We found 7 pain specialists who accept Coventry Bronze near Bradenton, FL.

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

Dr. Douglas Constant is an anesthesiologist and pain specialist. Patient reviews placed Dr. Constant at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
4110 Manatee Avenue W
Bradenton, FL
 

Dr. Marc Kallins specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Kallins is 4.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kallins honors.

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

Dr. Richard Bundschu practices anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine in Bradenton, FL. Dr. Bundschu studied medicine at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He 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.

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Dr. Fabian Alonso Ramos, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
100 3rd Avenue W; Suite 110
Bradenton, FL
 

Dr. Fabian Ramos specializes in anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Ramos is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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

Dr. Gennady Gekht's specialties are interventional pain medicine and neurophysiology. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Gekht graduated from Emory University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine
2105 Manatee Avenue E
Bradenton, FL
 

Dr. Robert Ycaza is a Bradenton, FL physician who specializes in interventional pain medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Ycaza average 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Ycaza is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
6815 14th Street W
Bradenton, FL
 

Dr. Lindsey Job is an anesthesiology and pain medicine specialist in Bradenton, FL. She studied medicine at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. Dr. Job is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold.

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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.