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Doctors Inlet Internal Medicine, Spine and Pain Care

We have Special Interest in Spine Pain management and Opioid Dependency/ Addiction and Medical Marijuana. We offer full primary care adult services, including well examinations, adult immunizations and sick visits.  Dr Mel Tilak (Milind Tilak,MD)  is Board Certified in both Interventional Pain management and Internal Medicine and has been performing interventional pain management procedures for well over 15 years, with main focus on interventional spine pain management for over last 10 years. As our practice is credentialed with Medical Insurances as primary care, when patients  see us as for any reason (including pain management, opioid addiction) patients will pay ONLY PRIMARY CARE COPAY.  Vast majority of Interventional pain management physicians and are listed as Specialist. We do have C-arm fluoroscope (Xray) at both office locations, so the interventional pain management procedures can be performed with great accuracy and safety. We do treat chronic pain with opioid medications when necessary. We also have large number of patients who are in opioid addiction/ dependency program with use of suboxone/zubsolv/buprenorphine-naloxone  or subutex/Buprenorphine medications. Dr. Mel Tilak does have help of  Ms.Melanie Bishop, ARNP.

Medical Marijuana is NOT currently covered by any Insurance, thus these patients will be self pay patients. Being Internal Medicine practice, we are well versed with treatment of  diabetes, hypertension,  hormonal treatment, weight loss,smoking cessation, treatment of Anxiety, Depression and other psychiatric issues like ADHD,Bipolar disorder, high cholesterol, COPD, Asthma, Allergies, Cardiology,heart burns etc. We do take special pride in caring for Geriatric population. We are able to provide many services in house icluding office ultrasounds,Echocardiograms, EKGs, Lung Function Tests, Holter monitor, Nerve conduction Studies etc. eliminating the necessity of a visit to an outside imaging centers or Specialists in many cases. We have a full referral service that assists with obtaining and forwarding pre-authorizations to the required specialists and to get Prior authorizations from Insurance companies for medications and Procedures coverage.

We are preferred providers on most Insurance plans like BCBS (including Florida Blue), Aetna, United, Cigna,Humana,AvMed and many more. We do accept Tricare, Medicare and Medicare advantage PPO plans.

 Dr. Mel Tilak has been successfully doing interventional pain management with precision of 1 mm, using the fluoroscopy, and using the modern techniques. His complication rate following the procedures is extremely low, mainly because of his vast experience and keeping much longer time blocks for doing the procedures.  He also uses state of the art Neurodiagnostics, if needed to determine affliction of nerves. As an Internist, Dr. Mel is of course very comfortable with patients who have Cardiology, Pulmonary, Diabetes, Hypertension, Allergy, Psychiatry and several other medical conditions. We believe Dr. Mel Tilak (Milind Tilak,MD) is the ONLY physician in the entire US, who holds 3 independent board certifications of Interventional Pain management, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics. All these boards are recognised and approved by FL health Department. He currently however does not practice Pediatrics.