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We are experts in pain management.

Comprehensive Centers For Pain Management is a recognized leader in pain relief and pain management in the greater Toledo, Ohio region.

Comprehensive Centers For Pain Management is devoted to providing relief of your pain. Our team of board-certified physicians bring a unique knowledge of procedural techniques, pharmacology, physical therapy, and psychology to provide customized interventional pain management programs appropriate for our patients. Our goal is to utilize the most minimally invasive pain management techniques for each patient. The vast majority of our patients improve significantly in one to three days although we cannot guarantee every patient will be pain-free after treatment.

WE ACCEPT THE FOLLOWING INSURANCE PLANS

  • Advantage by Buckeye
  • Aetna, commercial and Medicare plans
  • Aetna Better Health of Ohio
  • Anthem BCBS – PPO, HMO, TRADITIONAL, Medicare
  • Buckeye Community Health Plans-Medicaid
  • Bureau of Worker’s Compensation – Ohio and various states
  • Cigna – PPO, HMO
  • Healthsmart-Emerald Health Network – PPO
  • Front Path Health Coalition – PPO
  • Health Alliance Plan via Paramount only
  • Health Reach/Ohio Health Group – PPO
  • Humana Choice Care – PPO, HMO, MEDICARE, POS, Military
  • Healthsmart-Interplan Health Group – PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio – PPO, HMO, MEDICARE
  • (Mercy employees can be seen if they have Tier 2 coverage)
  • Medicare
  • Ohio Health Choice – PPO
  • Ohio Medicaid
  • Paramount – All plans
  • Priority Health
  • Multiplan-PHCS – PPO
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Tricare-CHAMPUS-Champ VA-Humana Military
  • United Healthcare – HMO, PPO
  • VA/Health Net

Our Providers

William James
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William James, M.D., CEO and Founder


Board Certified in Anesthesiology with Special Qualications in Pain Medicine by the American Board of Anesthesiology

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William James

William James, M.D., CEO and Founder


American Board of Anesthesiology
American Board of Pain Management

Biography

Dr. James graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine and completed an anesthesiology residency at the University of Toledo Medical Center. Dr. James directed the Anesthesiology residency program at Toledo Hospital from 1986 until 1990. Long interested in the management of pain he first partnered to found Toledo Pain Services in 1992. Dr. James administrative experience includes service as Chairman of Anesthesia Services Network, Treasurer of Anesthesiology Consultants of Toledo, Treasurer and co- founder of Practice Management Resources as well as service on numerous hospital and community Boards. Dr. James also served on the Board of Directors for DECA Manufacturing Corporation from which the name for DECA Health, Inc. was derived. Dr. James brings over 20 years of leadership, experience and expertise to DECA Health, Inc.

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Nadeem N. Moghal
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Nadeem N. Moghal, M.D., Medical Director


Board Certified in Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine by the American Board of Anesthesiology

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Nadeem N. Moghal

Nadeem N. Moghal, M.D., Medical Director


Board Certified in Anesthesiology by the ABA with Subspecialty in Pain Medicine

Biography

Dr. Moghal received his undergraduate training at Case Western Reserve and his medicaldegree at the Medical Academy of Lublin, Poland. Thereafter he completed a fellowshipwith the Cleveland Clinic Foundation Pain Management Center after his residency atCleveland Clinic’s Division of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine. Dr. Moghalas been providing excellent patient care with CC4PM since 2006.

Patient Testimonial

“Dr. Moghal is very knowledgeable in this field and can explain what is happening very well.” – Andrew

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Alexander Escobar
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Alexander Escobar, M.D.


Board Certified in Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine by the American Board of Anesthesiology

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Alexander Escobar

Alexander Escobar, M.D.


Board Certified in Anesthesiology by the ABA with Subspecialty in Pain Medicine

Biography

Dr Escobar has been with CC4PM since 2017 and currently serves as Director of Quality, as well as clinical assistant professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine with our affiliate, the University of Toledo Medical Center. He is board certified in both Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine. Dr. Escobar, like Dr Moghal received their specialized training at the Cleveland Clinic, under world leaders and pioneers of pain medicine. He himself is an early thought leader in the field, who is closely involved in the development, application, and treatment of chronic pain conditions. He can be found on his spare time traveling around the world lecturing and training other physicians on the latest advancements for minimally invasive treatments of pain. He is passionate about teaching and providing functional restoration for those suffering from chronic pain. Currently seeing new patients at our Perrysburg and Oregon locations in Ohio.

Patient Testimonial

“Dr. Escobar has treated me like a priority every single time I have come in.” – Brock

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Office: 419-843-1370 ext. 318

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Jeff Ju Gao
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Jeff Ju Gao, M.D.


Board Certified in Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine by the American Board of Anesthesiology

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Jeff Ju Gao

Jeff Ju Gao, M.D.


Board Certified in Anesthesiology by the ABA with Subspecialty in Pain Medicine

Biography

Dr. Gao earned his medical degree with honors from the prestigious Peking University and trained in Cardiothoracic Anesthesia in China. He then obtained his Master degree in Public Health from George Washington University and completed a Multidisciplinary Pain Fellowship at University of Utah & Huntsman Cancer Center. Prior to joining CC4PM in 2018, he practiced interventional pain in a private pain management center in Orange County California.

