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Dr. Adam Shestack

Double Board Certified MD


Adam E. Shestack, MD, is the medical director at Florida Pain Management Institute in Delray Beach. Dr. Shestack is dual board-certified in anesthesiology and pain medicine with advanced expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of low back and neck pain, musculoskeletal and nerve pain disorders, cancer pain, sports injuries, CRPS/RSD, and chronic pain syndromes. He offers innovative medical solutions and a comprehensive approach to pain management.​ 

Dr. Shestack earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Wisconsin. He went on to complete his pre-medical training in the post-baccalaureate program at Columbia University in New York. Dr. Shestack received his Doctor of Medicine from Ross University School of Medicine, where he graduated with high honors. He completed his internship at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Jacobi Medical Center, followed by a residency in Anesthesiology at New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center. He then completed an interventional pain medicine fellowship at the Tri-Institutional Pain Medicine fellowship program at New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center, Hospital for Special Surgery and Memorial-Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. 

Prior to becoming the medical director at Florida Pain Management Institute, Dr. Shestack was the director of outpatient pain medicine services at the Syosset and Plainview Hospitals and was a pain management specialist at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, New York.​ He developed and implemented ketamine infusion therapy protocols for the outpatient treatment of chronic neuropathic pain syndromes and for inpatient acute postoperative pain management. He also developed the Outpatient Pain Management Mental Health Center in conjunction with psychiatry and addictionology services for the management and treatment of addiction in the setting of chronic pain.​ 

Dr. Shestack has worked with The New York Times for articles on comprehensive pain management and with The Doctors Company for articles on the current opioid crisis. He has also been interviewed for radio broadcasts.​ He is an active member of the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, American Pain Society, American Society of Anesthesiologists, and the Florida Medical Association.