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We found 6 pain specialists who accept Humana Simplicity HMO Open Access Gold 03/100 near Greenwood Village, CO.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
6950 E Belleview Avenue; Suite 300
Greenwood Village, CO
 

Dr. Donald Bernardini's specialties are anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. He is especially interested in pain management. He is professionally affiliated with Centura Health. Dr. Bernardini honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
19 E.covington Drive
Englewood, CO
 

Dr. Robert Wright is a specialist in anesthesiology and pain medicine. He works in Greenwood Village, CO and Englewood, CO. Dr. Wright is rated highly by his patients. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Utah, Dr. Wright attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Spine Surgery, Interventional Pain Medicine, Other, Chiropractic, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
8500 Park Meadows Drive; Suite 200
Lone Tree, CO
 

Dr. Perry Haney sees patients in Lone Tree, CO. His medical specialties are physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation), spine surgery, and interventional pain medicine. Patient reviews placed Dr. Haney at an average of 2.0 stars out of 5. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Haney accepts. He is a graduate of the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine, Neurology
6950 E Belleview Avenue; Suite 300
Greenwood Village, CO
 

Dr. Haley Burke's specialties are interventional pain medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). She practices in Greenwood Village, CO and Aurora, CO. Dr. Burke has a special interest in neurological disorders. She takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Her professional affiliations include the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) and the University Physicians.

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Clinical interests: Neurological Disorders

Dr. Kenneth J Allan, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
7800 E Orchard Road; Suite 350
Greenwood Village, CO
 

Dr. Kenneth Allan is an anesthesiology and pain medicine specialist. Dr. Allan attended medical school at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
1380 S Santa Fe Drive; Suite 100
Denver, CO
 

Dr. Kathy McCranie works as a physiatrist and pain specialist. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. McCranie honors. She attended medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine.

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What is Pain Medicine?

Pain medicine is a specialty closely related to, but separate from, anesthesiology. Whereas anesthesiologists typically work to relieve a patient’s pain during surgery or another medical procedure, pain medicine specialists work to relieve their patients’ pain as they are out living their lives.

Pain medicine specialists treat patients who have acute or chronic pain. The pain may be a symptom of their problem (e.g. they are hurting because they were in a car accident), or the pain may be the problem itself (e.g. they are having migraine headaches). The pain specialist’s goal is to prevent pain from interfering with a patient’s quality of life.

Pain medicine specialists must have a thorough understanding of the physiology of pain, how it is caused, and what effects it has on the body. A good pain medicine specialist is able to evaluate patients who are hurting and who may not always be able to communicate their problems very well. To gain more information about their patients’ condition, pain medicine physicians can interpret specialized imaging tests. Using this information, pain medicine specialists must be able to prescribe a balanced treatment plan.

There are several treatments that pain medicine specialists may use to alleviate pain for their patients. They can prescribe medication, perform certain procedures, and refer patients to rehabilitation services. Often they will recommend multiple treatment methods to be used simultaneously. Some of these pain treatments include:
  • Implantable devices (intrathecal pump, spinal cord stimulator)
  • Injections (corticosteroids)
  • Medications (Percocet, Vicodin)
  • Nerve blocks (anesthetic injected into a nerve)
  • Physical therapy
  • Surgery
  • Alternative medicine therapies, such as biofeedback, acupuncture, and hypnosis

Being in pain takes away your enjoyment of life. It can lead to depression and stop you from engaging in even everyday activities. Because pain can’t be seen or tested for, it is sometimes overlooked by others. A pain medicine specialist works to safely restore your quality of life.