Dr. Joseph Alshon, DO

Pain Medicine •  Male • Age 62
  
Dr. Alshon
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Telehealth services available

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2900 N Military Trl Ste 230 Boca Raton, FL 33431

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Dr. Joseph Alshon, DO is a Pain Medicine Specialist in Boca Raton, FL and has over 36 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Alshon has more experience with Spine and Pain Management than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine medical school in 1984. He is affiliated with University Hospital And Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Alshon to book an appointment.


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Dr. Alshon has been my quality of life lifesaver. He takes the time to listen and works with me to find a better solution to ease the daily pain. He understands the "plug and play" doesn't work for all human machines. He also keeps updated in the medical field often telling me new studies coming out affecting my medical issues. I am very happy to have found Dr. Alshon. If I didn't like Dr. Alshon I sure would have not given any of my homemade Mango Jam that I stood and made through all this COVID-19. We are still looking to get relief but I'm very sure Doc will find a Solution real soon, and to everyone else who complains about the scheduling, if your looking for a great doctor Dr. Alshon is he one and "PATIENCE IS A VIRTUE" you have to wait for the best! Rochelle Sabol Ft Lauderdale, Florida 2020
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Rochelle Sabol – Jun 10, 2020
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JOSEPH ALSHON is a terrible, rude, bully of a doctor, not only does he make you wait 1-3 HOURS in the waiting room every single time, but he rushes you in and out of the room, doesnt answer your questions and is very unknowledgable about any pain issues you may have. I saw him a few times and finally had enough of his bullyish attitude that i went to see someone else in a different practice. his office is filthy dirty and they book 4 to 5 patients all at the same time. This office is a total "$$ grab" all they care about is getting your $, JOSEPH ALSHON is terrible, do not see him, he is the worst medical doctor i have seen in 20+ years. Unless you like being bullied by a doctor!? 0 stars if i could!
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jon perlman – Dec 12, 2019
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Doctor Alshon is great and listens to you explain your core complaints. The office staff on the other hand is very incompetent and rude they need to fire the office manager.
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Dec 06, 2018
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Absolutely...wonderful doctor... wouldn't trade him great bedside manner determined to find the root of the problem and make you a life functional again we are very pleased with dr. Alshon
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A. Benedetto in Tamarac, FL – Jul 09, 2018
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I am so thankful for DrAlshon and his staff. They have been so helpful with my back issues and attention to detail. Thank you so much, R. Ferri
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Rich Ferri in Coral springs, FL – Jun 28, 2018
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Dr. Alshon has been my quality of life lifesaver. He takes the time to listen and works with me to find a better solution to ease the daily pain. He understands the "plug and play" doesn't work for all human machines. He also keeps updated in the medical field often telling me new studies coming out affecting my medical issues. I am very happy to have found Dr. Alshon.
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Ft Lauderdale, FL – Jul 13, 2017
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Dr Alshon is so caring and knowledgeable in chronic pain ,if you are suffering call this doctor I got injured and was mis diagnosed by orthopedic and neurosurgeons they did many surgeries that was supposed to stop the PAIN but didn't ,and was told sorry that's all we can do So if your suffering please don't give up there is a doctor that CARES still and will do everything to ease your pain, and not give up until he gets you a better quality-of-life I wish there was more doctors like this man
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Ron in Boca Raton, FL – Jun 15, 2017
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Appointment desk personnel are very rude. They have so many patients they canot handle them. They do not care about their patients' pain. They are not helpful nor compassionate.
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Pompano Beach, FL – Jan 21, 2017
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Dr. Alshon has been my doctor for the last 5 years. His bedside manner is kind and caring yet he also doesn't tell you what you want to hear, he tells you what is best for you.
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Marla Gold in Boca Raton, FL – Oct 02, 2016
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He took the time to explain his plan of action for the best management for my pain. I was very impressed.
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Meredith in Pompano Beach, FL – Sep 09, 2016
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I've been with dr. Alshon for 6+ years. It's fair to say that I was pleased with him from the very start. The one phrase I would use to sum him up is straight up. He takes all the time necessary to review your medical history and plug-in your verbal input to come up with the best diagnosis & pain management plan for your improved quality of life. He doesn't tell you what you want to hear he tells you what you need to hear. Basically your health and well-being is his top priority.
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Zeran Carter. in Lake Worth, FL – Jun 17, 2016
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He is extremely professional and has a wonderful bedside manner. He has always listened to my concerns and finds the best solution for me. Honestly, he is the best doctor. I moved away for 3 year and moved back here last December. I've been a patient of his for the last 22 years. I wouldn't go to anyone else for my specific health needs.
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Robin M. in Boca Raton, FL – May 23, 2016
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Biography

Dr. Joseph Alshon, DO is a Pain Medicine Specialist in Boca Raton, FL and has over 36 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Alshon has more experience with Spine and Pain Management than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Phil...Read more

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Pain Medicine
  • Regenerative Medicine
  • Rehabilitation

Education

1988
Temple University Med Center
Residency Hospital
1985
South East Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
1984
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical School

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Dr. Alshon accepts the following insurance:

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Practice Areas

Spine

Spine specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the bones of the spine, including degenerative spine disease, herniated discs, stenosis, and fractured vertebrae, with treatments including medication, physical therapy, and surgery.

Typically treats 61% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 13 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alshon treats Low Back Pain more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Alshon treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Osteoarthritis of Spine
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alshon treats Osteoarthritis of Spine more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Alshon treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Spondylosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alshon treats Spondylosis more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Alshon treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Pain Management

Pain management specialists diagnose and treat pain and pain-related conditions through procedures including medication, electrical stimulation, physical therapy, and alternative therapies such as acupuncture.

Typically treats 55% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 17 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alshon treats Low Back Pain more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Alshon treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Chronic Neck Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alshon treats Chronic Neck Pain more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Alshon treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alshon treats Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Alshon treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

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Dr. Alshon's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • 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 Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • 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
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • 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 Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • 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 Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Anesthesia Pain Care Consultants

APCC - Boca Office2900 N Military Trl Ste 230 Boca Raton, FL 33431
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Anesthesia Pain Care Consultants7171 N University Dr Ste 300 Tamarac, FL 33321
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