Professional Biographies

Michael Malizzo, MD

Primary Specialty: Interventional Pain & Spine Care

Years With Optum: 19

Average Star Rating:

(1139 patient ratings)

  • Undergrad School:

    B.E. Biomedical Engineering, Universtiy of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

  • Medical School:

    MD, University of New Mexico School of Medicine

  • Internships:

    Internal Medicine - Texas Tech Health Sciences Center

  • Residency:

    Anesthesiology - Johns Hopkins University, Maryland

  • Fellowships:

    Pain Management - University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio, Texas

Previous Employment:

Pain Management Consultants, Texas


Diplomate of American Board of Anesthesiology, Sub-speciality Certificate in Pain Mangement

Diplomate of American Board of Pain Medicine


American Medical Association

American Society of Anesthesiology

American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine

International Spinal Inetervention Society

New Mexico Society of Anesthesiology

Patient Ratings & Reviews

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I have been seeing Dr. Malizzo for along time and feel comfortable with him.


Hi treatments are effective and he will explain the process and expected results


See prior commemt


He was thourough, listened, and was honest about his limits to help me out


I feel comfortable


Very pleasant and reliable.


He was not very helpful with the 1st time I saw him considering I have it's been a long time since I had x-rays all my back and the severity of Martin considered that I had already been to physical therapy with no relief and the options that I was using he did not want to help me any further He wouldn't even offer to give me new X race or anything until I went to physical therapy he would not offer to do anything and said that I couldn't come back until I have at least did the physical therapy and I had not had x-rays in a while considering I had so much spent a total married 2 minutes with me I had no questions for him cause he knew The pain I was in and so I left after paying my $45 with no nothing


I don't feel it's appropriate to recommend doctors to people I don't know very well


He is courteous and efficient.


Because Dr. Malizzo is really good. Not so much the Optum location and desk staff.





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