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Double Board Certified in
Pain Medicine & Neurology

Shawn Zardouz, M.D.

Shawn Zardouz, M.D.


Dr. Shawn Zardouz is the only physician in Newport Beach and one of approximately 400 physicians in the country who are double board certified in pain medicine and Neurology. Dr. Zardouz began his studies at Johns Hopkins University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Public Health. He earned his medical degree from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan and graduated with a distinction in biomedical research. He completed his medicine internship at Loma Linda University Medical Center where he was named intern of the year. He then completed his neurology residency at University of California San Diego (UCSD). He stayed an additional year to complete his pain medicine fellowship at UCSD, which is regarded as the top fellowship program in the country by the American Academy of Pain Medicine.

  • Johns Hopkins University
  • UC San Diego Health
  • North American Neuromodulation Society
  • American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians
  •  American Academy of Pain Medicine
  •  American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • 26 2016

    High-frequency spinal cord stimulation (10 kHz) alters sensory function and nerve fiber density in painful diabetic neuropathy: a pilot prospective open-label study

    Spinal cord stimulation at 10 kHz has provided effective pain relief and improved function in painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy.

  • 26 2016

    A feasible repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation clinical protocol in migraine prevention

    This case series was conducted to determine the clinical feasibility of a repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation protocol for the prevention of migraine (with and without aura).