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Sherry C. Kinnaird, MD

Pain Medicine

Monday thru Friday, 9AM - 4PM

Virtual visits offered


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Dr. Sherry Kinnaird is a double board-certified, Harvard-trained interventional pain management physician and anesthesiologist. She focuses on spine and joint pain.  She embraces her patients’ broad range of medical issues and is committed to ensuring each patient receives customized treatment focusing on none-opioid, interventional and multimodal approach.



Dr. Kinnaird specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of conditions, including but not limited to: headache/migraine pain, knee/hip/shoulder/joint pain, neck/back/spine pain, failed back surgery syndrome, female abdominal and pelvic pain, and complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)

She uses a multi-modal approach to treating pain which includes non-surgical interventional treatment, physical therapy, and rehabilitation.  She performs epidurals, facet joint injections, medial branch blocks and radiofrequency ablations in the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine, joint pain management for shoulders, hips, knees, and sacroiliac joints, as well female pelvic pain management with pudental nerve and ganglion impar blocks. She is trained in advanced spine therapies including spinal cord stimulation, neurolytic blocks, and sympathetic blocks.



Dr. Kinnaird obtained both her bachelor’s degree in biomedical science and master’s degree in healthcare administration at the University of Michigan.  Dr. Kinnaird graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine before completing her anesthesiology residency at Harvard Medical School’s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

Following residency, Dr. Kinnaird completed fellowship in interventional pain medicine also at Harvard’s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, which is ranked as the #1 pain medicine fellowship by the American Association of Pain Medicine.

Languages Spoken
  • › Mandarin
  • › English
Board Certifications
  • › American Board of Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology, 2017
  • › American Board of Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine, 2020
Hospital Affiliations
  • › Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, MD - 2012
  • › Saint Vincent Hospital, Internship - 2013
  • › Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Anesthesiology, Residency - 2016
  • › Beth Israel Medical Center, Pain Medicine, Fellowship
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4060 Fourth Avenue
Suite 510
San Diego, CA, 92103

Insurances Accepted
  • Arizona Foundation
  • Beech Street
  • Beech Street (Workers' Comp)
  • Coventry / First Health
  • Coventry / First Health (Workers' Comp)
  • Fortified Provider Network
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Health Management Network, Inc.
  • Humana ChoiceCare
  • Interplan / HealthSmart
  • Interplan / HealthSmart (Workers' Comp)
  • MultiPlan
  • MultiPlan (Workers' Comp)
  • Pacific Foundation SISC (Workers' Comp)
  • Pacific Foundation for Medical Care
  • Pacific Health Alliance
  • Prime Health Services
  • Prime Health Services (Workers' Comp)
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • Scripps Employee Medical Plan
  • St. Paul's Eldercare
  • USA MCO (Workers' Comp)

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Contact Sherry C. Kinnaird, MD for more assistance at (619) 396-2264.