Andrès Melèndez-Dedòs, M.D.
Anesthesiologist and Pain Management Specialist


Bachelor in Arts and Sciences Washington University St Louis Missouri
Doctor in Medicine, University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
Transitional Internship at New Rochelle Medical Center, New York Medical College
Residency in Anesthesiology at Georgetown Medical Center, Georgetown University School of
Medicine Washington D.C.
Harvard Combined Pain Management Fellowship, Harvard University Medical School Boston,

Board Status

Board Certified American Board of Anesthesiology in Anesthesiology
Board Certified American Board of Anesthesiology in Pain Management Recertified Sept 2016
Fellow of the American Board of Pain Medicine


Member American Society of Anesthesiology (ASA)
Member American Medical Association (AMA)
Member of American Regional anesthesia (ASRA)
Member of International Association of the Study of Pain (IASP)

2002-05 Doctor’s Choice Award in Pain Management
2006 Distinguished Service Award Puerto Rico College of Physicians & Surgeons
2011-13 Doctor’s Choice Award in Pain Management
2017 Doctors Choice Award 2017 in Pain Management


Dr. Melèndez-Dedòs joined Joint Implants Surgeon of Florida on August 1, 2017.   Dr. Melendez is an anesthesiologist and pain management specialist with an extensive and broad 20 year experience in private, academic, research and administrative aspects of pain medicine in Puerto Rico. The new pain management service under the direction of Dr. Melèndez-Dedòs will complement the outstanding orthopedic surgery service and offer new options of treatment to the patients suffering from acute and chronic pain conditions. Dr. Melèndez-Dedòs specializes in medical and interventional pain management treatment, offering patients empathy and compassion in a professional and safe environment.

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