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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
The Center for Pain Relief, Inc.; Suite 100
Charleston, WV
(304) 347-6141; (304) 347-6120

Dr. Matthew Ranson is an anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine specialist. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. He attended West Virginia University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Ohio State University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with West Virginia University for residency.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
816 Lee Street E
Charleston, WV
(304) 347-6120; (304) 347-6141

Dr. Timothy Deer's specialties are anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. He practices in Charleston, WV and Hurricane, WV. Dr. Deer is professionally affiliated with Charleston Area Medical Center. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia, Dr. Deer attended West Virginia University School of Medicine. His average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Deer honors Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
100 Peyton Way, Suite 200; CPRTS Administrative Office
Charleston, WV
(304) 526-8384; (304) 526-1951

Dr. David Caraway is a physician who specializes in anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Caraway average 2.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia, Dr. Caraway attended the University of Virginia School of Medicine and Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine. Dr. Caraway is professionally affiliated with St. Mary's Medical Center.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
3100 MacCorkle Avenue SE; Charleston Area Medical Center
Charleston, WV
(304) 925-4086; (304) 388-5432

Dr. Raymond Coombe specializes in anesthesiology and pain medicine. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. Dr. Coombe attended Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania for residency. He is professionally affiliated with Charleston Area Medical Center.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
2335 Chesterfield Avenue; Suite 102
Charleston, WV
(304) 925-3535

Dr. Francis Saldanha, who practices in Charleston, WV, is a medical specialist in anesthesiology and pain medicine. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. His education and training includes medical school at Stanley Medical College and The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University and residency at The Western Pennsylvania Hospital.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
400 Court Street; #100
Charleston, WV
(304) 347-6120; (304) 347-6139

Dr. Christopher Kim practices anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine. Dr. Kim is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He accepts the following insurance: Medicaid and Medicare. Dr. Kim (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Korean and Spanish. Dr. Kim is affiliated with Charleston Area Medical Center.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
110 Roane Street
Charleston, WV
(304) 344-0096

Dr. Kellee Abner is an anesthesiologist and pain doctor in South Charleston, WV and Charleston, WV. She accepts Medicare insurance. She graduated from Marshall University, Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
4407 MacCorkle Avenue SE
Charleston, WV

Dr. Jim Sponaugle is a specialist in anesthesiology and pain medicine. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. Dr. Sponaugle studied medicine at West Virginia University School of Medicine. His training includes residency programs at Charleston Area Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU).

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Specializes in Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation), Interventional Pain Medicine
400 Court Street; #302
Charleston, WV
(304) 347-6120

Dr. Richard Bowman works as a physiatrist and interventional pain specialist. Dr. Bowman's patients gave him an average rating of 2.0 out of 5 stars. He takes Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of West Virginia University School of Medicine and West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine. He is affiliated with Charleston Area Medical Center.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, General Practice, Pain Medicine, Addiction Medicine
116 Hills Plaza
Charleston, WV
(304) 757-6999

Dr. Gai Smythe sees patients in Charleston, WV. Her medical specialties are general practice, pain medicine, and family medicine. Dr. Smythe's average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. She takes Medicare insurance. She attended medical school at Marshall University, Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine. Dr. Smythe is affiliated with Charleston Area Medical Center.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
100 Peyton Way; Suite 200
Charleston, WV
(304) 346-9400

Dr. Kenneth McNeil specializes in anesthesiology and pain medicine and practices in Morgantown, WV and Charleston, WV. He accepts Medicare insurance. He attended medical school at Marshall University, Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Pain Medicine, Anesthesiology
400 Court Street; Suite 100
Charleston, WV
(304) 347-6120

Dr. Jason Pope's specialties are anesthesiology and pain medicine. Dr. Pope honors Medicare insurance. His education and training includes medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine and residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with St. Mary's Medical Center and Charleston Area Medical Center.

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Specializes in Pain Medicine, Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)
400 Court Street; #203
Charleston, WV
(304) 343-4900

Dr. H. Ramesh, who practices in Charleston, WV, is a medical specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. Dr. Ramesh graduated from Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, and Bangalore University.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
3508 Staunton Avenue
Charleston, WV
(304) 925-4086

Dr. Timothy Nelson is a specialist in anesthesiology and pain medicine. He works in Charleston, WV. Dr. Nelson is professionally affiliated with Charleston Area Medical Center. He is a graduate of West Virginia University School of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
3508 Staunton Avenue Se
Charleston, WV
(304) 925-4086

Dr. Arnold Yosuico is an anesthesiologist and pain specialist. Dr. Yosuico is affiliated with Charleston Area Medical Center. He honors Medicare insurance. He studied medicine at the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery.

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Specializes in Pain Medicine, Anesthesiology
2335 Chesterfield Avenue Se
Charleston, WV
(304) 925-2922

Dr. Josiah Lilly is a physician who specializes in anesthesiology and pain medicine. His average rating from his patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. He attended West Virginia University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Virginia Mason Medical Center.

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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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