We believe that having doctorate level providers ensures quality care and successful outcomes. Our providers specialize in evaluation and treatment of chronic pain. Our providers recognize that a multidisciplinary approach can be the best way to provide the right treatment for people living with chronic pain.
Steven Feinberg, M.D.
Dr. Steven Feinberg is Board Certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the American Board of Pain Medicine and the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine. He is a California Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME). Dr. Feinberg is a past president (1996) of the American Academy of Pain Medicine. He served as a longtime member of the Board of Directors of the California Society of Industrial Medicine and Surgery (CSIMS) and served as Year 2001 President. In 2006, he received the Silver Scalpel Award from CSIMS. He serves on the Board of Directors of the American Chronic Pain Association (www.theacpa.org).
Kale Wedemeyer, M.D.
Dr. M. Kale Wedemeyer is Board Certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and is Board Certified in Pain Management. Dr. Wedemeyer is a graduate of the Stanford PMR Residency and the Stanford Pain Fellowship. He served for one year as a full time attending physician at the Stanford Pain Center and practices one day a week at Stanford. He is a California Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME).
Alex Sable-Smith, M.D.
Dr. Alex Sable-Smith is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine with added qualifications in Palliative Medicine and Pain Medicine. He completed residency in Family Medicine at the University of Colorado Anchutz Medical Campus. He completed his Pain Medicine fellowship at Stanford. He is associated with an ambulatory surgery center to perform injections. He also serves as a California Qualified Medical Evaluator in Pain Medicine.
Lital Koropizter, Psy.D.
Dr. Lital Koropitzer is a licensed clinical psychologist with specialty training in health and pain psychology. She received her doctoral degree from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Irvine. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at Jackson Health System in affiliation with the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, and her post-doctoral residency (fellowship) at Kaiser Permanente San Francisco’s Chronic Pain Management Department. She has trained exclusively at American Psychological Association (APA) accredited programs. Dr. Koropitzer's specialty training has afforded her the opportunity to work with a wide variety of patients managing diverse chronic health and chronic pain conditions. She serves as the Director of Psychological Services in the FMG Functional Restoration Program.
Rachel Feinberg, P.T., D.P.T.
Rachel Feinberg has a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. She earned a Bachelor's Degree in Brain and Cognitive Science from the University of Rochester in 1998. Rachel then traveled back to California where she earned her Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy from USC in 2001. Her professional experience includes Staff Physical Therapist for Stanford HealthSouth, Lead Physical Therapist for the WORCenter in San Jose and Assistant Director of FRP/Director of Physical Therapy at the Bay Area Pain & Wellness Center. She joined FMG in January 2010 and serves as Director of Physical Therapy Services in the FMG Functional Restoration Program.
Sarina Safina, FNP
Sarina M. Safina is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner and Registered Nurse. She holds a Public Healthcare Licence and received her BSN from San Jose State University and an FNP from Samuel Merritt University in Oakland, California. She has over 19 years of experience in medicine. Sarina recently served as Clinical Medical Director in an Occupational Medicine clinic. She emphasizes and adopts the holistic approach to patient care, taking into consideration physical, psychological, social, and environmental factors impacting patient health. Sarina has experience in Emergency Medicine, Post Anesthesia Care, Preoperative Medicine, and Procedural Room (Assisting Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Anesthesiology, Gastroenterology, Obstetrics and Gynecology).