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Nam-kha N. Pham, MD

About

Primary Specialty: Anesthesiology

Dr. Nam-Kha Pham appreciates seeing the improvement that can be achieved in a person’s life by treating their pain. “It can be life changing,” he said.

Bringing nearly a decade of experience in the pain management field to his work at the Florida Pain and Rehabilitation Associates Inc., Dr. Pham was first drawn to the field because of his ability to meaningfully impact people’s daily lives by altering their relationship with chronic pain.

The University of Florida was the site for not only his bachelor’s degree in basic biological and medical sciences but also his Doctor of Medicine. He also completed his internship, anesthesiology residency and pain medicine fellowship at Duke University in North Carolina.

The pain management field continues to evolve and Dr. Pham is excited about several future developments. “There are many various non-steroid injectable medications that are currently being studied that may help evolve the landscape of spinal injections away from more symptomatic management to an increased role as an alternative treatment to surgery by addressing the underlying problem,” he said. “This includes stem cells, PRP, chemo-nucleolsis and monoclonal antibodies.”

Putting together an individualized treatment plan is key for each patient. Dr. Pham notes that medications are just one aspect of a multimodal approach to treating symptoms. “Pain is a complex response requiring a many-pronged approach,” he said.

His primary concern with patient interaction is for them to know that they are heard and their concerns are addressed. “This means explaining and answering all questions and that they are fully invested in the decisions made regarding their care.”

In his downtime, Dr. Pham enjoys spending quality time with his family and woodworking.

Affiliations Longwood
Education
  • Fellowship
  • Duke University Hospital United States Durham, NC 2012
  • Internship
  • Duke University Hospital United States Durham, NC 2008
  • Medical School
  • University of Florida College of Medicine United States Gainesville, FL 2007
  • Residency
  • Duke University Hospital United States Durham, NC 2011
  • Undergraduate
  • University of Florida United States Gainesville, FL 2003

Reviews

  • 08/26/2022
    Rating: 4.5

    Everyone in the office treated me well, and I had a good impression of Dr Pham.

  • 08/24/2022
    Rating: 5

    All personnel are very attentive.

  • 08/24/2022
    Rating: 5

    All the personal are very friendly. Appointment are accurate and the practitioner are good.

  • 08/23/2022
    Rating: 5

    Dr. Pham was wonderful! I’ve been coming to the office for six years and Dr. Pham recently switched over from another office, so it was his first time seeing me. I was nervous about changing doctors, but he immediately put me at ease. He listened to me and we worked together to come up with a plan and already I feel like the plan is improving my quality of life. I have never written a review of a doctor before, so that should speak to the quality of care I received from Dr. Pham.