JACKSONVILLE, Fla., February 8, 2018 – Coastal Spine and Pain Center announces the addition of pain specialist Veronica Antoine, M.D. to serve their Eastpark and Beaches Locations. As a dedicated physician with comprehensive experience in chronic and acute pain management, she supports patients dealing with pain using a multifaceted approach.
Prior to joining Coastal Spine and Pain Center, Dr. Antoine was the Pain Medicine Specialist and Coordinator of Inpatient Pain Services at the Kaiser Medical Group in Honolulu, Hawaii. She also served as the Director of Pain Medicine Services in the Department of Anesthesia at Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC.
Dr. Antoine earned her doctorate degree from the University of North Carolina and is board certified in Pain Medicine by the American Board of Anesthesiology. She completed her fellowship at John Hopkins, in the Division of Pain Medicine, in the Department of Anesthesiology & Critical Care Medicine. Her medicine residency was at Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine.
Dr. Antoine has chaired and co-chaired multiple committees, including serving as chair of the Inpatient Interdisciplinary Pain Workgroup in the Department of Neurosciences, in the Pain Medicine Division, and co-chair of the Health and Wellness and Well-being Committee for Kaiser Hawaii Medical Group. She also served as Kaiser’s Physician Advisor to the Pain Relief Nurse Champion (PRNC) program. She instructed for the Department of Anesthesia at Georgetown University. She has published extensively in respected publications, and has received multiple awards, including Hawaii’s “Top Doctors” and Washingtonian’s “Top Doctors” in Pain Management.
“Dr. Antoine is a methodical, dedicated professional whose comprehensive experience in chronic and acute pain management as well as quality patient care will benefit our pain patients at our Eastpark and Beaches locations,” said founder of Coastal Spine and Pain Center, Dr. Ferdinand Formoso.
She is a member of a number of medical associations, including American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, National Medical Association and American Pain Society. Dr. Antoine enjoys teaching medical students and writing for professional publications.
Veronica M. Antoine, M.D. will be seeing Coastal Spine and Pain Center patients at the following locations: Beaches: 1361 13th Avenue S., Unit 250, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250; Eastside: 11555 Central Parkway, Suite 304, Jacksonville, FL 32224.