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Dr. Peter Bruce Mendelsohn, M.D.

Pain Management Specialist

Dr. Peter Bruce Mendelsohn M.D. is a top Pain Management Specialist in Los Angeles, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Peter Bruce Mendelsohn M.D. is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Peter Bruce Mendelsohn M.D. is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Peter Bruce Mendelsohn M.D. is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Los Angeles, CA, Dr. Peter Bruce Mendelsohn M.D. is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
34 years Experience
Dr. Peter Bruce Mendelsohn, M.D.
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Brooklyn, Coll of Med, Brooklyn Ny
  • Accepting new patients

When is it advisable to take a painkiller tablet?

It is not advisable to take pain medication before pain starts. Re: when to take pain medicine, opioids should only be taken for short periods of time after procedures or injury. READ MORE
It is not advisable to take pain medication before pain starts. Re: when to take pain medicine, opioids should only be taken for short periods of time after procedures or injury. Non narcotic pain mess are not addictive however they have side effects. I recommend taking mess only when necessary and for pain greater than 3 on a 1-10 scale where 10 is the worst pain imaginable

What is procedural anesthesia?

Procedural anesthesia likely refers to anesthesia for short procedures such as GI endoscopy, injections, etc. It is usually sedation (twilight) with amnesia of the procedural READ MORE
Procedural anesthesia likely refers to anesthesia for short procedures such as GI endoscopy, injections, etc. It is usually sedation (twilight) with amnesia of the procedural events. It can also be used during surgical procedures in conjunction with local anesthesia which is administered by the surgeon

Long term narcotic use

Constipation can be treated with laxatives such as milk of magnesia. To help decrease and possibly prevent constipation from narcotics you can take a stool softener such as cola READ MORE
Constipation can be treated with laxatives such as milk of magnesia. To help decrease and possibly prevent constipation from narcotics you can take a stool softener such as cola emperor, surface, ducolax.

RA and pregnancy

Speak with your obstetrician.