Your Minimally Invasive Spine, Pain & Arthritis Care Experts

NovaSpine Pain Institute aims to reduce suffering through comprehensive, compassionate, and inclusive care.

We combine the latest diagnostic tests, rehabilitation techniques, medication management and state of the art treatment options to provide patients with the best care possible.



For the Sun City and Sun City West locations, please complete the form below.

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For the East Valley (Gilbert, Mesa, Tempe/Chandler location), please complete the form below.

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Our Doctors

  ACGME Fellowship Trained & Board Certified Physicians

ACGME Fellowship Trained & Board Certified Physicians

The perfect team:

Dr. Clifford Baker and Dr. David Tom  have been providing patients with high quality interventional spine and pain management care throughout the Valley for almost a decade.

Over the years, Drs. Baker and Tom have worked at some of the largest pain, spine and orthopedic practices in the Phoenix area. NovaSpine Pain Institute was founded on the principles of delivering personal, comprehensive and compassionate care.  

Now, with NovaSpine Pain Institute, our team of doctors, nurse practioners, physician assistants and wonderful staff members are able to bring patients the best care possible - that is patient focused and care driven.



  Painful Conditions

Painful Conditions

Common Problems:

We treat a wide variety of new and chronic painful conditions.

We work with patients closely to diagnose and explain/clarify complex and difficult pain issues.

Some of the most common problems that we frequently diagnose and treat include:

  • Neck pain
  • Mid-back pain
  • Low back pain
  • Sacroiliac joint pain 
  • Shoulder, elbow, arm & wrist pain
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Golfer's Elbow
  • Cell Phone Elbow
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Hip and knee pain
  • Leg pain
  • Trochanteric bursitis
  • Myofascial/Muscle Pain
  • Headaches
  • Post-laminectomy pain
  • Nerve pain
  • Shingles pain, chronic
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) / RSD


  Minimally Invasive Spine and Pain Procedures

Minimally Invasive Spine and Pain Procedures

Individualized Treatment Plans:

After evaluating each patient's specific pain issues, the history behind the pain, and a careful evaluation - we create a comprehensive and personalized clinical plan for each patient.

Diagnostic and Treatment options may include:

  • Imaging (MRI, CT, X-rays)
  • Physical Therapy
  • Bracing
  • Medications
  • Minimally Invasive Procedures

If surgery needs to be considered:

We have a strong professional network of the top neurosurgical & orthopedic surgeons in the state that have a  conservative and safe reputation as well as specialize in minimally invasive surgical techniques

NovaSpine Pain Institute

WEst valley (sun City and Sun City west)

(623) 777-4747 phone

(623) 777-4748 FAX

East Valley (Gilbert, MESA & TEMPE/CHANDLER):

(480) 771-4400 phone

(480) 887-4553 Fax (new patients)

(480) 771-4380 fax (MED RECORDs)


Convenient Valley Wide Office Locations

 GILBERT         MESA         SUN CITY       Sun City West        TEMPE/CHANDLER