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About Ralph Lee Irvin, M.D.

Dr. Ralph Lee Irvin is a pain management physician with USA Health Pain Management. Dr. Irvin received his medical degree from the USA College of Medicine. He completed his residency training in anesthesiology with the Medical University of South Carolina and served as chief resident. Prior to his position at USA Health, he was in private practice in Mobile since 1983.

He is board certified in the subspecialty pain medicine, specializing in interventional treatment of pain conditions, including image guided spinal injections and modalities of neuromodulation, spinal cord stimulation and intrathecal administering of medications. He also provides evaluation and treatment recommendations of other pain problems not amenable to intervention.

He is a member of the Medical Society of Mobile County, Medical Association of the State of Alabama, North American Neuromodulation Society, the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians and the Society of Pain Practice Management. He is also a diplomat with the American Board of Anesthesiology. He was the 2018 recipient of the Samuel Buford Word Award, the highest honor given by the Medical Association of the state of Alabama. 

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Anesthesiology


  • Medical School: University of South Alabama College of Medicine | Mobile, AL
  • Residency: Medical University of South Carolina | Charleston, SC


  • English
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