Mel Pohl

Chief Medical Officer, Las Vegas Recovery Center (LVRC)

Mel Pohl, MD, DFASAM is the Chief Medical Officer of the Las Vegas Recovery Center (LVRC). Dr. Pohl was a major force in developing LVRC’s Chronic Pain Recovery Programme.

He is a Board Certified Family Practitioner, certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine, and a Distinguished Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine.

Dr. Pohl is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Nevada School of Medicine. He was elected by his peers for inclusion in Best Doctors in America® from 2009 to present. He is the author of A Day Without Pain (Central Recovery Press) and The Pain Antidote - Stop Suffering from Chronic Pain, Avoid Addiction to Painkillers, and Reclaim Your Life with Kathy Ketcham (DaCapo Press).


May 28, 2019 - Video

Chronic Pain and Addiction: How We Missed the Boat

Dr Mel Pohl presents at iCAAD London 2019. Chronic Pain occurs as a complicated web of emotions and physical symptoms. The most common way to treat...

iCAAD Online 2020