Dr. Gianelia Guernelli, MD

Dr. Gianelia Guernelli, MD

Interventional Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
Dr. Gianelia Guernelli, MD is an interventional pain medicine specialist in Brunswick, ME and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University in 1994 and specializes in interventional pain medicine, pain medicine, and more.Read his story

81 Medical Center Dr Ste 2100

Brunswick, ME 04011

Contact Information

(207) 373-6000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
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Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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more than 96% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 96% of peers
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more than 93% of peers

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Dr. Guernelli's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Guernelli "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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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Guernelli "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."

5  Specialties

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

2  Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

81  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • 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
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • 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
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • 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
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • 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
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Back Pain
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13  Procedures

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  • Albert Einstein College Of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • Manhattan College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Danbury Hosp Yale Affiliate
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Montefiore Medical Center Albert Einstein College Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • University Of Newcastle
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Gianelia Guernelli, MD
I have been seeing Dr. G. for several years to mitigate severe pain in my neck. I have had many injections and also the newer Rhizotomy treatment which is the best. He has always been a superb caregiver and i would highly recommend him to anyone needing pain management help.
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Jerry Chase in Farmingdale – Jan 05, 2018
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Dr guernelli is an amazing dr takes time to listen and to care about u as a person.now he has moved and iam without anyone to care for me,iam in auburn so the staff here says i can't see him and he was a huge lose to my team.would love to be able to reach out to him and ask advice.dr guernelli is...Read More
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Jill peddle in Auburn me – Aug 08, 2017
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Dr. Guernelli is wonderful! He is quiet & calm, listens & is very compassionate! We have worked out plans, with procedures, P.T., & medicine when necessary. It's a continuous adventure, that we talk about & adjust! When my Husband was in the Navy, it was continuous moving & having to change...Read More
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LJones in Bowdoinham , ME – Jun 22, 2017
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He used to be an excellent caring pain physician. But since he changed locations things are different.
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Auburn, ME – Apr 08, 2017
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I believe you should change your practice you are supposed to be an advocate for patients not for insurance companies I have current restrictions according to my disability but for some reason you took it upon yourself to change my permanent restrictions because an insurance company asked you to I...Read More
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Ronald Nightengale in Ocala, FL – Mar 27, 2017
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