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We found 17 pain specialists who accept BlueCare Essential Health S1451 near Winter Park, FL.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
138 East Gore Street
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Richard Smith's specialties are anesthesiology and pain medicine. He practices in Orlando, FL. Dr. Smith is conversant in Spanish. Clinical interests for Dr. Smith include pain management. He is professionally affiliated with Orlando Health. After attending Luis Razetti School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Caritas St. Elizabeth's Medical Center. His average rating from his patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Smith takes. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Smith include: Robert Dripps Memorial Award To The Outstanding; Graduate Resident In Anesthesiology. .; and International Biological Photographic Association.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
5201 Raymond Street
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Michael Willis' specialties are anesthesiology and pain medicine. Dr. Willis is affiliated with Orlando VA Medical Center. He attended medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
851 Trafalgar Court; Suite 300w
Maitland, FL
 

Dr. Steven Harrison is a medical specialist in anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. His clinical interests include pain management. Dr. Harrison honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO. His education and training includes medical school at Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia and residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Dr. Harrison is professionally affiliated with Orlando Health.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
801 North Orange Avenue; Suite 720
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Julio Paez's specialties are anesthesiology and pain medicine. He practices in Clermont, FL, Orlando, FL, and Davenport, FL. He has received a 2.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. His clinical interests encompass pain management. Dr. Paez's professional affiliations include South Lake Hospital and Heart of Florida Regional Medical Center. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending the University of the North for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF).

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
1170 S Semoran Boulevard
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Nam-Kha Pham is an anesthesiologist and interventional pain specialist. He 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. Dr. Pham graduated from the University of Florida College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine, Other
1170 S Semoran Boulevard
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Daniel Merck works as an anesthesiologist and interventional pain specialist. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Merck 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 attending the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Interventional Pain Medicine
1693 Lee Road; Suite B
Winter Park, FL
 

Dr. Cherian Sajan's areas of specialization are physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and interventional pain medicine. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended St. John's Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo. In addition to English, Dr. Sajan (or staff) speaks Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with Orlando Health.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Interventional Pain Medicine
1693 Lee Road
Winter Park, FL
 

Dr. Jack Miletic specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and interventional pain medicine and practices in Winter Park, FL. He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Miletic studied medicine at American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. Dr. Miletic is conversant in Croatian.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
1170 S Semoran Boulevard
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Cesar Lassalle specializes in anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lassalle accepts. He graduated from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Interventional Pain Medicine, Internal Medicine
697 Maitland Avenue; Suite 1002
Altamonte Springs, FL
 

Dr. Michael Sandborn is a physician who specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and interventional pain medicine. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Sandborn attended medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine
1170 S Semoran Boulevard
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Daniel Saintelie is an interventional pain medicine specialist. He is affiliated with St. Cloud Regional Medical Center. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Saintelie graduated from Loma Linda University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Loma Linda University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Emory University. Dr. Saintelie (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, Haitian Creole, and French.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
499 E Central Parkway; Suite 115
Altamonte Springs, FL
 

Dr. Juliet Burry's areas of specialization are anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. Dr. Burry graduated from the University of Florida College of Medicine. Her patients gave her an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
5201 Raymond Street
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Suresh Kannan is an anesthesiologist and pain specialist in Orlando, FL. 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. He is professionally affiliated with Orlando VA Medical Center.

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Specializes in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Interventional Pain Medicine, Spinal Cord Injury Medicine, Sports Medicine
831 S State Road 434; Suite A
Altamonte Springs, FL
 

Dr. Robert Kent's specialties are hospice and palliative medicine (end-of-life care and serious illness), interventional pain medicine, and spinal cord injury medicine. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Interventional Pain Medicine
1170 S Semoran Boulevard
Orlando, FL
 

Dr. Amer Ansari practices physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and interventional pain medicine. Dr. Ansari attended medical school at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. 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, Pain Medicine
697 Maitland Avenue; Suite 1002
Altamonte Springs, FL
 

Dr. Taufiq Ahmed's specialties are anesthesiology and pain medicine. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ahmed accepts. Dr. Ahmed studied medicine at West Virginia University School of Medicine.

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What is Pain Medicine?

Pain medicine is a specialty closely related to, but separate from, anesthesiology. Whereas anesthesiologists typically work to relieve a patient’s pain during surgery or another medical procedure, pain medicine specialists work to relieve their patients’ pain as they are out living their lives.

Pain medicine specialists treat patients who have acute or chronic pain. The pain may be a symptom of their problem (e.g. they are hurting because they were in a car accident), or the pain may be the problem itself (e.g. they are having migraine headaches). The pain specialist’s goal is to prevent pain from interfering with a patient’s quality of life.

Pain medicine specialists must have a thorough understanding of the physiology of pain, how it is caused, and what effects it has on the body. A good pain medicine specialist is able to evaluate patients who are hurting and who may not always be able to communicate their problems very well. To gain more information about their patients’ condition, pain medicine physicians can interpret specialized imaging tests. Using this information, pain medicine specialists must be able to prescribe a balanced treatment plan.

There are several treatments that pain medicine specialists may use to alleviate pain for their patients. They can prescribe medication, perform certain procedures, and refer patients to rehabilitation services. Often they will recommend multiple treatment methods to be used simultaneously. Some of these pain treatments include:
  • Implantable devices (intrathecal pump, spinal cord stimulator)
  • Injections (corticosteroids)
  • Medications (Percocet, Vicodin)
  • Nerve blocks (anesthetic injected into a nerve)
  • Physical therapy
  • Surgery
  • Alternative medicine therapies, such as biofeedback, acupuncture, and hypnosis

Being in pain takes away your enjoyment of life. It can lead to depression and stop you from engaging in even everyday activities. Because pain can’t be seen or tested for, it is sometimes overlooked by others. A pain medicine specialist works to safely restore your quality of life.