Dr. Christopher Roberts, MD

Dr. Christopher Roberts, MD

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Pain Medicine  ·  
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51 y/o
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Dr. Christopher Roberts, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Jacksonville, FL and has been practicing for 20 years. He specializes in pain medicine and anesthesiology.Read his story

Jacksonville Spine Center

10475 Centurion Pkwy N Ste 201

Jacksonville, FL 32256
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Roberts performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
very high
more than 99% of peers
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Roberts's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Roberts' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Roberts "EXPERTISE: Chief of Pain Management Services at Baptist Medical Center, Beaches, 2005-2006 Dr. Roberts was the first physician in North Florida to perform Intradiscal Electrothermal Therapy (IDET). He continues to specialize in the applications of Neuromodulation (spinal cord stimulation) and advanced implant therapies in the field of interventional pain management. He currently serves as an educational speaker and clinical instructor of implantation workshops for Medtronic, Inc. (manufacturers of spinal cord stimulators – as found in Jerry Lewis). He also has extensive trial expertise and is highly respected as an expert medical witness in the legal community. Dr. Roberts has authored many research presentations, one of his most popular is “Elvis Presley: Medical Fact or Fiction.” INTERESTS: Dr. Roberts and his wife have four children. He enjoys fishing, boating, cars and spending time with his family. "

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Roberts "At Jacksonville Spine Center, our focus is on providing individualized care for our patients. Our staff initially concentrates on documenting detailed information related to a patient s condition and the effect acute or chronic pain has had on their life. We then work closely with the individual to develop a treatment program specific to their needs, aimed at increasingly eliminating unnecessary pain and improving their quality of life."

2  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

54  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Pain
  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Car Accident Injuries
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Pain
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Occupational Injuries
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stiffness
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain

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19  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.

Education

  • University of Colorado At Denver
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Presby St Lukes Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Mayo Clin
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • New Eng Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Oreg Health Science University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Roberts has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Society of Anesthesiologists, Diplomate

Dr. Roberts' Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Roberts to family and friends
21 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Roberts' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

He did the same procedures for 6 years. Finally he cauterized the nerves in my back. I had had 8 disc in my back replace and 4 in my neck. When I started going to another pain Management Dr (he is great) he found he had burnt my skin and did not hit the right nerves. You would see him for 1...more
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