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About Dr. Lalani

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Irfan Lalani, MD, PA, is board certified in neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and board certified in pain medicine by both the American Board of Anesthesiology and the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He is currently in private practice in Sugar Land, Texas.

Dr. Lalani 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. 

During this time, Dr. Lalani served as chief resident and 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. 

Dr. Lalani subsequently completed a fellowship in anesthesia and pain medicine at the University of Texas (UT) MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. After his fellowship, he joined the UT MD Anderson’s Department of Anesthesiology as an assistant professor in pain medicine. He has published numerous textbook chapters and papers in peer-reviewed journals addressing contemporary issues in pain management and neurology.

His unique background in neurology gives him an in-depth 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 pain treatments, including 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 for patients with back pain, neck pain, neuropathy, headaches, and more.

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. Call the office or schedule an appointment online today.

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    "Very thorough. Dr. Lalani takes his time to explain and listen. I really trust his judgement and advice."

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    "Staff in Dr. Lalani's office showed understanding, kindness, as well as being professional. Would recommend him to anyone looking for honest answers. Thank you."

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    "I think Dr. Lalani is wonderful. I have referred friends to him who have also been very pleased."

  • "Dr. Lalani had been highly recommend and I was not disappointed. He was very thorough, professional, and pleasant to deal with."

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    "Dr. Lalani has been treating my husband for alzheimer's for 5 years now. His bedside manner is awesome. I can truly say, Dr. Lalani is a wonderful and caring doctor!"

    Connie S.
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    "The entire staff is very professional and eager to provide support. Wonderful experience for visiting this office for the first time."

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    "He and his PA was very gentle and thorough. Bedside manners were good, even his office atmosphere and customers service was very helpful. Thanks!"

    Maggie C.
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    "Great doctor and staff. I was it lots of lower back pain and Dr. Lalani took the time to speak and explain everything to me. Overall easy to get to and schedule."

    Armando S.
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    "Dr. Lalani is an exceptionally kind and intelligent physician. His office staff is efficient. His office is very clean and easily accessible."

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    "If you need a neurologist, who can get to the heart of the problem, quickly I would highly recommend Dr. Lalani."

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Irfan Lalani, MD, PA
16605 Southwest Fwy, Suite 320, Medical Office Building 3
Sugar Land, TX 77479
Phone: 281-265-0225
Fax: 281-265-2219

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