Dr. John Melendez-Benabe, MD

Anesthesiologist, Pain Medicine
Riviera Beach, FL 33410
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About Dr. John Melendez-Benabe MD

Dr. John Melendez-Benabe, MD is a doctor primarily located in Riviera Beach, FL. He has 34 years of experience. His specialties include Anesthesiologist, Pain Medicine.


West Palm Beach VA Medical Center 7305 N Military Trl Riviera Beach, FL 33410


Dr. John Melendez-Benabe has the following 2 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.

Specialty Expertise

Dr. John Melendez-Benabe has the following 3 expertise

  • Chronic Pain
  • Cancer Pain
  • Acute Pain


34 Years Experience


Graduated in 1987

Strong Memorial Hospital


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More about Dr. John Melendez-Benabe

Dr. Melendez-Benabe graduated from the San Juan Bautista School of Medicine in 1987. He works in Riviera Beach, FL and specializes in Anesthesiologist and Pain Medicine. Dr. Melendez-Benabe is affiliated with West Palm Beach VA Medical Center.

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