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Specializes in Psychosomatic Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine (End-of-Life Care and Serious Illness), Geriatric Psychiatry, Interventional Pain Medicine, Internal Medicine (Adult Medicine)
9500 Euclid Avenue; Mail Code R30
Cleveland, OH
(216) 636-5860

Dr. Harold Goforth is a hospice and palliative medicine specialist, interventional pain specialist, and geriatric psychiatrist. He has a special interest in palliative care, headache, and HIV/AIDS. Dr. Goforth is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic Main Campus. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. Dr. Goforth attended Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine and subsequently trained at the University of Chicago Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Loyola University for residency.

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Clinical interests: HIV Pain, Pain Control in Addicted Patients, Amputation-Associated Pain Syndromes, Headaches, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine, Internal Medicine (Adult Medicine)
9500 Euclid Avenue; C25
Cleveland, OH
(216) 444-8982; (216) 295-1010

Dr. Garrett Lasalle works as an internist in Cleveland, OH and Warrensville Heights, OH. He is especially interested in pain management. He is professionally affiliated with Hillcrest Hospital, Euclid Hospital, and South Pointe Hospital. Dr. Lasalle takes Medicare insurance. Dr. Lasalle is a graduate of the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University for his residency.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

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Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine, Anesthesiology
9500 Euclid Avenue; # E30
Cleveland, OH
(216) 970-0125

Dr. Ramatia Mahboobi is a medical specialist in anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. Dr. Mahboobi has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including CIGNA, Aetna, and Humana. He studied medicine at Tehran University of Medical Sciences. He trained at Cleveland Clinic for residency.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
10701 East Boulevard
Cleveland, OH
(216) 791-3800

Dr. Dina Hanna practices anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. She has a 2.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Hanna is affiliated with Cleveland VA Medical Center. She is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. She studied medicine at Cairo University, Kasr Al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine.

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Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine
2500 Metrohealth Drive
Cleveland, OH
(216) 778-7800

Dr. Kermit Fox's area of specialization is interventional pain medicine. He takes Medicare insurance. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School.

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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.