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FAQs – Office Policies


What do I need to bring to my first visit?

Please bring any imaging reports (i.e. x-rays, MRI, CT) and any records from previous doctors relating to your pain condition. We accept the following insurance plans: Aetna, Highmark, Medicare, Cigna, United Healthcare, and Worker's Compensation / Auto Claims. Co-Pay is due at the time of visit. 

When should I seek help from my pain?

Each individual experiences pain in a different way, it is important not to measure your own level of pain against that of others, but evaluate your personal level of pain. If you are experiencing any of the following, it may be a good idea to schedule a consultation:

  • Pain that lasts longer than 4-6 weeks following an injury or illness
  • When you are experiencing pain and can not determine the source
  • Insomnia or the inability to sleep due to pain
  • Muscle pain and/or stiffness lasting longer than normal

How do I arrange to be seen at the Pain Control Center of Pittsburgh?

You can contact us by phone or online to schedule a consultation. Please note, that if you schedule online, your appointment is not confirmed until we call you. We will need your records prior to your visit. 

Will I be pain-free?

Our goal at Pain Control Center of Pittsburgh is to alleviate as much pain as much as possible, maximize your level of functioning, and increase your quality of life. During your initial consultation, the treatment plan will be discussed.

Will the Pain Management Center physicians write my pain medication prescriptions?

Medication therapy is dependent on the individual and their specific pain problem. At the initial consultation, medications that may be recommended as part of your overall pain management treatment. No narcotics will be prescribed on your first visit and you are required to sign a release and contract regarding any narcotics prescription and terms of use. 

How do I sign up for Medical Marijuana?

You will need to register at prior to your visit. Evaluations are $200 due at the time of visit. Medical Marijuana is not covered by any insurance plans at this time. 



Pain Control Center of Pittsburgh
3627 Brodhead Road
Monaca, PA 15061
Phone: 724-728-7880
Fax: 724-728-7881

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