Dr. George J. Arcos is board certified in anesthesiology with successful completion of subspecialty added qualification in pain medicine by the American Osteopathic Board of Anesthesiology (AOBA). He was also selected as a Fellow of the American Osteopathic College of Anesthesiologists (AOCA).
After obtaining military training in pain medicine, Dr. Arcos was awarded the Air Force Commendation Medal for contributions in this field. He has held faculty appointments at the University of Miami School of Medicine and the University of Florida College of Medicine. It was during Dr. Arcos’ tenure at the later institution that he coordinated, directed and implemented all (anesthesia) resident training in pain medicine, teaching residents and fellows. As Chief of Anesthesiology at two institutions, he has managed allopathic colleagues in the areas of anesthesiology and pain medicine.
Dr. Arcos’ interest in end of life pain management and coupled with his formal training in Medical Ethics contributed to his nomination for the President Bush’s Council on Bioethics.
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Pain Institute of North Florida, P.A.
2770 Capital Medical Boulevard, Suite #100
Tallahassee, Florida 32308
Phone: (850) 878-7246
Facsimile: (850) 878-2882