M.D. & Ph.D.
Areas of Expertise
- Chronic Pain
- Back Pain
- Joint Pain
- Peking University in Beijing, China
- Lenox Hill Hospital in New York
Dr. Tao Li received his medical degree from Peking University in Beijing, China and later trained at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York after moving to the states. Dr. Li completed an interventional pain fellowship under the direction of Dr. Richard Rosenthal and worked alongside him for more than 10 years. He specializes in treating back pain, neck pain, radiating arm/leg pain, joint and tendon pain, and headaches- including migraines. Dr. Li even offers specialty services such as EMG studies for patients with muscular weakness or neuropathic problems.
Dr. Nakken is an Orem native. He graduated from Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine and completed his residency in anesthesiology at the University of Texas Medical Branch where he was elected as a Chief Resident and later hired as an Assistant Instructor of Anesthesiology. Building on his anesthesia background, Dr. Nakken did a fellowship in pain management at the University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center and Shriners Burn Hospital in Galveston. He specializes in kyphoplasty, Vertiflex, spinal cord stimulation, and traditional spine injections.
Diane received her degree from Frontier Nursing University. She has trained and worked in many different fields of medicine, including cardiology, emergency, urgent care, family practice and pain management. With over 20 years of experience in the healthcare field, Diane has provided thousands of patients with quality care. She is most passionate providing pain management for patients dealing with back pain, neck pain, joint pain, headaches, migraines, radiating pain,and neuropathic pain.