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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 is a physician who specializes in anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Medicaid and Medicare insurance. After completing medical school at Catholic University of Santiago of Guayaquil, Faculty of Medical Sciences and the University of Santiago de Compostela, Dr. Ramos performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University and a hospital affiliated with the University of Miami. He is conversant in Spanish.

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Dr. Lora Lee Brown MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
6015 Pointe West Boulevard
Bradenton, FL

Dr. Lora Brown works as an anesthesiologist and interventional pain specialist. Dr. Brown has indicated that her clinical interests include trigger point injections, epidural steroid injections, and spinal cord stimulator. She is affiliated with St. Anthony's Hospital. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Dr. Brown attended the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Dr. Brown's average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5.

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

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
1215 Bayshore Gardens Parkway
Bradenton, FL
(941) 786-1148; (941) 955-1231

Dr. Daniel Merck specializes in anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. He is affiliated with Florida Hospital. Dr. Merck attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Baptist Health System, Birmingham and the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center. On average, patients gave him a rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. He takes Medicare insurance.

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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. Dr. Bundschu is in-network for Medicaid and Medicare insurance. After completing medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center.

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Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine
606 4th Avenue West
Palmetto, FL
(941) 803-8395

Dr. Roberto Ycaza is a specialist in interventional pain medicine. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of Catholic University of Santiago of Guayaquil, Faculty of Medical Sciences. For his residency, Dr. Ycaza trained at Saint Joseph Mercy Health System and Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He speaks Spanish.

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

Dr. Gennady Gekht practices interventional pain medicine and neurophysiology. He attended medical school at Emory University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Gekht completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. Dr. Gekht honors Medicare insurance. He speaks Russian.

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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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