Dr. Carlos Placer, MD

Dr. Carlos Placer, MD

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Age 47
Dr. Carlos Placer, MD is an other provider in Orlando, FL and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Universidad Central Del Caribe School Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in other, pain medicine, and more.Read his story

7350 Sandlake Commons Blvd Ste 2212A

Orlando, FL 32819

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Dr. Placer's Experience

Dr. Placer's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Other
  • Board certified in Pain Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Placer's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Placer "Dr. Carlos Placer is board-certified in Pain Management, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, with a sub-specialty in Spine & Sports Medicine. Dr. Placer began his education at the Universidad Central Del Caribe School of Medicine in Bayamon, Puerto Rico. He went on to complete his residency at the University of Puerto Rico in 2001. Following residency, Dr. Placer completed a Pain Management & Sports Medicine fellowship at the University of Florida. He has clinical interests in ultrasound guided injections, EMGs and neuromodulation. In addition, Dr. Placer specializes in Botox for migraines, Platelet Rich Plasma and Prolotherapy. Skilled in a multidisciplinary approach to the treatment of pain, Carlos takes pride in providing his patients with the highest quality of care."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Placer "Dr. Carlos Placer approaches pain management from an individualized perspective and carefully outlines a comprehensive treatment plan tailored to each patient's specific needs. Our practice takes pride in treating patients as we would a member of our own family. We utilize procedures and techniques to permanently control and alleviate pain, restoring our patients to a healthier state of wellness. Our staff is personable, our experience is extensive and we are very passionate about what we do. No matter the procedure or the patient, Dr. Placer strives to help relieve your pain so you can focus and function better."

3  Specialties

  • Other
  • Pain Medicine
  • Sports Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

45  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Back Pain During Pregnancy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Pain Disorder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Upper Back Pain
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12  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Universidad Central Del Caribe School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • University Hospital Upr Med Campus
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • University Hospital Upr Med Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University Of Fl
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Placer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Carlos Placer, MD
Dr is good but Front desk staff is horrible! Not professional at all and that's a shame people that work for a doctor should be compassionate in their job and treating others kindly! Front desk person is so unfriendly and rude! I have witnessed many times how she screams at people like if they are...Read More
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Maria in Orlando Fl – Apr 20, 2016
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Went in for sever pain from degenerative spinal problems in shoulder... Dr. recommended physical therapy...one year later I received a $500 bill for drug tests! I would never have agreed to this, as I cannot afford such tests, and I had just taken a drug test for my job for $50. Office says they...Read More
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Kerri Murphy in Orlando, FL – Jan 22, 2016
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