Phoenician Pain Management


  • 4858 E Baseline Rd, Suite 107, Mesa, AZ 85206

  • 606 N Country Club Drive, Suite 5, Mesa, AZ 85201

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Tutankhamen Pappoe, MD

Board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation with a subspecialty in pain medicine, Dr. Tutankhamen Pappoe specializes in spinal care, pain management and the treatment of sports injuries through functional and applied biomechanics, non-surgical orthopedics, postural restoration and the study of tri-planar motion.

Licensed in Arizona, California and New York, Dr. Pappoe earned his Bachelor of Science in molecular biophysics and biochemistry from the prestigious Yale University, where he competed as a track athlete, before continuing to the George Washington University School of Medicine to earn his medical degree. He received intern training at the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey and served as a research fellow with Kessler Sports Medicine Institute in preparation for his residency with the internationally-acclaimed Mount Sinai Hospital Center.

Dr. Pappoe is a current member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Physiatric Association of Sports, Spine and Occupational Rehabilitation, National Strength and Conditioning Association, North American Spine Society, International Spine Intervention Society and the American College of Sports Medicine.

Dr Pappoe's Locations:

  • 4858 E Baseline Rd, Suite 107, Mesa, AZ 85206

  • 606 N Country Club Drive, Suite 5, Mesa, AZ 85201

  • 10720 E Southern Ave, Suite 116, Mesa AZ 85209

  • 22707 S Ellsworth Rd, Suite H103, Queen Creek, AZ 85142

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Ramin Abbasian, MD

Dr. Abbasian is a Board Certified Anesthesiologist with fellowship training in interventional pain management in the prestigious University of Florida in Gainesville. His fellowship was completed in Phoenix, Arizona.  

He is trained in the latest modalities in treating chronic and acute pain.  Dr. Abbasian became interested in Pain Management while taking care of many patients who suffered from chronic pain over years of practicing medicine.  His personal connection with this common problem makes him especially compassionate in treating patients with pain.

Dr Abbasian's Locations:

  • 2226 W Northern Ave Suite C-212, Phoenix, AZ 85021

  • 2330 N 75th Ave Suite 108, Phoenix, AZ 85035

  • 1343 N Alma School Rd Suite 295, Chandler, 85224


Kristen Lee, MS, PA-C

Licensed in Arizona, Kristen is a certified Physician Assistant who is currently working in pain management. Kristen completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry and Cell Biology from University of California, San Diego. Then she earned her Master of Science at A.T. Still University in Mesa, Arizona.


Born in South Korea, she is a bilingual with basic Spanish skills. She is a current member of American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA). She is certified by the National Commission for Certification of Physician Assistants. 

Kristen Lee's Locations:

  • 4858 E Baseline Rd, Suite 107, Mesa, AZ 85206

  • 22707 S Ellsworth Rd, Suite H103, Queen Creek, AZ 85142

  • 10720 E Southern Ave, Suite 117, Mesa AZ 85209

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Khoa Pham, NP

Khoa Pham is a Family Nurse Practitioner. He graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering and Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Arizona State University. In 2016, Khoa received his MSN from the Grand Canyon University.


In the beginning of Khoa’s nursing career, he worked with the underserved population as an RN Supervisor at a crisis recovery unit. With a background in mental health, Khoa puts a strong emphasis on holistic health. Khoa enjoys educating patients on how to prevent injury, treating pain, and living with chronic pain.

When Khoa is not working, he loves spending time with his family – especially with his two dogs, Bae and Tae. Khoa is also a sports fanatic with a love for football, basketball, baseball, and soccer. He is a certified die-hard Cardinals fan.

Khoa Pham's Locations:

  • 2330 N 75th Ave Suite 108, Phoenix, AZ 85035

  • 6677 W Thunderbird Rd, Bldg C, Suite #142, Glendale, AZ, 85306

  • 13943 N 91st Ave Building E, Peoria, AZ 85381

  •  515 W Buckeye Rd Suite 303, Phoenix, AZ 85003

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Milijan "Mike" Zivanov, NP

Mike is a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner. He began his nursing career in 2013. He obtained his bachelor’s degree from Grand Canyon University and was an orthopedic nurse for 6 years. He then completed his masters degree from Grand Canyon University. As an orthopedic nurse he cared for many patients that required pain management and felt like he would best serve patients in this specialty.


Mike has lived in Arizona since 1992 and loves hiking, 4x4 overland trips, mountain biking, and reading. He enjoys his days off with his spouse and two Labrador’s. He loves to travel and is working on learning Spanish. He’s currently a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and Arizona Nurses Association.

Mike Zivanov's Locations:

  • 4858 E Baseline Rd, Suite 107, Mesa, AZ 85206