Ankush K. Bansal, M.D. is the newest physician member of Coastal Pain and Spinal Diagnostics, as of July 2018. He has dedicated his academic life to understanding the mechanisms involved in chronic pain and how to most effectively help patients manage this pain. He completed his undergraduate training at the University of Michigan where he studied the impact of exercise, nutrition, and movement on the human body. He completed his Doctor of Medicine (MD) at the University of Michigan Medical School. He moved to Los Angeles to specialize in Anesthesiology and Chronic Pain Management through the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) where he was mentored by some of the most renown figures in Pain Medicine. He moved to San Diego to be close to his family and become an integral part of the local community by improving the lives of patients suffering from chronic painful conditions. He has a particular interest in treating chronic neck, back, shoulder, hip, knee, and nerve pain through various medical, interventional and regenerative techniques. He is dedicated to Coastal Pain’s mission to bring the highest quality and compassionate pain services to their patients. In his free time, he loves to be with friends and family and to be outside bicycling, hiking, backpacking or jogging.