About Brian Joves, MD

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Brian Joves, MD

Brian Joves, MD, is double board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation, and pain medicine. He specializes in spine and chronic pain disorders at Spine & Nerve Diagnostic Center. Dr. Joves is also the chief of pain management for Hill Physicians. 

Dr. Joves completed his ACGME-accredited fellowship in pain medicine at the West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Medical Center in California, and his physical medicine and rehabilitation residency at the University of California, Davis (UC Davis). 

He earned his medical degree from Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, his master’s degree in medical sciences from Boston University School of Medicine in Massachusets, and his Bachelor of Science in exercise biology from UC Davis. 

Dr. Joves believes in a comprehensive approach to pain management: emphasizing education and physical modalities while utilizing medications, interventions, and complementary/alternative medicine approaches to achieve functional restoration and improve his patients’ quality of life. 

His professional interests include neuromodulation, including spinal cord stimulation, peripheral nerve stimulation, and dorsal root ganglion stimulation to treat neuropathic pain disorders. 

Dr. Joves believes strongly in education. He has helped develop the Spine & Nerve Podcast and YouTube Channel, works with pain medicine fellows across the country as a mentor, and lectures nationally on neuromodulation therapies.

In his spare time, Dr. Joves enjoys spending time with his wife Ashley and their three sons, running and other types of fitness activities, along with exploring the region’s great food, craft beer, and wine.