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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' specialties are anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. He obtained his medical school training at Catholic University of Santiago of Guayaquil, Faculty of Medical Sciences and the University of Santiago de Compostela and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University and a hospital affiliated with the University of Miami. Dr. Ramos's average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Medicaid and Medicare insurance. Dr. Ramos speaks Spanish.

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

Dr. Lora Brown specializes in anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. She studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Her residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Dr. Brown's areas of expertise include trigger point injections, epidural steroid injections, and spinal cord stimulator. She has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by her patients. Dr. Brown is professionally affiliated with St. Anthony's Hospital.

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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 works as an anesthesiologist and interventional pain specialist in Bradenton, FL. Dr. Bundschu is an in-network provider for Medicaid and Medicare insurance. He graduated from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center.

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

Dr. Robert Ycaza is a physician who specializes in interventional pain medicine. Patients rated Dr. Ycaza highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Medicare insurance. He 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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Specializes in Neurophysiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
6015 Pointe West Boulevard
Bradenton, FL
(941) 792-1404

Dr. Gennady Gekht is a medical specialist in interventional pain medicine and neurophysiology. He takes Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Gekht trained at a hospital affiliated with Emory University for residency. 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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