California Pain Medicine Center

Expert Diagnosis & Comprehensive Treatment

At California Pain Medicine Center, We Treat Acute and Chronic Pain. We are Experts in Complex Regional Pain Syndrome and Spine Health.

California Pain Management

Solutions for Acute and Chronic Pain

Dr. Prager and Dr. Barnard are pleased to welcome you to California Pain Medicine Centers. We begin each experience with our patients by providing a precise evaluation of their condition. The treatment plan we formulate is based on the results of the initial exam.

Expert Diagnosis in Comprehensive Treatment

A Variety of Pain Management Options

Our 30-day residential pain management rehabilitation program is also available for patients looking for a complete and inclusive route to recovery. We treat all pain conditions in a true interdisciplinary approach. We utilize combinations of therapy, including medications, injections, ketamine infusions, spinal cord stimulation, and other advanced systems.

Joshua P. Prager, M.D., M.S.

Our Specialist

Joshua P. Prager, M.D., M.S.

Joshua P. Prager, MD, MS, is a board-certified pain medicine physician at California Pain Medicine Center in Santa Monica, California. Dr. Prager was born in New York City and completed his pre-medical studies at Harvard University in Massachusetts. He attended Stanford University School of Medicine, where he simultaneously received a master’s degree in management/health services research while attending Stanford Graduate School of Business. More

Gabriel Barnard, MD, MS, CHLCP

Our Specialist

Gabriel Barnard, MD, MS

Gabriel Barnard, MD, MS, CHLCP, is an expert in pain medicine, pain management, Interventional Spine, and physical medicine and rehabilitation. At California Pain Medicine Center in Santa Monica, California, Dr. Barnard specializes in the diagnosis and management of all pain conditions. He is the Associate Director of Los Angeles’ premier pain medicine practice. More

Santa Monica Office

Our Office

Located in Santa Monica

We craft a pain management approach that begins with a thorough evaluation and precise treatment plan. Initial interventions will be conservative and then become more dynamic if required. We use a treatment model that prioritizes active involvement in patient care.


What Our Patients Are Saying

Marc M.

CPMC has always served me well! Dr. Joshua Prager is a superb doctor with excellent bedside manners. His knowledge of pain management is unsurpassed. This ties in well with his office staff selection, who are all well qualified respectively.

Westside Counseling

Dr. Prager and Erica Jenkins are by far the best, excellent, competent and most knowledgeable pain management doctors in L.A., CA and perhaps the world. Furthermore, anyone who has CRPS would be in the best hands under Dr. Prager’s treatment.

Erin T.

Everyone in the office is incredibly helpful and nice. I felt so well taken care of. Dr. Barnard is thorough and patient. He listened to me, asked many questions and I trust his expertise and diagnosis.

Miles S.

Dr. Prager and his excellent office staff are the finest, most knowledgeable, and caring medical office. I’ve been a patient for over 21 years and have always found my appointments to be thorough, with outstanding concern addressing all of my questions and medical issues.

Cynthia G.

Although I have yet to be treated by Dr. Prager, our first meeting was very impressive. I was taken into the exam room quickly and given two hours with him and his partner doctor. Dr. Prager was charming, funny, highly experienced with my ailment, and made me feel quite at ease. His knowledge of and experience with my condition was quite impressive and I felt safe to be under his care.

Scott M.

Outstanding! Dr. Prager & Team are very caring and they take their time with their patients to understand your situation and how to help. I am very happy with the entire team at California Pain Medicine Center and highly recommend them!

Elaine I.

Dr. Prager is the best. I get the best care here. His nurse practitioner Erica is wonderful. She takes time with you and really explains everything to you. The entire staff is great.

Fred E.

I recently saw Dr. Barnard and he was the best physician I have seen for my complicated condition. He took the time to read my imaging studies and take notes. He asked questions no one else asked. He actually examined me and felt my areas of pain. He actually touched areas that hurt. He really is a rare type of physician. If you have unresolved pain go see him. He will give you a valuable assessment.

James H.

I was very happy to have DR Barnard MD Treat me for pain to my right hip. The procedure went perfectly and he is an excellent doctor!

Denise B.

Dr.Bernard was extremely informative and helpful.He delivered a thorough assessment and presented next steps in a clear and comprehensive manner.

Steve M.

Excellent patient service. Dr. Barnhard genuinely cares for his patient. Well run and friendly office.

Jeffrey N.

Dr. Barnard is very caring and easy to deal with. He listens and then carefully evaluates what he needs to do to help.

Caroline A.

Very clean environments.The staffs at the office were very professional. Dr Bernard was very polite and professional. He addressed my concerns about my pain. Thoroughly did my pain assessment. He allowed me to asked questions and was able to address those concerns.

Functional Restoration

Building a Better Life

At the California Pain Medicine Center, we conduct intensive pain rehabilitation that is personalized to the needs of patients. Our four-week long program involves regular therapies of all types. We approach pain management through individual psychotherapy, physical therapy, and neurobiofeedback therapy. We provide other methods of care when required and recommended. These include chiropractic treatment and subspecialty consultations.

We offer a 20-day rehabilitation program, with a goal to help patients develop independence in treating pain. Through a successful program, patients can experience reduced pain, improved coping strategies, positive stress management, and increased endurance and stamina.

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Live Pain Free

California Pain Medicine Centers
California Pain Medicine Center


(310) 264-7246


Mon - Fri: 8am - 5:00pm
Sat - Sun: Closed

Holiday Closed Dates


2001 Santa Monica Blvd
Ste 1280-W
Santa Monica, CA 90404







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