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  • Awards

    5 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice Award
  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award
  • Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area
  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor Recognition
  • Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross California
  • First Health
  • Cigna
  • United Healthcare

Doctors in Help Pain Medical Network

View all physicians that belong to Help Pain Medical Network.
  • Nearby Doctors

    There are no Doctors within 50 miles of San Mateo, CA that specialze in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine, Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine and Psychology

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Ratings & Comments

57 ratings with 22 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Help Pain Medical Network when asked is excellent. Help Pain Medical Network has been reviewed by 57 patients. The rating is 3.8 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Help Pain Medical Network as provided by patient reviews is 13 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Location

get directions Help Pain Medical Network
1900 Ofarrell St
San Mateo, CA 94403

Specialties

5 specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine

    Also sometimes referred to as intensivists, critical care specialists are physicians with specialized training in the diagnosis and management of life-threatening conditions. Some of these conditions affect vital organs like the heart and lungs, those that make breathing difficult or impossible, and those that affect entire organ systems, like the renal system.
    Critical care specialists are typically found in a hospital's intensive care unit where they monitor patients with life-threatening conditions and make determinations as to the best course of treatment.

  • Psychology
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

    A physiatrist is a doctor who specializes in the rehabilitation and physiological treatment of patients with an illness or injury that affects movement.
    These specialists have extensive knowledge of the nerves, muscles, bone, and brain. Physiatrists are also experts in pain medication.
    Some common conditions that physiatrists treat are rheumatoid arthritis, neurological and spinal disorders and injuries, chronic pain disorders, like fibromyalgia, and musculoskeletal issues, like broken bones and torn muscles.
    These physicians also often coordinate a team of other specialists in order to maximize the patient's recovery, such as occupational therapists, speech therapists, neurologists, orthopedists, and counselors.

  • Anesthesiology

    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.

Doctors in Help Pain Medical Network

  • Dr. David F Smolins MD

    Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine

    Redwood City, CA

    5.0
    (9)
  • Dr. Elaine S Date MD

    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

    Redwood City, CA

    3.8
    (7)
  • Dr. William G Brose MD

    Pain Medicine, Anesthesiology

    Danville, CA

    3.7
    (30)
  • Dr. Raymond R Gaeta MD

    Critical Care Medicine, Pain Medicine, Anesthesiology

    San Mateo, CA

    3.7
    (21)
  • Dr. Navneet S Ahluwalia MD

    Pain Medicine, Anesthesiology

    San Mateo, CA

    3.7
    (4)
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine
  • University Of Kansas School Of Medicine
  • George Washington University School Of Medicine And Health Sciences
  • Stanford University School Of Medicine
  • The University Of Texas School Of Medicine At San Antonio
  • Nearby Group Practices

    We don't have any physicians that practice at Help Pain Medical Network. Here are some Group Practices that specialize in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine, Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine and Psychology near Help Pain Medical Network San Mateo, CA.

Information About Group Practices

What is a Group Practice?

According to The Medical Group Management Association, a group practice is any relationship between three or more physicians who share facilities, expenses, profits and other resources like support staff and equipment. Group practices tend to fall into two categories: those that organize around a particular medical specialty and those that encompass several specialties like East Boston Neighborhood Health that specializes in internal medicine

Why Group Practice?

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.

Benefits of Group Practice

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.

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