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Peter Abaci, M.D.

Medical Director / Co-Founder

My Specialties

  • Pain Management
  • Anesthesiology
Practice Info
Accepted Insurance

Brief Bio

Dr. Peter Abaci is the co-founder of the Bay Area Pain and Wellness Center, a Prospira PainCare Center of Excellence. Dr. Abaci is board certified in anesthesia and pain management by the American Board of Anesthesiology. Dr. Abaci received his undergraduate education at UC San Diego, where he graduated magna cum laude and attended medical school at the University of Southern California. During his last year of residency, he served as chief resident and participated in a senior elective in pain management. He completed his fellowship training in pain management at UC San Francisco. In private practice since 1996, he serves as the medical director of the nationally recognized Bay Area Pain and Wellness Center, with locations throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, which he co-founded with Dr. John Massey. A widely respected expert on chronic pain management and a highly successful chronic pain sufferer, he is the author of Take Charge of Your Chronic Pain: The Latest Research, Cutting-Edge Tools, and Alternative Treatments for Feeling Better.


Pain Management

Board Certifications

Board Certified in Anesthesiology Board Certified in Pain Management

Pain Center Affiliation

Bay Area Pain & Wellness Center - Los Gatos

Practice Info

Dr. Peter Abaci practices pain management and functional restoration services at The Bay Area Pain and Wellness Center - Los Gatos, a Prospira PainCare Center of Excellence.

The Bay Area Pain and Wellness Center offers a full complement of pain therapies, from highly specialized interventional treatments, to the most sophisticated interdisciplinary pathways. 

Patients, physicians, therapists, case managers, attorneys and insurance companies all recognize The Bay Area Pain & Wellness Center as the preeminent center for pain management in Northern California. The Bay Area Pain & Wellness Center is committed to innovation, and sets new standards in the clinical practice of integrated, interdisciplinary care of complex pain problems as well as continue to provide safe and effective therapeutic interventional options.

Dr. Abaci sees patients living in Los Gatos, California in Santa Clara County, as well as the nearby communities of Cupertino, Gilroy, Los Altos, Milpitas, Morgan Hill, Mountain View, Palo Alto, Redwood City, San Jose, Santa Clara, Saratoga, Sunnyvale and the greater San Francisco Bay Area.

Undergraduate Education

Bachelor of Science - University of California, San Diego (UCSD), La Jolla, California

Medical Education

Doctor of Medicine - University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, California


Santa Clara Valley Medical Center - Santa Clara, California


University of Southern California (USC) - Chief Resident, Pain Management

Academic Appointments

Stanford Pain Management - Volunteer Clinical Faculty, Deptartment of Anesthesia


Pain Expert for WebMD
Editor for
Contributor for Huffington Post
American Pain Society, International Association for the Study of Pain
Santa Clara County Medical Association


University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) - Pain Management

Accepted Insurance

Prospira PainCare accepts insurance plans and self-payments. We currently have contracts with most insurance carriers that offer HMOs and PPOs, such as Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield. Please contact the Prospira clinic directly to verify whether your insurance carrier is accepted by Prospira PainCare. Medical insurance may cover all or part of your medical fees; it's your responsibility to make sure your balance is paid in full.



(408) 364-6799 phone

(408) 378-4510 fax

15047 Los Gatos Boulevard
Suite 200
Los Gatos, California 95032

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