Dr. Scott Haufe, MD

Dr. Scott Haufe, MD


Pain Medicine | Male | 51 years old

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Dr. Haufe specializes in Pain Medicine and practices in Destin, FL. He practices at 1 location.

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Dr. Haufe's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (9)
in Valparaiso |
I like that he is interested in getting rid of my pain instead of just more pills. I'm glad my doctor referred me over to him. I also like that the place doesn't look like a pill mill with people all over the place. My last pain doctors place looked exactly like that and I felt embarrassed being there.
in Valparaiso |
Excellent. He will go the extra mile with you
in Argyle, FL |
Was seeing Patel but they stopped taking my insurance. So far no issues. Nice staff and willing to help.
in Niceville |
went to him after my other Doctor stopped taking Blue Cross. He is very nice and very knowledgable. Seemed to go the extra mile with you. They have a very busy office and you may have to see the nurse practitioner at times but they seems to be how things are going now days.
in Niceville, FL |
As a patient requiring multiple visits to many other medical practices, I consider Dr. Haufe to be more interested in truly helping his patient vs just collecting a fee. He's what you hope to find in other doctors. Dr. Haufe was genuinely concerned about the cause of my pain and providing relief. I found him to be most caring and recommend him without reservation.
in Destin, FL |
nice staff. seems like a very smart guy with good intentions of trying to help you. i initially didn't want to go to a pain doctor because of not wanting drugs but they do more than that. i am slowly getting better.
in Destin, FL |
Is was my first visit to Dr. HAUFE. HE DOES NOT LISTEN to patients and poo poos previous diagnosis. I had knee replacement three weeks ago and he was ASTOUNDED that I was not completely healed. He told me I was healing slow -really?! My Orthopedic surgeon told me it would be up to 3 months. When this Doctor wanted to check my reflexes, HE HIT MY RECENTLY OPERATED KNEE WITH THE MALLET AND BROKE OPEN MY SCAR!!! He said he forgot. I guess he has forgotten Do no harm too. Go to someone else
in Destin, FL |
I was referred in Dec 2015 and this doctor scheduled me for an appointment on 29 Feb 2016. When I called to change the appointment time because of work, I was told it was not a problem. I called the day prior to a 2 March appointment and was told they had no record of me. Long story short, this doctor decided not to take me on as a patient (no problem), but then did not notify me of the cancellation. When I asked to speak with him, the answer was no. Now I wasted a day off and waited 6 weeks...
in Ft Walton Beach, Florida |
Dr. Haufe uses a process of elimination to find the source of problems he also educates which I find refreshing
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Dr. Haufe'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, Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine and Pain Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Board Certifications

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  • Anesthesiology
  • Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine
  • Pain Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Upper Back Pain


  • Medical School
    University Of South Florida / College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1992

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of South Florida / College Of Medicine

    Completed in 1993

  • Residency Hospital
    University South Fla

    Completed in 1996

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of South Florda

    Graduated in 1988

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • 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
  • 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
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
  • Trigger Point Injection