Dr. Miguel Attias

Pain Management
Saint George, FL
24 years experience male

Locations

Tampa Pain Relief Center

FL

Address

FL
Directions

Practice website

About

Bio

Dr. Attias is an Anesthesiologist and Interventional Pain Management Specialist. His extensive Medical Training, continued updates in the latest state of the art techniques coupled with a great passion for his specialty make him a unique physician in this field. He completed an Anesthesiology residency at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center of Boston – TUFTS University School of Medicine where he was elected as Chief Resident. He culminated with a Pain Management Fellowship at the same institution. Dr. Attias has expertise in all the areas of chronic pain, ranging from medication to interventional management. He has special interest in Advanced Pain Management techniques including trialing and implantation of spinal cord stimulators and intrathecal drug delivery systems.

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Pain Management

Doctor Q&A

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2 Agrees
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A female asked:
Dr. Miguel Attias
24 years experience
More details: Where exactly is the pain? Are you diabetic or have any other medical problems?
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Attias
24 years experience
Many things, but...: A left kidney infection is possible if your symptoms are associated with fever or urinary symptoms. A kidney stone is another possibility and pain wo... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Miguel Attias
24 years experience
It is Chronic Now!: If you've had pancreatitis for 4 years it is now considered chronic pancreatitis.
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Miguel Attias
24 years experience
Carefull !: Both medications are controlled substances and should be taken only under strict supervision from the physician that prescribed them. Multiple side ef... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Attias
24 years experience
Variable: This could be variable and depends on duration of therapy and dosages used, along other variables. In general should not take more than a cumple f wee... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Attias
24 years experience
Don't do it!: A literature search resulted in only a couple of small case reports. Obviously not enough evidence of efficacy or safety for spinal application.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Attias
24 years experience
Many things, but: Esophageal spasm is a possibility, but could be of cardiac, gastric, pancreatic, pulmonary or musculoskeletal origin , between others. Tell me more a... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Miguel Attias
24 years experience
Hemicrania: It could be a condition called hemicrania continua and might respond to treatment with indomethacin. Other conditions like trigeminal neuralgia could... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Attias
24 years experience
An alcohol problem?: No clue, but go get your shoulder and liver checked by a doctor and don't drink alcohol until then! pain of hepatic/ intraabdominal origin can some... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Attias
24 years experience
Peptic Ulcer?: This could be a gastric ulcer or gastritis. Other possibilities are gallbladder stones or cholecystitis as well as pancreatitis. If you are feeling ex... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Miguel Attias
24 years experience
What's the cause?: Opiate detox is indicated for several problems including opiate abuse and addiction and opiate dependence for chronic pain for example. Depending of ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Attias
24 years experience
Yes: Analgesics like diclofenac could thin your blood and change menstruation but usually improve painful symptoms. The Codeine contained in cocodamol wh... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Attias
24 years experience
Yes: Tramadol is an opiate-like analgesic medication that also inhibits norepinephrine and serotonin reuptake (like some antidepressants do) . It depends ... Read More
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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
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Apr 3, 2013
Dr. Attias is the best Pain Management doctor I have ever seen. I've been to others and believe me, he is so far and above the best there is. His compassion and knowledge have been a life saver for me...Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Attias is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Attias is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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37 & gall bladder removed. Suffer from gastritis continuously, had endoscopy & colonoscopy. Biopsies done for crohns & colitis. .
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I have Type 2 Diabetes, very well controlled. Neuropathy tests are neg
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Central University of Venezuela School of Medicine, Venezuela
Graduated 1999MD

Residency

ST ELIZABETH'S MEDICAL CENTER

Awards

Top Pain Management Specialist , First Place, Georgia - Winter
2013
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