Dr. Gianelia F. Guernelli, MD

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Dr. Gianelia F. Guernelli, MD

Interventional Pain Medicine | Male

Midcoast Medical Group Physiatry and Pain Management 81 Medical Center Dr Ste 2300, Brunswick, ME 04011 Get Directions
(207) 373-6000

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Hello, I am Dr. Guernelli. I am a Board certified physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist. It is my goal to...   Read More

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      He got me on my feet and back to full-time employment after a major spinal fusion.
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      Dr. Guernelli has help me with so much relief from pain over the years and I highly recommend him to family and friends.
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      Specialties

      • Interventional Pain Medicine
      • Headache Management
      • Interventional Spine Medicine
      • Pain Medicine
      • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Pain Medicine
      • Sports Medicine Pain Management

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      • Pain Medicine
      • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

      Conditions Treated

      • Adhesive Capsulitis
      • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
      • Arthritis
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Autonomic Disorders
      • Back Pain
      • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
      • Bone Disorders
      • Brachial Plexus Palsy
      • Brain Disorders
      • Bursitis
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Cerebral Palsy
      • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
      • Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
      • 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
      • Gait Abnormality
      • Hand Conditions
      • Headache
      • Heel Spur
      • Herniated Disc
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Knee Disorders
      • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
      • Low Back Pain
      • Migraine
      • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
      • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
      • 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
      • Pathological Spine Fracture
      • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
      • Phantom Limb Pain
      • Polyneuropathy
      • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
      • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
      • Rheumatoid Arthritis
      • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Scoliosis
      • Shoulder Disorders
      • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
      • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
      • Spinal Cord Injury
      • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
      • Spinal Stenosis
      • Spine Deformities
      • Spine Disorders
      • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
      • Spondylitis
      • Spondylolisthesis
      • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
      • Trigeminal Neuralgia
      • Trigger Finger
      • Upper Back Pain

      Procedures Performed

      • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
      • Joint Drainage
      • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
      • Nerve Block, Somatic
      • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
      • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
      • Peripheral Nerve Block
      • Spinal Nerve Block
      • Steroid Injection
      • Trigger Point Injection
      • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University

        Graduated in 1994

      • Internship Hospital
        Danbury Hosp Yale Affiliate

        Completed in 1995

      • Residency Hospital
        Montefiore Medical Center Albert Einstein College Of Medicine

        Completed in 1998

      • Fellowship Hospital
        University Of Newcastle

        Completed in 1999

      • Undergraduate School
        Albert Einstein College Of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center

        Graduated in 1994

        Manhattan College

        Graduated in 1990

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Italian
      • Spanish
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine
      • Board certified in Pain Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
      • Malpractice claims in Maine not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Guernelli says...

      Hello,

      I am Dr. Guernelli. I am a Board certified physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist. It is my goal to help patients with pain of all types. My entire career is dedicated to caring for patients with Additional training and subspecialty certification in pain management allows me to create individualized treatment programs and approaches that can reduce and/or eliminate many types of common pain. I have vast personal experience in the orthopedic and neurosurgical specialties and know well what can and can't accomplished using standard techniques.

      There is a growing misperception in the medical community that most conditions can be treated and cured. I agree that there have been dramatic and amazing advances in medical science. However, many if not most of the conditions that we deal with on a regular basis are not curable, and in fact are chronic and persistent.

      That's why we are here. To help when every other doctor says there is nothing they can do. When they turn you away and say you should live with it. Walk it off. Just deal with it. We know you need help.

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      Dr. Guernelli's Care Philosophy

      At MRA we combine every available option for you and develop a comprehensive plan. Do you need surgery? Maybe....even if you do who will be there after the surgery is done to make sure you are on the way to recovery.

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      Dr. Guernelli says...

      As a physiatrist I am board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation or PM&R for short. We train by working with the most difficult to treat and the most complicated patients in medicine...those with permanent and progressively debilitating conditions like multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury, stroke, trauma and chronic nerve damage. After a full year of internal medicine and three years of working with chronically ill patients with neurologic and musculoskeletal pain some of us go on to a fellowship in pain management.

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      Dr. Guernelli says...

      Our team at MRA is prepared to offer you the cutting edge in physical medicine treatments from dry needling and trigger points to advanced intradiscal percutaneous decompression, minimally invasive lumbar decompression, platelet rich plasma and associated regenerative medicine options. We offer the full breadth of interventional spinal procedures including radio-frequency, nerve blocks, epidurals and joint injections. You don't need to travel to get the highst quality pain care. MRA is and has been at the cutting edge of interventional pain for 15 years. Advanced spinal cord stimulation including the newest options of high frequency stimulation. Intrathecal drug deliver with new micro-dosing strategies and vertebral augmentation.

      We treat patients of all ages from 18 to 98. 

      The most important "procedure" we offer is our utmost dedication to and collaboration with you the patient. 

      Just give us the chance to help.

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      Dr. Guernelli says...

      The you so much for taking the time to leave feedback. I greatly appreciate knowing what went well and how I and our practice can improve. Do you want to leave confidential feedback or would you prefer to discuss anything in a more personal manner? Call us at 207-783-2300.

      We , I want to know.

      Thank you.