Dr. Youssef Wassef, MD

Dr. Youssef Wassef, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 60
(20)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Youssef Wassef, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Gainesville, FL and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Abbasia Fac Med U Ain Shams, Cairo in 1981 and specializes in pain medicine.

6801 NW 9th Blvd Ste 4

Gainesville, FL 32605

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Wassef performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Low Back Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
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Board Certifications

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

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Procedures

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

  • Abbasia Fac Med U Ain Shams, Cairo
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Ain Shams U
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Cairo U
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Ain Shams U Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Aria Health-Frankford Campus
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Cairo U Hosp/Heliopolis Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Temple U Hosp/Moss Rehab Hosp, Einstein Med Ctr, Drucker Brain Inj Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wassef has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wassef's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wassef to family and friends
2.6
based on 20 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Wassef's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Alachua, Fl
Dr. Wassef listens to my concerns and addresses them with me. I’ve never felt rushed. He’s a no nonsense physician and has earned my respect and trust. Have been going to him for 2 years.. He’s a very good physician and cares about the outcome of his patients.
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in Gainesville, FL
One of the few doctors who takes the time to make sure I get treated the best way possible. Wouldn’t be able to go to work/hardly walk if it wasn’t for him
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in Gnv Florida
He's not the type of doctor who will write a scrip just because of an issue , he throughly makes sure you indeed pain. He's one of those doctors that is interested in rehabilitation of core & strengtg trainer rather than just a pill or patch to resolve a problem as he looks for the long term use of...more
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in Gainesville, FL
I've been seeing Dr Wassef for a while now. He's one of the finest doctors I've had since trying to recover from multiple pain issues with a number of hip replacements and lower back problems. Thanks to him I'm able to do a lot of the things that I couldn't do before seeing him. I'm very...more
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in Gainesville, FL
I would not recommend him. I waited for almost 3 hours only to be seen for 5 minutes and have all of what I said completely disregarded.
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