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_DSC1256The UF Health Interventional Pain & Spine Center is the only comprehensive and multidisciplinary pain treatment program at the University of Florida and is sponsored by the Departments of Anesthesiology, Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, and Neurology in conjunction with the physicians of the UF Health Cancer Center.

The UF Health Interventional Pain & Spine Center offers a unique and multidisciplinary approach to treating patients with acute, persistent and cancer pain. We believe pain is not simply an isolated physical ailment, but rather a problem that must be addressed by treating the whole person. Our center provides a full range of pain medicine services, with a focus on the use of non-opioid medication, interventional (injection) techniques and physical therapies as well as in providing the evaluation of the appropriateness of  opioid pain medication regimens and assistance in development of treatment plans for the discontinuation of ineffective opioid-based pain medication regimens.

Our pain experts specialize in both the common pain complaints (acute low back, leg, neck or arm pain) as well as more complex pain that is not getting better despite previous treatment, pain that is complicated by other medical, neurological or psychiatric disease, and they address pain medicine addiction and/or fear of addiction with the goal of restoring health, function and quality of life.

Patient Forms

Patients are asked to fill out basic information forms prior to visiting the UF Pain and Spine Center physician:

If you are seeing one of our pain doctors please fill out this form:  UF Health Pain Medicine New Patient Intake Form

If you are scheduled for a follow up visit please fill out this form:  UF Health Pain Medicine Follow up Visit Information 

If you are seeing our Headache Neurologist (Dr. Andrew Ahn) please fill out this form: Headache Intake Form

If you are seeing our Headache Neurologist and he has asked you to fill out the Headache Diary, it is found here: Headache Diary