Urgent Care Staff

All professionals at United Pain Urgent Care maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the pain management field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.

  • Ali Nairizi, MD

    Dr. Nairizi is a Board Certified Interventional Pain Specialist and Board Certified Anesthesiologist who is dedicated to treating patients with a wide array of chronic pain conditions, such as back, neck, shoulder, hip and knee pain. He is very passionate about his patients and his goal is to provide them with the best care possible. He believes that a comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach that is tailored to the patient’s needs provides the best results. He also understands that successful treatment of painful conditions depends on identifying the underlying cause for the pain, not just masking it.

    Dr. Nairizi is originally from Tehran, Iran. He received his medical degree from the Shahid Beheshti University School of Medicine in Tehran and later obtained a master’s degree from Pennsylvania State University in cellular and molecular physiology. He then went on to complete his residency training at the Drexel University College of Medicine. Upon completing his fellowship training in interventional pain management at the Pennsylvania State University, Hershey Medical Center, Dr. Nairizi moved to Reno to join the practice.

    Dr. Nairizi is involved with multiple educational seminars with regards to comprehensive and multimodal pain management in the Northern Nevada community. He is currently Co-Principal Investigator in multiple clinical trials and serves as the Chair of Membership Committee at Washoe County Medical Society, supporting the physician members at WCMS. He is also involved with educating health care providers with new technologies and treatment in the realm of chronic pain management. In 2017, Dr. Nairizi was awarded a silver medal in the category of Best Doctor for the “Best of Reno 2017” competition.

    Dr. Nairizi is recognized as an industry leader in pain management. Reno Tahoe Pain Associates has a state-of-the-art facility in Reno, Nevada, that allows for us to offer the highest possible level of quality care of our patients.

  • Jeffrey "J.J." Myatt, PA-C

    J.J. Myatt is a Northern Nevada native. He attended McQueen High School where he graduated with honors and was eventually inducted into the Hall of Fame. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Microbiology with a Minor in Chemistry from Dominican University of California, where he was a four year Varsity letterman on the basketball team. He earned his Master of Medical Science from Nova Southeastern University, Jacksonville, in 2011.

    In his free time, JJ enjoys spending time with his family and is an avid outdoorsman. He enjoys skiing, mountain biking and pursuing the elusive Chukar bird across the state of Nevada.

  • Kellie Kopp, PA-C

    Kellie was born and raised in a Military family and spent many years traveling to various areas of the country. Kellie went to High School in Anchorage, Alaska and then pursued an undergraduate education at Western Michigan University. After obtaining an undergraduate degree, Kellie joined the USAF as a commissioned officer. During this time, Kellie gained valuable professional experience, personal discipline as well as continued her passion to travel. After the Military, Kellie returned to school to obtain my Master’s Degree in Mississippi and became a PA-C. Kellie moved to Reno, NV in 2015 and has gained valuable experience in both Pain Management and Orthopedics.

    Kellie is passionate about her family, outdoor activities, travel and physical fitness. Kellie has found her permanent home in Reno, NV and is looking forward to continuing integrating into this amazing community over the years to come.

  • Scott Anderson, PA-C

    Scott moved to the Reno/Tahoe area 18 years ago. Originally from Southern California, Scott obtained a degree in Health Science from California State University Northridge while pursuing his athletic passions.  Scott completed a Physician Assistant degree while attending Medical College of Pennsylvania, Hahnemann.  He has been practicing urgent and emergency medicine for 21 years. In his spare time Scott enjoys all the mountains can offer

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