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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
8934 Kingsridge Drive; Suite 101
Centerville, OH
(937) 434-2226

Dr. Amol Soin is a medical specialist in anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Medicare insurance. Dr. Soin obtained his medical school training at Northeast Ohio Medical University and performed his residency at Rush University Medical Center. He is affiliated with Kettering Health Network.

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Vivekanand Manocha MD
Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine
578 North Main Street
Springboro, OH
(937) 619-0724

Dr. Vivekanand Manocha specializes in interventional pain medicine. Dr. Manocha honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Medical Mutual, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. His education and training includes medical school at St. George's University School of Medicine and residency at MetroHealth Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Case Western Reserve University. His professional affiliations include Atrium Medical Center and Kettering Health Network. His practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Thomas J Knox MD, MBA, DABIPP, FIPP
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
88 Remick Boulevard
Springboro, OH

Dr. Thomas Knox's areas of specialization are anesthesiology and pain medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Atrium Medical Center. Dr. Knox takes Anthem, Medical Mutual, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients. Dr. Knox graduated from Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati for his residency.

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Dr. Howard A Seitzman MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
Atrium Medical Center; One Medical Center Drive
Middletown, OH
(513) 424-2111; (513) 420-5165

Dr. Howard Seitzman is a specialist in anesthesiology and pain medicine. He works in Middletown, OH. Dr. Seitzman is in-network for Medicare insurance. He graduated from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Atrium Medical Center. He is open to new patients.

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Dr. Thomas R Ware MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
Atrium Medical Center; One Medical Center Drive
Franklin, OH

Dr. Thomas Ware's specialties are anesthesiology and pain medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Atrium Medical Center. He takes Medicare insurance. Dr. Ware has a closed panel. He graduated from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati for residency.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Pain Medicine
1550 Yankee Pk Place
Centerville, OH
(937) 439-4949

Dr. Richard Donnini specializes in pain medicine and family medicine and practices in Centerville, OH. Dr. Donnini's average patient rating is 2.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. Before completing his residency at Grandview Medical Center, Dr. Donnini attended medical school at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Dr. Victor T Nicolas MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
Atrium Medical Center; One Medical Center Drive
Middletown, OH
(513) 424-2111; (513) 420-5165

Dr. Victor Nicolas is a Middletown, OH physician who specializes in anesthesiology and pain medicine. He accepts Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Dr. Nicolas is professionally affiliated with Atrium Medical Center. Dr. Nicolas is not currently accepting new patients.

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Specializes in Pain Medicine, Anesthesiology
8120 Garnet Drive
Dayton, OH
(937) 291-2511

Dr. Laila Gomaa's areas of specialization are anesthesiology and pain medicine. Her average rating from her patients is 2.0 stars out of 5.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
1550 Yankee Park Place
Dayton, OH
(937) 439-4949

Dr. Janice Pauley works as an anesthesiologist and interventional pain specialist in Dayton, OH. She is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. Dr. Pauley graduated from Ohio State University College 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.
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