Dr. Jonathan Daitch grew up in Westfield, NJ. He graduated from Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, PA and earned his medical degree in 1984 from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. He completed his residency in Anesthesiology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, NY. He became board certified in Anesthesiology in 1988. Dr. Daitch then had the opportunity to serve his country for three years as a Major in the U.S. Air Force Medical Corps at Wright-Patterson AFB.
While stationed at "Wright Pat," he began his specialization training in the emerging field of interventional pain management. As the field of pain management advanced, Dr. Daitch broadened his skills and obtained Board Certification in both Pain Management and Pain Medicine.
Dr. Daitch moved to Fort Myers in 1991. Ten years later, he opened the first office-based interventional pain management practice in southwest Florida: Advanced Pain Management & Spine Specialists (APMSS). APMSS is exclusively dedicated to treating patients suffering from pain conditions. With the continued success of the practice, APMSS also opened an office in Cape Coral.
Dr. Daitch’s credentials include being board certified by the American Board of Interventional Pain Physicians, a Fellow of the World Institute of Pain, a Certified Independent Medical Examiner, and an active member of ASIPP. Dr. Daitch teaches and lectures throughout Florida and the US. He is also a Board Examiner. Dr. Daitch and Dr. Frey do clinical studies and publish articles.
Aside from medicine, Dr. Daitch is the Concert Master of the Gulf Coast Symphony. Daitch is also an ardent supporter of the annual Edison Science Fair in Fort Myers. Dr. Daitch loves to cook, golf, boat, walk his English Springer Spaniels (Teddy and Lola), and visit his three daughters. He is optimistic that one of his daughters will join APMSS as a physician in 2018!
Dr. Michael Frey grew up in Long Island, New York. He is a graduate of Washington College in Maryland. After graduating medical school, he did his post- graduate medical training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Temple University in Philadelphia.
After his residency, he completed a fellowship in Interventional Spine Care at the University of Pennsylvania, also in Philadelphia. During his time in Philadelphia, Dr. Frey was a physician at the Pennsylvania State Boxing Commission. He also served as a physician for the Junior Olympics and the Golden Gloves! It should be noted that he met Mrs. Frey in Philadelphia!
Dr. Frey's academic credentials include an appointment as a Clinical Assistant Professor at the Virginia Commonwealth University in 2007. Dr. Frey is also an instructor and examiner for the World Institute of Pain and the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians. Dr. Frey is board certified in Pain Medicine, board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and board certified as an Independent Medical Examiner.
Dr. Frey was one of the first physicians to perform vertebroplasty and sacroplasty in an office-based practice. He is considered an expert on repairing sacral fractures of the spine. Dr. Frey also conducts clinical research. He has authored many papers and chapters in textbooks regarding the diagnosis and treatment of spine-related pain.
Dr. Frey lectures and teaches nationally and internationally on non-surgical treatments for pain. He has spoken numerous times at the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP) Conferences on Spinal Cord Stimulators. He has also lectured on spine fractures at the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Meetings. Both Dr. Frey and Dr. Daitch speak at the Senior Expo in Fort Myers.
Dr. Frey is an avid golfer and enjoys rigorous weight training. His favorite activity is enjoying time with his young family.