Dr. Howell Goldfarb, MD

Dr. Howell Goldfarb, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
(15)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Howell Goldfarb, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Lake Worth, FL. He is 57 years old and has been practicing for 33 years.

140 John F Kennedy Dr Ste 140

Lake Worth, FL 33462

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
37

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Upper Back Pain

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Procedures

  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • 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 At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Long Island Jewish Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Ny Hospital Med Center Of Queens
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Goldfarb has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Goldfarb's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Goldfarb to family and friends
2.9
based on 15 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Goldfarb's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Boca Raton, FL |
I was in a great deal of pain when I started with Dr Goldfarb. First I was able to het some relief from the very first epidural treatment. I will be proceeding with the remaining treatments for sure. Once I got started with the office, I have been very pleased with just about every aspect of the...more
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in West Palm Beach, FL |
Dr.Goldfarb gave me my life back with two epidurals in my lower back. I've gone from a pain level of 9 to less than 1. I found him to be very professional and thorough in handling my case. The office staff was friendly and efficient and the out patient clinic where the procedures are done is First...more
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in Lake worth |
I waited 2 weeks to get an appointment. The office was an hr and a half behind schedule. Dr. Goldfarb was clearly in a hurry, and was the most arrogant individual I've dealt with in healthcare setting hands down. He didn't want to answer questions and began to walk out of the door as we were...more
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Dr. Goldfarb accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Care HMO
    BlueDental Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
    Select HMO

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