About Us

Thank you for choosing New Mexico Pain Associates.
Learn a bit more about our staff and our experience.

MISSION: “Our goal is to help you improve your quality of life, so you can live it to the fullest.”

Medical Staff

Diego Gonzalez , MD, DABA, DABPM, MBA

Dr. Gonzalez is Board Certified in Pain Management and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pain Management. He is also Board Certified in Anesthesia and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesia. Dr Gonzalez attended medical school in Costa Rica at the Universidad Autonoma de Centro America, He completed his training and residency at Case Western Reserve University/MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr Gonzalez has been practicing Pain Management and Anesthesia services since 2004. Dr Gonzalez and his family have lived in Albuquerque since 2004.

Lauren Harris, MSN, APRN, FNP-C 

Lauren Harris MSN, APRN, FNP-C is a Board-Certified Nurse Practitioner through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners in family practice medicine. Lauren received a Bachelor of Science in nursing from New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, New Mexico. She then earned a Master of Science in nursing from Walden University in Minneapolis, Minnesota graduating top of her class. Lauren is an active member in the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and has received three Daisy Award nominations from her peers and patient family members. Lauren is exceptional at facilitating positive patient relationships with an extensive background in adult and geriatric care. Lauren was born and raised in Silver City, New Mexico and resides in Albuquerque with her husband, and dog, Pete.

Lisa Albers, APRN, MSN, FNP

Lisa Albers, APRN, MSN, FNP, is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She attended the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, and earned her Masters degree from South University in Savanah, Georgia. Lisa has extensive experience in Family Practice, as well as Acute Care. She was born in Colorado, and loves being outside of the city, where she can relax.

Our goal is to help you improve your quality of life, so you can live it to the fullest.


Phone: 505-633-4141

Billing: 1-866-443-3142

Fax: 505-633-4144