The CORE Institute has announced the addition of fellowship-trained and board certified physician Gregory A. Zakas, DO. He will use his specialty in interventional spine and pain management at The CORE Institute’s Mesa clinic, 1450 S. Dobson Road, Suite B-122.
Zakas is experienced in physical medicine and rehabilitation and pain management. Before joining The CORE Institute, he cared for patients locally since 2013.
“During my time working in Arizona, I’ve had the chance to learn about The CORE Institute and watch its growth and impact of this community, and I’m excited to join such a respected group,” Zakas said. “I’m looking forward to working with patients to help them reduce pain and achieve the best outcomes.”
Zakas received his fellowship training in interventional pain management with Arizona Pain Specialists. He completed his residency program at the University of Wisconsin. Before his residency, Zakas completed his internship at the Valley Hospital Medical Center. He obtained his medical degree from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Missouri, his graduate degree from Salem State College, and his bachelor’s degree from Western New England College in Massachusetts. Zakas is a member of several professional organizations including the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R), as well as the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP).
“We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Zakas to The CORE Institute’s Department of Spine Health,” said Ali Araghi, DO, division chief for the Department of Spine Health. “His passion and demonstrated commitment to finding the source of the patient’s pain will benefit our patients and the community in East Valley.”
To read more about Zakas, visit www.thecoreinstitute.com. Reach The CORE Institute at 1-866-974-2673.