Dr. Ioannis Skaribas, MD

Dr. Ioannis Skaribas, MD

Pain Medicine Anesthesiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
Dr. Ioannis Skaribas, MD is a pain medicine anesthesiology specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Aristotelian University medical school in 1990 and specializes in pain medicine anesthesiology, pain medicine, and more.Read his story

1201 N Dairy Ashford Rd Ste 100

Houston, TX 77079

Contact Information

(832) 862-7246

Insurance Accepted

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  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Dr. Skaribas' Experience

Dr. Skaribas' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pain Medicine Anesthesiology
  • Board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Skaribas' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Skaribas "Dr. Ioannis Skaribas earned his medical degree at Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki Medical School in Greece. He completed a 4-year Anesthesiology residency in Athens Greece, and obtained board certification before moving to the US. In Houston, he completed an internship in anesthesiology and a residency in Anesthesiology at Baylor College of Medicine. During his residency, he received the "Intern of the Year" award. After his residency he completed a ACGME accredited interventional fellowship in pain medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. Double Board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Dr. Skaribas specializes in Interventional Pain therapies. His clinical interests include Spinal cord stimulation, and Neuromodulation as well as intraspinal interventional therapies and treatment of intractable Headaches. Dr. Skaribas has an appointment as a clinical assistant professor in pain medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, and serves on the board of directors of the Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Surgery Center. He has served as an assistant professor of anesthesiology at BCM. Until March of 2018 he has been a partner physician and shareholder with US Anesthesia Partners. He has served as the medical director of the Pain Management branch of USAP. In 2018 he founded Expert Pain P.A. a consortium for advanced pain management interventions and where he serves as the medical director and CEO. The author of several textbook chapters and journal manuscripts, Dr. Skaribas is a member of local, national and international professional medical societies including the Texas Pain Society, Harris County Medical Society, International Neuromodulation Society, American Board of Anesthesiology and American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Skaribas "The philosophy of our practice is to care for our patients with respect, and to provide them with treatment options that work.

We want to serve as their advocate.

We aim to provide accurate diagnosis and realistic treatment options."

3  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine Anesthesiology
  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Pain Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

82  Conditions Treated

  • Alcoholic Polyneuropathy
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • Carcinomatous Polyneuropathy
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spondylitis
  • Cervicogenic Headache
  • Chronic Headache
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Cranial Neuralgia
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Dorsal Neuralgia
  • Elbow Pain
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Pain
  • Fracture
  • Hand Neuropathy
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Pain
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Inflammatory Pelvic Pain
  • Intercostal Neuralgia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Male Pelvic Pain
  • Metabolic Neuropathy
  • Migraine
  • Motor Neuropathy
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Pain
  • Neuralgia in the Upper Extremity
  • Neuritis
  • Neuropathy, Motor and Sensory
  • Non-Inflammatory Pelvic Pain
  • Occipital Neuralgia
  • Pain Disorder
  • Pain in Extremities
  • Pain, Intractable
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Recurrent Headache
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sacroiliac Pain Syndrome
  • Sacroilitis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica as Seen in Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scoliosis
  • Severe Headache
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Disc Disorders


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36  Procedures

  • Cervical Block
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Discography
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Ganglion Impar Block
  • Ilioinguinal and Iliohypogastric Block
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Lumbar Discography
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Block
  • Lumbar Sympathetic Block
  • Medical Branch Block
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Root Block
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Provocation Discography
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Soft Tissue Injections
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Pump Implant
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki Greece
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • Aristotelian University medical school
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Baylor College of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Baylor College of Medicine,Dep. of Anesthesiology,The Methodist Hospital Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Residency in Anesthesiology, Red Cross Hospital, Athens, Greece
    Other Education | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Skaribas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Greek
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Skaribas' Reviews

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Dr. Skaribas' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (64)

Wonderful physician! One of the top and most experienced physicians in his field!
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I wouldn't have graduated from college or started my dream career if not for Dr. Ioannis Skaribas. Not only is he compassionate, but he genuinely cares about his patients. He will give you as much time as is needed, and he will present you options to help you get as close to pain-free as possible....more
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Dr. Skaribas is very understanding, He has helped my mother out tremendously! I highly recommend him to anyone looking for pain relief.
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I’m finally at the point where I’m able to think about this doctor’s office without having a panic attack. I left my first appointment feeling excited and optimistic for the first time in a long time. Dr.Skaribas was thoughtful , communicated well and more importantly it felt like he listened, it...more
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Until the day of the procedure we only saw the nurse practitioner which recommended injections. No one in the office could provide an estimate. I spoke to Wendy, the office manager, she assured me the procedure would cost no more than a couple hundred dollars. Received the bills to the tune of...more
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