Treatment & Services
- Cancer Center
- Celiac Plexus Block
- Cervical, Thoracic And Lumbar Epidural Injections
- Cervical, Thoracic And Lumbar Facet Joint Blocks
- Cervical, Thoracic And Lumbar Radiofrequency Ablation
- Comprehensive Pain Management
- Diagnostic Epidural Differential Blocks
- Epidural Steroid Injection
- Facet Median Nerve Branch Block
- Implantable Intrathecal Drug Delivery Systems
- Implantable Spinal Cord Stimulaters Therapy
- Intradiscal Intervention (idet, Biacculoplasty)
- Intradiscal Procedure For Pain Relief
- Joint Injections
- Management of Back and Neck Pain
- Occipital Nerve Block
- Occipital Nerve Stimulation
- Pain Control
- Pain Management
- Pain Medicine
- Peripheral Nerve Blocks
- Placement Of Cervical And Lumbar Tunneled Epidural Catheters
- Regional Anesthesia
- Second Opinion Neuropathic Pain
- Selective Nerve Root Injection
- Spinal Cord Stimulation
- Splanchenic Nerve Block
- Sympathetic Nerve Blocks
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Back Pain in Athletes
- Cancer Fatigue
- Chronic Back Pain
- Chronic Neuropathic Pain
- Interstitial Cystitis | Pelvic Pain
- Musculoskeletal Pain
- Myofascial Pain Syndrome
- Neck Pain
- Peripheral Artery Disease
- Raynaud's Phenomenon
- Rheumatoid Arthritis: How to Treat
- Shingles (Varicella-Zoster Virus)
- Spine Pain
- Stenosis - Spinal
- Tension Headaches
- Trigeminal Neuralgia
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Residency - Brigham & Women's Hospital
Boston, MA USA
Internship - Saint Barnabas Medical Center
Livingston, NJ USA
Medical Education - University of Arizona College of Medicine
Tucson, AZ USA
Graduate School - University of Arizona Cancer Center
Tucson, AZ USA
Undergraduate - Brown University
Providence, RI USA
- Anesthesiology - Pain Medicine
back, Back Pain, back/neck pain, cancer pain, evaluation of back and neck pain, interventional pain management, interventional pain management for back and neck pain, Low Back Pain, management of chronic pain, obstetric anesthesia, pain, pain management, pain management including spine, regional anesthesia, spine, spine pain, pain, pain management
Research & Publications
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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.
As of 12/27/2019, Dr. Minzter has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.
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76 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.8|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.8|
17 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Jan 2, 2020
Dr. Mintzer.is a terrific doctor in every sense. Best doctor I have ever dealt with. She treats you like you are one of her own family. Smart, talented, caring and a good teacher also. I feel very lucky that my sister found her for me and now I can be helped.
Reviewed on Dec 24, 2019
Both the doctor and the intern were very considerate and comforting to me.
Reviewed on Dec 20, 2019
Dr. Mintzer is a very caring person and really puts you at ease.
Reviewed on Dec 19, 2019
I talked to my doctor and she talks to me and she helped me out the best you can and I love her for that I'm getting ready to go to nutrition classes so I can try to eat or help I do but I know it's more to that.
Reviewed on Dec 12, 2019
Dr. Minzter is a very kind, gentle and loving Doctor She is the BEST.
Reviewed on Nov 8, 2019
Dr. Mintzer was extremely sympathetic to what I've been experiencing and dealing with. She is sending me for additional testing. I feel like she's the first doctor that has listened to me and truly wants to help.
Reviewed on Sep 17, 2019
Dr. Mintzer is excellent. I have a difficult back problem and she has done everything she can to help me.
Reviewed on Sep 10, 2019
Dr Mintzer is so kind and very personable, she was very thorough and explained everything very well. I am so excited to have her as a doctor and feel very comfortable with my upcoming procedures.
Reviewed on Sep 10, 2019
Dr. Minzter provides outstanding care while being warm, kind and compassionate as well as an excellent clinician and procedurist.
Reviewed on Jul 12, 2019
Dr Minzter is the most wonderful physician I have ever had.
Reviewed on Jul 9, 2019
Dr. Mintzer is an absolute gem. not only is she an extremely caring and compassionate doctor, but she also believes in being extremely thorough-thinking of all possibilities, listening to all of your symptoms, and connecting the dots.I am SO fortunate that my primary (Dr. Richard Cartabuke) recommended her for my many pain issues.Dr. Mintzer is upfront, has listening' conversations with you as her patient, and is involved with procedures from start to finish and beyond.
Reviewed on Jun 27, 2019
sometimes its difficult to contact Dr. Minzter n her staff.
Reviewed on Jun 25, 2019
I absolutely love Dr. Mentzer! She listens to me and tries to do everything she can to help! We are figuring out my pain together! I couldnt ask for a better doctor!!
Reviewed on May 30, 2019
Dr. Minzter is an excellent Physician and a wonderful caring human being!
Reviewed on Mar 18, 2019
I read that providers at Cleveland Clinic are supposed to communicate with HEART. I certainly did not experience this during my visit. I drove 5 hours to experience, by far, the worst provider encounter that I have ever had!
Reviewed on Feb 15, 2019
Dr. Mintzer and Dr. Agarwal (unsure spelling of names, sorry!) were the best Doctors! They were so nice, caring, sincere and very knowledgeable! I'm so happy I decided to come to the Cleveland Clinic!! Its nice to know someone understands and shows real concern about a person's wellbeing!
Reviewed on Feb 7, 2019
the Dr that sees you and the other Dr doesnt wanna listen
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