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Dr. Kamaldeen Rizvie Saldin, MPH, MD
Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine, Neurology
2040 Short Avenue
Odessa, FL
 

Dr. Kamaldeen Saldin sees patients in Odessa, FL and Miami, FL. His medical specialties are interventional pain medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include pain management. Dr. Saldin's professional affiliations include JFK Medical Center and Kendall Regional Medical Center. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has a closed panel. Dr. Saldin obtained his medical school training at the University of Szeged Faculty of Medicine and performed his residency at Cleveland Clinic Florida and Duke University Medical Center.

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Clinical Interests: Pain Management

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 36
  • Charge (avg.): $173 - $941
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $62 - $93
Dr. Christine Jeanette Weot, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Other
3152 Little Road; #162
Trinity, FL
 

Dr. Christine Weot's medical specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). These areas are among her clinical interests: knee problems, scoliosis, and trigger point injections. Dr. Weot's professional affiliations include St. Anthony's Hospital, BayCare Alliant Hospital, and Palms of Pasadena Hospital. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. She trained at Sinai Hospital of Detroit for her residency.

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All Interests: Auto Injuries, Sacroiliac Joint Pain, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Scoliosis, Shoulder Problems, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
5413 George Street
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Miguel De La Garza's specialties are anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. He practices in New Port Richey, FL. Areas of expertise for Dr. De La Garza include back pain, trigger point injections, and shingles. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. De La Garza accepts. After completing medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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All Interests: Auto Injuries, Fibromyalgia, Shingles, Trigger Point Injections, Back Pain, Hand Problems, Hip ... (Read more)

Dr. Adam Jacob Grunbaum, DO
Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
9238 U.s. Highway 19
Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Adam Grunbaum's specialty is adult rheumatology. He is affiliated with Bayfront Health Spring Hill. Dr. Grunbaum's education and training includes medical school at Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at Largo Medical Center. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts 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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Clinical Interests: Bursitis, Fibromyalgia, Arthritis, Lupus, Tendonitis, Osteoporosis, Wegener's Granulomatosis

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 21
  • Charge (avg.): $146
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $61
Dr. Farrukh Zaidi, MD
Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
8029 Washington Street
Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Farrukh Zaidi is a medical specialist in adult rheumatology. Dr. Zaidi graduated from Sindh Medical College and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with State University of New York (SUNY). His clinical interests encompass arthritis. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He is an in-network provider for 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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Clinical Interests: Arthritis, Rheumatic Diseases

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 151
  • Charge (avg.): $23 - $145
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $12 - $62

Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine
8819 River Crossing Boulevard
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Rafael Santiago's medical specialty is interventional pain medicine. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Santiago graduated from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at JFK Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with Bayfront Health Dade City.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 13
  • Charge (avg.): $70
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $64

Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
5539 Marine Parkway; Suite 9
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Bruce Ernst is a specialist in anesthesiology and pain medicine. Patient reviews placed Dr. Ernst at an average of 2.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. After completing medical school at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 12
  • Charge (avg.): $373
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $165
Dr. David Richmond Whiddon, MD
Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
2044 Trinity Oaks Boulevard; Suite 110
Trinity, FL
 

Dr. David Whiddon is an orthopedic reconstructive surgeon. His education and training includes medical school at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine and the University of Virginia School of Medicine and residency at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth. Dr. Whiddon's clinical interests include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and replacement arthroplasty (joint replacement). He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Mease Countryside Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Sports Health, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery, Musculoskeletal Problems, Arthritis, Hip ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 100
  • Charge (avg.): $148
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $63
Dr. Jennifer Cherise Swaringen, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
2044 Trinity Oaks Boulevard; Suite 110
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Jennifer Swaringen's areas of specialization are orthopedics/orthopedic surgery and sports medicine; she sees patients in Trinity, FL and New Port Richey, FL. On average, patients gave her a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Her areas of expertise include knee problems, arthroscopic surgery, and joint injections. Dr. Swaringen is affiliated with Mease Countryside Hospital. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Swaringen trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan for residency.

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All Interests: Sports Health, Auto Injuries, Shoulder Problems, Shoulder Surgery, Knee Problems, Arthroscopic ... (Read more)

Dr. Shiv Kumar Aggarwal, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
5522 Trouble Creek; Suite 100
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Shiv Aggarwal's specialty is general internal medicine. He obtained his medical school training at Maulana Azad Medical College and performed his residency at Lutheran Medical Center. His areas of expertise include diabetes, alcohol abuse, and biofeedback. Dr. Aggarwal's average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Aggarwal (or staff) speaks the following languages: Greek, Polish, and Hindi.

