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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
400 Court Street; Suite 100
Charleston, WV
(304) 347-6120; (304) 347-6141

Dr. Timothy Deer is an anesthesiologist and interventional pain specialist in Charleston, WV and Hurricane, WV. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia, Dr. Deer attended medical school at West Virginia University School of Medicine. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Deer is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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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's specialties are anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Virginia School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

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Specializes in Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation), Interventional Pain Medicine
400 Court Street; #302
Charleston, WV
(681) 214-5399; (304) 347-6120

Dr. Richard Bowman's areas of specialization are physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and interventional pain medicine. He attended medical school at West Virginia University School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee. Dr. Bowman is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver.

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

Dr. Chong Kim is an interventional pain medicine specialist. Dr. Kim is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver. He attended medical school at Temple University School of Medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Korean. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
400 Court Street; Suite 100 First Floor
Charleston, WV
(304) 347-6120; (304) 347-6142

Dr. Christopher Kim's areas of specialization are anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine; he sees patients in Charleston, WV. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Kim is in-network for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine. He is conversant in Korean. He is open to new patients.

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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 practices anesthesiology and pain medicine in Charleston, WV. Dr. Coombe accepts Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania.

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

Dr. Francis Saldanha practices anesthesiology and pain medicine in Charleston, WV. He graduated from Stanley Medical College. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Saldanha honors Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

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

Dr. Kellee Abner is an anesthesiology and pain medicine specialist. Dr. Abner is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. She graduated from Marshall University, Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine.

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

Dr. Kenneth McNeil is an anesthesiology and pain medicine specialist in Morgantown, WV and Charleston, WV. He is in-network for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more. Dr. McNeil studied medicine at Marshall University, Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

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

Dr. H. Ramesh's specialties are physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. He practices in Charleston, WV. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver. 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's specialties are anesthesiology and pain medicine. He practices in Charleston, WV. Dr. Nelson accepts several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver. He studied medicine at West Virginia University School of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

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

Dr. Josiah Lilly is a medical specialist in anesthesiology and pain medicine. He graduated from West Virginia University School of Medicine.

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

Dr. Nicholas Bremer is a specialist in anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. He works in Charleston, WV. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid. Dr. Bremer studied medicine at the University of Vermont College of Medicine. He welcomes new patients.

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

Dr. Arnold Yosuico works as an anesthesiologist and pain specialist. He graduated from the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. He accepts Medicare insurance.

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

Dr. Brian Yee is an anesthesiology and pain medicine specialist. Dr. Yee is a graduate of West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine. Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Yee takes.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

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

Dr. Warren Grace is an interventional pain specialist. He takes Medicare insurance. Dr. Grace is open to new patients. He studied medicine at West Virginia University School of Medicine.

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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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