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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
100 3rd Avenue W; Suite 110
Bradenton, FL
(941) 708-9555; (941) 379-1739

Dr. Fabian Ramos' areas of specialization are anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Ramos is in-network for Medicaid and Medicare insurance. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Miami, Dr. Ramos attended medical school at the University of Santiago de Compostela. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine, Anesthesiology
6015 Pointe West Boulevard
Bradenton, FL

Dr. Lora Brown practices anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. She attended the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio for residency. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Brown include trigger point injections, epidural steroid injection, and facet injection. She is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. Her professional affiliations include St. Anthony's Hospital and BayCare Health System.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management, Epidural Steroid Injections, Facet Block, Morphine Pumps, Pain Blocks, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
6015 Pointe West Boulevard
Bradenton, FL
(941) 792-1404

Dr. Richard Bundschu's medical specialty is anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. He takes Medicaid and Medicare insurance. After completing medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Dr. Bundschu performed his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center.

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Specializes in Neurophysiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
6015 Pointe West Boulevard
Bradenton, FL
(941) 792-1404

Dr. Gennady Gekht, who practices in Bradenton, FL, is a medical specialist in interventional pain medicine and neurophysiology. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Gekht is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University, Dr. Gekht attended medical school at Emory University School of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Gekht speaks Russian.

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Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine
2105 Manatee Avenue E
Bradenton, FL
(941) 803-8395

Dr. Robert Ycaza works as an interventional pain specialist. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors Medicare insurance. Dr. Ycaza attended Catholic University of Santiago of Guayaquil, Faculty of Medical Sciences and then went on to complete his residency at Saint Joseph Mercy Health System and Vanderbilt University Medical Center. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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What is Interventional Pain Medicine?

Interventional pain medicine is a specialty that is devoted to the management of pain through medical procedures, without the routine use of prescription medications. Usually practiced by anesthesiologists or pain medicine specialists, this subspecialty has had a marked increase in demand in recent years, as the illegal abuse of narcotic painkillers has become a nation-wide problem.

Interventional pain medicine physicians must be adept at diagnosing their patients. Until they can accurately pinpoint the source of the pain, it can be difficult to treat it effectively. In some cases, the pain has an obvious cause, such as the hurt experienced when healing after surgery or when dealing with some cancers. In other cases, there is no obvious problem causing the pain, and the pain itself is the issue. This can be the case with chronic lower back pain, migraines, neuropathies, and other disorders.

There are many treatment options that interventional pain medicine doctors might use to ease a patient’s pain, ranging from non-invasive to minimally invasive. Some of these treatments are:
  • Physical therapy
  • Epidurals
  • Nerve blocks
  • Facet injections, which are injections of small amounts of anesthetic into the joints of the spine
  • Radiofrequency denervation, or the use of radio waves to stop painful nerves from firing
  • Spinal cord stimulation, or the use of electrical currents along the spine to interfere with the transmission of pain signals
  • Implanted intrathecal or epidural injection drug delivery systems

Reducing pain doesn’t just help you feel better -- it allows you to become more active and increases your ability to heal. The goal of interventional pain medicine is to help people who are hurting to get back to working, playing, sleeping, and enjoying their life fully.
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