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. Patients gave her an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with Eastern Virginia Medical School and a hospital affiliated with East Carolina University, Dr. Anschuetz attended the University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school. Dr. Anschuetz (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: 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 medical specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation), anesthesiology, and interventional pain medicine. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Lenchig include pain management. He takes United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and Aetna, as well as other insurance carriers. His residency was performed at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Lenchig (or staff) speaks Spanish and Italian. He is professionally affiliated with Broward Health.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

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

Dr. Marcos Szeinfeld specializes in interventional pain medicine and practices in Fort Lauderdale, FL. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Szeinfeld 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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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.
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