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Valley Medical and Wellness’ own Dr. Svetlana Zaydman is featured in a two-page spread in the September/October issue of Minnesota Monthly magazine. This is the magazine’s annual Top Doctors issue and both Dr. Zaydman and Dr. Ashwin George are listed as Top Doctors in their respective categories of Pain Management and Addiction Medicine.
Dr. Zaydman is featured in a two-page article focusing on managing chronic conditions. The article outlines her journey from working in a clinic with a medicine-first approach to founding her own clinic, with Dr. George, with a care model that combines osteopathic manipulation, nutrition, lifestyle modification, physical therapy, mental health support, and medication management.
“I decided I wanted to do it my way,” she told the interviewer.
Dr. Zaydman explained that a care model that facilitates time, trust, and connection between the patient and provider is essential for generating successful outcomes.
“Pain is the symptom of something,” she said in the article. “The most important thing a doctor can do is to understand what’s actually causing the pain. I teach my providers to use all the tools in the toolbox to understand a patient. With this understanding comes the best treatment plan. One size doesn’t fit all.”
Valley Medical and Wellness is proud to have Dr. Zaydman showcased in this important issue of Minnesota Monthly magazine and to have the opportunity to tell her story to a wide audience.
The 2022 Top Doctors list is based on a survey of more than 10,000 licensed Minnesota physicians who nominated peers based on their professional expertise. Being named as one of Minnesota Monthly’s Top Doctors is a high honor and one that Dr. Zaydman and Dr. George have worked hard to achieve.
View the Top Doctors section of the magazine (and Dr. Zaydman's article) online here.
Valley Medical and Wellness is a premier chronic pain management and addiction treatment practice with offices in Bemidji, Burnsville, Minneapolis, Rochester, and Woodbury, Minnesota. We strive to improve the quality of life for those suffering from pain and/or addiction through a comprehensive approach focusing on overall wellness, along with progressive and knowledgeable medical treatments. We work closely with our patients and recognize that dealing with pain and/or addiction can impact every aspect of their lives, including their self-worth, physical health, jobs, relationships with friends and family, finances, and mental health.
The goal is to improve our patients' health and comfort, so they can return to being their best selves. Addiction treatment includes therapies and support to help with dependence on pain pills, methamphetamines, benzodiazepines, heroin, and alcohol
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