Ali Sabbagh, M.D, M.B.A

The journey to becoming a medical doctor for Dr. Sabbagh was far from ordinary and his passion for medicine is also extraordinary. After graduating from the University of Michigan with a finance degree he worked in finance for three years before deciding to attend medical school. With a new found passion in sight he has never looked back. He has trained extensively in the fields of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine. Dr. Sabbagh gained the knowledge required to pair with his enthusiasm for Pain Medicine throughout his fellowship training at Wayne State University.

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Dr. Sabbagh has trained extensively using a multi-modal approach to treat chronic and acute pain. He has embraced a method of diagnosing the cause of the pain, attempting conservative therapies, and offering minimally invasive techniques to treat pains. Dr. Sabbagh prides himself on treating patients with respect and compassion.
The University Pain Clinic of Rochester is excited and proud to have Dr. Sabbagh because his passion, honesty, and skills are second to none. The clinic is offering conservative care options and minimally invasive techniques along with strong multi-modal treatment plans for optimal care. Dr. Sabbagh is skilled in providing expert X-ray guided injections, Ultra Sound Guided injections, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Regenerative Medicine, Minimally invasive surgical alternatives and medication management.

Undergraduate degree: University of Michigan
Masters in Business Administration: Davenport University
Medical Doctor Degree: Medical University of the America’s
Internal Medicine Internship: Wayne State University
Anesthesiology Residence: Wayne State University
Pain Medicine Fellowship: Wayne State University

Dr. John Ghanem, M.D.

Dr. John Ghanem, M.D. was born and raised in southeast Michigan. He completed his residency in Anesthesiology, as well as a fellowship in Pain Medicine at Wayne State University. Dr. Ghanem currently holds board-certifications in both Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine. He is a Clinical Professor at Michigan State University School of Osteopathic Medicine.


Dr. Ketan Chopra, M.D.

Dr. Ketan Chopra, M.D. was born and raised in Huntington Beach, California.  He completed his anesthesiology residency at Wayne State University / Detroit Medical Center where he served as the chief resident of his class.  He completed his interventional pain medicine fellowship at the University of Michigan.  When it comes to acute and chronic pain, Dr. Chopra prides himself on treating the entire patient.  He is a firm believer in utilizing a multi-disciplinary approach to treat any patient who comes through his doors.  In addition to his clinical activities, he has many academic interests including hosting a podcast for the American Society of Regional Anesthesia.