Dr. Arita

BOARD CERTIFICATION:

  

Pain Medicine (American Board of Anesthesiology)

Anesthesiology (American Board of Anesthesiology) 

 

 

WORK EXPERIENCE:

 

2012-2015

Associate Professor

UCLA School of Medicine

UCLA Pain Management Center

Los Angeles, CA

 

2006-2012

Assistant Professor

UCLA School of Medicine

UCLA Pain Management Center 

Los Angeles, CA

 

2003-2006

Assistant Professor

Juntendo University School of Medicine

Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

Tokyo, Japan

 

1997-1998

Instructor

Juntendo University School of Medicine

Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

Tokyo, Japan

 

 

EDUCATION:

 

2002-2003

Pain Medicine Fellowship

UCLA School of Medicine

UCLA Medical Center

Los Angeles, CA

 

2001-2002

Cardiac Anesthesiology Fellowship

Harvard Medical School

Massachusetts General Hospital

Boston, MA

 

1998-2001

Anesthesiology Residency

Harvard Medical School

Massachusetts General Hospital

Boston, MA

 

1995-1997

Anesthesiology Residency

Juntendo University School of Medicine

Juntendo University Hospital

Tokyo, Japan

 

1994-1995

Internship

US Naval Hospital

Yokosuka, Japan

 

1994

M.D.

Juntendo University School of Medicine

Tokyo, Japan

 

Dr. Haruo Arita specializes in advanced treatment for variety of spine and pain conditions.  He completed his residency training at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School followed by Pain Management fellowship training at UCLA Medical Center. Throughout his career at UCLA as a teaching professor for a decade, he treated various complex pain conditions with most advanced and state of the art treatment.  Dr. Arita is passionate about utilizing minimally invasive treatment with least stress to patients' body and to improve the quality of lives. Dr. Arita's goal is to help people manage their pain and resume more normal productive lives.

 

 

Dr. Arita is licensed and board certified in Japan and U.S. Dr. Arita has practiced pain medicine and trained pain doctors in both countries for years. With his unique professional career, Dr. Arita believes in personal touch and the aspect of concierge medicine. At clinic, patients are only seen by him and never been seen by a nurse practitioner, physician's assistant or junior doctor in training. After careful examination, every patient is given detailed explanation of the cause of pain as well as best possible treatment plan for pain relief and functional improvement. Dr. Arita always spend time for answering questions and concerns until satisfaction. Dr. Arita believes that when you understand the nature of your pain, you are better prepared to manage.