We found 9 pain specialists who accept United Healthcare Gold HMO near Mars, PA.

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Dr. James Lovett Cosgrove, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
6998 Crider Road; Suite 110
Mars, PA
 

Dr. James Cosgrove's areas of specialization are physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Cosgrove is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Dr. Cosgrove attended medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Dr. Cosgrove is professionally affiliated with UPMC Passavant.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
20399 Route 19; One Landmark North Suite 203
Cranberry Township, PA
 

Dr. Frank Kunkel's areas of specialization are anesthesiology and pain medicine. His hospital/clinic affiliations include UPMC Shadyside and UPMC Passavant. Dr. Kunkel's education and training includes medical school at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). Patient reviews placed him at an average of 2.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate.

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Dr. James Albert Craig Jr., DO
Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
6998 Crider Road; Suite 110
Mars, PA
 

Dr. James Craig is a physiatrist and pain doctor in Pittsburgh, PA, Butler, PA, and Mars, PA. Dr. Craig studied medicine at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Craig completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with UPMC Passavant.

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Dr. Scott Anthony Brancolini, MPH, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
20399 Route 19; Suite 203
Cranberry Township, PA
 

Dr. Scott Brancolini works as an anesthesiologist and interventional pain specialist in Cranberry Township, PA and Pittsburgh, PA. Patient ratings for Dr. Brancolini average 4.5 stars out of 5. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Brancolini honors. Before performing his residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Dr. Brancolini attended Penn State College of Medicine for medical school. Dr. Brancolini is professionally affiliated with UPMC East, UPMC Shadyside, and UPMC Mercy.

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Specializes in Pain Medicine, Other, Neurology
7000 Stonewood Drive
Wexford, PA
 

Dr. Richard Plowey's areas of specialization are pain medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more. He attended MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Miami for residency. Dr. Plowey is professionally affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC).

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Dr. Benedict C Woo, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
6998 Crider Road; Suite 110
Mars, PA
 

Dr. Benedict Woo sees patients in Pittsburgh, PA, Butler, PA, and Mars, PA. His medical specialties are physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. Dr. Woo attended the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and subsequently trained at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) for residency. Patient ratings for Dr. Woo average 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more. Dr. Woo is conversant in Mandarin and Cantonese. His professional affiliations include UPMC St. Margaret and UPMC Passavant.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine, Other
7000 Stonewood Drive; Suite 151
Wexford, PA
 

Dr. Mark Lodico's medical specialty is anesthesiology and pain medicine. He studied medicine at Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine and SUNY Upstate Medical University. Patients gave Dr. Lodico an average rating of 1.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. His hospital/clinic affiliations include UPMC East, UPMC Hamot, and UPMC McKeesport.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
943 Route 228
Mars, PA
 

Dr. Sophie Hanna's specialties are physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Hanna is 1.0 stars out of 5. She takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
7000 Stonewood Drive; Suite 151
Wexford, PA
 

Dr. Kevin Hibbard is an anesthesiologist and pain doctor. He honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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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