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

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

Dr. Armando Hassun's specialties are anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. He practices in Coral Gables, FL. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Hassun studied medicine at Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. He 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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Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine
401 Sw 42nd Avenue
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Julia Sanchez specializes in interventional pain medicine and practices in Coral Gables, FL. 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, as well as other insurance carriers.

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

Dr. Ramon Castellanos works as an interventional pain specialist. Dr. Castellanos's average patient rating is 2.0 stars out of 5. He is affiliated with South Miami Hospital and Doctors Hospital. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare HSA. He trained at Nassau University Medical Center for his residency. He is conversant in Spanish.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine, Internal Medicine
7171 Sw 24th Street; Suite 307
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Ramon Alegret specializes in anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine and practices in Miami, FL. In his practice, he is particularly interested in pain management. Dr. Alegret is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, United Healthcare HSA, and more. He attended medical school at Carlos J. Finlay Higher Institute of Medical Sciences of Camaguey. His training includes a residency program at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Alegret is professionally affiliated with Kendall Regional Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
1300 Sw 27th Avenue
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Abel Murillo is an anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine specialist. His clinical interests include pain management. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. In addition to English, Dr. Murillo speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Kendall Regional Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

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

Dr. Eugenio Guevara is an interventional pain medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) specialist in Hialeah, FL. He honors 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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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
1800 W 68th Street; Suite 115
Hialeah, FL
 

Dr. John Serpa is an anesthesiologist and interventional pain specialist. Dr. Serpa honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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.