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Boston Pain Specialist

Please arrange for a referral from your
primary care physician, and then bring
these items to your consultation
- MRI reports/films
- Relevant medical records
- Insurance card(s) and a photo ID
- A completed New Patient Questionnaire

Click on
New Patient Questionnaire to
open a blank questionnaire for printing.


Care is by scheduled appointment only.  
Telephone calls will be answered the next
day the office is open.

If you experience an emergency, go to
the nearest emergency department.  We
are unable to provide emergency services.


Please provide at least 24 hours notice if
you must cancel your appointment.  A
fee will be charged for missed


Your co-pay is appreciated at the time of
your visit.
(Please note that a fee may be
charged for bounced checks.)

Do injection procedures hurt?
Most patients tolerate procedures well,
however there can be some discomfort.
We use localized anesthesia to numb
the needle entry area and targeted site.

Are procedures safe?
Unintended side effects of injections
are rare but may include pain at the
injection site, bleeding, infection, nerve
injury, or allergic reaction to the

How well do procedures work?
The medicines injected help heal
inflammation and relieve pain.  Success
varies, but most patients find the
intensity of their pain is reduced so
they function better and enjoy a better
quality of life.

Dr. Sasa Periskic attended medical school at the University of Zagreb, Croatia, where he
also received a master's degree in Biomedicine.

Before entering private practice, Dr. Periskic completed residency in anesthesiology at
Boston University Medical Center, and fellowship in interventional pain management at
Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston.  Dr. Periskic is
board certified in pain management and anesthesiology.

Boston Pain Specialist
50 Tremont Street, Suite 103
Melrose, MA 02176
ph: (781) 662-PAIN (7246)
fax: (781) 662-7241