Dr. Akinwumi G. Aladesawe, MD
Pain Management Specialist | Pain Medicine5411 Grand Blvd 105 New port richey Fl, 34652
A seasoned pain management physician, Akinwumi G. Aladesawe, MD, is the owner and operator of his own private practice, Leading Edge Medical Center, located in New Port Richey, Florida. He established the practice in 2014. With eleven years of experience as a physical medicine and rehabilitation physician, Dr. Aladesawe provides a comprehensive range of healthcare services, including physical medicine & rehabilitation, spinal cord injury medicine, and pain medicine.
Education and Training
Obafemi Awolowo College of Health Sciences Medical Degree 1992
Dr. Akinwumi G. Aladesawe, MD's Expert Contributions
What else can I try before needing surgery?
It depends on the indication for surgery, which is failure of conservative management, namely, failure to control pain and paralysis/loss of function. If the indication is because of spinal cord damage potentially or ongoing, then the benefit of surgery outweighs the risks. If the patient has tried analgesics starting from the simplest acetaminophen, nsaids, gabapentin, narcotic, etc., with concomitant massage/physical therapy, interventional spine injections unsuccessfully. Surgery is also mandated at this point. Hope you find this useful as a last point surgery or narcotic should always be last resort. Dr. Aladesawe READ MORE
Is there a safe medication to manage my pain before starting my menstrual period?
Tylenol should be ok READ MORE
What to do about sudden neck pain?
Heart disease READ MORE
Sharp, shooting pain in my right leg
Yes it could be sciatica pain but I will do a thorough history and physical exam / radiology to rule out vascular and musculoskeletal etiology READ MORE
Long term narcotic use
Drink plenty of fluids and lots of vegs Exercise READ MORE
I am very intolerant of narcotics
Hyaluronic / chondrointin sulfate intrarticular injections Nerve block 5% Lidocaine patch / ointment NSAID patch / cream TENS units READ MORE
Areas of expertise and specialization
- Top Doctor 2015 US News
- American Medical Association
- American Pain Society
- Florida Academy of Pain Medicine
- American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
- University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine spinal cord injury medicine 2008
Charities and Philanthropic Endeavors
- Akinwumi aladesawe teaching ministries
- Montefiore medical center
- Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Professional Society Memberships
- American Medical Association, American Pain Society, Florida Academy of Pain Medicine
What do you attribute your success to?
- God and his family.
Hobbies / Sports
- Church, Golfing, Race Cars, Bible Study, Spending Time With Family
Favorite professional publications
- American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, American Pain Society Journal
Areas of researchNeuropathic pain Stem cell
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Get to know Pain Management Specialist Dr. Akinwumi G. Aladesawe, who serves patients in New Port Richey, Florida.
Dr. Aladesawe is a highly-experienced pain management specialist who is concerned with the prevention of pain, as well as the evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of patients experiencing pain. He is the owner & operator of Leading Edge Medical Center in New Port Richey, Florida.
There, he provides comprehensive quality care and compassionate, affordable healthcare services (physical medicine & rehabilitation, spinal cord injury medicine, and pain medicine) to every individual. By doing so, patients are able to enjoy a comfortable and healthy life.
A 1992 graduate of Obafemi Awolowo College of Health Sciences in Nigeria, Dr. Aladesawe relocated to the United States to further his education. Once there, he performed his internship at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons in 2000, followed by his residency in physical medicine & rehabilitation at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine / Montefiore Medical Center in 2006. He then completed his fellowship in spinal cord injury medicine at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine in 2008.
Among the doctor’s professional affiliations, he is a member of the American Medical Association, the American Pain Society, the Florida Academy of Pain Medicine, and the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
Pain management is a branch of medicine employing an interdisciplinary approach for easing the suffering and improving the quality of life of those living with chronic pain. A pain management specialist is a doctor who specializes in pain medicine, focusing on the evaluation, treatment, and prevention of pain.
Attributing his success to God and his family, Dr. Aladesawe enjoys going to church, golfing, driving race cars, going to bible study, and spending time with family. His favorite professional publications are the American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and The Journal of Pain.
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