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Dr. Carlos A Botero has the following 3 specialties
Anesthesiologists are physicians who are trained to administer anesthetics, which are medicines used to block nerve sensation. Anesthesia can be either local to one specific part of a body, like a tooth, or regional to block feeling to a larger portion of the body, such as during an epidural for child birth. It can also be more general to block sensation to the entire body, resulting in unconsciousness.
Anesthesiologists assist in surgery by determining how much anesthesia is necessary and by monitoring the patient's level of responsiveness and vital signs throughout the procedure. The anesthesia specialist will also bring the patient out of anesthesia and then continue to monitor his or her vital signs post-operation.
Besides assisting in surgeries, anesthesiologists may also treat patients suffering from chronic pain.
- Pain Medicine
- Addiction Medicine
An addiction medicine specialist is a doctor who treats patients with addictions to substances like drugs and alcohol or, in some cases, behaviors like gambling. Many of these specialists also treat the diseases that stem from these addictions.
These physicians are specially trained to prevent and treat the disease of addiction via psychiatric means, or other fields of medicine like family or internal medicine.
Dr. Carlos A Botero has the following 3 expertise
- Cancer Pain
- Acute Pain
Dr. Carlos A Botero has 1 board certified specialty
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Dr. Carlos A Botero is Board Certified in 1 specialty
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I saw Dr. Botero this afternoon, and it was clear within the first few moments of speaking with him that he actually cares about me and my well being. Dr. Botero took all the time I needed to answer my questions, and he took time to explain my conditions. His approach is to use the least amount of medication so that my pain is managed so that I won't become addicted or dependent on the medications, while keeping the medications working to keep me comfortable. When it comes to pain meds, less really is more, and Dr. Botero has the desire and skill to help people who really need him.
I have been a patient of Dr. Boteor's for over 10 years. I first saw him in Brandon hospital when I was referred to him by my neurologist. I was impressed by his attention to infection control procedures. I am a nurse and though I was in a lot of pain I was aware his standards were higher than the hospitals. I don't understand these ratings from other people. I have always found him and his staff to be very professional. He spent plenty of time with me, he found medications that worked for me and enabled me to go back to work. He's an angel!
the negative reviews are right. he put me on a medicine that prompted seizures.I used a few extra pills when recovering from the flying crashes I incurred .when i cut back on them. i have narcolespy, I was due for major back surgery out of state and he refused to give me a RX for any kind of pain relief, I had broken the rods in 3 placed in my back. My surgeon did not think it was professional of DR Botero .to leave me cold turkey for 8 days, with the back pain and surgery pending. And everyone is right he does not give a second look at you . Just the computer... (and his bank account)
Went to Dr Botero a couple years ago. Had pain in both sides of my neck and in left shoulder. He said we would work on the most painful site first. He gave me injections in left side of neck which was the most painful. When I went back for follow-up he didn't even have my file with him, only a form I was given to fill out asking if I wanted more pain pills. He did not ask about the right side of my neck or about my left shoulder. When I said I did not want more pain pills, he got up, left the room and never came back. I never went back even though I had no more pain in left side of neck. Hopefully injections would have also helped the right side of my neck and maybe my shoulder. I did not go there to get pain pills. I was already taking pain pills.
Dr. Botero is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Baylor College Of Medicine
Dr. Carlos A Botero accepts the following insurance providers.
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS Florida myBlue
- Florida Blue BlueCare HMO
- Florida Blue BlueOptions
- Florida Blue BlueSelect
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA LocalPlus
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
UHC of the River Valley
- Neighborhood Health Partnership Commercial
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Options PPO
Locations & DirectionsThe Pain Care Center, 702 N Alexander St, Plant City, FL
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