Meet the Pain Management Team

Rao K. Ali, MD


Dr. Rao Ali is a dual fellowship trained, double board certified Physiatrist and Interventional Pain Management physician who runs state of the art interventional pain management practice for over eight years.

Dr. Ali Completed his medical school in 2000 and General Surgery Internship in 2006, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency in 2009 at prestigious Montefiore Medical Center NY, Interventional Spine Fellowship in 2010 and Anesthesia based Pain Medicine Fellowship at Case Western University Hospitals in 2011. He is an expert in interventional pain procedures including Epidurals, Nerve Blocks, Radio-frequency Ablation, Joint Injections, Kyphoplasty, Discectomy, Spinal cord stimulator trial and implantation and Intrathecal pumps.

He has presented over 20 posters and publication nationally as well as internationally. He has run CME programs and has trained physicians in workshops nationally and internationally. He is past president of Richland County Medical Society, and is active member of ASIPP, NANS and Texas Pain Society.

Dr Ali resides in Southlake with his wife and three kids. He is sociopolitical activist. He loves traveling and spending time with his family and friends. 

Sanam Zaidi PA-C, MCMSc


 Sanam was raised in New York City and moved to Dallas in 2004. She received her Bachelors in Psychology from the University of Texas at Dallas and her Masters in Clinical Medical Science from Barry University in Miami, Florida. She has been practicing as a nationally certified Physician Assistant since 2014. Thus far she has practiced in family medicine, an orthopedic setting, physical medicine, and has extensive practice in regenerative medicine, including stem cell regeneration and PRP provider. In her free time, she likes reading, writing poetry and traveling. 

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