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Drahmane Kaba, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Longwood, FL. His specialties include Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine. He speaks English.
Dr. Drahmane Kaba is a Physical and Rehabilitation pain specialist who is currently excited about the new technologies being developed in the neuromodulation field, especially those procedures that will alleviate pain from peripheral neuropathy. He is also intrigued by minimally invasive decompression procedures being developed to address chronic intractable low back pain.
Dr. Kaba believes the crux of the medical field relies on the good interaction between the medical provider and the patient. “That trust and confidence come from good communication and interaction between the doctor and the patient,” he said. “I want every patient to feel comfortable expressing themselves to me whether it’s in French, Spanish, Portuguese or English.”
Employing a multifaceted approach to treating chronic pain, Dr. Kaba puts together treatment plans including medication management, physical and occupational therapy, psychology, injections and interventions. “The goal of our treatment plan is to improve function and quality of life and minimize the need for pain medications,” he said.
Holding a Bachelor of Science degree from SUNY - Binghamton University, he earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from SUNY - Upstate Medical University, both in New York. He completed his internship and physical medicine and rehabilitation residency at the University of Virginia Health System in Charlottesville. Dr. Kaba completed a 1-year fellowship in interventional Pain management at the National Pain Institute. He has brought his expertise to Florida Pain and Rehabilitation Associates Inc. since 2013.
When not seeing patients, Dr. Kaba enjoys reading on a wide array of topics and watching sporting events like boxing, soccer, basketball and football. He may also be found doing outdoor activities such as biking, hiking and kitesurfing.