Dr. Donald Erb, DO

Dr. Donald Erb, DO

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Pain Medicine | Male | 56 years old

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Dr. Erb specializes in Pain Medicine and practices in Bradenton, FL. He practices at 3 locations.

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based on 27 total surveys (6 with reviews)
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in NV |
Dr Erb is the greatest pain management doctor I've ever had!!!! He's kind, compassionate and very gentle when giving injections! I've never had the same quality of treatment since and am glad I'll be back in the area soon so he will (hopefully) be my doctor again! (I've been out of state for over 5 years..so ignore the number of visits in the past 2 years! I had quite a few years of office visits before I moved!)
in NV |
Dr Erb is the greatest pain management doctor I've ever had!!!! He's kind, compassionate and very gentle when giving injections! I've never had the same quality of treatment since and am glad I'll be back in the area soon so he will (hopefully) be my doctor again! (I've been out of state for over 5 years..so ignore the number of visits in the past 2 years! I had quite a few years of office visits before I moved!)
in Sarasota, FL |
I have worked with Dr. Erb for 5-years. He is dedicated, kind, a strong advocate and well versed in the field of pain management & related fields - from non-invasive, to procedures, medications & other. Dr. Erb is incredible - his office staff is beyond burned out; scheduling - is a nightmare; obtaining records - good luck; getting timely appointments - a TOTAL failure. DR. ERB is INCREDIBLE and I trust him fully. Something needs to change for an incredible physician > in a crummy office
in Sarasota, FL |
Absolutely LOVE Dr. Erb....he is an amazing, caring doctor who listens and tries to come up with the best plan for the patient. Spends time with you, friendly. Now scheduling is an entirely different issue.Their calls go through KWO- I NEVER get a return call or follow up or reminder call anymore.They are rude on the phone if you can ever reach anyone which I have tried for weeks.They need to have scheduling go through their office not KWO or they are going to loose more patients.
in Sarasota, FL |
I currently see Dr. Erb for chronic back pain. He is extremely caring and listens carefully to you about your complaints. He has been my doctor for at least 6 years or more. I would recommend him to anyone suffering with chronic back pain.
Sarasota |
I can't get in. Filled out new patient request form twice. Keep calling and no one picked up on appointment line. Been two weeks. Is this a joke?
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  •  Specializes in Pain Medicine
  •  Board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • 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
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • 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
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain

Education

  • Medical School
    Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

    Graduated in 1988

  • Internship Hospital
    Metropltn Hospital

    Completed in 1989

  • Residency Hospital
    Gersinger Med Center

    Completed in 1992

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University S Fla

    Completed in 1996

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Celiac Plexus Block
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection