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We found 7 interventional pain specialists who accept Aetna Gold EPO near Houston, TX.

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Dr. Allen Ray Dorsett, DO
Specializes in Physiatry, Interventional Pain Medicine
1315 St Joseph Parkway; Suite 1507
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Allen Dorsett is a physiatrist and interventional pain specialist. Clinical interests for Dr. Dorsett include pain management. The average patient rating for Dr. Dorsett is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Dorsett takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Dorsett attended the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) for residency. He has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

Dr. Ioannis Mihail Skaribas, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Ioannis Skaribas works as an anesthesiologist and interventional pain specialist in Houston, TX, Katy, TX, and Sugar Land, TX. Areas of expertise for Dr. Skaribas include back pain, musculoskeletal pain, and neck pain. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, and Houston Methodist. After completing medical school at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Medical School, Dr. Skaribas performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He 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. Dr. Skaribas is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Musculoskeletal Pain, Neck Pain, Lower Back Pain, Neck Problems, Neuropathy, Back Pain, Peripheral ... (Read more)

Dr. Uday Vasant Doctor, MD
Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Uday Doctor's specialty is interventional pain medicine. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Doctor include back pain, neck pain, and bursitis. Patient ratings for Dr. Doctor average 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Doctor 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. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Doctor is affiliated with Houston Methodist. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Doctor's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Neck Pain, Bursitis, Shoulder Problems, Back Pain, Hip Problems

Dr. Brian Mendoza Bruel, MBA, MD
Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine
1515 Holcombe Boulevard; Unit 0409
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Brian Bruel is an interventional pain medicine specialist. He is affiliated with The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bruel takes. He studied medicine at the University of the East, Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center. He has received the distinction of Texas Rising Stars.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine, Critical Care
7015 Almeda Road; Suite 3
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Raju Mantena works as an anesthesiologist, interventional pain specialist, and intensivist in Houston, TX. Dr. Mantena's average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. He has indicated that his clinical interests include pain management. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, Westchester Medical Center, and Park Plaza Hospital. Dr. Mantena accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna Medicare, and more. He attended medical school at Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Mount Sinai School of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
1220 Holcombe Boulevard
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Ronald Parris' areas of specialization are anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Parris average 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Parris takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. He attended medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine, Other
7505 South Main Street; Suite 150
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Michael McCann's area of specialization is interventional pain medicine. Dr. McCann's patients gave him an average rating of 2.5 out of 5 stars. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. 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.