Dr. Alan Gonzalez-Cota, MD

Dr. Alan Gonzalez-Cota, MD

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Dr. Alan Gonzalez-Cota, MD is an interventional pain medicine specialist in Beltsville, MD and has been practicing for 7 years. He specializes in interventional pain medicine, pain medicine, and more.

12240 Indian Creek Ct # 130A

Beltsville, MD 20705

Contact Information

(301) 453-5970

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
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Dr. Gonzalez-Cota's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gonzalez-Cota treats Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Gonzalez-Cota treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Chronic Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gonzalez-Cota treats Chronic Pain more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Gonzalez-Cota treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gonzalez-Cota treats Low Back Pain more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Gonzalez-Cota treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Gonzalez-Cota's conditions and procedures:

Achilles Tendinitis
Acute Postoperative Pain
Adhesive Capsulitis
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Autonomic Disorders
Back Pain
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bone Disorders
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Brain Disorders
Bursitis
Cancer Pain
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Celiac Plexus Block
Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Pain Management
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Chronic Postoperative Pain
Coccygeal Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Degenerative Disc Disease
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Discogenic Pain
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Steroid Injections
Facet Block
Facet Joint Injection
Fibromyalgia
Fracture
Gait Abnormality
Hand Conditions
Headache
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Intrathecal Drug Delivery System Insertion
Joint Drainage
Joint Injection
Knee Disorders
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
Migraine
Minimally Invasive Lumbar Decompression (MILD)
Myelopathy
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Nerve Blocks
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Non-Operative Spine Treatment
Non-Opiate Pain Management
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Pain Management
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peripheral Nerve Block
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Nerve Stimulation
Phantom Limb Pain
Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Radiofrequency Intradiscal Biacuplasty
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sacroiliac Joint Injection
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Shoulder Disorders
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stellate Ganglion Block
Stem Cell Therapy
Steroid Injection
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Trigger Point Injection
Upper Back Pain

About Me

Care Philosophy

I believe the human body has a blueprint for self-healing from injury or disease; my job as a physician is to enhance that process with an individualized interventional approach to increase physical function, promote the return to a productive lifestyle at home or at work, and limit the need for future spine, joint, or nerve treatments.

Specialties

  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Functional Medicine
  • Headache Management
  • Integrative Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Education

  • 2011
    University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Fellowship Hospital
    2011
  • 2010
    University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Residency Hospital
    2010
  • 2007
    U Of Mi St. Joseph Mercy Hosp
    Internship Hospital
    2007

Languages

  • German
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Gonzalez-Cota

4.7

Based on 23 reviews

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I was pleasantly surprised by the amount of time Dr. Cota spent discussing the issues with my spine AND my overall health! He really does consider the the entire body! Dr. Cota is one of a small number of doctors who understand professional and sincere bedside manner. He carefully explained the...Read More
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Best referral ever from my PCP, Dr. AJ Johnson! Dr. Cota is a consonant advocate & has given me the best options for my pain relief and care. Dr. Cota is the ultimate professional & delivers care in a fact based, deliberate & compassionate manner. I know I have to be my own best advocate & he...Read More
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I cannot praise Dr. Cota and the pain clinic enough. He gave me hope when I was hopeless, when I felt no one was listening to me in regard to the pain level I felt after a surgery. He is a kind, compassionate man with a wealth of professional knowledge; recognizing problems from descriptions I...Read More
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Dr. Gonzalez-Cota is kind and smart and everything you'd want in a doctor. He spent a lot of time with me, listening and explaining and offering various options for treatment. I saw several doctors before him and want to save everyone the trouble of consulting with someone who doesn't have the...Read More
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Health Net
Tricare
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Humana
Tricare
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