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We found 7 pain specialists who accept BlueCare Everyday Health 1490 near Daytona Beach, FL.

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Specializes in Pain Medicine
801 Beville Road
South Daytona, FL
 

Dr. Sanjay Sastry's medical specialty is pain medicine. After completing medical school at Kasturba Medical College, he performed his residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and John Stroger Hospital of Cook County. His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Sastry 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.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
320 North Clyde Morris Boulevard
Daytona Beach, FL
 

Dr. Carmen Dominguez is a physician who specializes in anesthesiology and pain medicine. She 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. Dr. Dominguez is a graduate of Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons.

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Dr. Elizabeth J Zhiltsova, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
305 Memorial Medical Parkway; Suite 307
Daytona Beach, FL
 

Dr. Elizabeth Chandler is a physiatrist and pain specialist. She is a graduate of Marshall University, Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine. Dr. Chandler takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine
201 N Clyde Morris Boulevard; Suite 120
Daytona Beach, FL
 

Dr. William Mayfield specializes in interventional pain medicine and practices in Daytona Beach, FL. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
3512 S Atlantic Av.
Daytona Beach Shores, FL
 

Dr. David Gaughan is a Daytona Beach, FL physician who specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Gaughan is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He graduated from the University of Toledo College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Pain Medicine, Psychiatry, Neurology
1430 Mason Avenue
Daytona Beach, FL
 

Dr. Gary Jay's areas of specialization are pain medicine, psychiatry, and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He graduated from Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Jay takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
1728 Dunlawton Avenue; Suite 2
Port Orange, FL
 

Dr. Laura Yard practices anesthesiology and pain medicine in Port Orange, FL. She honors 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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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.