About Sassan Hassassian, M.D.

Dr. Hassassian is an interventional pain specialist who firmly believes in multi-modality treatment protocols for treatment of pain. Prior to joining National Spine & Pain Centers, he was the Director of the Division of Pain Management at the Center for Advanced Orthopedics & Pain Management.

Board certified in Pain Medicine as well as in Anesthesiology, Dr. Hassassian earned his medical degree at Eastern Virginia Medical School, after which he completed an internship in General Surgery at the Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine. He completed his residency in Anesthesiology at New York University (NYU) Medical Center.

After completing fellowship training in Pain Medicine at the University of Maryland (UMD) Medical Center, he stayed on as a faculty member of the School of Medicine’s Department of Anesthesiology and served as an attending physician at the UMD Pain Center. Prior to his departure from UMD, he was an assistant professor of Pain Medicine and Anesthesiology. He was also the principal investigator of multiple research projects focusing on the treatment of different pain disorders.

Preeminent in his field, Dr. Hassassian has authored various articles and presentations on a multitude of pain disorders and various treatment strategies. He has extensive experience in all aspects of multi-disciplinary pain management including treatments of acute, chronic, benign, and malignant pain through the use of neuroablative, implantable, radiofrequency, endoscopy, and minimally invasive surgery techniques in outpatient and inpatient settings.

An advocate for timely, compassionate patient care, Dr. Hassassian has been recognized for his excellence by his colleagues and has repeatedly been selected as a “Top Doctor” by Washingtonian Magazine and Northern Virginia Magazine. He is a contributor to HealthTap’s online medical resource and is lauded as an expert “thought leader” in Pain Management.

Dr. Hassassian is an active member of the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP). He also holds the post of Vice President for the Virginia Society of Interventional Pain Physicians and is an education faculty for Medtronic.


  • Manassas VA Pain Management Clinic

    Manassas, VA Office

    8644 Sudley Road, Suite 117 Manassas, VA 20110

    Phone: 703.738.4375

What His Patients Have To Say:

“Dr. Hassassian is by far one of the most kind, compassionate and patient physicians I have had the pleasure of working with. He understood my pain and did not dismiss me. Highly recommended.” – Caroline

“In addition to being brilliant, he takes the time to listen to you. He did a great job of explaining the more complicated aspects of each treatment to me; together, we were able to make the right decisions for my health.” – Betty (Click here to read Betty’s full story)