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Evolution is devoted to treat your acute and chronic pain with the highest standards of care and quality.

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Our double board-certified pain management doctors are here to treat you with the best care you deserve.

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Tuesday: 8am-6pm
Thursday: 8am-5pm
Friday: 8am-4pm

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About Evolution

Our Quality and Services Take the GOLD!

At Evolution Spine and Orthopedics, you will be seen by double board-certified Anesthesiology and Interventional Pain Management physicians. We believe patients benefit from a multidisciplinary approached plan of treatment.

Evolution Spine and Orthopedics is a privately-owned pain management and orthopedic facility, conveniently located in both McAllen and Brownsville of Valley region. Transportation is provided for procedures. Please contact us for more info.

Leading Medicine. Cutting-Edge Technology. Innovative Methods.

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Be Part of Our Team!

We are looking for candidates who are enthusiastic and well organized to help us promote an efficient, competent, and productive clinical department. There is plenty of growth in this role, due to the fact that you will learn information and become conversant on all procedures to further assist patient needs. As a receptionist, you will welcome patients and visitors by greeting patients and visitors, in person or on the telephone; answering or referring inquiries. Optimizes patients’ satisfaction, provider time, and treatment room utilization by scheduling appointments in person or by telephone.

Candidate will be working with pain management physician for office based injections under fluoroscopic guidance. Candidate will be operating the C-arm, saving images, and uploading patient data. Brand new, state of the art, C-arms will be used. Pain procedures include epidural steroid injections, facet injections, plus more. Daily case load varies between 15-30 procedures per day. Knowledge and experience preferred but onsite training is available. BLS certification required.

Qualifications:
Good Fluoroscopic time responsibility
BLS Certification required

Candidate must be proficient in IV skills; starting IV fluids. Candidate will be performing general preoperative and postoperative assessments of patients prior to minor pain injections. Pre/post-operative assessments including conducting a general history of the patient, obtaining vital signs, starting/removing IV’s, and giving home instructions to patients. Injections are performed under conscious sedations so airway knowledge is preferred. Injections are usually 5-30 seconds in duration so sedation is minimal. BLS required. Prior experience preferred, but on the job training is available.

We are seeking Medical Assistants who have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with strong organizational and communication skills, and who is familiar with medical billing procedures to become a part of our team! You will perform routine administrative and clinical assignments to keep the medical facility running smoothly.

Qualifications:
High School Diploma or equivalency required.
Medical Assistant Certification

We are seeking a License Vocational Nurse Circulator O.R. to join our team! You will be responsible for delivering high quality care to assigned patients by serving as the patient advocate to oversee the care and needs of the patient before and during their procedures.

We are seeking a CRNA to work in our new pain management office based surgery center. As CRNA, you will be responsible for providing anesthesia care, managing and monitoring a patient’s pain levels and vital functions during an office based procedure.

Qualifications:
Required experience: CRNA: 1 year
Required license or certification: BLS
Required education: Bachelor

This candidate will prepare patients, procedure rooms and equipment for outpatient pain management procedures and assist during those procedures as part of a team of professionals.

Qualifications:
Required experience: Scrub Tech: 1 year
Required license or certification: BLS
Required language: Bilingual a plus

We are seeking an LVN with O.R. experience in a surgical room (minimum 2 years). The LVN will serve as the procedure advocate to oversee the care and needs of the patient and managing the activities in the procedure room. Responsibilities include ensuring the procedure room is sterile and safe for the patient, prepares the patient for the procedure and handles the preparation for the room before the scheduled procedure time, ensures that the sterile field is not compromised, during the procedure, and keeps the area clean and organized for the physician.

