Dr. Paul Roa, MD

Dr. Paul Roa, MD

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Age 44
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Dr. Paul Roa, MD is an interventional pain medicine specialist in Miramar, FL and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from Universidad Libre De Cali in 1998 and specializes in interventional pain medicine, pain medicine, and more.Read his story

1951 SW 172nd Ave Ste 314

Miramar, FL 33029

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Dr. Roa's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Roa "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 performs regenerative medicine with injection therapies this includes autologous stem cell from adipose tissue and Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP). "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Roa ""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. "

6  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

104  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antalgic Gait
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • 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
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • 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
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • 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 Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuropathic Arthropathy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthropathy
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polyarthropathy
  • Polyneuropathy
  • 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 Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylarthropathy
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Arthropathy
  • Traumatic Arthropathy
  • Trochanteric Bursitis
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis
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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.

Education

  • Universidad Libre De Cali
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Universidad Libre De Cali
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • General Surgery-New York Hospital Queens
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Physical Med & Rehab-New York Medical College
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Champlain Spine/Pain Management
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Roa has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Roa's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Roa to family and friends
13 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
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  • 1
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Dr. Roa's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

If you just want to waste your time go for him. Do NOT let me perform any shot on you. He damaged my nerve and made my herniated disc so much worse than it was. The staff is laughable.
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I feel so fortunate to have DR Roa. I initially came to him with chronic pains from a newly diagnosed neurological problem . I can tell you that not only is he an amazing DR but, also a beautiful human being that really cares about his patients
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My experience with Dr. Roa was truly the best since the first visit. I had a very serious accident about 10 years ago that produced a damage in the right ankle. After several attempts and doctor due to the uncontainable pain I found Dr. Roa. Since my first time with Dr. Roa, he was clear, concise...more
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When Dr. Roa took over for Dr. Daly, I was completely unsure what to expect. Truth is, he is wonderful. He listens, he allows me to speak, and is very assertive in treatments to help with the pain from an accident 7 years ago. I am grateful he has made his way to this office and I am more...more
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Dont write reviews however when it comes to pain relief I felt it may help someone. Had excrutiating sciatica pain for about a year. Went to Cleveland clinic Florida in December 2016. Great facility but not if you need immediate pain relief. I was there 2 months, no pain relief and no sense of...more
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