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Dr. Harold W Goforth, MD
Specializes in Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Interventional Pain Medicine, Internal Medicine, Geriatric Psychiatry, Psychosomatic Medicine
1730 West 25th Street
Cleveland, OH
 

Dr. Harold Goforth is a specialist in hospice and palliative medicine (end-of-life care and serious illness), interventional pain medicine, and geriatric psychiatry. Clinical interests for Dr. Goforth include palliative care, headache, and HIV/AIDS. He is professionally affiliated with Lutheran Hospital, Hillcrest Hospital, and Cleveland Clinic Main Campus. After attending Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at the University of Chicago Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. Dr. Goforth's patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver.

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Clinical interests: Amputation, Pain, Headache, Weight Loss, Palliative Care, HIV/AIDS, Cancer, Addictions, Anorexia

Dr. Garrett S Lasalle, MD
Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine, Internal Medicine
9500 Euclid Avenue; C25
Cleveland, OH
 

Dr. Garrett Lasalle's area of specialization is interventional pain medicine. Dr. Lasalle attended the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University for residency. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Lasalle include pain management. He takes Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Hillcrest Hospital (Mayfield Heights, OH), Euclid Hospital, and South Pointe Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
9500 Euclid Avenue; # E30
Cleveland, OH
 

Dr. Ramatia Mahboobi is an anesthesiologist and interventional pain specialist. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Mahboobi honors several insurance carriers, including Cigna, Aetna, and Humana. He is a graduate of Tehran University of Medical Sciences. His medical residency was performed at Cleveland Clinic.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
10701 East Boulevard
Cleveland, OH
 

Dr. Dina Hanna practices anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine in Warren, OH and Cleveland, OH. She is professionally affiliated with Cleveland VA Medical Center. She studied medicine at Cairo University, Kasr Al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Hanna has received a 2.5 out of 5 star rating by her patients. She honors Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine, Psychiatry
9500 Euclid Avenue; # P57
Cleveland, OH
 

Dr. Siddharth Arora practices interventional pain medicine and psychiatry. Dr. Arora studied medicine at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Cleveland Clinic.

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Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine
2500 Metrohealth Drive
Cleveland, OH
 

Dr. Kermit Fox works as an interventional pain specialist in Cleveland, OH. He accepts Medicare insurance. He attended medical school 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.
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