We found 26 pain specialists who accept Gold Navigate 1500 near Coral Gables, FL.

Dr. Jose R Mena-Mercado, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
1150 Campo Sano Avenue; Suite 301
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Jose Mena's medical specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Mena is 4.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Mena include rehabilitation. Dr. Mena is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Mena is a graduate of the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Boston Medical Center. He speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and West Kendall Baptist Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Rehabilitation

Dr. Michael Nguyen, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
7000 Sw 62 Avenue; Suite 535
South Miami, FL
 

Dr. Michael Nguyen's specialties are anesthesiology and pain medicine. He is especially interested in pain management. Dr. Nguyen is affiliated with Mariners Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH). He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare Bronze. He is closed to new patients at this time. He studied medicine at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Nguyen trained at Brigham and Women's Hospital for residency. In addition to English, he speaks Vietnamese.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

Dr. Felix Manuel Ramirez, DO
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
8950 N Kendall Drive; Suite 608w
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Felix Ramirez specializes in anesthesiology and pain medicine and practices in North Miami Beach, FL, Pembroke Pines, FL, and Plantation, FL. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He 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. Dr. Ramirez attended UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, and Memorial Hospital West.

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Dr. Christine Marie Villoch, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
8950 N Kendall Drive; Suite 410w
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Christine Villoch sees patients in Miami, FL. Her medical specialties are physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Villoch include rehabilitation. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Dr. Villoch completed her residency training at Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital, Denver and a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. In addition to English, Dr. Villoch speaks Spanish. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and West Kendall Baptist Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Rehabilitation

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
555 Biltmore Way; Suite 201
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Armando Hassun is a medical specialist in anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. He speaks Spanish. He studied medicine at Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Hassun is in-network 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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Dr. Carmen Lorela Muresan, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
848 Brickell Avenue; Suite 210
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Carmen Muresan works as an anesthesiologist and interventional pain specialist in Miami, FL. She has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by her patients. Dr. Muresan accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO. Before performing her residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Dr. Muresan attended Eugenio Maria de Hostos University for medical school. Dr. Muresan (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Romanian. Dr. Muresan is professionally affiliated with Doctors Hospital and Mercy Hospital.

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Dr. Julian Fernando Naranjo, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
7000 Sw 62 Avenue; Suite 535
South Miami, FL
 

Dr. Julian Naranjo is an anesthesiology and pain medicine specialist. Clinical interests for Dr. Naranjo include scoliosis, spinal cord injuries, and holistic medicine. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. His residency was performed at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. He is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Mariners Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and Doctors Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Elbow Problems, Scoliosis, Fibromyalgia, Back Problems, Migraine, Holistic Medicine, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine
401 Sw 42nd Avenue
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Julia Sanchez practices interventional pain medicine. She studied medicine at Luis Razetti School of Medicine. Dr. Sanchez is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Kiley Joseph Reynolds, DO
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
6200 Sw 73 Street, Second Floor; Smh Department of Anesthesia
South Miami, FL
 

Dr. Kiley Reynolds' specialties are anesthesiology and pain medicine. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is especially interested in pain management. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Reynolds accepts. He graduated from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and then he performed his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. He is affiliated with South Miami Hospital and Kendall Regional Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

Dr. Maximiliano Velasco, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
10101 South Dixie Highway
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Maximiliano Velasco practices anesthesiology and pain medicine in Homestead, FL and Miami, FL. He is conversant in Spanish. In his practice, Dr. Velasco focuses on neck problems. He is affiliated with South Miami Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and West Kendall Baptist Hospital. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Miami, Dr. Velasco attended medical school at the University of Valle. Patient ratings for Dr. Velasco average 5.0 stars out of 5. He 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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Clinical interests: Wrist Problems, Musculoskeletal Problems, Neck Problems

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
1201 N.w. 16th Street
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Constantine Sarantopoulos sees patients in Miami, FL. His medical specialties are anesthesiology and pain medicine. Dr. Sarantopoulos attended medical school at the University of Athens Faculty of Medicine. He is in-network for United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Miami VA Healthcare System.

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Dr. Liam Keith McCarthy, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
747 Ponce De Leon Boulevard; Suite 505
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Liam McCarthy specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. Dr. McCarthy is a graduate of St. George's University School of Medicine. In his practice, he is particularly interested in rehabilitation. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. McCarthy's hospital/clinic affiliations include Doctors Hospital and Kendall Regional Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Rehabilitation

Dr. Guillermo Luis Pol, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
6200 Sw 73rd Street
South Miami, FL
 

Dr. Guillermo Pol's medical specialty is anesthesiology and pain medicine. He honors several insurance carriers, including AvMed, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate. He attended medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Pol's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Pol's professional affiliations include Mariners Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and West Kendall Baptist Hospital.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
2601 Southwest 37th Avenue; Suite 802
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Joseph Mouhanna's areas of specialization are anesthesiology and pain medicine. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Mouhanna honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Saint Joseph University of Beirut.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
1400 Nw 12th Avenue
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Esther Benedetti's medical specialty is anesthesiology and pain medicine. Dr. Benedetti studied medicine at Central University of Venezuela Faculty of Medicine. United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Benedetti accepts.

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Dr. Ramon Castellanos, MD
Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine
7374 Sw 93 Avenue; Suite 202b
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Ramon Castellanos' specialty is interventional pain medicine. His training includes a residency program at Nassau University Medical Center. Patients gave him an average rating of 2.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Castellanos takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare HSA. He speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with South Miami Hospital and Doctors Hospital.

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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.