Khuram A. Sial, M.D. is dual board certified and Harvard trained in pain medicine and physical medicine & rehabilitation and a diplomate of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He successfully completed an interventional pain fellowship from Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He graduated with a Bachelor's of Science in Biochemistry from the University of California, Riverside. During his residency at Baylor College of Medicine, he was the recipient of many awards, including Resident of the Year, a research award at the Lewis A. Levitt, M.D. Memorial Lectureship, and a scholarship recipient from the American Pain Society. He is a member of the American Academy of Pain Medicine. In addition, he has published numerous book chapters, research articles, and case studies.
Although Dr. Sial treats a wide variety of pain syndromes, he has a special interest and expertise in the treatment of spine disorders, particularly back and neck pain, and Failed Back Syndrome. He is one of the few physicians currently trained and performing the new state of the art advanced minimally invasive lumbar endoscopic discectomy. His approach to treatment of chronic and complex pain conditions is to utilize interventional and medical management to help his patients become more functional and productive. He believes that a multidisciplinary, multi-modal approach, including interventional pain management, rational poly-pharmacy, physical therapy, relaxation techniques, biofeedback, and psychological treatments when used appropriately have the best outcome.
Dr. Sial has particular interest in physical fitness, especially weight lifting, cycling, and tennis. His hobbies include photography and he also likes to relax by strumming his acoustic guitar and singing his favorite melodies.