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We found 3 interventional pain specialists who accept Humana Simplicity HMO Open Access Gold 02/100 near Fort Lauderdale, FL.

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Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine, Spinal Cord Injury Medicine, Other
2151 E Commercial Boulevard; Suite 303
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Dr. Dannell Anschuetz is an interventional pain specialist and spinal cord injury specialist in Fort Lauderdale, FL. After completing medical school at the University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine, she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Eastern Virginia Medical School and a hospital affiliated with East Carolina University. Dr. Anschuetz's patients gave her an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Anschuetz (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and French.

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Dr. Sergio Lenchig, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
1930 Ne 47th Street; Suite. 300
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Dr. Sergio Lenchig is a Fort Lauderdale, FL physician who specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation), anesthesiology, and interventional pain medicine. He trained at Jackson Memorial Medical Center for residency. His clinical interests encompass pain management. Dr. Lenchig takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and Aetna. Dr. Lenchig (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Italian. Dr. Lenchig is affiliated with Broward Health.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

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Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine
1930 Ne 47th Street
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Dr. Marcos Szeinfeld, who practices in Fort Lauderdale, FL, is a medical specialist in interventional pain medicine. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Szeinfeld include pain management. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Szeinfeld completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Miami. He is affiliated with Broward Health Imperial Point.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

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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.