Dr. Michael Poss, MD

Dr. Michael Poss, MD

Pain Management  |  
Male  |  
Age 53
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Dr. Michael Poss, MD is a pain management specialist in Winchester, VA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Wake Forest University Baptist School of Medicine - M.D. in 1993 and specializes in pain management.Read his story

1818 Amherst St

Winchester, VA 22601

Contact Information

(540) 450-0072

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Optima Health
  • POMCO Group
  • Tricare
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very high
more than 99% of peers
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more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Poss' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Poss "Dr. Poss received his medical degree and completed his residency training in anesthesiology at the Wake Forest University Baptist School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. After receiving his degree, Dr. Poss served as an intern and a medical officer with the U.S. Navy and the Marine Corps, eventually earning the rank of Commander, Medical Corps of the U.S. Navy Reserve.A certified Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice, Dr. Poss also holds board certifications from the American Board of Anesthesiology and the American Board of Interventional Pain Physicians.For over a decade, he has been treating patients at facilities across Virginia, including Anesthesia Associates of Roanoke and Blue Ridge Anesthesia and Pain Services in Culpeper. Dr. Poss joined the practice in 2005."


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  • Pain Management

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

Conditions Treated

  • Back Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Neck Pain
  • 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)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis


  • Blood Patch
  • Bursa Injection
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Discography
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Fluoroscopic-Guided Hip Injection
  • Ilioinguinal and Iliohypogastric Block
  • Intercostal Nerve Block
  • Joint Injection
  • Knee Injection
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Medical Branch Block
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Occipital Nerve Block
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Piriformis Injection
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Shoulder Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
  • Trigger Point Injection


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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.


  • Wake Forest University Baptist School of Medicine - M.D.
    Medical School | Graduated 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Poss has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Poss' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Poss to family and friends
based on 17 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Poss' Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Poss Says:

Thank you for providing feedback or reviewing my profile. My goal is to provide expert and compassionate care to everyone who seeks my advice and treatment. The feedback has been very enlightening and has helped me to become a better physician.

My goal as an interventional pain management physician is to help alleviate pain through the use of minimally invasive procedures and other treatment options.  I always educate my


Patient Comments (4)

in Front Royal, VA |
I wasn't thrilled to undergo an epidural, however, Dr. Poss was extremely patient, taking the time to answer all my questions and concerns and gave me reassurances. All went well, thanks be to God. I am extremely impressed with the doctors and staff of VA Brain and Spine. Professional expertise...more
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in Front Royal, VA |
Dr. Poss is very personable. He explained the reasoning behind the three options available to me.
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in Front Royal, VA |
My first visit for evaluation was with Brian and Chantel, they both was amazingly knowledgeable and informative and diagnostically excellent. I am probably one of the more nervous patients when it comes to procedures of the spine but everyone, from reception to nurses to Anthony the tech and Dr....more
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in Keyser, WV |
Dr. Poss was very caring and professional. He told me everything he was doing during my back injection and was extremely gentle. He's done injections twice and was extremely knowledgeable in my condition. His staff was very friendly and helpful and talked to me like I was a person. Thank you to...more
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Dr. Poss accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Optima Health
  • POMCO Group
  • Tricare
  • Virginia Health Network
  • Virginia Premier
  • Worker's Compensation
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