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We found 6 pain specialists who accept United Healthcare POS near York, PA.

Dr. Henry Able Richardson, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
228 St. Charles Way; Suite 100
York, PA
 

Dr. Henry Richardson works as a rehabilitation physician and pain specialist in York, PA. He has indicated that his clinical interests include pain management. He is professionally affiliated with WellSpan Medical Group and WellSpan York Hospital. Dr. Richardson is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Richardson is open to new patients. After attending Loma Linda University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Loma Linda University Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

Dr. Daniel Carmine De Falcis, MD
Specializes in Pain Medicine, Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
1850 Normandie Drive
York, PA
 

Dr. Daniel Defalcis is a pain specialist and spinal cord injury specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Defalcis include nerve conduction studies (NCS), trigger point injections, and second opinions. He is professionally affiliated with WellSpan York Hospital. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Highmark, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Defalcis attended Penn State College of Medicine for medical school. In addition to English, Dr. Defalcis (or staff) speaks French and Italian.

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Clinical interests: Second Opinions, Electromyography, Botox Injection, Forensic Evaluations, Joint Aspiration, ... (Read more)

Dr. To-Nhu Hoang Vu, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
1001 S. George Street
York, PA
 

Dr. To-Nhu Vu works as an anesthesiologist and pain doctor in York, PA. She has indicated that her clinical interests include pain management. She is professionally affiliated with WellSpan York Hospital. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Capital BlueCross are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Vu accepts. Dr. Vu is open to new patients. She graduated from Penn State College of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Vu trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

Dr. Bruce Edward Sicilia, MD
Specializes in Pain Medicine, Spinal Cord Injury Medicine, Electrodiagnostic Medicine
1881 Loucks Road
York, PA
 

Dr. Bruce Sicilia is a pain doctor, spinal cord injury specialist, and electrodiagnostic medicine specialist. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include spasticity, pain management, and stroke. Dr. Sicilia is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Capital BlueCross. Dr. Sicilia attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and subsequently trained at George Washington University Medical Center for residency. He is professionally affiliated with WellSpan Health.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Electromyography, Botox Injection, Neuromuscular Disorders, Fibromyalgia, Joint ... (Read more)

Dr. Maria Purita Delos Angeles-Sicilia, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine, Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Rehabilitative Services
1881 Loucks Road
York, PA
 

Dr. Maria Delosangeles-Sicilia is a specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation), pain medicine, and electrodiagnostic medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Delosangeles-Sicilia (or staff) speaks Filipino and Spanish. Her areas of expertise include the following: pain management, electromyography (EMG), and acupuncture treatment. Dr. Delosangeles-Sicilia is affiliated with WellSpan Health. After attending George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences for medical school, she completed her residency training at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore and a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. She accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Capital BlueCross, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Electromyography, Pain Management, Acupuncture Treatment, Rehabilitation

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Specializes in General Practice, Family Medicine, Interventional Pain Medicine
2200 S George Street; Suite W-2
York, PA
 

Dr. Earl Edwards' medical specialty is general practice, family medicine, and interventional pain medicine. He graduated from Central University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. Dr. Edwards is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry.

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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.