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We found 9 pain specialists who accept BlueOptions Everyday Health 1416 near Altamonte Springs, FL.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
1917 Boothe Circle
Longwood, FL
 

Dr. David Klein is an anesthesiology and pain medicine specialist. On average, patients gave him a rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, BlueOptions, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Klein takes. He attended medical school at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Klein completed a residency program at Duke University Medical Center.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
851 Trafalgar Court; Suite 300w
Maitland, FL
 

Dr. Steven Harrison is a medical specialist in anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. His clinical interests include pain management. Dr. Harrison honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO. His education and training includes medical school at Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia and residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dr. Harrison is professionally affiliated with Orlando Health.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

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Specializes in Physiatry, Interventional Pain Medicine
1693 Lee Road; Suite B
Winter Park, FL
 

Dr. Cherian Sajan's areas of specialization are physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and interventional pain medicine. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended St. John's Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo. In addition to English, Dr. Sajan (or staff) speaks Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with Orlando Health.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Interventional Pain Medicine
1693 Lee Road
Winter Park, FL
 

Dr. Jack Miletic specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and interventional pain medicine and practices in Winter Park, FL. He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Miletic studied medicine at American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. Dr. Miletic is conversant in Croatian.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Interventional Pain Medicine, Internal Medicine
697 Maitland Avenue; Suite 1002
Altamonte Springs, FL
 

Dr. Michael Sandborn is a physician who specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and interventional pain medicine. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Sandborn attended medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
499 E Central Parkway; Suite 115
Altamonte Springs, FL
 

Dr. Juliet Burry's areas of specialization are anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. Dr. Burry graduated from the University of Florida College of Medicine. Her patients gave her an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Interventional Pain Medicine, Spinal Cord Injury Medicine, Sports Medicine
831 S State Road 434; Suite A
Altamonte Springs, FL
 

Dr. Robert Kent's specialties are hospice and palliative medicine (end-of-life care and serious illness), interventional pain medicine, and spinal cord injury medicine. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
697 Maitland Avenue; Suite 1002
Altamonte Springs, FL
 

Dr. Taufiq Ahmed's specialties are anesthesiology and pain medicine. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ahmed accepts. Dr. Ahmed studied medicine at West Virginia University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Interventional Pain Medicine
1693 Lee Road; Suite B
Winter Park, FL
 

Dr. Tatyana Stepanenko's specialties are physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and interventional pain medicine. She practices in Winter Park, FL. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Stepanenko takes.

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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.