About Dr. Florete

Dr. Orlando G. Florete Jr. Is An Outstanding Pain Management Expert In Jacksonville, Florida

SANYO DIGITAL CAMERAPain management refers to all the pharmacological and non pharmacological approaches designed to prevent, reduce, or eliminate pain sensations. According to the National Institute of Health, there are over 40 million Americans unable to find relief from chronic pain, which is the most damaging form of pain. Within this context, pain management is designed to facilitate recovery, prevent additional health problems, and improve quality of life. Untreated, pain can grow to become a syndrome in its own right with a destructive impact on every aspect of life for the sufferer. Pain management focuses on treating the underlying cause of pain, which often entails an interdisciplinary approach.

anesthesia_limbo_patient_anesthesiologist_no_cap_spotlightDr. Orlando Florete Jr. is a remarkable pain management expert with 17 years of expertise in various areas of anesthesiology. He is the Medical Director and Interventional Pain Management Specialist with the Institute of Pain Management and Director of Florida Institute of Medical Research. Additionally, Dr. Orlando Florete Jr. is affiliated with the Baptist Medical Center, Jackson Memorial Hospital, and St. Luke’s Medical Center. He is a widely acclaimed speaker on treatment algorithms for pain management on a national and international scale. Furthermore, Dr. Orlando Florete Jr. is the author of numerous book chapters, journal articles, teaching materials, and abstracts. In addition to his professional endeavors, he is consistently providing for those in need through donations to a variety of catholic charities.

chronic_pain_management01The Institute of Pain Management promotes a multi disciplinary approach to all types of chronic and acute pain operating through a team of board certified specialists that coordinate customized treatment plans for each patient. The Institute of Pain Management serves patients with a comprehensive range of pain management procedures, including injective therapy, physical therapy, and conditioning. Currently, the Institute of Pain Management offers typical pain management procedures, such as joint injections, lumbar epidural steroid injections, cervical facet radiofrequency neurotomy, costovertebral block, femoral nerve block, fluoroscopic guided steroid injection for knee pain, trigger point injections, soft tissue injections, medial branch block, and many more. Additional services offered by the Institute of Pain Management include cryoablation, therapeutic Botox injections, peripheral nerve blocks, physical therapy rehabilitation, or Qutenza for post-shingles nerve pain. For more information about the Institute of Pain Management, please visit www.theipm.com.

CIM_LogoDr. Orlando Florete Jr., obtained his Medical Degree in 1981 from Cebu Institute of Medicine, in the Philippines. He continued to explore his passion for medicine with an internship and residency at the University of the Philippines. Dr. Orlando Florete Jr. advanced his training with a fellowship in cardiology at the University of Philippines, fellowship in critical care medicine from the University of Florida, and residency in anesthesiology from the University of Florida. He is Board Certified in Pain Management and Anesthesiology with pain management training at the University of Virginia and University of Kentucky. He is also the president and co-founder of the American Medical Marijuana Physicians Association. Over the course of his career, he was awarded the Community Service Award and Winthrop Stearns Scholarship Award from the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Florida College of Medicine. He attributes his success to hard work and love for the profession.

ABADr. Orlando Florete Jr. has recently earned inclusion in the prestigious publication The Leading Physicians of The World as a result of his exceptional work in the field of pain management and anesthesiology. The Leading Physicians Of The World is published by the International Association of Healthcare Professionals, the national authority in career and business development. In addition, Dr. Orlando Florete Jr. is a member of the American Association of Pain Management, American Medical Association, Florida Society of International Pain Medicine, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, Florida Medical Association, Duval County Medical Society, and American Society of Anesthesia. Moreover, he is a lifetime member of the Winthrop Stearns Fellows and Scholars Association. In his free time, he enjoys boating on his yacht, running, traveling, and reading.

 

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