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Specialties

SOME OF THE CONDITIONS WE TREAT

  • Atypical facian pain
  • Headaches
  • Migraines
  • Occipital neuralgia
  • Temporomandibular joint disorders
  • Trigeminal neuralgia

  • Brachial plexopathy
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spondylosis
  • Cervical spinal stenosis
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome

  • Thoracic radiculopathy
  • Thoracic spinal stenosis
  • Thoracic spondylosis

  • Lumbar radiculopathy
  • Lumbar spinal stenosis
  • Lumbar spondylosis

  • Biceps tendonitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrom
  • Dequervain’s tenosynovitis
  • Lateral epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow)
  • Medial epicondylitis (Golfer’s Elbow)
  • Osteoarthritis of elbows, hands, and wrists
  • Osteoarthritis of the shoulder
  • Radial Nerve entrapment
  • Shoulder bursitis
  • Ulnar nerve entrapment

  • Greater trochanter bursitis
  • Ischial bursitis
  • Osteoarthritis of hips, knees, and ankles
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Post-operative total knee replacemnt pain / Failed total knee replacement
  • Psoas bursitis

  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • Post-herpetic neuralgia

  • Chronic Regional pain Syndrome I & II
  • Post-laminectomy syndrome / Failed Back Syndrome

  • Bursa injection
  • Epidural steroids
  • Intrathecal pump trials and implants
  • Joint injections
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Peripheral nerve blocks
  • Pulsed radiofrequency
  • Radiofrequency ablations
  • Sacroplasty
  • Spinal cord stimulator trials and implants
  • Sympathetic nerve blocks
  • Trigger Point Injections
  • Vertebroplasty

With any injection, you may experience increased pain, swelling, and redness. This is expected and will resolve. If you recently had an injection, you may have post-procedure pain lasting up to a few hours to days. If you recently had radiofrequency ablation, then the post-procedure pain may last from a few days to two weeks.

If you have new weakness, bowel or bladder incontinence, fever, chills, purulent discharge, then immediately go to the emergency room and notify our office.

Treatment for post-procedure pain consists of applying ice and heat alternating every 15 to 20 minutes. Also, the use of over-the-counter pain medications, such as acetaminophen, ibuprofen, and topical pain creams will help alleviate the pain.

With any injection, you may experience increased pain, swelling, and redness. This is expected and will resolve. If you recently had an injection, you may have post-procedure pain lasting up to a few hours to days. If you recently had radiofrequency ablation, then the post-procedure pain may last from a few days to two weeks.

If you have new weakness, bowel or bladder incontinence, fever, chills, purulent discharge, then immediately go to the emergency room and notify our office.

Treatment for post-procedure pain consists of applying ice and heat alternating every 15 to 20 minutes. Also, the use of over-the-counter pain medications, such as acetaminophen, ibuprofen, and topical pain creams will help alleviate the pain.

Our Amazing Physicians

Our board-certified doctors are here to treat you with the care you deserve.

Sam Li, M.D.

Sam Li, M.D.

Board Certified in Anesthesiology

Dr. Sam Li completed his Interventional Pain Management Fellowship and Anesthesiology Residency at John H. Stroger (Cook County Hospital) in Chicago, IL. During his training, he has become very adept in both ultrasound-guided and fluoroscopically-guided regional and interventional pain procedures.

Dr. Li uses a multidisciplinary, evidence-based approach to relieve his patient’s pain. He believes that each individual’s condition is unique, and therefore focuses on providing a specifically tailored therapy for each individual.

Dr. Li is an active member of Texas Medical Association, Spine Intervention Society, and American Board of Anesthesiology. During his spare time, Dr. Li enjoys spending time with his family, golfing and road biking.

Medical School
St. George University School of Medicine
Residency
John H. Stroger (Cook County Hospital) | Chicago, IL
Certification
American Board of Anesthesiology
Sydney Pardino, M.D.

Sydney Pardino, M.D.

Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Dr. Sydney Pardino is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He graduated from the University of California with a Bachelor of Science in Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology and earned his Medical Degree at the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Chicago. He completed his residency in Orthopedic Surgery at The University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey and his post-graduate education at the Ochsner Clinic Foundation of New Orleans with a fellowship in Orthopedic Sports Medicine.

