James Donald Fontaine M.D.
Pain Management Specialist | Interventional Pain Medicine5725 W Las Positas Blvd Suite 200 Pleasanton CA, 94588
Dr. James Fontaine practices Pain Medicine in Pleasanton, CA. Pain medicine is concerned with the prevention of pain, and the evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of patients experiencing pain. Pain medicine physicians use a broad-based approach to treat all pain disorders, ranging from pain as a symptom of disease to pain as the primary disease. Dr. Fontaine serves as a consultant to other physicians but is often the principal treating physician, providing care at various levels; such as treating the patient directly, prescribing medication, prescribing rehabilitative services, performing pain relieving procedures, counseling patients and families, directing a multidisciplinary team, coordinating care with other healthcare providers, and providing consultative services.
Education and Training
University of Southern California’s Keck School of Medicine M.D. 1990
Physical Medicine and RehabilitationAmerican Board of Physical Medicine and RehabilitationABPMR
- Bioidentical Hormones
- Testosterone Theraphy
- Laser Skin Resurfacing
- Sten Cell Theraphy
- Skin Care
- American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine Aesthetic
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