Dr. Antonio Poto
D.O., Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Physician
In addition to his private practice, Doctor Poto has held the title of director of pain management at Saint Lucie Surgery Center for several years. Doctor Poto has been a pain management specialist at the Saint Lucie Medical Center and Saint Lucie Surgery Center since 2009. Over his career thus far, he has the privilege of improving thousands of lives through pain management.
Dr. Antonio Poto has an excellent reputation both locally and on the East Coast of the United States for his knowledge, sympathy and kindness in treating patients with any chronic pain syndrome caused by any medical condition and has been practicing locally here in Florida since 2009.
He received his Bachelor of Arts Degree, magna cum laude from Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts in 1994. The following two years he spent most of his time doing missions in Mexico helping impoverished people in medical need and shadowing local physicians. In 2004, Dr. Poto graduated from the University of Medicine and Dentistry-SOM in Stratford, New Jersey, during this time he dedicated his time in helping to give medical care to the indigent population in Southern New Jersey.
After a year of internship training in Brooklyn, New York at Lutheran Medical Center, Dr. Poto attended Hahnemann University Medical Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as an anesthesia resident. During his time at Hahnemann University Medical Center, his fellow residents and attending physicians elected him to become Chief Resident during the 2007-2008 year, an honor bestowed upon on him due to his exceptional clinical and leadership skills. It was during his time at Hahnemann University Medical Center, that Dr. Poto had the luxury of working with some of the worlds’ leaders in pain management therapies, which have influenced him to offer some of these services to the local community in South Florida and the East Coast of the United States.
In 2016 Dr. Poto expanded his practice by adding an additional location in Port St. Lucie Florida. This expansion has allowed him to build a team of doctors to join him in offering revolutionary pain management treatments.
Areas of Expertise: Treatment for Chronic Pain, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)/RSD, Fibromyalgia, Cancer Pain, Failed Lumbar and or Cervical Surgery Syndrome, Spondylosis or Arthropathy of the Cervical Thoracic Lumbar and Sacral Spine, Herniated Nucleus pulposus of the Thoracic Lumbar Sacral Spine, Ketamine Infusion treatments.