We found 8 pain specialists who accept BlueCare Essential 1486 near Boca Raton, FL.

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Dr. Juan P. Giraldo MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
average rating 2.41 stars (3 ratings)
660 Glades Road; Suite 460
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Juan Giraldo is a medical specialist in anesthesiology and pain medicine. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Giraldo's areas of expertise include the following: complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), spinal pain, and general anesthesia. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He is a graduate of El Bosque University, Colombian School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York Downtown Hospital, and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. In addition to English, Dr. Giraldo speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Cleveland Clinic Florida - Weston.

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Clinical interests: Hip Pain, Radiculopathy, Neck Pain, Spinal Pain, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Compression Fractures, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
average rating 3.21 stars (7 ratings)
1601 Clint Moore Road; Suite 160
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Steven Stein works as an anesthesiologist and pain doctor. He is a graduate of UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Patient reviews placed Dr. Stein at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Stein has received include South Florida Super Doctors; Boca Raton Super Doctors; and Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Interventional Pain Medicine
average rating 4.45 stars (10 ratings)
1401 Nw 9th Avenue
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Joseph Alshon practices physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and interventional pain medicine in Boca Raton, FL and Tamarac, FL. Dr. Alshon's clinical interests encompass pain management. He is professionally affiliated with Broward Health Coral Springs. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Temple University, Dr. Alshon attended medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Alshon is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
1601 Clint Moore Road; Suite 160
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Ian Schaja is an anesthesiologist and pain doctor. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Schaja honors. Dr. Schaja graduated from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
average rating 4.14 stars (19 ratings)
100 S Military Trail; Suite 10
Deerfield Beach, FL
 

Dr. Nabil Barsoum is an anesthesiology and pain medicine specialist in Deerfield Beach, FL. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Barsoum is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
average rating 5 stars (1 rating)
4800 Linton Boulevard; Building A-201
Delray Beach, FL
 

Dr. Jonathan Tarrash sees patients in Delray Beach, FL. His medical specialties are physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. Dr. Tarrash is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He attended medical school at SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
4800 Linton Boulevard; A201
Delray Beach, FL
 

Dr. Reuben Hoch is an anesthesiology and pain medicine specialist. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Hoch attended Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Long Island College Hospital and NYU Langone Medical Center for residency.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
average rating 3.66 stars (3 ratings)
1601 Clint Moore Road; Suite 160
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Peter Warheit is a specialist in anesthesiology and pain medicine. He works in Boca Raton, FL. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and 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.
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