Dr. Philip M. Cantu, MD

Dr. Philip M. Cantu, MD

Pain Medicine | Male

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  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology

Board Certifications

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  • Anesthesiology

Conditions Treated

  • Addiction
  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Back Pain
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome-Like Myalgia
  • Chronic Groin Pain
  • Chronic Joint Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Recurrent Abdominal Pain
  • Chronic Vulvar Pain
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Injuries
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren Syndrome, Primary
  • Sjögren Syndrome, Secondary
  • Sjögren-Larsson Syndrome
  • Sjögren-Larsson-Like Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Cord Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Rigidity
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Sports Injuries
  • Testosterone Deficiency

Procedures Performed

  • 3D Ultrasound
  • Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Bone and Joint Repair
  • Bone Regeneration Procedure
  • Botox® Injection
  • Cancer Pain Management
  • Cartilage Repair
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Cervical Medial Branch Neurotomy
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Knee Tendon Repair
  • Lateral Meniscus Repair
  • Medial Meniscus Repair
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Decompression
  • Peripheral Nerve Stimulation
  • Quadriceps Tendon Repair
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation
  • Radiofrequency Denervation
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Sacrospinous Ligament Fixation
  • Soft Tissue Injections
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Injections
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Stem Cell Transplant
  • Steroid Injection
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Texas.

    What is medical malpractice
  • 1

    Dr. Cantu has received 1 sanction

    More What is a sanction or disciplinary action
    • Physical or Mental Condition  (8/29/2014)
    • Action Taken: Voluntary Surrender
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: Texas
  • 2
    Board Actions

    Dr. Cantu has 2 board actions

    More What are board actions
    • Inappropriate personal relationship with patient(s)  (4/12/2013)
    • Action Taken: Agreed Order with Terms and Conditions
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • State: Texas
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • Noncompliance with a Board Order  (8/25/2012)
    • Action Taken: Release from Prior Order
    • Summary: Dr. Philip Martinez Cantu; License # K2865 - The physician has been cleared from his previous board Order dated 08/25/2012.
    • State: Texas


  • Medical School
    University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas

    Graduated in 1993

  • Undergraduate School
    Rice University

    Graduated in 1988

Awards & Recognition

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cantu's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pain Medicine
  • Board certified in Anesthesiology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • Sanctions found
  • Board actions found

Why Does Experience Matter?

Even specialists specialize. One orthopedic surgeon might do nothing but hip surgeries, while another does nothing but knees. If you want the best possible care, it’s critical to match your medical need with the doctor who truly specializes in treating it.


Dr. Cantu's Care Philosophy

I provide state-of-the-art therapeutic and interventional pain management care and my motto is to stop not "manage" pain. I'm one of a wave of physicians using stem cell technology to regrow tissue in ways that are changing the lives of chronic pain patients.