Dr. Powell is a board certified physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist. He earned his bachelor’s degree in biology at Alabama State University in 1996 and his doctorate from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2004. He graduated from the Temple University/MossRehab PM&R residency program where he was nominated chief resident and he is a graduate of the Interventional Pain Medicine fellowship at Virginia Commonwealth University Hospital.Read More
Dr. Burns is board certified in both anesthesiology and pain management by the American Board of Anesthesiology. His undergraduate degree in biochemistry is from Florida State University and he received his D.O. from Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine. His post graduate education includes an internship at Cook County Hospital in Chicago. He studied preventative medicine at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. He completed his residency in anesthesiology at the Medical College of Georgia. He then completed a fellowship in interventional pain management at the Medical College of Georgia. Dr. Burns’ training encompasses all aspects of current interventional techniques. He is also one of the leading experts on radiofrequency and the treatment of pain syndromes here in the Southeast. He is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiology, Florida Osteopathic Medical Association and Duval County Medical Society. He is also owner of Southeast Anesthesia and Spine Specialists. Prior to joining Coastal, he spent five years with the Jacksonville Spine Center.Read More
Dr. Schimpff is board certified in pain medicine by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He received his doctorate degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine in 2002. He completed his medical internship at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, MN and his medical residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, MN. He then completed a fellowship in Pain Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in 2007. Before joining Coastal Spine and Pain Center, Dr. Schimpff worked as the medical director of pain medicine and the director of the spine clinic for Sheltering Arms Hospital in Richmond, VA. He was a clinical professor and the site director of the pain medicine fellowship training program at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond, VA. Dr. Schimpff has research experience working as a molecular biologist at the National Institutes of Health. He is a member of a number of medical associations, including American Academy of Pain Medicine.Read More
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Dr. Christopher Manees is board certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology with a Subspecialty Certification in Pain Medicine. He earned his medical doctorate from the Wayne State University School of Medicine in 2006 and completed his Anesthesiology Residency in 2010. Manees finished his pain medicine fellowship at the same institution in 2011, where he managed acute/chronic pain consults. Before joining Coastal Spine and Pain Center, Manees worked for three years at a private practice in Austin, Texas. He is a member of the American Medical Association, American Society of Anesthesiologists, American Academy of Pain Medicine, and American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians. Manees received the Patients’ Choice Award and Compassionate Doctor recognition in 2010 and 2011 during his pain medicine fellowship at Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center and again in 2012 and 2013 while in private practice.Read More
Christopher Netzel, M.D. is board certified in pain medicine and anesthesiology. He earned his doctorate degree with University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison in 2014. Before joining Coastal Spine and Pain Center, Dr. Netzel was an interventional pain management physician at SSM Health in Madison, Wisconsin. He wrote the guidelines for dorsal root ganglion stimulation as well as conducted research on preoperative opioid use and outcome after spinal surgery. His medical residency in anesthesiology was completed at University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics in Madison. Later, Dr. Netzel completed a fellowship in Pain Medicine at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.
He is accomplished in the following procedures: injection therapies, radiofrequency ablation, spinal cord stimulation, dorsal root ganglion stimulation, intrathecal pump placement and management, kyphoplasty, and minimally invasive lumbar decompression. Dr. Netzel has also researched how gut microbes and metabolic syndrome may affect anesthesia. His professional presentations include stimulator therapies for vertebral compression fractures and diabetic neuropathy. Dr. Netzel is a member of a number of medical associations, including the North American Neuromodulation Society, American Society of Regional Anesthesiologists, American Society of Anesthesiologists and the Wisconsin Medical Society.
Richard Gamiz is a board-certified physician assistant who earned his degree from Miami-Dade College. Prior to graduation, Richard was a paramedic in Miami. Since becoming a P.A. in 2000, Richard has practiced orthopedic and spine surgery in both Miami and Jacksonville, assisting in surgery alongside some of our areas most renowned surgeons.Read More
Amy Paugh, M.S.N., B.S.N. is a board certified advanced registered nurse practitioner who brings more than 15 years of nursing experience to Coastal Spine and Pain Center. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of North Florida before pursuing her Masters of Science in Nursing from the University of South Alabama. Before coming to Coastal Spine and Pain Center, Paugh served as an ARNP in the neurosurgical setting of a Level 1 Trauma Center, where she handled inpatient and outpatient assessments, as well as worked directly alongside neurosurgeons in consultations, exams, the review of labs, radiologic studies and surgery first assist. For more than 13 years prior to her time as an ARNP, Paugh served as a trauma-certified registered nurse in emergency, trauma and trauma/surgical ICU departments.Read More
Leslie Horne is a Physician Assistant certified through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. She earned her Master of Medical Science from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Prior to attending PA school, Horne qualified as an EMT-B and worked in an emergency room. After graduation from PA school, she worked in an urgent care center, seeing patients as well as conducting DOT physicals and ordering and reading diagnostic tests. Horne then transferred to a pain management where she assessed patients and was trained to administer interventional pain management options such as trigger point injections, as well as the management of surgically implanted pain relief devices. She also participated as a subclinical investigator on medication research trials.
Horne is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the Florida Academy of Physician Assistants. Her experience working with a variety of patients and examining and diagnosing medical issues as well as managing medical conditions makes Horne an asset to our Coastal Spine and Pain professional team.Read More
Daniel Beck, PA-C is a highly skilled and board-certified physician assistant specializing in cardiothoracic and vascular surgery. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Medicine and Physician Assistant Certification at the University of Florida in Gainesville. With extensive training and experience at renowned institutions such as the Naval School of Health Sciences in Portsmouth, Virginia and the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, Beck brings a wealth of expertise to his practice. He is known for his surgical proficiency, managing post-operative patients and training fellow healthcare professionals.
Beck holds certifications from the NCCPA/PANRE/PANCE, demonstrating his commitment to maintaining the highest standards of practice. As an active member of professional organizations such as the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the Florida Academy of Physician Assistants, Beck stays current with advancements in his field, ensuring that his patients receive the best possible care. Daniel Beck, PA-C, is a trusted healthcare professional who combines his technical skills, compassionate patient care, and commitment to education to make a positive impact to all he serves.Read More