medicine in Chicago and went on to complete residencies in General surgery at both UCLA Medical Center and University of Maryland Medical Systems. He has also completed residencies and fellowships in cardiothoracic surgery at Montefiore Medical Center, and in Thoracic Transplantation at UCLA Medical Center.

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STUART BLOOM, DO

After graduating high school, Dr. Bloom obtained Bachelor of Science degree from University of Michigan and Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Bloom served as an anesthesiologist in the U.S. Army Medical Corps during Vietnam War. After his honorable discharge, Dr. Bloom completed his training and was Board Certified in Anesthesiology.

DOCTOR OF OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE
THE U.S. ARMY MEDICAL CORPS
BOARD CERTIFIED IN ANESTHESIOLOGY

“I walked my dog around the block 3 times last week and without knee pain – and I have been suffering with that for 20 years…”

Male, 64 years young

Patient

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EDWARD OPOKU, DO

Physician and Surgeon

EDWARD OPOKU, DO

Physician and Surgeon

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MICHAEL LEWIS, MD

Dr. Lewis is an enthusiastic and compassionate board certified family practice physician who takes his patients concerns very seriously. He believes in connecting the mind/body/emotional/physical and spiritual worlds together to help his patients live their best life. In August 2015, Dr. Mike and his Wife Jenniffer Lewis, Ph.D. opened Willow Healing Center where he delivers affordable concierge medicine as an answer to the healthcare delivery problem. They have been married 9 years. Dr. Jenn is not only his business partner, but works along side of him as the clinic’s in-house Psychologist. Dr. Mike also has a beautiful 6 year old daughter, Bailey. He happily serves his patients the highest level of care.

STAFF

Our staff members are experienced in caring for patients undergoing medical procedures. They put patients’ comfort, convenience, and peace of mind first and are always readily available to assist with all matters before and after the procedure.

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Chad Zdenek, MS, MBA

Chief Executive Officer

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Julian Hortz, DrPH

Administrator

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Tabitha Carnevale, NP, BSN

Director of Nurses

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Zasha Groskopf, ST

Surgical Technologist

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Leslie Ortiz, MA

Administrative Assistant

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Berenice Parra, MA

Administrative Assistant