Dr. Paul E. Roa, MD

Dr. Paul E. Roa, MD

Interventional Pain Medicine | Male | 43 years old

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"Pain counts every second, minute, hour…every day, listen to your pain, don't give up, fight it or it becomes eternal." Let me be the helping hand that cures your disease, that fixes your pain. I am a human being looking to help others, I might have the information and knowledge but you may know more about your disease. I look to build a partnership of trust that goes both ways, the best care happens not only when the doctor understands the patient but when the patient understands the doctor, this only occurs overtime. Together we will fight your condition for a better life with minimal or no pain.Read more

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Paul E. Roa, M.D., is board certified with the American Board of Pain Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He...Read more

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in Hollywood, FL |
Dr was a good listener . First time visit did not feel to rushed . Easy to talk to gave me some good information and options . Seemed like he cared Next steps were decided. We shall see .
in Pompano Beach, FL |
GREAT. VERY COMPASSIONATE GENTLEMAN. THANK GOD I WAS REFERRED TO HIM. ALSO HIS STAFF SHARON AND SUSAN WERE EXCEPTIONAL. SHARON MADE ME FEEL VERY COMFORTABLE AND SUSAN GREAT ALSO.
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Paul E. Roa, M.D., is board certified with the American Board of Pain Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He is a fellowship trained in interventional pain management. He earned his medical degree from the Universidad Libre, Cali, Colombia, and did his PM&R residency at New York Medical College in Valhalla, NY. He is a member of the American Board of Pain Medicine, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, American Academy of Pain Medicine Ultrasonography and The American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians.

Dr. Roa specializes in pain medicine and intervention therapies such as epidural and facet joint injections, radiofrequency ablation, Sympathetic nerve blocks, spinal cord stimulators, intradiscal electro thermal therapy, joint/bursa injections, nerve blocks, interventional musculoskeletal ultrasound and EMG/NCV tests. Dr. Roa has an interest in regenerative injection therapies this includes autologous stem cell from Bone Marrow or adipose tissue and Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP). His personal interests are friendship and family, he loves music, dancing, photography, and outdoor activities. He is fluent in Spanish.

Dr. Roa's Care Philosophy

"Pain counts every second, minute, hour…every day, listen to your pain, don't give up, fight it or it becomes eternal." Let me be the helping hand that cures your disease, that fixes your pain. I am a human being looking to help others, I might have the information and knowledge but you may know more about your disease. I look to build a partnership of trust that goes both ways, the best care happens not only when the doctor understands the patient but when the patient understands the doctor, this only occurs overtime. Together we will fight your condition for a better life with minimal or no pain. 

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  •  Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine
  •  Board certified in Pain Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Pain Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antalgic Gait
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylitis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Gouty Arthropathy
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Disorders
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Migraine
  • Monoarthropathy
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuropathic Arthropathy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthropathy
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyarthropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Seronegative Spondyloarthropathy
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Spondylarthropathy
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Arthropathy
  • Traumatic Arthropathy
  • Trochanteric Bursitis
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis

Education

  • Medical School
    Universidad Libre De Cali

    Graduated in 1998

  • Internship Hospital
    General Surgery-New York Hospital Queens

    Completed in 2007

  • Residency Hospital
    Physical Med & Rehab-New York Medical College

    Completed in 2010

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Champlain Spine/Pain Management

    Completed in 2011

  • Undergraduate School
    Universidad Libre De Cali

    Graduated in 1991

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Interventional Spine Medicine
  • Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Pain Medicine
  • Sports Medicine Pain Management

Procedures Performed

  • Aspiration (Removal of Substance from Body)
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Cervical Medial Branch Neurotomy
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Discography
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Extremity Ultrasound
  • Intradiscal Electrothermic Therapy (IDET)
  • Joint Drainage
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Occipital Nerve Block
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon and Bursa Injection
  • Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Facet Joint Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist and Forearm Tenotomy

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