Dr. Christopher J. Centeno, MD

Dr. Christopher J. Centeno, MD

Pain Medicine | Male | 53 years old

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Care Philosophy

Dr. Centeno is an international expert and specialist in musculoskeletal, spinal, and neurologic injury. He is an M.D. who is double boarded in both Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation as well Pain Medicine. He trained at the Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Medical Center, and the Institute for Rehabilitation Research. He utilizes a traditional medical approach blended with alternative and research based treatments. He is medical director of The Centeno-Schultz Clinic and the Spinal Injury Foundation.Read more

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Dr. Centeno's Care Philosophy

Dr. Centeno is an international expert and specialist in musculoskeletal, spinal, and neurologic injury. He is an M.D. who is double boarded in both Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation as well Pain Medicine. He trained at the Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Medical Center, and the Institute for Rehabilitation Research. He utilizes a traditional medical approach blended with alternative and research based treatments. He is medical director of The Centeno-Schultz Clinic and the Spinal Injury Foundation.

Dr. Centeno's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Pain Medicine
  •  Board certified in Pain Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications
    • The presence and interrater reliability of thoracic allodynia in a whiplash cohort – a case series report., 2005
    • Waddell's signs revisited?, 2004
    • A Prospective Case Series of Fluoroscopically Guided Cervical Prolotherapy for Instability with Blinded Pre and Post Radiographic Reading
    • The Presence of a Psoas in a Patient with Congenital Absence of the Hip: A Case Report, 2004
    • Degenerative Disc Disease and Pre-existing Spinal Pain., 2003
    • Cranial manipulation in a patient with possible neurovascular contact injury at the cerevello-pontine angle- A case report
    • Practical Guide to Cervical Radiofrequency Lesioning of the Medial Branches., 2004

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  • Pain Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of South Florida / College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1989

  • Internship Hospital
    Presbyterian St Luke's Medical Center

    Completed in 1990

  • Residency Hospital
    Baylor All Saints Medical Center

    Completed in 1990

  • Undergraduate School
    Florida State University

    Graduated in 1985

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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