Dr. Jessen Mukalel, MD

Dr. Jessen Mukalel, MD

Interventional Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 37
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Dr. Jessen Mukalel, MD is an interventional pain medicine specialist in Riverview, FL and has been practicing for 3 years. He graduated from Saint James School of Medicine in 2006 and specializes in interventional pain medicine, pain medicine, and more.Read his story

13140 Elk Mountain Dr # B

Riverview, FL 33579

Contact Information

(813) 513-8477

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Freedom Health
  • Humana
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Optima Health
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Top Care Areas


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Acute Postoperative Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
more than 73% of peers
Nerve Block, Somatic
more than 70% of peers

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Dr. Mukalel's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Mukalel "Dr. Mukalel is dedicated to finding the solutions for your pain syndromes. Having already completed a fellowship in Acute Pain Medicine in Pittsburg, as well as having been the Director of the University of Texas at Houston's Orthopedic Anesthesia, Acute Pain Service and Fellowship in Acute Pain and Regional Anesthesia, he moved back HOME to St. Petersburg, Fl to be Bayfront Health System's Chief of Pain Medicine and Obstetrical Anesthesia. After a three year run with Bayfront, Dr. Mukalel decided to return for his SECOND Fellowship in Interventional Chronic Pain Management at the nationally renowned, Florida Spine Institute. There he learned the practice of a MULTISPECIALTY approach to spine and pain management, including cutting edge therapies for continued pain after neck, back knee, shoulder, abdominal and hernia surgeries. Dr. Mukalel's continuous desire to learn sets him apart from others in his field. He is a founder and course director of a nationally attended, cutting edge, pain management course using Ultrasound to target peripheral nerves, joints, ligaments, tendons and spine for treatments. Dr. Mukalel's goals are to find the most precise and accurate locations for your pain as well as educating and empowering you on their cause and treatments options including nerve blocks, radio frequency ablation, epidural steroid injections, spinal cord and peripheral nerve stimulators, interventional headache and facial pain management, medical pain management and IV Infusion therapies for the most severe cases. Dr . Mukalel's background in education guides his interest in conducting clinical research in his office for emerging technologies, pharmaceutical drugs and treatment options. He is DEDICATED TO YOUR CARE. He was twice awarded teacher of the month while at the University of Texas and you will notice a difference when he SPENDS TIME with you educating and empowering from your pain!"


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Mukalel "Dr. Mukalel dedicate's himself to providing you the OPTIONS so that YOU can CHOOSE THE RELIEF!"


  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Acute Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Headache Management
  • Interventional Spine Medicine
  • Pain Medicine
  • Regenerative Medicine
  • Regional Anesthesiology
  • Sports Medicine Pain Management

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Cutaneous Nerve Entrapment Syndrome
  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Car Accident Injuries
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Facial Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Pain
  • Fracture
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Pain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Pain
  • Migraine
  • Nerve Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Popliteal Entrapment
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Postoperative Pain
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Pudendal Nerve Entrapment
  • Radial Nerve Entrapment
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Ulnar Nerve Entrapment at Wrist


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  • Anesthesia
  • Botox® Injection
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Discography
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Fluoroscopy
  • IV Therapy
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Ketamine Infusions
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Neuromodulation
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Stimulation
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stem Cell Therapy
  • Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Ultrasound, Musculoskeletal

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.


  • University of Debrecen Health and Science Center
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2004
  • Saint James School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • University of Chicago-Mount Sinai Medical Center, Chicago, IL
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • University Of Illinois-Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Chicago, Il
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Florida Spine Institute, Clearwater, FL
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015
  • University of Pittsburg Medical Center, Acute Interventional Perioperative Pain Management
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Mukalel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hungarian
  • Malayalam
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mukalel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Mukalel to family and friends
based on 8 total reviews (8 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Mukalel's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

in Gibsonton, FL |
I wholeheartedly recommend Dr. Mukalel! I have suffered from a torn meniscus for over 6 months. I have tried numerous methods to correct the problem all under doctor's orders. Nothing worked. He suggested giving me a platelet rich plasma (PRP) injection. He persuaded my insurance company for...more
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Apollo Beach |
Never have I had a doctor take the time to explain exactly what the treatment plan was . Dr. Mukalel is a cut way above the rest. I have already recommended him to numerous friends.
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in Apollo Beach, FL |
We found Dr. Mukalel very empathetic, understanding and knowledgeable dealing with the lower back injury I had. When I first met him on a referral from Dr. Robaina I was suffering at a 25 on a scale of 1-10. He was systematic and methodical in resolving my situation. With the exercises he gave...more
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Sun City Center, FL |
Dr. Mukalel has a great personality that makes his patients comfortably discuss his or her medical problem. He listens and and answers questions so that the patients understand him clearly. I am very happy to recommend Dr. Mukalel to family and friends who are suffering from chronic pain because...more
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in Riverview, FL |
Dr. Mukalel was very knowledgeable and personable. He was thorough and took the time to explain my options and the procedures he recommends. I walked in his office with pain in my hip and walked out pain free. Thank you Dr. Muke!
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Dr. Mukalel accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Freedom Health
    Freedom Network
  • Humana
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Optima Health
  • Optimum HealthCare
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
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Hospitals where Dr. Mukalel has admitting privileges

Florida Hospital Zephyrhills
7050 Gall Blvd
Zephyrhills, FL 33541
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Lakewood Ranch Medical Center
8330 Lakewood Ranch Boulevard
Bradenton, FL 34202
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Manatee Memorial Hospital
206 2nd St E
Bradenton, FL 34208
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Sarasota Memorial Hospital
1700 S Tamiami Trl
Sarasota, FL 34239
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South Bay Hospital
4016 Sun City Center Blvd
Sun City Center, FL 33573
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Tampa Community Hospital
6001 Webb Rd
Tampa, FL 33615
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