Dr. John E. Carey, MD

Dr. John E. Carey, MD

Pain Medicine | Male | 54 years old

At Jax Spine, we focus on providing individualized care for our patients. Our staff initially concentrates on documenting detailed information related to a patient's condition and the effect acute or chronic pain has had on their life. We then work closely with the individual to develop a treatment program specific to their needs, aimed at increasingly eliminating unnecessary pain and improving their quality of life. Our physicians practice advanced techniques, including interventional procedures, medication management, and rehabilitation or a combination of these to address complex and multidimensional pain syndromes. Because every patient's pain level and diagnosis is different, treatment plans are highly individualized. Throughout these processes, our highly trained physicians and staff document and assess the progress of a patient, and work with them to progressively tailor their treatment program to achieve the best possible results. Read more

Jacksonville Spine Center
10475 Centurion Pkwy N Ste 201
Jacksonville, FL 32256 Get Directions
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At Jax Spine, we focus on providing individualized care for our patients. Our staff initially concentrates on documenting detailed information related to a patient's condition and the effect acute or chronic pain has had on their life. We then work closely with the individual to develop a treatment program specific to their needs, aimed at increasingly eliminating unnecessary pain and improving their quality of life. Our physicians practice advanced techniques, including interventional procedures, medication management, and rehabilitation or a combination of these to address complex and multidimensional pain syndromes. Because every patient's pain level and diagnosis is different, treatment plans are highly individualized. Throughout these processes, our highly trained physicians and staff document and assess the progress of a patient, and work with them to progressively tailor their treatment program to achieve the best possible results.Read more

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My first experience with doctor carey i was scared I don't like going to doctor. He made me feel at ease and seemed to know exactly where my pain was coming from and how.
Jacksonville, FL |
I feel very comfortable with Dr. Carey taking care of me. He is very careful and knows what he's talking about.
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At Jax Spine, we focus on providing individualized care for our patients.  Our staff initially concentrates on documenting detailed information related to a patient's condition and the effect acute or chronic pain has had on their life.  We then work closely with the individual to develop a treatment program specific to their needs, aimed at increasingly eliminating unnecessary pain and improving their quality of life. Our physicians practice advanced techniques, including interventional procedures, medication management, and rehabilitation or a combination of these to address complex and multidimensional pain syndromes.  Because every patient's pain level and diagnosis is different, treatment plans are highly individualized.  Throughout these processes, our highly trained physicians and staff document and assess the progress of a patient, and work with them to progressively tailor their treatment program to  achieve the best possible results.  

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EDUCATION-Dr. John Carey earned his Bachelor's degree in Cellular and Molecular Biology with honors from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1984. Master's degree in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1986. Medical Degree earned from Tulane University School Of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, 1990 Pain Management Fellowship, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL, 1996                                                          CERTIFICATION-Board certified in both Anesthesiology and in Pain Management, Diplomat of the American Society of Anesthesiologists,Diplomat of the American Society of Pain Medicine Specialists                                                                                     APPOINTMENTS-Medical Director, Acute Pain Hospital Service, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL, 2002Fellowship Director, Pain Management Fellowship, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL, 2002                                                                            EXPERTISE-Dr. Carey is now in private practice specializing in interventional spine pain management at the Jacksonville Spine Center since 2003.He continues to specialize in the applications of Neuromodulation (spinal cord stimulation) and advanced implant therapies in the field of interventional pain management.He currently serves as an educational speaker and clinical instructor of implantation workshops for Medtronics, Inc. (manufacturers of spinal cord stimulators – as found in Jerry Lewis). His academic and research interests include Medical Informatics.                                                                                              PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES-American Society of Regional AnesthesiaAmerican Academy of AnesthesiologyAmerican Academy of Pain ManagementAmerican Society of Interventional Pain PhysiciansInternational Spine Injection SocietyAmerican Medical AssociationFlorida Medical Association,Mayo Foundation Alumni SocietyDuval County Medical Society

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Our doctors specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of spine pain. At the initial office consultation patients are evaluated and treatment options discussed. Some of the procedures our physicians perform for the diagnosis of and/or relief of pain include, but are not limited to:

Cervical Epidural Steroid InjectionDiagnostic facet joint/medial branch nerve injectionDorsal rhizotomy/radiofrequency ablationDiscogramsStellate ganglion blocksSympathetic blocks

Lumbar Epidural steroid injectionSelective nerve root blocksTransforaminal epidural steroid injectionDiagnostic facet joint/medial branch nerve injectionDorsal rhizotomy/radiofrequency ablationLumbar sympathetic blockCeliac plexus blockHypogastric plexus blockMILD – Minimal Invasive Lumbar DecompressionDiscogramsEpidural Lysis of Adhesions

Thoracic Epidural Steroid InjectionSelective nerve root blocksTransforaminal epidural steroid injectionDiagnostic facet joint/medial branch nerve injectionDorsal rhizotomy/radiofrequency ablationDiscograms

Spinal cord StimulatorPain Pumps

Blood PatchScar Neuroma InjectionsPiriformis blockPeripheral nerve blocks: suprascapular, occipital, ilio-inguinal, intercoastal, supratrochlear, supraorbital, infraorbital, genitofemoral, etc.All joint and bursa injections (hip, shoulder, knee, sacroiliac, etc.)

Herniated DisksLow back painUpper backNeuralgia Thoracic painFailed Low Back SurgeryFailed Laminectomy SyndromeFacet ArthropathySpondylosisSpondylolisthesisSacroiliac Strain & SprainSacroilitisStenosis SciaticalSpinal StenosisSciaticaRadiculopathyCancer PainPost Chemotherapy pain syndromePeripheral NeuropathyShinglesDegenerative Disk DiseasePost herpetic neuralgiaCompression fractures of the spinePost traumatic painIntractable post operative painSports injuriesWork related injuriesDiabetic NeuropathyComplex Regional Pain Syndrome / RSD

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  •  Specializes in Pain Medicine
  •  Board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
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  •  No board actions found

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  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Pain
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Car Accident Injuries
  • 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
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Pain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Occupational Injuries
  • 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
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • 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
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stiff-Man Syndrome
  • Stiffness
  • Tension Headache
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Back Pain

Education

  • Medical School
    Tulane University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1990

  • Internship Hospital
    Mayo Medical School

    Completed in 1991

  • Residency Hospital
    Mayo Medical School

    Completed in 1995

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Mayo Medical School

    Completed in 1996

  • Undergraduate School
    University of Michigan / Ann Arbor

    Graduated in 1986

    University Of Michigan Health System

    Graduated in 1986

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Interventional Spine Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Celiac Plexus Block
  • Disability Evaluation
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Joint Drainage
  • Low Back Procedure
  • Manipulation Adjustment of Back and Neck
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Pain Procedure
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Range of Motion Testing
  • Rehabilitation Therapy
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate