1700 SW 7th Street, Topeka, Kansas 66606-1690      785-295-8000
St. Francis Health Center
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St. Francis Pain Management Center

Helping Patients with Chronic Pain

St. Francis Health Center is committed to alleviating or minimizing pain in patients with acute or chronic conditions. At the Pain Management Center, patients can find relief through a variety of procedures designed to enhance their ability to resume daily activities with less discomfort.

Florin Nicolae, MD, and Guy Giroux, MD, are board-certified and fellowship-trained in pain management. Located in the newly remodeled Suite 104 in the Mulvane Building adjacent to the Health Center, the Pain Management Center offers 12 private examination and four procedure rooms. The physicians use state-of-the-art equipment to enhance the outpatient treatment process. Typically patients are able to leave within a few hours.

Our Physicians

Florin Nicolae, MD
• Pain Management Fellowship–January 1997 to January 1998
• Board certification in internal medicine–1994
• Board certification in anesthesiology–1998
• Board certification in pain medicine–1998

Guy Giroux, MD
• Pain Management Fellowship–September 2007
• Board certification in pain medicine–2007
• Board certification in anesthesiology–1990

Main Focus of Practice

St. Francis Pain Management Center has been dedicated 100 percent to pain management:

• Spine-related pain:
   Radicular pain (lumbar, cervical and thoracic)
   Herniated discs
   Spinal stenosis
   Facet joint pain
   Sacroiliac joint pain
   Postlaminectomy syndrome

• Low back pain, neck pain, midback pain

• Complex Regional Pain Syndromes (CRPS) I and II (or reflex sympathetic dystrophy and causalgia)

• Cervicogenic headaches

For more information about pain management, please call 785-295-8385.