Dr. Mikhael is board-certified in both anesthesiology and pain medicine.
Dr. Mikhael received his medical degree from the University of Mansoura
in Egypt after which he completed residency in emergency medicine, then
went further and finished training in trauma surgery where he obtained
his master degree in general and trauma surgery.
Dr. Mikhael then completed residency in anesthesiology at Harbor-ULCA
Medical Center and completed fellowship training in pain medicine at UC
Irvine. He then joined a private practice where he practices presently
for the last 12 years.
As Program Director of the Pain Medicine Program, within Hoag Neurosciences
Institute at Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian, Dr. Mikhael leads a
group of physicians, mid-level practitioners and a nurse practitioner
to deliver pain management services to in-patients at Hoag. Continuity
of care is also available to these patients through an outpatient practice.
Dr. Mikhael has a specific int erest in complicated aspects of chronic
pain including neuropathic and cancer pain and he is an active member
of cancer committees at Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian, Long Beach
Memorial Hospital, and Orange Coast Memorial Hospital.