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

Dr. Steven Harrison sees patients in Maitland, FL and Orlando, FL. His medical specialties are anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Harrison include pain management. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Harrison accepts. After completing medical school at Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia, he performed his residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He is affiliated with Orlando Health.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

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

Dr. David Klein is an anesthesiology and pain medicine specialist. His average rating from his patients is 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Klein is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, BlueOptions, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Medicine and a graduate of Duke University Medical Center's residency program.

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

Dr. Jack Miletic's specialties are physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and interventional pain medicine. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Miletic is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Croatian.

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

Dr. Cherian Sajan is a physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and interventional pain medicine specialist in Winter Park, FL. Dr. Sajan (or staff) is conversant in Hindi. He is affiliated with Orlando Health. He graduated from St. John's Medical College and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sajan accepts.

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

Dr. Michael Sandborn is an Altamonte Springs, FL physician who specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and interventional pain medicine. Dr. Sandborn accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine.

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Dr. Juliet Dana Burry, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
499 E Central Parkway; Suite 115
Altamonte Springs, FL
 

Dr. Juliet Burry works as an anesthesiologist and interventional pain specialist in Altamonte Springs, FL. She is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. Dr. Burry is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment. She is a graduate of the University of Florida College of Medicine.

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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 works as a hospice and palliative medicine specialist, interventional pain specialist, and spinal cord injury specialist. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kent takes. He is a graduate of 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. He practices in Altamonte Springs, FL. 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 is a graduate of 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 works as a physiatrist and interventional pain specialist in Winter Park, FL. Dr. Stepanenko takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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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.