Advanced Pain Care Center was founded by Dr. Ricardo Gerenstein MD in 2018.
We are committed to providing a comprehensive, updated, science-based, and compassionate care to our patients.
Our pain management physicians provide individualized attention to the patient’s medical needs. We know that every patient is unique.as is his or her perception of pain. We use a case-per-case selection of medicines, minimally invasive procedures (injections), physical therapy, psychological support as well as alternative approaches to improve the patient quality of life.
Advanced PainCare Center Director, Dr. Ricardo Gerenstein MD
Dr. Ricardo Gerenstein MD earned his medical degree at Universidad de Buenos Aires, Facultad de Medicina (Medical School) in 1974. He completed a residency in Anesthesiology and a fellowship in Cardiac Anesthesiology at Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires.
He moved to Venezuela invited by the University de Los Andes as a Professor of Anesthesiology in 1978. Two years later, he was designated Chief of Cardiac Anesthesia of the Fundacion de Cardiologia Infantil (Pediatric Cardiology Foundation) in Caracas.
Dr. Gerenstein moved his practice to the prestigious Hospital de Clinicas Caracas in 1985. Once there, he was a cardiac anesthesiologist and later the Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology. During his tenure at the Hospital de Clinicas Caracas, Dr. Gerenstein was the co-founder, promoter, and organizer of the SAP (Postoperative Acute Pain Analgesia Service) and the Pain Management Clinic. These two successful initiatives were pioneers in the scientific and rational Pain Management in Venezuela and Latin America.
Once established in Miami in 1995, he completed a “second-time” residence in Anesthesia at the University of Miami, School of Medicine. Dr. Gerenstein practiced subsequently at Cleveland Clinic, Weston and at Aventura Hospital an Medical Center, where he was a Cardiac Anesthesiologist and Chief of the Department of Anesthesia.
His devotion to teaching a new generation of professionals moved Dr. Gerenstein to the University of Miami where he is nowadays an Assistant Professor at the UM Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management at Jackson Memorial Hospital. Dr. Gerenstein is also an Assistant Profesor at the Department of Anesthesiology of the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University.
Dr. Ricardo Gerenstein MD is devoted to performing state-of-the-art, compassionate pain management treatment, including medical, non-invasive and minimally invasive interventions. His professional interest focuses on the pain management of patients suffering from diabetic neuropathy, a severe and disabling but many times undertreated condition.
Dr. Gerenstein is Diplomate by the American Board of Anesthesiology and a member of the American Society of Anesthesiology. During his career, he has published extensively on topics related to Anesthesiology in a variety of peer-review medicine journals.
Dr. Gerenstein is fluent in Spanish and English.