For quickest response please text us at (229) 808-7100.

We see patients in the following cities: Thomasville, GA , Lake City, FL & Tallahassee, FL.

Call us to book your appointment today. 

Southern Interventional Pain Center in Thomasville, Georgia, and Lake City and Tallahassee, Florida, is a pain management practice that provides comprehensive pain care for patients. Max Shokat, DO, and their board-certified physicians specialize in the non-operative treatment for the spine, joints, muscles, and nerve pain, performing all procedures at the practice.

The practice offers pain management services that include treatments for arthritis, back and neck pain, sciatica, joint pain, and neuropathy. Physicians use platelet-rich plasma (PRP) stem cell therapy to help the body heal and provide pain relief, and they sometimes utilize spinal cord stimulation for chronic conditions.

Southern Interventional Pain Center also has a full-time, Suboxone® certified counselor to support patients that need assistance with overcoming withdrawal from opioid use.

Southern Interventional Pain Center offers programs that include comprehensive medical evaluations directed toward patients’ specific symptoms to establish customized treatment plans. The physicians treat many types of pain with minimally invasive procedures, utilizing conservative and integrative approaches to care, and durable medical equipment bracing. Southern Interventional Pain Center welcomes adults and looks forward to helping them relieve their pain. To schedule an appointment, call the office or use the convenient online booking tool today.

Getting You Back to Living Life Southern Interventional Pain Center (SIPC) is an interventional pain management clinic with locations in Thomasville, GA, Lake City, FL, and Tallahassee, FL.

Your providers, Dr. Shokat and Dr. Boltja, specialize in pain relief through minimally-invasive surgical and non-surgical techniques.

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Interventional Pain Specialist

Southern Interventional Pain Center accepts most major insurance companies.
Please call our office for any questions. (229) 226-2234


  • Medical Professional New Patient Referral
    If you are a referring office or someone who is interested in learning more information about becoming a patient at SIPC, please contact:

    SIPC New Patient Intake Team
    direct: 229.225.7573

    You can also download and fax the New Patient Referral Form

    New Patient - Thomasville

    New Patient - Lake City

    New Patient - Tallahassee


Words from our patients

  • Google

    "Physician has been literally a life-saver for my husband who fell from a roof crushing both heels, etc."

    Carol M.
  • Healthgrades

    "Everyone in this facility - from Dr.Shokat to Amber Seago, to the receptionists and nurses - are all top notch, professional, and super friendly people!"

    Jessein T.
  • Healthgrades

    "Dr. Shokat and his staff are excellent and have provided me with professional care and understanding for the past year."

    Michael H.
  • Healthgrades

    "Many options offered by Dr Shokat to help with my chronic pain issues. Very prompt. One amazing Doctor!!"

    Bert C.
  • Healthgrades

    "Dr, Shokat is very professional without being cold and clinical, and has done very comprehensive evaluations. His work is top notch!"

    James D.
  • Google

    "Dr Max was awesome he really listened to me and gave me options on different things to help me.You will be very happy."

    Denise L.
  • Google

    "I started going to Dr Shokat in Aug 2015. He is a lifesaver for me. Thank you Dr Shokat!!!!!!"

    Charlcie C.
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Office Hours

Monday 8:00am to 12:00pm and 1:00pm -5:00pm

Tuesday 8:00am to 12:00pm and 1:00pm -5:00pm

Wednesday 8:00am to 12:00pm and 1:00pm -5:00pm

Thursday 8:00am to 12:00pm and 1:00pm -5:00pm

Friday 8:00am to 1:00pm

We are closed daily for lunch Monday - Thursday from 12:00pm-1:00pm