Dr. George Arcos

Pain Management
Gainesville, FL
37 years experience male

About

Bio

Residency in Anesthesiolgy, board certified. Subspecialty certification in pain management. Former Chief of Anesthesiology Homestead AFB- USAF Commendation Medal for contributions in pain mangement. Academic appointments Univ. of Miami, Univ.of Florida , and Florida State University Schools of Medicine. Fellowship in Bioethics- Univ. of Florida Secretary; Florida Society of Interventional Pain Physicians Editorial board member of international journal Pain Physician. President; Pain Institute of North Florida

Specialties
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Pain Management

Anesthesiology

Doctor Q&A

175 Answers
10 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Arcos
37 years experience Pain Management
Wean off: Lyrica (pregabalin) adverse effects commonly include swelling of the legs. You can try decreasing the dosage to 100-50mg per day , but most likely you ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Arcos
37 years experience Pain Management
See below: Pelvic pain often requires evaluation by gynecology, and urology. There are some doctors practicing a combined Uro-gynecology. Eval should include ure ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Arcos
37 years experience Pain Management
Not likely: Be certain to discuss with your obstetrician. Your highest risk is if your husband is experiencing a current outbreak of shingles ( varicella zoster) ... Read More

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Great responses. Very accurate. Comes highly recommended.
Aug 14, 2013
Knowledgeable and caring. What else is there?
Jun 25, 2013
Great responses. Very accurate.
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you, I'm taking Narco 2-10mg every 4-6 hours. Great for hip pain,but not touching the knee pain.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! You were very informational and direct! I appreciate it fully! :)
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks a lot. Sorry I typed both SGOT. Actually SGPT 90 and SGOT 47

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

New York College of Osteopathic Medicine of New York Institute of Technology
Graduated 1983MD

Medical/Graduate school

New York Institute of Technology New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, NY
Graduated 1983MD

Residency

Kennedy Memorial Hospitals University Medical Center

Residency

Sun Coast Hospital

Awards

USAF Commendation Medal-pain management
Compassionate phtsician award 2011
Patients choice award 2011

Affiliations

Tallahassee memorial hospital
Capital Regional Medical Center
Doctor's Hospital ; Augusta, GA
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