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About Us


Gary L. Baker, MD, Director

  • Diplomate, American Board of Pain Medicine
  • Diplomate, American Board of Anesthesiology, with added Qualifications in Pain Medicine
  • Qualified Medical Evaluator
  • Director of Advanced Pain Specialists

Dr. Baker is among the nationís leading specialists in Pain Management. He has over 15 years experience of training and practice treating patients with chronic pain. Dr. Baker is a graduate of University of California Davis Medical School. He completed residency and fellowship training at UCLA Medical Center with pioneers in the field of Pain Medicine and he lectures frequently to physicians and nurses on current topics in Pain Management.

Dr. Baker was a Major in the United States Air Force Reserve and a Field Medical Readiness Instructor. He was recognized as Field Grade Officer of the Year in the 2001 Commanderís Awards, 752nd Medical Squadron.

Jaime Guerrero

Jaime Guerrero, PA.

  • Physician Assistant
  • Trained Surgical Physician Assistant at Martin Luther King Jr. Medical Center
  • Controlled Substance Certified
  • Bilingual

Jaime Guerrero is a bilingual licensed Physician Assistant who comes to this practice with a dynamic background with over 13 years of experience in general, trauma, orthopedic, and urologic surgery. He has a strong passion for improving the health of patients and is committed to providing the highest quality of care.

He is a National Physician Assistant Triple Gold Seal recipient, who graduated with honors from the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science. Jaime was inducted into Epsilon Tau Sigma, the National Honor Society of Allied. He is a certified Physician Assistant and a certified Controlled Substance Counselor.

Dean Nghiem

Dean X Nghiem, PA-C.

  • Physician Assistant National Board Certified
  • California Academy of Physician Assistant, Fellow Member
  • American Academy of Physician Assistant, Fellow Member
  • Controlled Substance Certified

Dean X. Nghiem is a licensed Physician Assistant (PA), who has a diverse medical background as a PA in Primary Care, Urgent Care, Psychiatry, Geriatrics, and Pain Management. He completed his undergraduate at California State University of Fullerton. He graduated with Honors from Charles R Drew University PA Program. In the last two years he has devoted his focus in Pain Management and specifically in treating patients with Chronic Pain. He is committed in treating patients with care, compassion and respect. Away from work, he enjoys spending time with his two children, wife, and family. He keeps in shape by working and playing basketball.


Mobashshera Jabeen, PA-C.

  • Certified Physician Assistant
  • Family Practice
  • OB/GYN
  • Weight Loss Management.

Mobashshera Jabeen comes to this practice with a dynamic background in Family Practice, OB/GYN, and Weight Loss Management. She also brings with her the personal talent to genuinely connect with patients who have chronic pain and provide the outstanding care that patients deserve.

She graduated, Summa Cum Laude, from Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science. After graduating with the highest honors in her program, Jabeen was inducted into Pi Alpha, the National Honor Society of Physician Assistants. She is a certified Physician Assistant and member of American Association of Physician Assistants (AAPA) and the California Association of Physician Assistant.

Alfonso Garcia

Alfonso Garcia, LMFT, Licensed Psychotherapist

Alfonso Garcia, LMFT is a gifted Licensed Psychotherapist with extensive experience of over 20 years in dealing with pain. He believes that pain is manageable, whether it stems from physical injury or emotional trauma. He understands that physical pain not only affects you, but can also affect your relationships with others in your life.


Whether you are feeling anxious or depressed, isolated or misunderstood, or feel like life is passing you by, he can help you overcome these obstacles, works together to manage your pain, you will find yourself back on the road to a more full and productive life.

Alfonso Garcia is a Licensed MFT, a public speaker, has conducted workshops throughout the nation, has 20 years experience in dealing with pain, and has a thriving private practice.

Richard Mieir

Richard Mieir, Tai Chi Master


    Richard Mieir uses Tai Chi to teach patients how to control their pain with breathing and relaxation drills from Tai Chi and Chi Kung. Tai Chi is an exercise method coordinating breath, movement and relaxation while improving and increasing the bodies energy. Tai Chi has its roots as a martial art but it can be practiced for health, martial arts or both. Tai Chi has proven to reduce stress, improve circulation and balance and increase strength, health and wellness. Qigong (energy work) is also practiced in the Lakewoodfrp wellness classes. Sifu Richard Mieir-King has been involved, and certified in, Kung-Fu, Tai Chi, Chi Kung and health and wellness since 1971.