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Meet Your Doctors

Hicham S. Merheb, M.D.

S. Farhan Zaidi, MD

Medical Licensure:

  • Florida Medical License: ME107470
    ECFMG #0-592-511-0

Board Certification:

  • American Board of Pain Medicine June 2012 (ABPM)
  • American Board of Interventional Pain Physicians October 2011 (ABIPP)
  • American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA)


07/2001 - 06/2005 Wayne State University School of Medicine,
Anesthesiology, Detroit Michigan
Resident in Anesthesiology
Graduated June 30, 2005
07/2001 - 06/2002 Wayne State University School of Medicine,
Internal Medicine, Detroit Michigan
06/1990 - 05/2000 Faculte De Medicine, Universite D’Aix Marseille II,
Medical Doctor, Marseille, France
Graduated May 12, 2000


11/2015 - Present Brevard Orthopaedic Spine & Pain Clinic, Inc., DBA The
B.A.C.K. Center
Pain Management Physician
Melbourne, FL
08/2013 - 10/2015 Anesthesia Pain Care Consultants
Pain Management Physician at APCC
Tamara, FL
01/2011 - 07/2013 Sheridan Healthcare - Anesthesiologist at Multiple Locations including
Baptist Endoscopic Center Coral Springs, FL
Pain physician at Coral Springs Medical Center,
North West Medical Center and Tri county Pain Clinic.
06/2005 - 12/2010 Pain Clinic North Arkansas – County Medical Center
Pain Clinic Director
Mountain Home, AR
07/2001 - 06/2005 Resident in Anesthesiology, Critical Care, and Pain
Detroit Medical Center, Wayne State University, MI
Pursued a fourth year specialty track in pain management
06/2000 - 07/2001 Relocation to US - Preparing for Exams & Interviews for Residencies
11/1997 - 05/2000 Resident in Internal Medicine and ER
Faculte de Medecine de la Mediterrannee- Marseille, France.
11/1993 - 10/1997 Four months rotations as an extern in each of the following
Departments: Infectious Diseases, Cardiology, Nephrology,
Pediatrics, Rheumatology, Psychiatry, Endocrinology, General


"Physician-Patient Relationship, Patient Satisfaction",
National study - theses subject, published in "Medecine Generale" France

"Phenylephrine Before Propofol: Effect On Pain On Injection And On Hemodynamic".
"Absorption of Bupivacaine Onto Different Infusion Pumps",
Midwest Anesthesia Residents Conference (MARC).
April 2005.

Course Director, lecturer "Vertebroplasty/ Kyphoplasty"
17th Annual Pain Symposium, Coral Springs, FL
November 2014.

Instructor, World Institute of Pain, M.A.R.C. , Miami, FL Annual Meeting
November 2014 & December 2015

Professional Affiliations:

  • ASA (American Society of Anesthesiologists)
  • ISIS (International Spine Intervention Society)
  • ASIPP (American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians)


  • Arabic
  • French
  • English
Devin K. Datta, MD
Richard A. Hynes, MD, FACS
Susan Ville
S. Farhan Zaidi, MD
Lawrence A. Zeff
Steven G. Ortiz
Anne C. Gregg, PA-C
Casey W. Langel, PA-C
Damian Velez, MPAS, PA-C
Jeanette ‘Jan’ Gluck, PA-C
Amanda A. Folkers, PA-C
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