Dr. Mel Pohl, MD, FASAM and medical director for the Las Vegas Recovery Center, is one of the best doctors in America, according to the 2014 Best Doctors in America® list. Only 5% of American physicians appear on the annual list, which is compiled by Best Doctors, Inc., through an exhaustive polling process of more than 40,000 U.S. doctors who are asked “If you or a loved one needed a doctor in your specialty, to whom would you refer?” In addition to reviewing the poll results, Best Doctors, Inc. verifies additional information to meet inclusion criteria. The Best Doctors in America® List is audited and certified by Gallup®, holding to the highest industry standards, survey methodologies and processes.
“I’m honored to be identified among this august group of health care professionals that Best Doctors, Inc. carefully assessed and acknowledged with this award. I strive to provide an excellent level of care and service and I am pleased that this is reflected throughout all staff at LVRC,” says Dr. Pohl.
Dr. Pohl’s Role in LVRC Rehab Program
Dr. Pohl was a major force in developing and establishing the Las Vegas Recovery Center’s chronic pain rehabilitation program, designed for those with chronic pain and co-occuring dependency disorder. He is a Board Certified Family Practitioner, certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine, and a Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM). He has written several books on recovery from chronic pain, including one for families with loved ones who are chronic pain sufferers. Add your thoughts and comments below and follow us on Facebook!