Welcome to Arizona Center for Pain Relief

At the Arizona Center for Pain Relief, we believe that the best outcomes can be achieved through individualized treatment plans designed to meet each of our patient’s specific needs.

In addition to clinical expertise, each member of our pain management team remains committed to providing compassionate care to each and every patient we see at our Phoenix/Scottsdale area facility. Simply put, we have created a pain management group that we feel is is unparalleled in Arizona.

Patient Centric Care
Our clinic was created with you, our patients in mind. Patients will be pleased with our friendly, soothing environment that is notably different than the typical “sterile” and impersonal pain clinics most who suffer with chronic pain have all to often become accustom to.

Our Practice

At Arizona Center for Pain Relief, our patients would agree – that we strive to provide the highest level of care, using individualized treatment plans and a compassionate approach to patient care. Dr. Mark Rubin uses leading edge technology, combined with a multi-disciplinary approach.

Our goal is to reduce and/or eliminate pain at its source, something most frequently done through safe, minimally invasive, and well-tolerated procedures. Additionally, we maintain close relationships with a variety of other specialists, including spine surgeons, neurologists, psychologists, primary care physicians, and chiropractors.

We also believe in rehabilitation therapy, both to enhance and maintain relief from pain and to restore proper functioning.

You can rest assured that no matter what the source of your pain, the physicians and staff of the Arizona Center for Pain Relief are dedicated to diagnosing and treating your condition and coordinating your recovery.

Our Providers

rubinMark J. Rubin, M.D.

Dr. Rubin received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Tulane University and his Doctorate of Medicine Degree (MD) from the University of South Florida College of Medicine. After completing his internship in internal medicine at the Medical College of Pennsylvania/Allegheny General Hospital, Dr. Rubin completed his training in anesthesiology and pain management at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City.

Since that time, Dr. Rubin has practiced in a variety of diverse settings. After teaching as a faculty member of the Boston University School of Medicine, he went on to establish a clinic in an underserved area of rural Mississippi. In July, 2000, Dr. Rubin began practicing in the state of Arizona.

In 2004, Dr. Rubin established the Arizona Center for Pain Relief, which remains Arizona’s premiere interventional pain management facility. Dr. Rubin is board certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology. He is also a diplomate of the American Board of Pain Medicine, and an active member of the International Spine Intervention Society and the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians. The Arizona Medical Board frequently relies upon Dr. Rubin’s opinion regarding medical board actions.

With over twenty years of experience practicing medicine, Dr. Rubin has performed over 25,000 interventional procedures during his provision of care to thousands of patients, and is proud of his unwavering commitment to expert, compassionate, and ethical care.

Dr. Rubin resides in Scottsdale, with his wife, two children, and two stepchildren. His interests include physical fitness, reading, and writing novels and screenplays.

“I am extraordinarily proud of the Arizona Center for Pain Relief. The care we provide is unparalleled, we treat our patients with dignity, and our staff is remarkable. I had a vision when I established this practice, and I am fortunate to see its fruition every day.”

rodarteAaron Rodarte, PA-C

Mr. Aaron Rodarte, an Arizona native, joined the medical staff of the Arizona Center for Pain Relief in early 2006. After receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Grand Canyon State University, he entered Midwestern University, and received his Masters Degree in Medical Science and Physician Assistant studies. During his training, Mr. Rodarte spent four months at the Mayo clinic, focusing his attention on Neurosurgery.

He has treated disorders of the spine throughout the entire span of his career, and spent two years working in Orthopedic Spine Surgery prior to joining the Arizona Center for Pain Relief.

Mr. Rodarte’s background makes him ideally suited to our practice, and he serves as a constant source of expertise and compassion. He resides in Phoenix with his son, and enjoys exercising, reading and music.

At the Arizona Center for Pain Relief, we are experts in a wide variety of Interventional Procedures. These minimally-invasive techniques are utilized to both diagnose and treat painful conditions, and all are performed on-site, in our state-of-the-art, fully equipped procedure room.

The Arizona Center for Pain Relief believes that patient education is an important step to better health. Below, you will find detailed information about some of the conditions and diseases we treat. You will also learn about procedures and treatments that our specialists use to treat your specific condition.


Selective Nerve Root Blocks
Diagnostic Facet Joint/Medial Branch Blocks
Diagnostic Sympathetic Nerve Blocks
Diagnostic Peripheral Nerve Injections
Nerve Conduction Studies/EMG – Comprehensive nerve testing, including the recommended EMG component, for thorough and accurate work-up of nerve disorders such as: Pinched Nerves (radiculopathy), Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, and Neuropathy.


Epidural Steroid Injections (Interlaminar, Trans-foraminal)

Facet Joint/Medial Branch Injections

Radiofrequency Ablation/Lesioning
Spine (Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar)
Peripheral Nerves
Sympathetic Nerves
Sacroiliac Joint Treatments
Neuromodulation Techniques
Spinal Cord Stimulators
Peripheral Nerve Injectionss

Arizona Center for Pain Relief
9015 EAST PIMA CENTER PKW #1, Scottsdale 85258

Phone: (480) 291-6440
Fax: (480) 291-6441

Payment is expected at the time of service.
We gladly accept cash or credit cards.

Monday – Friday, 7:00am – 4:00pm

Arizona Center for Pain

9015 EAST PIMA CENTER PKW #1, Scottsdale 85258