Dr. Shonith Manohar, MD

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Dr. Shonith Manohar, MD
Dr. Manohar is a Board certified Anesthesiologist and also Board certified in Pain Management. He graduated with his undergraduate degree in Biochemistry from Vassar College. He then graduated from New York Medical College with his Medical Doctor Degree. After completing four years of residency training in Anesthesiology and graduating from the University of Connecticut, he then underwent additional fellowship training at Georgetown University in Chronic Pain Management. Prior to starting Florida Regional Pain Management, Dr. Manohar was Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at the University of Florida & Shands Jacksonville. He and his family have resided in Jacksonville for the past 15 years.

8259 Bayberry Rd

Jacksonville, FL 32256

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Dr. Shonith Manohar, MD

Dr. Shonith Manohar, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Care Philosophy

Untreated chronic pain can be very debilitating not only physically but also mentally.  Therefore pain needs to be treated and controlled early to minimize these declines.  A careful diagnosis as to why someone hurts is very important before any treatment can be successfully implemented.  A treatment program needs to consist of Medication management, Interventional procedures where indicated, Physical Therapy and exercise and proper Nutrition.

Over reliance on just one modality is usually ineffective.  We have all seen the devastating effects of just escalating opiates to control pain.  Sometimes Physical Therapy is not effective when pain is intense.  A balanced approach is therefore more effective and also appreciated by the patient.

Surgery should be a last resort to managing chronic pain.  As a fellowship trained interventional pain physician my goal is to minimize the need to proceed to surgery and to minimize the need for opiate pain medications  This approach not only leads to better long term outcomes for the patient but also lower medical cost.

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Dr. Manohar's Experience

Dr. Manohar'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 and Pain Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Pain Medicine
  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Pain Medicine Anesthesiology
  • Sports Medicine Pain Management

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • 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
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Pain
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Hip Pain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Disorders
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthropathy
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylarthropathy
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Tendonitis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trochanteric Bursitis
  • Upper Back Pain


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  • Bursa Injection
  • Cancer Pain Management
  • Cervical Block
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Ganglion Impar Block
  • Ilioinguinal and Iliohypogastric Block
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Interventional Pain Management
  • Ischial Bursa Injection
  • Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Block
  • Lumbar Sympathetic Block
  • Medical Branch Block
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Pain Procedure
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Root Block
  • Non-Surgical Pain Management
  • Pain Management
  • Pain Medication Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon and Bursa Injection
  • Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Facet Joint Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection


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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.


  • Vassar College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • University Of Miami / School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Georgetown University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Manohar's Reviews

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Dr. Manohar's Performance
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  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (10)
Jacksonville, FL |
Shonith Manohar is the most arrogant condescending man I've ever had the abhorrent displeasure of enduring. As soon as I informed him that I was uncomfortable with the serious risks associated with the non-FDA approved Epidural Steroid Injection (ESI) treatments he was attempting to coercively rush me into without informing me of the risks and completely ignoring my questions about those risks, he completely refused to discuss any alternate treatment options. I'm appalled by Manohar's disrespect
in Florida |
I have been seeing Dr. Manohar for the last few years. Both him and his staff are always professional and I love that Dr. Manohar always takes the time to listen to how I am feeling and lets me decide if I want to have another treatment or try to wait a little longer could not ask for a better doctor or staff.. My pain has been very manageable since starting treatment with his office picking him as a Doctor was one of the best decisions I made for my back
in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL |
I've had lower back pain for 10 years due to injuries while serving on active duty with the military. It's now aggravated by degenerative arthritis running down my back into my hips. Military medicine did their best to alleviate my pain, but with little success. I was referred to Dr Manohar by the Naval hospital in Jacksonville. In 3 months Dr Manohar has relieved most of the pain and I now feel great. My back is not perfect, but it's better than it has been in many years. Thanks Dr Manohar!
in Jacksonville, FL |
Dr. Manohar made me feel confident from my first visit. He listened to me, and asked questions. His exam was thorough, and his approach matter-of-fact. He told me what I needed to do, and was my guide along the way. I am thankful for Dr. Manohar and his staff, they have truly been a blessing.
in Jacksonville, Florida |
Great staff, very friendly! Had me in and out very quickly. Doc didn't seem like he wasnt interested with my issue, he took genuine time with me and I've been feeling great after his treatment.
in Jacksonville, FL |
Absolutely love Dr. Manohar. He has completely gotten rid of my back pain since I've started seeing him when I've been to at least 5 other doctors before that could not help at all. He listens to me and explains treatments very thoroughly. Also, very friendly and helpful staff and short wait times. Would definitely recommend!!
Jacksonville, FL |
Wonderfull experiences ! I was in fear I would have to have back surgery and wanted to make that my last option! Dr. Manohar helped me make that a fear in the past! His care plan for me and my injection worked wonders on me! There's no greater feeling in the world then noticing you're walking and the pain has subsided.
in Jacksonville, FL |
Leaving today I had a weight lifted off my shoulders! The doctor was very patient and very detailed with my future care plan. I was treated like family, and will be recommending him. I look forward to less pain. Thank you so much Dr. Manohar.
3rd visit. First 2 visit was good. 3rd visit I did not see the Dr. because the office manager did not allow me to see him because she stated my insurance company did not pay the $83.56 which was paid (Chandra-office manager admitted later it was a computer error). Chandra was rude and insisted that no payment was made. We asked her to contact the insurance company and was advised she had no time. Will not recommend to others due to office manager rudeness.
in Jacksonville, FL |
Very caring, extremely professional
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Saint Vincent's Medical Center Southside
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