After fellowship, Dr. Mali was recruited by the Department of Defense secondary to his background in physical medicine and rehabilitation as well as interventional pain management. He went on to become Chief of the Interdisciplinary Pain Clinic at Womack Army Medical Center. As Chief of the pain clinic Dr. Mali implemented a multidisciplinary team approach to pain conditions including: acupuncture, pain psychology, physical therapy, chiropractic, and interventional pain care to treat spine and pain disorders. During this time he was involved in clinical research with spinal cord stimulation and radiofrequency ablation. He also served as adjunct faculty at the University Of North Carolina School Of Medicine during this time.
Dr. Mali is a fellowship-trained, board certified interventional pain management physician specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of common and complex painful musculoskeletal conditions. He specializes in image guided musculoskeletal and interventional spine injections with use of ultrasound and fluoroscopy. He performs image-guided interventional treatments such as: epidurals, facet injections, sacroiliac joint injections, radiofrequency ablation, spinal cord stimulation, sympathetic blocks, discography, Botox, greater occipital nerve blocks, trigger points, hip, knee, ankle, foot, shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, greater trochanter, piriformis, peripheral nerve, arthrograms, carpal tunnel, and a variety of other musculoskeletal injections. His areas of expertise include back, neck, joint, and chronic pain.
Dr. Mali is dedicated to responsible, compassionate, and patient centered pain care. He has been published in textbooks, medical journals, and continues to contribute to the field of interventional pain medicine. He is focused on improving the quality of life and function for his patients through medical, interventional, alternative, and regenerative therapies.