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Ira Fox, MD, DABPM, FIPP, ABIPP

Dr. Fox founded Anesthesia Pain Care Consultants in June 1996. He has spent more than 20 years treating patients with acute and chronic pain. Dr. Fox attended medical school at the U.A. of Guadalajara in Guadalajara, Mexico and is bilingual. He completed his medical education at State University of NY at Stony Brook, NY. Dr. Fox did his residency in anesthesiology at Monmouth Medical Center in NJ where he was Chief Resident.

Dr. Fox maintains the following board certifications: American Board of Interventional Pain Physicians (ABIPP); World Institute of Pain – Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice (FIPP); American Board of Pain Medicine; and the American Board of Anesthesiology with added certification in Pain Management. Dr. Fox serves as an examiner for the FIPP Board Certification. As an Examiner he observes applicants performing procedures and assesses their techniques. He is also a member of the World Institute of Pain Advisory Board.

Most recently he was elected “America’s Top Physician” by the Pain Management Consumers’ Research Council of America, and listed as a Top Doctor in Broward County by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. Anesthesia Pain Care Consultants has won the South Florida Business Journal Award for Excellence in Health Care in 2008. Dr. Fox has been published, lectures internationally as a pain specialist, provides expert witness testimony and has had multiple media appearances which can be seen on the Anesthesia Pain Care Consultants website www.anesthesiapaincare.com/news.html



Cuneyt Ozaktay, MD

Dr. Ozaktay joined Anesthesia Pain Care Consultants in July 2008. He attended medical school at University of Istanbul, Cerrahpasa Medical School. He received his degree in anesthesiology ay Wayne State University, Detroit Medical School in Michigan and completed a fellowship in pain management at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.

Dr. Ozaktay was named Pain Awareness Ambassador this year. He has been honored by the Tuck School of Business Administration for the “Medical Care and The Corporation Course” and for being a lecturer at the Dartmouth Medical School Pain Management Education Day for his course on “Low Back Pain, Translational Research, Animals to Humans or vice versa.”

Dr. Ozaktay is a member of numerous organizations including the American Pain Society, American Academy of Pain Medicine and the American Society of Anesthesiologists. He has done extensive research on pain management been published in several orthopedic and neuroscience medical journals. Dr. Ozaktay is a noted lecturer, and has held various teaching appointments throughout his career.



Winston Parris,MD, DABPM

Dr. Parris is a pain specialist who has been treating patients at Anesthesia Pain Care Consultants since September 2003. He now serves as our Director of Clinical Research. He most recently accepted the position as Professor of Anesthesia and Chief of the Pain Programs at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina.

Dr. Parris attended medical school at the University of the West Indies in Kingston, Jamaica and completed his residency in anesthesiology as the Chief Resident at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee.

Dr. Parris was a founding member of the American Academy of Pain Medicine. He was also a founding member and served as President of the American College of Pain Medicine, the American Board of Pain Medicine and the Tennessee Pain Society. Most notably, Dr. Parris served as President of the World Society of Pain Clinicians, developing pain clinics in Africa, Latin American, the Caribbean, the Far East and Eastern Europe. He founded the Vanderbilt Pain Control Center and served as their Medical Director for fifteen years.

Dr. Parris received the Companion of the Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George (CMG) for his service and accomplishments in the field of Pain Medicine from the Queen of England. In addition to lecturing extensively, he has published three books and written well over a hundred scientific articles.



Kianfa Martinez, MD

Dr. Kianfa Martinez joined Anesthesia Pain Care Consultants in July, 2010. Dr. Martinez joins as an interventional pain physician, and is part of the dedicated staff of physicians and healthcare professionals committed to reducing or eradicating pain at the Tamarac office.

Prior to joining Anesthesia Pain Care Consultants, Dr. Martinez completed her Pain Management Fellowship at the Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine, Medical College of Georgia. She earned her MD from St. George University School of Medicine, University Centre in Grenada, West Indies.
Dr. Martinez is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the American Pain
Society and the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians. Dr. Martinez is fluent in
several languages such as English, French and having been raised in Miami she is also fluent
in Spanish.

 

 

 

 

   

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