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Andrew H. Messiha, MD Double Board Certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

Dr. Messiha is double board-certified in anesthesiology and pain medicine. He has an interest and background in multimodal pain management, utilizing interventional, medical, physical, and psychological therapies to treat the person as a whole. He is a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine and completed his general surgery internship at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. After completing his anesthesiology residency at Case Western Reserve University/Metrohealth Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio, Dr. Messiha completed a pain medicine fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr. Messiha and his family are happy to be back home in Southern California, and he looks forward to building long-term relationships with his patients and providing the highest level of care to improve their quality of life.

Education & Training

  • Medical Education - Penn State College of Medicine (Medical Doctor)
  • Internship - Harbor - UCLA Medical Center (General Surgery Internship)
  • Residency - Case Western Reserve University/Metrohealth Medical Center (Anesthesiology Residency)
  • Fellowship - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (Pain Medicine Fellowship)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Anesthesiology - Anesthesiology
  • American Board of Anesthesiology - Pain Medicine

Hospital Committee and Leadership Experience

  • Memorial Care EPIC Ambulatory Steering Committee, March 2018-present
  • Memorial Care Orange Coast Medical Center Pain Stewardship Committee, May 2019-present
  • Hoag Hospital Opioid Committee, August 2019-present

Society Memberships

  • American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • California Society of Anesthesiologists
  • North American Neuromodulation Society
  • American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine

Andrew H. Messiha, MD
  • Saddleback Pain Specialists

    23521 Paseo De Valencia
    Suite 204
    Laguna Hills, CA 92653