About

Dr. Omar Henriquez

Double board-certified expertise.

Passionate for providing exceptional care, Dr. Henriquez continually learns and utilizes the most advanced diagnostic and therapeutic techniques that can improve the lives of acute and chronic pain patients. He believes in providing holistic and multidisciplinary treatments all while giving each patient the utmost respect, integrity, and compassion. His dedication in medicine is to provide humble and knowledgeable healthcare, become an advocate to his patients and to continue his passion for pain relief.

Dr. Henriquez is board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Management by the American Board of Anesthesiology. He is well versed in the use of fluoroscopy and ultrasound guidance to perform many spine and joint procedures such as epidurals, facet blocks, spinal cord stimulators, kyphoplasty for vertebral fractures, nerve blocks, migraine headaches, joint injections, and much more. He is very passionate in the new innovative field of regenerative medicine and has dedicated much of his time in learning and researching the best options out there for his patients.

“The one thing missing in the medical field today is being able to take the time to listen and understand our patients. It is through this process where we can formulate a comprehensive plan to produce the best possible outcomes.” – Dr. Omar H. Henriquez

Dr. Henriquez is a true Florida native having lived most of his life in Florida. When he is at home he enjoys spending time with his wife and four children, exploring their city, and playing outdoors. They are very excited to have chosen Sarasota County as their home and continue their journey as a family.

Experience

Medical Education
M.D. University of South Florida School of Medicine, Tampa, FL, 2009

Advanced Training
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL; Pain Management Fellowship
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL; Anesthesiology Residency
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL; Surgery Internship

Professional Experience
Korunda Pain Management Center, Naples, FL, Pain Management Physician, 2014-2019
Shands Hospital, Anesthesiology, Gainesville, FL 2010-2013
Shands Hospital, Surgery, Gainesville, FL 2009-2010

Affiliations

Hospital Privileges
Venice Bayfront Hospital, Venice, Fl 2019-present
Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Sarasota, FL 2019-present

Board Certifications

American Board of Anesthesiology
American Board of Pain Medicine

Licensure

Florida

Publications & Presentations

Books/Book Chapters

  • Epidemiology and Diagnosis for Fibromyalgia in Fibromyalgia: Clinical Guidelines and Treatments – Henriquez OH, Peck D, Publisher: Springer, New York Edition 1st, 2014
  • Neuropathic Pain in Practical Management of Pain – Henriquez OH, Wu CL, Hurley RW, Publisher: Elsevier-Mosby, New York, Edition 5th, 2013
  • ITE Master: Anesthesiology – Editors: Henriquez OH and Edwards DA, Publisher: JavMed Inc., Blackfalds, Alberta, Canada, Edition 1st, 2011
  • ITE Master: Anesthesiology Chapter: Stellate Ganglion Sympathetic Block – Henriquez OH, Hurley RW, Editors: Henriquez OH and Edwards DA, Publisher: JavMed Inc., Blackfalds, Alberta, Canada, 2011
  • ITE Master: Anesthesiology Chapter: Celiac Ganglion Block – Henriquez OH, Hurley RW, Editors: Henriquez OH and Edwards DA, Publisher: JavMed Inc., Blackfalds, Alberta, Canada 2011
  • ITE Master: Anesthesiology Chapter: Anesthesia Machine, Henriquez OH, Gibby G, Editors: Henriquez OH, Edwards DA, Publisher: JavMed Inc., Blackfalds, Alberta, Canada 2011

Abstracts

  • Clinical Guidelines and Placement of Spinal Cord Stimulators – Henriquez OHCME Case Presentation, Department of Pain Medicine, Anesthesiology, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL – 1/1/2013
  • Anesthesiology Presentation, Pain Management in Pregnant Opioid Dependent Women – Henriquez OHnull, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL – 1/1/2012
  • Poster Presentation: Perioperative management of a patient with both Pheochromocytoma and HOCM – Henriquez OHDepartment of Anesthesiology, American Society of Anesthesiology Annual Conference, Chicago, IL – 1/1/2011
  • Pain management in a patient with multiple comorbidities – Henriquez OHCME Pain Management Morbidity and Mortality, Case Presentation, Department of Anesthesiology Chronic Pain Management Division, University of Florida College of Medicine – 1/1/2011
  • UF Research Celebration Conference, Poster Presentation – Henriquez OHnull, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL – 1/1/2011
  • Nebulized Unfractionated Heparin Sulfate and N-acetylcysteine Decrease Mortality and Lung Injury Scores in Patients With Acute Lung Injury Following Smoke Inhalation – Miller AC, Elamin EM, Rivero A, Ziad S, Smith DJ, Henriquez O, 5th European Congress of Emergency Medicine and 3rd Annual Meeting of DGINA, Munich, Germany – 9/15/2008

Lectures

Over 20 lectures about:

  • Spinal Cord Stimulator Placement Trial and Permanent Placement,
  • Caudal Epidural vs Transforaminal Epidural vs Intralaminer Epidural,
  • Radiofrequency Ablation Therapy for Arthritic Pain
  • Sympathetic Nerve Blocks (stellate ganoin block, celiac plexus block, superior hypogastric block, ganglion impar)

Professional Memberships

  • Sarasota County Medical Society
  • Florida Society of Interventional Pain
  • American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians
  • American Board of Anesthesiology
  • Florida Society of Anesthesiology
  • Florida Medical Association

Languages

English
Spanish


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