David K. Wahba, MD

David K. Wahba, MD
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A Los Angeles native, Dr. David Wahba attended the University of California, Los Angeles, for his bachelor of science degree in physiological science. He graduated with magna cum laude honors and was awarded multiple academic scholarships. Dr. Wahba earned his medical degree from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois. While in Chicago, he then completed his surgical internship at Rush University Medical Center and his orthopedic internship at Cook County Hospital.

At Cook County Hospital in Chicago, Dr. Wahba also completed his residency training in anesthesiology, and his desire to broaden his knowledge for pain management prompted him to complete additional specialty training through a fellowship in pain management medicine.

Dr. Wahba is dedicated to returning patients to their active lifestyles. His goal is to get patients to take back charge of their lives and treat them with conservative and minimally invasive procedures whenever possible to achieve such results. One of Dr. Wahba’s primary objectives is to know each patient individually, including his or her unique lifestyle and needs, which allows him to formulate a plan that is specific and targeted to each patient's goals.

Dr. Wahba is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists and the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians. He is available to see patients in Bakersfield, Valencia and Van Nuys.

When he is not seeing patients, Dr. Wahba enjoys reading suspense novels, playing and watching soccer games, especially the UEFA championship, and spending time with his family.  

Conditions Dr. Wahba Treats Include:

  • Arthritic Joint Pain
  • Cancer Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Facet Arthropathy
  • Herniated Nucleus Pulposus
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Occipital Neuralgia
  • Post ACDF Pain Syndrome
  • Post Laminectomy Pain Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Radiculopathy
  • Sacroiliac Joint Pain
  • Spinal Compression Fractures
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolysis
  • Work-Related Injuries

Procedures Dr. Wahba Performs:

  • Celiac Plexus Block
  • Discogram
  • Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Ganglion Impar Block
  • Genicular Nerve Block of the Knee
  • Intercostal Nerve Block
  • Intra-Articular Joint Injections
  • Intrathecal Pain Pump Placement
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Lumbar Sympathetic Block
  • Medial Branch Block
  • Occipital Nerve Block
  • Piriformis Muscle Injection
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Sacroiliac Joint RFA
  • Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Spinal Cord Stimulator Placement
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Suprascapular Nerve Block
  • Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Trigeminal Nerve Block
  • Vertebroplasty
“Excellent doctor and he is a great addition to SCOI!”
– James H.
Patient Rating:
5
“He was able to reduce my pain and help me at least get some relief. I am looking forward to my next visit with him.”
– Tom J.
Patient Rating:
5
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