Manoochehr Mazloomdoost M.D. (known as Dr. Maz) is a board certified Anesthesiologist and Pain Specialist. He is a pioneer in pain management and among the forefathers of this field since 1983. After serving as the Director of Pain Management at the University of Pittsburgh, he came to Lexington to start the pain department at Veteran’s Administration. In 1992, he and his wife, Dr. Shirazi, began one of the first comprehensive pain practices in Kentucky. Together they began the legacy that is now Wellward, one of the oldest practices in Kentucky focusing on sustainable treatments for pain.