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Mel Pohl, MD, DFASAM is the Senior Medical Consultant to the Pain Recovery Program at The Pointe Malibu Recovery Center.  He was formerly the Chief Medical Officer of the Las Vegas Recovery Center (LVRC)


He is a Family Practitioner, certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine, and a Distinguished Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine.


Dr. Pohl is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Nevada School of Medicine. He was elected by his peers for inclusion in Best Doctors in America® from 2009 to present. He is the author of A Day Without Pain (Central Recovery Press) and The Pain Antidote - Stop Suffering from Chronic Pain, Avoid Addiction to Painkillers, and Reclaim Your Life with Kathy Ketcham (DaCapo Press).

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