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 29 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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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 29 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
1993
Aria Health-Frankford Campus
Internship Hospital
1990
Cairo U Hosp/Heliopolis Hosp
Residency Hospital
1990
Cairo U
Medical School
1983
Ain Shams U Hosp
Internship Hospital
1981
Abbasia Fac Med U Ain Shams, Cairo
Medical School
1976
Ain Shams U
Medical School
1996
1993
1990
1990
1983
1981
1976

Languages

  • Arabic
  • English

Awards

Dr. Wassef's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Wassef

2.6

Based on 22 reviews

5 Stars
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(6)
4 Stars
13.636363636363637%
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3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
9.090909090909092%
(2)
1 Star
50%
(11)

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I was treated like I was some sort of a criminal from the very start! His nurse, Joyce, tried to catch me in a lie, cross-referencing my records with what I wrote on the intake forms, particularly my prior surgeries. I forgot I had a skin cancer removed in a doctor's office some years ago. Their form asked for current medications I take. Endocet IS oxycodone, yet, she flipped when she found it in my pee test. I have Aplastic Anemia, a form of bone marrow cancer. She made fun of me by telling me one 'can't live without bone marrow' - I literally have only 1% of bone marrow I should have! Sure didn't need to hear that! It's as though she didn't believe me! The doctor decided to diagnose me, after only two visits, with fibromyalgia, in spite of three specialists prior diagnosis. I'll curl up and die before I go back there!
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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 medications and habit forming problems that are associated with medicine , he is a doctor that I trust and throughly believes in rehabilitation services over writing scripts, a U/a is preformed
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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 thankful to him and he has been extremely helpful to me. I can't say enough positive things about him. Thank you Dr. Wassef.
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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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Humana
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