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We found 8 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 is a Coral Gables, FL physician who specializes in anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. Dr. Hassun graduated from Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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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 accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Sanchez graduated from Luis Razetti School of Medicine.

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Dr. Xavier Francisco Vilasuso, MD
Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine
2601 Sw 37 Avenue; Suite 704
Coral Gables, FL
 

Dr. Javier Vilasuso practices interventional pain medicine in Tamarac, FL and Coral Gables, FL. He studied medicine at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Vilasuso's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). He has a special interest in pain management. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Vilasuso (or staff) speaks Spanish and French. Dr. Vilasuso's professional affiliations include Doctors Hospital and Broward Health Coral Springs.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

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

Dr. Ramon Castellanos is an interventional pain specialist in Miami, FL. Dr. Castellanos is rated 2.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and more. He trained at Nassau University Medical Center for his residency. He is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with South Miami Hospital and Doctors Hospital.

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Dr. Eugenio Moises Guevara, MD
Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine, Neurology
777 E 25th Street; Suite 308
Hialeah, FL
 

Dr. Eugenio Guevara's areas of specialization are interventional pain medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease); he sees patients in Hialeah, FL. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Guevara honors.

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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 and Fort Lauderdale, FL. His areas of expertise include pain management. United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and United Healthcare HSA are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Alegret accepts. Before performing his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Dr. Alegret attended Carlos J. Finlay Higher Institute of Medical Sciences of Camaguey for medical school. 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 anesthesiologist and interventional pain specialist. Dr. Murillo is conversant in Spanish. His clinical interests include pain management. He is affiliated with Kendall Regional Medical Center. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Murillo takes.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

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

Dr. John Serpa works as an anesthesiologist and interventional pain specialist in Hialeah, FL. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Serpa accepts.

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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.