Dr. Ricardo Vallejo, MD

Dr. Ricardo Vallejo, MD

Pain Medicine | Male | 54 years old

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Dr. Ricardo Vallejo is the Director of Research at Millennium Pain Center. He is deeply committed to discovering new methods and treatments for chronic pain. "Through our research discoveries we are finding new and more effective ways to treat and manage pain". Dr. Vallejo gives his full attention to his patient's, he listens to their problems and finds solutions to help them lead more productive and pain free lives.Read more

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Dr. Vallejo's Care Philosophy

Dr. Ricardo Vallejo is the Director of Research at Millennium Pain Center. He is deeply committed to discovering new methods and treatments for chronic pain. "Through our research discoveries we are finding new and more effective ways to treat and manage pain". Dr. Vallejo gives his full attention to his patient's, he listens to their problems and finds solutions to help them lead more productive and pain free lives.

Dr. Vallejo'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, Diagnostic Radiology and Pain Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications
    • Vertebroplasty & Vertebral Augmentation Chapter 39 in the Atlas of Pain Management Procedures., 2012

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  • Anesthesiology
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Pain Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer Pain
  • Chronic Back Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Nephropathy
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Facial Pain
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Pain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Nerve Injuries
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sacroiliac Pain Syndromes
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Cord Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Tendonitis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Vertebral Fracture
  • Whiplash

Education

  • Medical School
    Universidad Libre De Colombia, Facultad De Medicina

    Graduated in 1989

  • Internship Hospital
    Internal Medicine, Jackson Memorial Hospital, University Of Florida

    Completed in 1998

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Miami Jackson Memorial Med Center

    Completed in 2001

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Adhesiolysis
  • Baclofen Pump Therapy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Discography
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Fluoroscopic-Guided Hip Injection
  • Fluroscopically-Guided Spinal Injection
  • Joint Injection
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Block
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Minimally Invasive Lumbar Decompression (MILD)
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Occipital Nerve Block
  • Pain Management
  • Percutaneous Disc Decompression
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Decompression
  • Peripheral Nerve Stimulation
  • Piriformis Injection
  • Provocation Discography
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Radiofrequency Denervation
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Injections
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Third Occipital Nerve Block
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Ultrasound Guided Procedures

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