The Pain Management Specialists

Jeoffrey P. Benson M.D., PhD.
Jeoffrey Benson

Maxine Avila Nurse - Case Manager

Christine Gutierrez Office Manager - Billing Manager

Sarah Mendoza Office Coordinator - Scheduler

Angeina Torres  Technologist - Nursing Assistant

Amy Vancil - Scheduler


The director of the  Pain Management Specialists tem is Dr. Jeoffrey Benson. Dr. Benson has practiced interventional pain management in association with the Anesthesia Medical Group of Santa Barbara since 1991. In 2003, he opened his private practice in pain management. He is board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Management specialties. He sees consults and performs procedures in his office and in addition performs procedures at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital, Premier Surgery Center and Marian Medical Center and Plaza Surgery Center in Santa Maria. In addition to traditional pain management techniques, Dr. Benson is also a licensed acupuncturist and uses acupuncture as a alternative treatment for pain management.

Medical Degree
University of California,
San Francisco

Acupuncture Degree
University of California,
Los Angeles
The David Geffen School of Medicine

University of California,
San Francisco

Fellowship Training
University of California,
San Francisco
Pain management

Board Certification
The American Board of Anesthesiology
Subspecialty in Pain Management

Professional Societies
California Society of Anesthesiologists, Inc.
951 Mariner’s Island Boulevard – Suite 270
San Matea. CA 94404

America Society of Anesthesiologists
520 N. Northwest Highway
Park Ridge, IL 60068

International Association for Study of Pain
909 N. E. 43 rd Street, Suite 306
Seattle, WA 98105

International Spinal Intervention Society
5 Ash Avenue
Kentfield, CA 940904

American Society of Regional Anesthesia
520 N. Northwest Highway
Park Ridge, IL 60068

American Society of International Pain Physicians
2831 Lone Oak Road
Paducah, KY 42003

American Academy of Medical Acupuncture
4929 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 428
Los Angeles, CA 90010