Douglas E. Boler, M.D., is an anesthesiologist and pain management physician in Physician Partners of America Pain Relief Group – Boynton Beach, Fla. A U.S. Air Force veteran, Dr. Boler earned his medical degree at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. He interned at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, then completed his anesthesiology residency at St. Louis University School of Medicine.
Dr. Boler most recently served as medical director of the National Pain Institute, New Port Richey, Fla., helping patients manage chronic pain through interventional techniques. Previously he was medical director of the Deuk Spine Institute in Melbourne, Fla., and was affiliated Parrish Medical Center.
Over the years he has also served as an anesthesiologist at the Bonati Institute in Hudson, Fla.; DM Physicians in Belleville, Ill.; Anesthesia Specialties Alliance in Peoria, Ill.; and as the medical director and staff anesthesiologist at Eglin Air Force Base in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. He has also been in private practice in Trinity, Fla. and Belleville, Ill.
Using the safest and best practices in interventional pain management, he treats a wide variety of pain conditions including herniated and degenerated discs, sciatica, spinal stenosis, pinched nerves, fibromyalgia and joint pain/stiffness.
Dr. Boler speaks English and Spanish. While in the Air Force, he was the bugler for the honor guard and received base-wide recognition for participating in the first aorta surgery on the base.
He has several interests outside of work: he played in a world golf tournament in South Africa, plays several musical instruments, and enjoys riding.