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Dr. Azhar Pasha, M.D.

Azhar Pasha, M.D.


Dr. Azhar Pasha has been providing interventional and non-interventional care to patients at the Pain Management Center of Meridian for nearly twenty years. Since founding the clinic in 2004, Dr. Pasha has demonstrated his commitment to Meridian and to his patients by providing the best care possible. 


Born in Pakistan, Dr. Pasha received his early education at various army cantonments and completed college by the age of seventeen. Inspired by the career of his maternal uncle, an orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Pasha continued his studies at the prestigious King Edward Medical University in Lahore, Pakistan. As a medical student, Dr. Pasha thrived in the institution’s challenging environment at one of the foremost medical schools in Asia, preceded by a rich history of 150 years of medical training. 

Following a visited to the United States in 1993, Dr. Pasha decided to pursue a medical career here. Upon completing his medical degree, Dr. Pasha moved to the United States in 1995.

Initially, Dr. Pasha joined Rush Medical College in Chicago in 1995 where he cleared his national medical boards. He then enrolled at the University of New Hampshire to pursue a Masters in Public Health. In 1999, Dr. Pasha joined the anesthesiology residency program at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi. At UMMC, Dr. Pasha served as the Chief Resident in his final year of training and specialized in pain management. Dr. Pasha briefly worked as an anesthesiologist and pain management physician in Newark, Ohio but returned to Mississippi in July of 2004, settling in Meridian. Prior to founding the Pain Management Center of Meridian, Dr. Pasha served as the Chief of Anesthesiology at Riley Memorial Hospital.

Founded in August 2004, the Pain Management Center of Meridian currently operates as the sole provider for pain management housed in Anderson Regional Medical Center.  Following the success of the Pain Management Center of Meridian, Dr. Pasha founded Neshoba Pain Management at Neshoba General Hospital in 2013. Additionally, Dr. Pasha has been performing pain procedures in an outpatient setting at Meridian Surgery Center since 2013.


Fueled by a keen interest in learning new techniques with interventional pain management, Dr. Pasha continues to routinely attend conferences and workshops to learn new techniques and procedures. Currently, Dr. Pasha is the only physician in Mississippi providing the Freedom® Stimulator implant. The Pain Management Center of Meridian was designated a Freedom® Stimulator Center of Excellence.

Dr. Azhar Pasha is board certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology and the American Board of Pain Medicine. He is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiology (1999 - present), International Spinal Intervention Society (2003 - present), and Mississippi Pain Society (2005 - present). In his free time, Dr. Pasha enjoys flying as a private pilot, running, and watching movies. 

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Priscilla Miller


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