We found 7 interventional pain specialists who accept United Healthcare Navigate HMO near Miami, FL.

Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine
351 Le June Road; Suite 407
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Julia Sanchez is a physician who specializes in interventional pain medicine. She is affiliated with Mercy Hospital. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sanchez accepts. Before performing her residency at Bridgeport Hospital, Dr. Sanchez attended Luis Razetti School of Medicine.

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

Dr. Armando Hassun is an anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine specialist in Coral Gables, FL. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Hassun is a graduate of Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. He speaks Spanish.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
1295 Nw 14th Street; Suite F
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Abel Murillo is an anesthesiologist and interventional pain specialist in Miami, FL. He graduated from National University of San Marcos. His residency was performed at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Murillo honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. In addition to English, Dr. Murillo speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Plantation General Hospital and Kendall Regional Medical Center.

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Dr. Ramon Castellanos, MD
Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine
885 Sw 109 Avenue; Suite 131
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Ramon Castellanos specializes in interventional pain medicine and practices in Miami, FL. Dr. Castellanos obtained his medical school training at Higher Institute of Medical Sciences of Havana and performed his residency at Nassau University Medical Center. The average patient rating for Dr. Castellanos is 2.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and more. Dr. Castellanos is conversant in Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include South Miami Hospital and Doctors Hospital.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
1800 W 68th Street; Suite 115
Hialeah, FL
 

Dr. John Serpa specializes in anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine and practices in Hialeah, FL. He is an in-network provider 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, Interventional Pain Medicine, Internal Medicine
7171 Sw 24th Street; Suite 307
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Ramon Alegret works as an anesthesiologist and interventional pain specialist. He takes United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, United Healthcare HSA, and more.

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Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine, Neurology
777 E 25th Street; Suite 308
Hialeah, FL
 

Dr. Eugenio Guevara specializes in interventional pain medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) and practices in Hialeah, FL. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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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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