Aleksandr Filen, PA-C, Physician Assistant
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Aleksandr Filen, PA-C

Pain Management Specialist | Interventional Pain Medicine

7525 Linda Vista Rd STE C San Diego CA, 92111

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Aleksandr Filen practices Pain Medicine in San Diego, CA. Pain medicine is concerned with the prevention of pain, and the evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of patients experiencing pain. Pain medicine physicians use a broad-based approach to treat all pain disorders, ranging from pain as a symptom of disease to pain as the primary disease. Dr. Filen serves as a consultant to other physicians but is often the principal treating physician, providing care at various levels; such as treating the patient directly, prescribing medication, prescribing rehabilitative services, performing pain relieving procedures, counseling patients and families, directing a multidisciplinary team, coordinating care with other healthcare providers, and providing consultative services.

Aleksandr has been a part of Integrated Pain Specialists since 2016. He is fluent in English, Swedish, and Russian. He is a graduate of Western University of Health Sciences Physician Assistant Program, class of 2015. Aleksandr’s interest and passion for medicine came at an early age, and lead him to pursue a pre-medical curriculum during his undergraduate years at UC Santa Barbara.

With a course load ranging from Biopsychology and Research Methods to Neuroscience and Physics, Aleksandr received a broad yet definitive start to his PA career. During his Physician Assistant studies, Aleksandr completed several rotations in Family Medicine, Neurology, Dermatology, and General Surgery.

After graduation, Aleksandr moved to San Diego to be with his fiancée and start his new life away from his home in the San Fernando Valley. During his free time, Aleksandr enjoys spending time exploring new places to eat, live music, and San Diego Gulls Hockey games.

Education and Training

Western University of Health PA 2015

Provider Details

Male English, Russian

Areas of expertise and specialization

Trigger Point InjectionsPeripheral Nerve BlocksIntrathecal Pump RefillsRegenerative Medicine

Professional Memberships

  • California Association of Physician Assistants  
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants  

Aleksandr Filen, PA-C's Practice location

7525 Linda Vista Rd STE C -
San Diego, CA 92111
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Get to know Certified Physician Assistant, Aleksandr Filen, who serves patients in San Diego, California.

A certified physician assistant specializing in pain medicine, Aleksandr has been a part of Integrated Pain Specialists since 2016. His main goal is to reduce opioid utilization while providing therapeutic relief through epidural injections, facet joint injections, trigger point injections, bursa injections, intrathecal drug delivery systems, and spinal cord stimulator therapy. 

Proudly ranked among the best, Integrated Pain Specialists of Southern California provide an array of services for patients with acute or chronic pain. Each patient is comprehensively evaluated by a physician, and treatment plans are tailored to meet each individual’s needs.

Diagnostic studies and medication may be prescribed. Various intervention procedures may be utilized, including less invasive regenerative medicine platelets rich plasma and stem cell therapies and steroid injections to more complex procedures such as radio frequency, neural ablation procedures, peripheral nerve stimulators, percutaneous spinal cord stimulators, and programmable medication pump implants.

With an interest and passion for medicine at an early age, Aleksandr was led to pursue a pre-medical curriculum during his undergraduate years at UC Santa Barbara. With a course load ranging from biopsychology and research methods to neuroscience and physics, he received a broad yet definitive start to his physician assistant’s career.

During his physician assistant studies at Western University of Health Sciences, he completed several rotations in family medicine, neurology, dermatology, and general surgery. After graduation in 2015, he moved to San Diego to be with his fiancée and start his new life away from his home in the San Fernando Valley. 

Continuously advancing his efforts, Aleksandr is an active member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the California Academy of Physician Assistants.

A Certified Physician Assistant (PA-C) is a graduate of an accredited physician assistant educational program who has undergone testing by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. PA-Cs may do the following: conduct physical examinations, diagnose and treat illnesses, prescribe medication, order and interpret lab tests, perform procedures, assist in surgery, provide patient education and counseling, and make rounds in hospitals and nursing homes.

During his free time, Aleksandr enjoys spending time exploring new places to eat, listening to live music, and going to San Diego Gulls hockey games. He is fluent in English, Swedish, and Russian.

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