Physician Profiles




Irfan Lalani, MD
Dr. Irfan Lalani, MD

Board Certified in Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Board Certified in Pain Medicine jointly by American Board of Anesthesiology and American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology


Dr. Lalani is board certified in both neurology and pain medicine. He graduated as a valedictorian from the Aga Khan University Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan. He then completed his residency in Neurology at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. For his clinical and academic excellence, Dr. Lalani was chosen to serve as Chief Resident during this time. During this time Dr. Lalani had the distinct honor of placing first in a nationwide examination of neurologists in training. The Texas Neurological Society also conferred the prestigious Young Investigator award for his innovative research efforts.

He subsequently completed a fellowship in anesthesia-pain medicine at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas.

After fellowship he joined the UT MD Anderson Department of Anesthesiology, Section of Pain Medicine as an Assistant Professor. He has published numerous textbook chapters and papers in peer reviewed journals addressing contemporary issues in pain management and neurology.

Dr. Lalani is currently in private practice in Sugarland, TX. His unique background in neurology gives him an indepth understanding of the structure and function of the nervous system. He uses these skills to perform detailed patient evaluations and formulate comprehensive diagnostic and treatment plans.

Dr. Lalani also has extensive experience in performing and teaching a variety of interventional procedures for pain control. These procedures include nerve blocks, botulinum toxin injections, epidural steroid injections, radiofrequency neurotomy, implantable nerve and spinal cord stimulators as well as intrathecal pumps. Dr. Lalani is skilled in using these procedures judiciously to improve the quality of life of his patients.

As part of his practice, Dr. Lalani works closely with other health care professionals including physical and occupational therapists, acupuncturists, spine surgeons, chiropractors, psychiatrists and psychologists.

Dr. Lalani welcomes new patients to his practice and pledges to help them find pain relief and improvement in their quality of life.