Aram Mardian, MD Phoenix VAHCS

Dr. Mardian is clinical associate professor of family, community, and preventive medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine–Phoenix, is a board-certified family physician, and holds additional certifications in addiction medicine, pain medicine, and medical acupuncture. He is the founding chief of the Chronic Pain Wellness Center at the Phoenix VA Health Care System, which has developed into a model for interprofessional whole person care for patients with pain and opioid use disorder. Dr. Mardian was a contributor for the Arizona Opioid Prescribing Guidelines published in 2014 and 2018 and a workgroup member for the VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guideline, Management of Opioid Therapy for Chronic Pain, published in February 2017. He serves as co-chair for the Health Care Advisory Team for the Arizona Prescription Drug Misuse & Abuse Initiative and co-chair for the Arizona Pain and Addiction Curriculum Workgroup.


Going Deeper into Opioid Deprescribing: Addressing the Concerns of Prescribers and Patients to Optimize Outcomes

Chief, Chronic Pain Wellness Center
Phoenix, AZ