Jeff Lee Buchalter, MD, Pain Management Specialist and Medical-Legal consultant with Professional Medical Consultants.

Get to know Dr. Jeff Lee Buchalter, who serves patients in Pensacola, Florida and the Panhandle of Florida.

Dr. Buchalter is a Pain Management Specialist who recently retired from his private practice with Clearway Pain Solutions, where he was one of the founding shareholders and served as the Chairman until his retirement. Dr. Buchalter’s career was dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of complex Spine related Pain disorders and included Co-authoring a textbook on the Diagnosis, Management and Treatment of Discogenic Pain. He has been involved in academics for over 20 years and with his retirement from Clearway, he will focus his legacy on Teaching the next generation of physicians as well as providing medical-legal expertise to accident and injury victims at his new practice, Professional Medical Consultants. The mission statement of Professional Medical Consultants is                      “ To provide the highest quality of Academic Teaching and Medical-Legal Consulting in an environment grounded on the principles of Ethics, Integrity, Objectivity, and Compassion.”

Dr. Buchalter received his medical degree from the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine in Tampa, Florida in 1987. He then went on to complete his internship and his residency in Anesthesiology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Dr. Buchalter also completed his fellowship subspecialty training in Pain Medicine at the University of Texas and MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas in 1991. 

Dr. Buchalter is an Associate  Professor with the University of Central Florida College of Medicines PM&R residency training program at West Florida Hospital in Pensacola Florida. He is also on staff with the Florida State University College of Medicine as an Associate Clinical Professor.

Dr. Buchalter is board-certified in both Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine by the American Board of Anesthesiology. The ABA is one of the 24 medical specialty boards that constitutes the American Board of Medical Specialties. The mission of the ABA is to advance the highest standards of the practice of Anesthesiology.

Dr. Buchalter is a Certified Independent Medical Examiner with the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners, a Fellow of the International Academy of Independent Medical Examiners, as well as a Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners. His practice with Professional Medical Consultants, focuses on Independent Medical Examinations, Medical Legal Consultations and Medical Records Reviews.

Dr. Buchalter remains at the forefront of his challenging specialty via memberships and affiliations with prestigious professional societies and associations, such as the Florida Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, American Academy of Interventional Pain Physicians, and the American Academy of Pain Medicine.

Over the years, Dr. Buchalter was honored as Top Physician in America by the American Registry of Outstanding Professionals (2014) and received multiple Patients’ Choice Awards (2008-2016), Compassionate Doctor Recognitions (2009-2016), Patients’ Choice 5th Anniversary Awards (2012-2016), and Compassionate Doctor Awards – 5 Year Honoree (2013-2016). 

Pain medicine is a medical specialty that focuses on the evaluation, treatment, and prevention of pain. A pain management specialist, also known as a pain doctor or a pain specialist, is a medical doctor (M.D.) or doctor of osteopathy (D.O.) who specializes in pain medicine. They specialize in the management of pain as a symptom of disease (eudynia) and primary pain disorders (maldynia). Furthermore, they treat patients who experience pain related to a specific cause (e.g., cancer pain, injury, postoperative pain) and patients who suffer pain as a primary condition (e.g., frequent headaches, neuropathic pain).

Dr. Buchalter’s areas of expertise cover the diagnosis and treatment of spine-related pain disorders and complex regional pain syndromes. He can perform precise spine procedures to diagnose and treat the source of the patients pain.He has expertise in all minor and major Spine related Pain procedures. In addition to the book he co-authored on  the Diagnosis and Treatment  of Intervertebral Disc Pain, he has expanded his treatment protocols to include Stem Cell and other Regenerative Therapies. 

In his spare time, Dr. Buchalter enjoys working out, boating and spending time with his wife, children and pets. 

Learn More about Dr. Jeff Lee Buchalter:

Through his findatopdoc profile, or through Clearway Pain Solutions Institute,

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