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Dr. Alan Gonzalez-Cota, MD

Interventional Pain Medicine ·  Male

Dr. Gonzalez-Cota

Dr. Alan Gonzalez-Cota, MD is an interventional pain medicine specialist in Beltsville, MD and has been practicing for 8 years. He specializes in interventional pain medicine, pain medicine, and more.


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(301) 453-5970

Dr. Gonzalez-Cota accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
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CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Coventry Health Care
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Dr. Gonzalez-Cota's Top Procedures and Conditions

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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
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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
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • 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
  • Elbow Injuries
  • 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
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intrathecal Drug Delivery System Insertion
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Migraine
  • Minimally Invasive Lumbar Decompression (MILD)
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Non-Operative Spine Treatment
  • Non-Opiate Pain Management
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • 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
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • 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 Injury
  • 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
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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
2010
University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
Residency Hospital
2007
U Of Mi St. Joseph Mercy Hosp
Internship Hospital
2006
University Of California At San Diego
2011
2010
2007
2006

Languages

  • German
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Gonzalez-Cota's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Gonzalez-Cota

4.7

Based on 23 reviews

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1 Star
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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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