About Dr. Willem J. Nel, M.D.

Dr. Willem Nel, M.D.

Willem J. Nel, M.D. has been practicing Pain Management since 1996 when he began his residency in Anesthesiology at University of South Florida. He has practiced both Anesthesiology and Pain Management.

Dr Nel uses advanced techniques for treating numerous types of pain. He specializes in the treatment of back, neck, and cancer pain as well as the treatment of complex regional pain syndromes. He performs interventional pain management procedures utilizing fluoroscopic guidance and patient sedation, as needed. Dr. Nel performs nerve blocks, epidural injections, selective nerve root blocks, radiofrequency neural ablation, sympathetic blocks, spinal cord stimulation, spinal (morphine) pumps, discograms, discoplasty, and IDET (intra-discal electrothermal ablation) procedures.


Board Certifications:

  • Anesthesiology


Language Fluency:

  • English
  • Afrikaans



  • Interventional Pain Management
    • Post-Herpetic Neuralgia
    • Facet Syndrome
    • Sciatica
    • SI Joint Dysfunction
    • Low Back Pain
    • Herniated Disks
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)/Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD)
    • Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy Pain
    • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome (FBSS)
    • Fellowship trained in Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology


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