515 Main Street, Olean, New York 14760
(716) 373-2600

Olean General Hospital

Pain Medicine Center

Welcome to Olean General Hospital’s Pain Medicine Center. The mission of Center is to treat patients with chronic pain due to injury, degenerative conditions, or other physical ailments in order to allow patients to live a life that is not governed or dictated by pain.

Our Physician

The Pain Medicine Center is under the direction of Gabriel Yacob, M.D., a specialist in pain medicine and Board Certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology/Pain Medicine and fellowship trained in pain medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

Dr. Yacob is an expert at diagnosing why you are having pain as well as treating the pain itself. Some of the more common pain problems he manages include: arthritis, back and neck pain, nerve pain, and shingles.

Conditions We Treat

  • Arthritis Pain
  • Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Low Back Injury
  • Myofascial (Trigger Point) Syndromes
  • Neck Injury
  • Neuropathy
  • Radiculopathy
  • Sacroiliitis
  • Shingles Pain
  • Spinal Disc Herniation or Derangement
  • Spinal Facet Syndrome
  • Sports-Related Injury
  • Vehicular Accident Injury
  • Work-Related Injury

Services We Provide

  • Cervical Epidural Injection
  • Cervical Facet Nerve Block
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Diagnostic Lumbar Facet Nerve Block
  • Lumbar Epidural Injection
  • Occipital Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Selective Transforaminal Epidural Injection
  • Sympathetic Nerve Block
  • Thoracic Epidural Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Payment for Services

Medicare, Medicaid and most major insurance companies cover these procedures based on medical necessity. You may need to confirm with your insurance company for coverage. For any questions before or after your treatment, please call 692.2160, ext 240 or 260.


The Olean General Hospital Pain Medicine Center accepts referrals from physicians, employers, attorneys, case managers, or claims managers. To make a referral, to schedule an appointment, or for more information, call us at 716.701.1530

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