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We found 13 pain specialists who accept Humana Simplicity HMO Open Access Gold 02/100 near Las Vegas, NV.

Dr. Lukasz Chebes, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
4750 W Oakey Boulevard; Suite 3a
Las Vegas, NV
 

Dr. Lukasz Chebes is a physician who specializes in anesthesiology and pain medicine. He has a special interest in pain management. He is professionally affiliated with Southwest Medical Associates. Dr. Chebes attended medical school at Ohio State University College of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Chebes trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

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Specializes in Hand Surgery, Pain Medicine, Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
2800 East Desert Inn Road; Suite 100
Las Vegas, NV
 

Dr. Michael Lee, who practices in Las Vegas, NV and Henderson, NV, is a medical specialist in hand surgery, pain medicine, and orthopedics/orthopedic surgery. Dr. Lee graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Humana HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with MountainView Hospital.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
3233 W Charleston Boulevard; #202
Las Vegas, NV
 

Dr. Steven Holper's medical specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Holper is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Holper is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. His education and training includes medical school at Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine and the University of Guadalajara, University Center of Health Sciences and residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Interventional Pain Medicine, Internal Medicine
1701 Bearden Drive; #200
Las Vegas, NV
 

Dr. Dolue Ezeanolue works as a physiatrist and interventional pain specialist. Dr. Ezeanolue's professional affiliations include Southern Hills Hospital, MountainView Hospital, and Apex Medical Center. He is a graduate of the University of Nigeria Faculty of Medical Sciences. He completed his residency training at Strong Memorial Hospital and Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center. He is rated 2.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Ezeanolue is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
4454 N. Decatur Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV
 

Dr. David Lanzkowsky is an anesthesiology and pain medicine specialist. He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Lanzkowsky is a graduate of Ponce School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Lanzkowsky completed residency programs at North Shore University Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center. He is conversant in Spanish.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine, Rehabilitative Services
2073 E Sahara Avenue
Las Vegas, NV
 

Dr. Curtis Poindexter specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation), pain medicine, and rehabilitative services. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Poindexter accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
1815 E Lake Mead Boulevard; Suite 317
N Las Vegas, NV
 

Dr. Luis Velazquez, who practices in North Las Vegas, NV, is a medical specialist in anesthesiology and pain medicine. Dr. Velazquez takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He graduated from the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine. Dr. Velazquez (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and French.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
4454 N. Decatur Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV
 

Dr. Zachariah Chambers is a specialist in anesthesiology and pain medicine. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO. He is a graduate of the University of South Alabama College of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Chambers speaks Spanish.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
2820 W Charleston Boulevard; Suite 7
Las Vegas, NV
 

Dr. Alain Coppel is an anesthesiologist and interventional pain specialist. He graduated from the University of Arizona College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center. Patient ratings for Dr. Coppel average 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Coppel takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
3835 S. Jones Boulevard; #104
Las Vegas, NV
 

Dr. Godwin Maduka's specialties are anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. He practices in Las Vegas, NV. He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Dr. Maduka attended medical school at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
2809 W Charleston Boulevard; Suite 150
Las Vegas, NV
 

Dr. Leon Perel specializes in anesthesiology and pain medicine and practices in Las Vegas, NV. He studied medicine at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. Dr. Perel accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine
3835 S Jones Boulevard; Suite 104
Las Vegas, NV
 

Dr. Stuart Baird works as an interventional pain specialist in Las Vegas, NV. Dr. Baird is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
2809 W Charleston Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV
 

Dr. Kunal Parikh is a specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. He works in Las Vegas, NV. He graduated from Ross University School of Medicine. Dr. Parikh is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Child Health Plus, and Humana Bronze. Dr. Parikh (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu, Greek, and Ukrainian.

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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.