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“Dr. Gao has been very helpful; offering up-to-date medical procedures that help keep my pain level at a manageable level.” – Ian

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Brandon Stokey
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Brandon Stokey, MD


Board Certified in Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine by the American Board of Anesthesiology

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Brandon Stokey

Brandon Stokey, MD


Board Certified in Anesthesia

Board Certified in Pain Management

Biography

We are happy to announce a new provider to our practice, Brandon Stokey. Stokey received his undergraduate education at the University of Mount Union in 2009 and was fellowship trained at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center. Stokey attended Ross University School of Medicine in 2015 and completed his internship at University of Toledo Medical Center in 2016 as well as his residency program in 2019. Stokey is now accepting new patients, no referral necessary, and is available for telemedicine visits for your safety.

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Scott Short
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Scott Short, M.D.


Board Certified by the American Board of Family Medicine

BWC Physician of Record

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Scott Short

Scott Short, M.D.


Board Certified by the ABFM

BWC Physician of Record

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Cassandra Brown
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Cassandra Brown, CNP


Certified Nurse Practitioner

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Cassandra Brown

Cassandra Brown, CNP


Certified Nurse Practitioner

Biography

Comprehensive Centers for Pain Management welcomes Cassandra Brown, Certified Nurse Practitioner experienced in compassionate, progressive healthcare. Cassandra graduated with high honors from Mercy College of Ohio with an Associate’s Degree in applied science and nursing. While Cassandra attended Mercy College of Ohio, she was also a member of Phi Theta Kappa. Cassandra began her career in 2012 as a registered nurse for St. Vincent Regional Heart and Vascular Center, where she provided close monitoring of adults pre and post-surgery as well as monitoring cardiac & peripheral diagnostic procedures. Cassandra quickly advanced to St. Anne Mercy Hospital operating room in 2013 where she worked effectively in multiple surgical cases such as general, gynecology, ENT, vascular, orthopedic, neurology, pain management and endoscopy.

Finally, Cassandra practiced pain management at the Promedica Memorial Hospital. Her duties included assisting physicians with in-office procedures, medication reconciliation, and performed continual evaluation of patient care needs.

Cassandra recently achieved her Masters of Science in Nursing from Walden University in May of 2019. Comprehensive Centers for Pain Management is proud to have Cassandra Brown on board to provide highly reliable, individualized care for the diagnosis and treatment of pain.

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Patricia Harben
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Patricia Harben, CNP


Certified Nurse Practitioner

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Patricia Harben

Patricia Harben, CNP


Certified Nurse Practitioner

Biography

Comprehensive Centers for Pain Management is proud to welcome Patricia Harben, Certified Nurse Practitioner. Patricia has over a decade serving patients, with a specialization in pain management. Patricia received an associate’s degree in nursing from North Central State College in Ohio. She then completed her ICU fellowship with Ohio health in 2011. She has served on hospital committees at Promedica including the Safety Council, Service Excellence, Unit Practice Council, and Education Council. She later pursued her bachelor’s degree from Ohio University, followed by a Masters of Science in Nursing from Walden University in Minnesota. Patricia’s extensive knowledge and experience make her an excellent addition to the CC4PM team.

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Debra K. Wenzke
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Debra K. Wenzke, CNP


Certified Nurse Practitioner

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Debra K. Wenzke

Debra K. Wenzke, CNP


Certified Nurse Practitioner

Biography

Debra received her nursing degree from The Toledo Hospital School of Nursing and her Bachelor or Science in Nursing from Lourdes College. Thereafter she received her Master of Science in Nursing and Family and Nurse Practitioner Program certification at UTMC (MCO). Debra started with CC4PM in 2004. Previously she served in nursing and peripheral vascular research capacities at The Toledo Hospital, as an occupational health nurse with Owens Corning, and as a consultant with Cardiovascular Outcome Management in New York, NY

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Patricia Kroncke
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Patricia Kroncke, APRN, CNS


Certified Nurse Specialist

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Patricia Kroncke

Patricia Kroncke, APRN, CNS


Certified Nurse Specialist

Biography

Patricia received her degree in nursing from Purdue University. She went on the prestigious Ohio State University to earn her Masters in Nursing. Starting with CC4PM in 2015, a majority of her practice is at our regional locations in Fremont, Defiance, and Fostoria. Trish strives to build a meaningful connection with her patients to ensure that they have the best outcomes possible

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Gary L. Sowinski
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Gary L. Sowinski, FNP


Family Nurse Practitioner

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Gary L. Sowinski

Gary L. Sowinski, FNP


Family Nurse Practitioner

Biography

Gary joined the Comprehensive Centers for Pain Management in 2018. He is a former Medical Specialist with the United States Army where he triaged and treated wounded soldiers. Gary’s work with the armed forces in the field of nursing has made him a valuable member of our pain management team. He received his bachelors in nursing from Lourdes College and his master’s as a Family Nurse Practitioner from the University of Toledo.

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Amanda McDole
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Amanda McDole, FNP


Family Nurse Practitioner

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Amanda McDole

Amanda McDole, FNP


Family Nurse Practitioner

Biography

Amanda is welcomed to the Comprehensive Centers for Pain Management as a Certified Nurse Practitioner in 2020. Amanda began her medical career in 2010 as a Registered Nurse in Ohio. Amanda later went on to earn her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Lourdes College and her Masters of Science in Nursing from Chamberlin University. Her skills include detailed analysis of medical and family history, symptoms, and physical findings to provide accurate diagnoses. Amanda is affiliated with the Ohio Association of Advanced Practice Nurses, the International Association of Forensic Nurses, the Lucas County Human Trafficking Coalition, and the Coordinated Community Response Team. Her experience and dedication to the local community make Amanda and tremendous asset to CC4PM.

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Feel free to contact us for further inquiries and concerns. Comprehensive Centers For Pain Management is always glad and excited to serve you.