Dr. Pardino’s career in medicine gained national recognition for orthopedic excellence through his work with the NFL and NBA. He worked with the 2010 NFL Champions New Orleans Saints and the NBA’s New Orleans Hornets (now known as Pelicans). Dr. Pardino is renowned for his cutting-edge techniques and rapid-recovery outcomes, especially with knee, hip, and shoulder procedures. Dr. Pardino specializes in both non-operative and operative treatment of sports injuries, arthroscopic surgery, shoulder replacement surgery, hip arthroscopic surgery for femoroacetabular impingement and labral tears, and fracture surgery. Dr. Pardino treats patients with a wide range of symptoms and a variety of physical issues from a diverse population. He sees his patients first and foremost as human beings, with an inherent right to dignity, compassion, and respect. Dr. Pardino sees great value in listening to his patients, and he believes that the patient knows him or herself best, and that the patient can often provide the missing link that is sometimes overlooked in diagnosis.

Along with being a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, he is a member of the Arthroscopy Association of North America, as well as a member of the California Orthopedic Association.

Outside of the office, Dr. Pardino enjoys exercising, traveling, and swimming. He believes that being involved in the community is important, which is why he volunteers his time and resources to non-profits, schools, or youth organizations.

Medical School
University of Illinois College of Medicine - Chicago, IL
Fellowship
Orthopedic Sports Medicine at Ochsner Clinic Foundation of New Orleans
Residency
University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey
Certification
Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine
Mathias Daniels, M.D.

Mathias Daniels, M.D.

Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr. Mathias Daniels is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He graduated from the Columbia University, Columbia College with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology and earned his Medical Degree at the State University of New York Downstate Medical School.

He then went on to complete his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, and then migrated to Seattle, Washington to further his training at the University of Washington/Harborview Medical Center, where he completed his fellowship in neurosurgical spine.

As an orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Daniels has extensive training in identifying and treating trauma to your musculoskeletal system, including the joints, muscles, bones, tendons, and ligaments. His specialties and interests are in the areas of degenerative scoliosis, minimally invasive spine surgery, spine trauma, general orthopaedic trauma, shoulder and knee arthroscopy, hip and knee replacement.

Medical School
Harborview Medical Center/Univ. of Washington Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY
Fellowship
Neurosurgical Spine from Harborview Medical Center/Univ. of Washington Medical Center in Seattle, WA
Residency
Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, NY
Certification
Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons


Patient Information

Insurance Information

NOTE: Please call our office in advance to verify acceptance of your individual insurance plan, as all products from specified insurance carrier may not be accepted. This list is updated regularly; however, changes in participation may take several days to be posted.

Prescriptions & Renewals

Please request prescriptions refills and medication authorizations between 9:00AM – 3:00PM, Monday through Friday. Any request made at other times will be process on the next business day.

Appointments

We are currently accepting new patient. Thank you for considering Olympus Pain and Orthopedics.

When you come in for your initial visit we will ask you to complete our New Patient Registration forms, if you were unable to download them in advance to your appointment.

Please remember to bring:

  • Insurance card
  • Valid photo ID
  • Current list of medications

In an effort respect the time of all our patients, our staff strives to stay on schedule. For patient who are delayed and arrived late for appointment, every effort will be made to see you the same day. However, wait times may apply, or appointment may need to be rescheduled.

Medical Forms

To help expedite the registration process we have uploaded our New Patient Registration forms. Please print and bring completed forms with you to your scheduled appointment.

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Evolution Spine and Orthopedics
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McAllen, Texas
109 E. Toronto Ave, Suite 100
McAllen, TX 78503

OPERATING HOURS
Monday: 8am - 5pm
Tuesday: 8am - 6pm
Wednesday: 8am - 5pm
Thursday: 8am - 6pm
Friday: 8am - 3pm

Brownsvile, Texas
4237 North Expressway 77 Suite 4
Brownsville, TX 78520

OPERATING HOURS
Monday: 8am - 5pm
Tuesday: 8am - 6pm
Wednesday: 8am - 5pm
Thursday: 8am - 6pm
Friday: 8am - 3pm