Dr. Christopher Roberts, MD

Dr. Christopher Roberts, MD

Save
Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
51 y/o
(21)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Christopher Roberts, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Jacksonville, FL and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from University of Colorado At Denver in 1993 and specializes in pain medicine and anesthesiology.Read his story

Jacksonville Spine Center

10475 Centurion Pkwy N Ste 201

Jacksonville, FL 32256
Get Directions

Accepted insurance

  • 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

Learn about Dr. Roberts

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you

Video

Top Care Areas

new

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.

We're trying something new with Top Care Areas.Was it helpful for you?YesNo

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. "

More

Read More

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
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • 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

More

Read More
19

Procedures

  • Disability Evaluation
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Low Back Procedure
  • Manipulation Adjustment of Back and Neck
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Pain Procedure
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Range of Motion Testing
  • Rehabilitation Therapy
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
  • Trigger Point Injection

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Roberts to family and friends
4.1
based on 21 total reviews (1 with 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)

in Jacksonville, FL |
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
Flag this
Was this helpful?

Are you Dr. Roberts?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!

Visit Dr. Roberts

Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Roberts accepts 43 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Care HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Select
  • CareOregon
    Medicaid
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
    Group Plan PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    Medicaid
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Medicaid
  • Humana
  • Husky Health
    Medicaid
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MedHealthInsurance
  • Medica
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • MVP Health Care
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Principal Life
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Medicaid
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
  • WellCare
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Roberts has admitting privileges

Baptist Medical Center Beaches
1350 13th Ave S
Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
View Hospital Profile
Memorial Hospital
3625 University Blvd S
Jacksonville, FL 32216
View Hospital Profile

More Pain Medicine Specialists at Jacksonville Spine Center

Pain Medicine Specialist
(18)
Pain Medicine Specialist
(25)
Pain Medicine Specialist
(3)