Rachid Idrissi M.D., Ph.D
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation,
Interventional Pain Medicine

Dr. Idrissi received his medical degree as well as a Ph.D from Mohammed V University, School of Medicine in Rabat, Morocco before moving to northern California in 1999.

He conducted medical research at Stanford University in California before entering a Surgical Residency Internship at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University Program in New York. He then went on to a three year residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Louisville and the world renowned Frazier Rehab and Neuroscience Center in Kentucky. Following his residency he completed a fellowship in Interventional Pain Management at the Emory University School of Medicine Program in Atlanta, Georgia. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Dr. Idrissi is board certified and a fellow of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He has trained extensively in the field of Interventional Pain Medicine and is member of numerous national, state and local medical societies.

Dr. Idrissi’s primary focus is on Interventional Pain Management while utilizing the latest technology and cutting edge procedures in the field.


Physicians Assistants










Josh Balsly, P.A.C.

Josh grew up in Virginia Beach, VA. He graduated with his BS in Biology in 1999 from Longwood University also in Virginia. His post grad job was at LifeNet Health where he processed sterile surgical grafts from donor bones & soft tissue from 2000 until 2007. He chose to pursue a career in healthcare and was accepted into the Masters of Physician Assistant program at Eastern Virginia Medical School in 2007, graduating in 2009. He and his wife then moved to Raleigh in 2009 to pursue his career and raise a family. He is experienced in robotic surgeries including the DiVinci system mainly concentrating on Vascular Surgery at WakeMed where he remains as an on call basis.

He has been with Dr. Idrissi at Advanced Spine and Pain Center since 2010. Over the years he has become proficient in evaluating, diagnosing and producing effective treatment plans for most etiologies of pain. He specializes in performing numerous therapeutic injections including TPI’s, nerve blocks (Median, Stellate Ganglion, Occipital Nerve, etc…), and most joint injections. Additionally performs Nerve Conduction Velocity and Electromyography (EMG) studies weekly. Josh also assists in the role of generating policies and protocols within ASPC as well as training other Advanced Practice Providers as they are hired.

Additional Providers

Trey Berryhill, P.A.C.

Aaron Scheib, P.A.C.

Kyle Flowers NP-C