Dr. Youssef Wassef, MD

Dr. Youssef Wassef, MD

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Age 61
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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

(352) 367-3422

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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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Wassef's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wassef treats Low Back Pain more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Wassef treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Trigger Point Injection
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wassef performs Trigger Point Injection more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Wassef performs this procedure more than 81% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Spondylosis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Wassef treats Spondylosis more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Wassef treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Wassef's conditions and procedures:

All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Arthritis
Ataxia
Autoimmune Diseases
Autonomic Disorders
Back Pain
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Bursitis
Cancer Pain
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Coccygeal Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Degenerative Disc Disease
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Elbow Injuries
EMG (Electromyography)
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
Fibromyalgia
Fracture
Gait Abnormality
Headache
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Low Back Pain
Migraine
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peripheral Nerve Block
Plantar Fasciitis
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Trigger Point Injection
Upper Back Pain
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Arabic
  • English

Awards

Dr. Wassef's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Wassef

2.7

Based on 21 reviews

5 Stars
28.571428571428573%
(6)
4 Stars
14.285714285714286%
(3)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
9.523809523809524%
(2)
1 Star
47.61904761904762%
(10)

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Dr. Wassef is amazing, I had back pain and he helped me to feel better. He always listens to your concerns with no rush. He makes sure you understand his instructions. Dr. Wassef is super gentle and I highly recommend everyone to him for pain management.
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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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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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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...Read More
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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...Read More
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Cigna
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Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
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