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Clinical Interests: Alcohol Abuse, Auto Injuries, Incontinence, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Hypertension, Heart Problems, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 41
  • Charge (avg.): $82 - $106
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $54 - $62
Dr. Peter David Candelora, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
5145 Deer Park Drive
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Peter Candelora's specialty is orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Candelora has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. After completing medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University.

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All Interests: Ankle Sprain, Sports Health, Ankle Fracture, Elbow Arthroscopy, Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 90
  • Charge (avg.): $313 - $473
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $56 - $88
Dr. Steven Carl Mirabello, MD
Specializes in Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
5221 Hanff Lane
New Port Richie, FL
 

Dr. Steven Mirabello, who practices in Palm Harbor, FL and New Port Richie, FL, is a medical specialist in orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Mirabello graduated from Harvard Medical School. He trained at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases for his residency. These areas are among his clinical interests: microsurgery, trigger point injections, and joint injections. His average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Mirabello is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Mease Countryside Hospital and Mease Dunedin Hospital.

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All Interests: Sports Health, Auto Injuries, Elbow Problems, Shoulder Problems, Knee Problems, Musculoskeletal ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 423
  • Charge (avg.): $225 - $433
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $57 - $172
Dr. Jeffrey Scott Vasta, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
3633 Little Road; Suite 101
New Port Richey, FL
 

Dr. Jeffrey Vasta's area of specialization is general internal medicine. He has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. His areas of expertise consist of diabetes and joint injections. Dr. Vasta is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF), Dr. Vasta attended Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Vasta (or staff) speaks Sign Language and Spanish.

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All Interests: Liver Function Tests, Urinalysis, Diabetes, Lipid Profile, Blood Pressure Problems, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 40
  • Charge (avg.): $99
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $61
Dr. Hayath Javeed, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
4904 Moog Road
Holiday, FL
 

Dr. Hayath Javeed practices general internal medicine in Holiday, FL. Dr. Javeed (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Indian Languages. These areas are among his clinical interests: trigger point injections, nutrition counseling, and lupus. He attended Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Jersey City Medical Center for residency. Dr. Javeed takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Dr. Shahina Javeed, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Geriatrics
4904 Moog Road
Holiday, FL
 

Dr. Shahina Javeed works as a general internist and geriatrician in Holiday, FL. Dr. Javeed attended Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Medical College and Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute and then went on to complete her residency at United Hospitals Medical Center, Newark. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO. Dr. Javeed (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu and Hindi.

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Clinical Interests: Hypertension, Diabetes, Women's Health Issues

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 12
  • Charge (avg.): $100
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $62
Dr. Usha Agarwal, MD
Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
3543 Little Road; Suite B
Trinity, FL
 

Dr. Usha Agarwal sees patients in New Port Richey, FL and Trinity, FL. Her medical specialty is adult infectious disease. Dr. Agarwal has a 1.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Areas of expertise for Dr. Agarwal include diabetes, herpes, and tropical diseases. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Agarwal is a graduate of Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College. For her residency, Dr. Agarwal trained at Harlem Hospital Center. Dr. Agarwal (or staff) speaks Hindi.

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What is a Joint Injection/Aspiration?

A joint is any area of the body where two bones connect. Due to injury or disease, the space between the two bones can sometimes become swollen and inflamed, which leads to pain and a loss of mobility. Injection and aspiration are two tools that physicians use to treat joint pain locally without needing to perform surgery.

Both injection and aspiration are techniques that involve inserting a needle connected to a syringe directly into the joint. Aspiration involves the removal of excess fluid, and injection is the placement of medication directly into the joint space via the needle. Both procedures may be performed at the same time. In both cases a local anesthetic may be used, the skin will be cleaned and disinfected, and then the needle will be inserted. In some cases, especially if the injection or aspiration is in a large and deep joint such as the hip or spine, ultrasound may be used to guide the needle to the exact location desired.

In some cases, irritation to the joint can cause fluid to build up so significantly that the joint hurts and can no longer move well. Aspiration removes some of the excess fluid and relieves the pressure. In addition, aspiration can be used to provide a sample of joint fluid if it needs to be examined microscopically for the presence of white blood cells, bacteria, or crystal formations.

Certain injuries and diseases that affect joints are inflammatory in nature, such as rheumatoid arthritis, tendonitis or gout. These diseases may be helped by the local injection of anti-inflammatory medications directly into the affected joint. In this case, corticosteroids such as methylprednisone are usually used. Relief from the pain may be felt right away and may last for weeks or even months.

In some cases, such as with osteoarthritis, the cartilage buffer between the two bones wears down and pain comes from bones rubbing against each other. In this case, injection of a lubricating agent such as hyaluronic acid may be beneficial. It provides a slippery cushion between the bones to relieve pain that can last for months.
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