Dr George Arcos

With over 30 years of experience in anesthesiology and pain medicine, Dr. Arcos is one of the area’s most experienced and influential interventional pain physicians.

Education & Training

Dr. Arcos is board certified in anesthesiology with subspecialty certification pain management by the American Osteopathic Board of Anesthesiology. He completed a two-year pain medicine Fellowship in a military training program at the USAF Regional Hospital in Homestead, Florida. After completing a fellowship in Bioethics at the University of Florida College of Medicine, Dr. Arcos was nominated to the President of the United States’ Council on Bioethics by the American Osteopathic Association.

A man in a suit standing next to an MRI machine designed for non-surgical pain treatment.
Honors & Awards

He is the winner of “The Compassionate Physician Award” and “The Patient’s Choice Award,” which are accolades bestowed by those patients he has served. He is also listed in the “Leading Physicians of the World,” which is limited to the top one percent of all physicians nationally. Dr. Arcos was awarded the United Air Force Commendation Medal for contributions in pain medicine.

Experience

Recognized by his peers as a leader in the field of pain medicine, Dr. Arcos has served on the Board of Directors of the Florida Society of Interventional Pain Physicians. He has held faculty appointments at Florida State University College of Medicine, University Florida College of Medicine, Nova Southeastern University of Health Sciences, and the University of Miami School of Medicine. During his tenure at the University of Florida College of Medicine, Dr. Arcos directed all resident education in pain medicine and was appointed Medical Director of South Georgia/North Florida Veterans Healthcare System, where he transformed the pain program into a nationally recognized model for comprehensive patient care. Currently, Dr. Arcos has a clinical faculty appointment and is a founding member of Orlando College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Arcos is a member of the Editorial Board of the international journal, Pain Physician, as well as Interventional Pain Reports. Dr. Arcos is one of the most innovative physicians in Florida, performing Vertiflex, Disc FX for minimally invasive discectomy, PNS, Intracept for axial lumbar back pain, SI Joint Fusion, Minuteman for lumbar stabilization, Closed Loop Spinal Cord Stimulators (SCS), and Reactiv8 for weak low back muscles. When he is not tending to his patients, he enjoys reading, teaching, and spending time with his family.