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Your Health Comes First

Healthcare in America has become a complex administrative task with insurance companies often directing the course and timing of treatment. Some practitioners responded by trying to quickly churn through patients like a fast-food restaurant.

Not at Palm Beach Spine & Diagnostic Institute – Your Health Comes First!

All of our patients spend meaningful time with Dr. Gorfine for a proper evaluation of the nature of the pain / injury. We make arrangements for all relevant diagnostic tests (some of which are performed right in our facility), analyze the results and offer treatment options.

We do not perform major expensive back surgery. We don’t prescribe narcotics to mask the symptoms. Instead, we treat the source of the pain / injury with minimally-invasive procedures to produce long-term relief.

How? Dr. Gorfine has always been in the forefront of the latest medical advances and has pioneered the newest techniques in regenerative medicine that have just recently become in great demand. Of course, those other doctors don’t have decades of experience performing procedures such as prolotherapy, platelet-rich plasma injections and radiofrequency treatments. These procedures and more (facet injections & RF, epidural steroid injections, laser therapy, micro-targeted cortisone injections, etc.) are performed in our own state-of the art surgical center.

If you are in pain or have any musculoskeletal injury, call Palm Beach Spine & Diagnostic Institute at (561) 649-8770, or use our contact form to schedule an evaluation. We promise you won’t be treated like a number. We provide personal treatment, focus on your pain / injury and make sure that your health comes first.

To not be able to move or get out of bed for about three years, it just took my heart and my soul – it took everything I loved… I’m doing Kung Fu …  getting ready for competition again… You can’t put a price on feeling good. You can’t put a price on your health.

Colleen D.

10-2018

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About Us

Providing world-class, non-surgical orthopedic medicine is the ground breaking approach to pain management and at the heart of the programs offered at the Palm Beach Spine & Diagnostic Institute.

Surgery is not the best choice for everyone nor is it indicated in every circumstance. Surgery is not always the “last resort”, nor does it always “fix the problem”. With the advancements in the field of regenerative medicine and interventional modalities, many acute and chronic injuries and pain can be diagnosed and managed using non-surgical approaches. The physicians at the Institute understand the complex nature of pain and how it adversely affects every aspect of your life. Through a thorough evaluation of your symptoms, examination, and comprehensive intake of your lifestyle and medical history, the team will create an efficient, progressive, individualized plan for pain management and long-term relief. Our programs do not include narcotic pain management. The Palm Beach Spine & Diagnostic Institute offers the expertise, the resources to handle complex cases, and access to the latest medical advances. Our team is a leader in ground-breaking changes to how pain is managed by combining modalities to provide maximum relief so that you can get back to enjoying your life.

Our Doctor

LAWRENCE GORFINE, M.D.

Board Certified in Anesthesiology Board Certified in Pain Medicine by the American Board of Anesthesiology. Board Certified by the American Board of Pain Medicine Dr. Gorfine is Past-Chairman of the Pain Committee of the Florida Society of Anesthesiologists and is Past-President of the Florida Academy of Pain Medicine. He was Director of Pain Medicine, Associate Professor and Fellowship Director of Pain Management at the Medical College of Virginia. As a leader in his field, Dr. Gorfine has over 25 years of experience in anesthesiology and pain medicine. He has lectured and educated both residents and fellows at university medical centers throughout the country.

B.S., Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA
M.D., University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Medicine and Surgery, Brown University Hospitals, Providence, RI
Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Tufts New England Medical Center Hospitals, Boston, MA
JFK Medical Center, Lake Worth
JFK Medical Center-North Campus, West Palm Beach

Specializing in Minimally Invasive Non-Surgical Interventions For The Treatment Of Spine And Musculoskeletal Disorders

From car accidents to work related injuries or pain due to ageing or disease processes, the team at the Institute has the expertise to provide you with a plan of care focused on getting you back to work and to enjoying your life. The team has proven expertise in caring for patients with both acute and chronic pain. The physicians at the Palm Beach Spine & Diagnostic Institute are well respected among their colleagues often caring for other physicians and their families. Many of our patients come for a second opinion or because they do not want to have surgery and want to seek out other treatment options. Patients living in South Florida and around the country have found the programs and treatments offered at Palm Beach Spine & Diagnostic Institute get them back to work and life more quickly because of the innovative and ground-breaking treatment plans created for them. Palm Beach Spine & Diagnostic Institute is focused on creating experiences that exceed your expectations. Our staff respects your time as well as your privacy. Our Institute is designed to decrease stress while offering a relaxing non-rushed atmosphere. Patients from around the country and the world come to the Institute to find solutions to their discomfort and management of pain. The physicians at the Institute are all boarded in pain medicine and have been practicing for many years.

Education:
B.S., Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA
M.D., University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy

Internship:
Medicine and Surgery, Brown University Hospitals, Providence, RI

Residency:
Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Tufts New England Medical Center Hospitals, Boston, MA
Hospital Privileges:
JFK Medical Center, Lake Worth
JFK Medical Center-North Campus, West Palm Beach

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