Dr. Michael Baskin is an interventional pain management specialist with expertise in treating patients suffering from acute and chronic pain and chronic illness. Board certified and fellowship trained, Dr. Baskin utilizes a full complement of interventional pain management techniques, such as neuromodulation, and spinal cord stimulation treatment for intractable, chronic pain in the lower back and extremities. Some of his other areas of expertise include:
â€¢ Cervical and lumbar epidurals
â€¢ Facet injections, a nonsurgical treatment to temporarily "block" neck and pain
â€¢ Sympathetic nerve blocks to relieve pain in the back and neck
â€¢ Medial branch blocks, which temporarily stop the transmission of pain signals from the spinal joints to the brain
â€¢ Lumbar discography, an injection technique used to evaluate patients with back pain
â€¢ Peripheral joint injections to treat common inflammatory and degenerative joints
Dr. Baskin received his medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine. He completed an internship in internal medicine at the State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate in Brooklyn and a residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in New York, where he was chief resident. Dr. Baskin also completed a fellowship in interventional pain management at the Florida Spine Institute in Clearwater.
Dr. Baskin is a member of the International Spinal Injection Society, Association of Academic Physiatrists and the American Pain Society, as well as a fellow in the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He is also a clinical assistant professor at the Florida International University's Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine.
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