Expert Faculty

Faye Weinstein, PhD

Faye Weinstein, PhD

Dr. Weinstein attended the University of California at Los Angeles for her B.A. in Psychology, and M.A. and Ph.D. in Education/ Counseling Psychology. Her post-doctoral training was completed at St. John’s Health Center at the Richeimer Pain Institute, Cedars Sinai...

Joan C. Wang, DDS, MS

Joan C. Wang, DDS, MS

Dr. Wang is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical Dentistry for Distance Learning and Telehealth, supporting the USC Ostrow Online Orofacial Pain/Oral Medicine program. She received her BS in Computer Science and DDS from the University of Michigan, completed an...

Douglas Wall, DDS, FACD

Douglas Wall, DDS, FACD

Dr. Wall's dental school training was completed at Loyola University Chicago College of Dental Surgery. After completion of dental school he completed a one year post-graduate General Practice Residency at the Long Beach Veterans Hospital. He has been practicing...

Piedad Suarez-Durall, DDS

Piedad Suarez-Durall, DDS

Dr. Piedad Suarez Durall received her DDS from Universidad de Costa Rica, San Jose Costa Rica. She moved to the United States to begin a certificate program in Orofacial Pain and Oral Medicine at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry in 2004. After completing this...

Jonathan C. Sum, PT, DPT, OCS, SCS

Jonathan C. Sum, PT, DPT, OCS, SCS

Dr. Jonathan C. Sum specializes in treating patients with orthopedic disorders, sports-related injuries, post-surgical rehabilitation, pain management and musical performance-related injuries. Dr. Sum is double board certified by the American Board of Physical Therapy...

William Spalding, MD

William Spalding, MD

Dr. William Spalding, MD is a board certified anesthesiologist in Los Angeles, California. He received his medical degree from Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in 2011.

Shahin Sadik, MD

Shahin Sadik, MD

Dr. Shahin Sadik is one of the founding physicians of Universal Pain Management. Dr. Sadik graduated with a medical degree at Eastern Virginia Medical School of Medical College of Hampton Roads. He then completed his residency in anesthesiology and fellowship training...

Mariela Padilla, DDS, M.Ed

Mariela Padilla, DDS, M.Ed

Dr. Mariela Padilla obtained her DDS in 1989 at Universidad de Costa Rica, and in 1998 completed a Residency Program in Orofacial Pain at UCLA. In 2005, she obtained her master’s degree in Education and Curriculum Design in Latin University, and is a Fellow from the...

Mehdi Mohammadi DDS, MPH, MS

Mehdi Mohammadi DDS, MPH, MS

Dr. Mohammadi received his dental degree, Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) from Maratha Mandal Dental College, Belgaum, India in 2000 and DDS in 2003 from Tehran University, Iran. After two years of private practice, Dr. Mohammadi moved to the United Kingdom and...

Harry Nelson, J.D.

Harry Nelson, J.D.

Harry Nelson received his JD from the University of Michigan School of Law in 1992. He is the Founder and Managing Partner of Nelson Hardiman, LLP, the largest healthcare and life sciences specialty law firm in Los Angeles. Nelson specializes in regulatory and...

Sal Manrriquez, DDS, FAHS, FAAOP

Sal Manrriquez, DDS, FAHS, FAAOP

Dr. Sal Manrriquez received both his Bachelor of Science as well as his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of California, San Francisco School of Dentistry in 1985. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orofacial Pain, a Fellow of the American...

Yogi Matharu, PT, DPT, OCS

Yogi Matharu, PT, DPT, OCS

Dr. Matharu practices at USC Physical Therapy Associates, a faculty practice of the Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy. He is the director of the Health Sciences Campus location. He specializes in orthopedic and neurologic disorders. Dr. Matharu is a...

Jonathan Lee, MD, MSC

Jonathan Lee, MD, MSC

Dr. Jonathan Chia-Ho Lee is a Canadian-trained, board-certified in adult psychiatry, and has experience to treat all ages. He completed his residencies at the University of Toronto where he served as chief resident at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and the...

Reed Levine, MD

Reed Levine, MD

Dr. Reed Levine received his medical degree from New York University, completed his internship at Yale, and completed fellowships in Pain Management and Neurology at the University of Southern California, as well as his residency in Neurology. Dr. Levine is...

Kevin Kohan, DO, QME

Kevin Kohan, DO, QME

Dr. Kevin Kohan, D.O., Q.M.E. is Board Certified in both Pain Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He completed both his undergraduate training at UCLA, and medical training at Midwestern University with honors. Subsequently, he performed his residency...

Alexis M Coulourides Kogan, PhD

Alexis M Coulourides Kogan, PhD

Dr. Alexis Coulourides Kogan earned a BS from Tulane University in exercise and sports sciences, and a MS and Ph.D. in gerontology from the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology. She is the recipient of a K99/R00 award from the National Institute on Aging of the...

Kathryn Havens, PhD

Kathryn Havens, PhD

Dr. Kate Havens has a Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Biomedical Engineering from University of Michigan, Master of Science, Biomedical Engineering, and Doctor of Philosophy, Biokinesiology, from University of Southern California. Dr. Havens specializes in...

Lisa Hou, DDS, MS

Lisa Hou, DDS, MS

Dr. Lisa A. Hou graduated from the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry and completed a general practice residency at the Los Angeles County Rancho Los Amigos Rehabilitation Center in Downey, California. She has obtained a Master of Science in Geriatric Dentistry. She...

Melissa Durham, PharmD, MACM

Melissa Durham, PharmD, MACM

Melissa J. Durham is an Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy and the Associate Dean of Organizational Success and Well-Being at the University of Southern California (USC) School of Pharmacy. She received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree, completed a residency in...

Reyes Enciso, PhD

Reyes Enciso, PhD

Dr. Reyes Enciso is a full-time Professor (Instructional) of Dentistry at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC. Dr. Enciso received her PhD in Computer Science from University of Paris XI (1996) and a Master's in Clinical and Biomedical investigations in 2009...

Roberta Dornan, DDS

Roberta Dornan, DDS

Dr. Dornan graduated from Northwestern University Dental School in 1981, and enrolled in UCLA’s TMJ Preceptor Program, a 6 month continuing education program that included treating patients in the UCLA TMJ Clinic. As a result of her passion and skills, Dr. Dornan was...

Hannah Duong, DDS

Hannah Duong, DDS

Dr. Hannah Duong graduated from UCLA School of Dentistry in 2013 with a DDS degree. She continued with a residency in Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology at UCLA and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology.

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