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We found 10 pain specialists who accept United Healthcare Bronze near Cedar Park, TX.

Dr. Esther Yaniv, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
1401 Medical Parkway; Suite 320
Cedar Park, TX
 

Dr. Esther Yaniv's specialties are physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. Patients gave her an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Yaniv include sciatica and neck pain. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and TriWest, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Yaniv studied medicine at Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine. Her medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. She has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Rising Stars. She speaks Hebrew. She is professionally affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. Dr. Yaniv has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Neck Pain, Lower Back Pain, Sciatica, Nerve Conduction Studies, Electromyography, Nutrition Issues, ... (Read more)

Dr. John William Wages, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
351 Cypress Creek Road; Suite 201
Cedar Park, TX
 

Dr. John Wages sees patients in Cedar Park, TX and Austin, TX. His medical specialties are anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Wages include pain management. He is professionally affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. He attended medical school at Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Wages is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

Dr. Mahan Ostadian, DO
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
9707 Anderson Mill Road; 230
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Mahan Ostadian is an anesthesiologist and pain specialist in Austin, TX. Dr. Ostadian's education and training includes medical school at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at Scott and White Healthcare and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. He has a special interest in pain management. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Cedar Park Regional Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

Dr. Bennett John Ezekiel, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Interventional Pain Medicine
351 Cypress Creek Road; Suite 201
Cedar Park, TX
 

Dr. Bennett Ezekiel is a physiatrist and interventional pain specialist. His areas of expertise include pain management. Dr. Ezekiel honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. After attending Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He is professionally affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

Dr. Julian Lowell Haro, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
15808 Ranch Road 620 N; Suite 215
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Julian Haro is a specialist in anesthesiology and pain medicine. Dr. Haro's patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. In his practice, Dr. Haro focuses on pain management. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Haro is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He is professionally affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

Dr. Clement Carol Yeh, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
9707 Anderson Mill Road
Austin, TX
 

Dr. Clement Yeh specializes in anesthesiology and pain medicine and practices in Austin, TX. The average patient rating for Dr. Yeh is 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He is a graduate of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Yeh trained at Parkland Health & Hospital System. Dr. Yeh is professionally affiliated with Cedar Park Regional Medical Center.

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Dr. Christine Marcelita Anderson, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
351 Cypress Creek Road; Suite 201
Cedar Park, TX
 

Dr. Christine Anderson specializes in anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. Dr. Anderson's areas of expertise include the following: pain management and anesthesia. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. She studied medicine at the University of Nebraska College of Medicine. Dr. Anderson is affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family.

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Clinical interests: Anesthesia, Pain Management

Dr. Paul Hien Le, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
351 Cypress Creek Road; Suite 201
Cedar Park, TX
 

Dr. Paul Le practices anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. He is especially interested in pain management. Dr. Le is rated 2.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

Dr. Bryan Julapan Skulpoonkitti, DO
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
500 W Whitestone Boulevard; Suite 250
Cedar Park, TX
 

Dr. Bryan Skulpoonkitti is a specialist in anesthesiology and pain medicine. He works in Cedar Park, TX and Austin, TX. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Skulpoonkitti include pain management. Dr. Skulpoonkitti is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Dr. Skulpoonkitti attended medical school at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

Dr. Hasan Chowdhury, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
910 E. Whitestone Boulevard
Cedar Park, TX
 

Dr. Hasan Chowdhury's specialties are anesthesiology and pain medicine. He practices in Taylor, TX, Round Rock, TX, and Cedar Park, TX. He is conversant in Bengali. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Chowdhury include pain management. He is professionally affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare. He attended the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center. Dr. Chowdhury is an in-network provider for United Healthcare EPO, United Healthcare Bronze, and United Healthcare Silver, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Facet Injection, Headache, Neck Problems, Hip Pain, Knee Pain, Sciatica, Peripheral Neuropathy, ... (Read more)

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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.