Dr. Daitches’ Credentials:
- Board Certification, American Board of Interventional Pain Physicians
- Board Certification, American Board of Anesthesiology with Subspecialty in Pain Medicine
- Health Care Risk Manager
- Fellow, World Institute of Pain
- Independent Medical Examiner (certified)
- National Board Examiner for the ABIPP
- Staff Anesthesiologist, US Air Force at WPAFB
- Gulf War Veteran
Other accomplishments include:
- 2016 Lee County Medical Society Physician Citizenship and Community Service Award (see below)
- ASIPP member
- FSIPP member and officer, 2012 FSIPP President’s Award for Outstanding Service
- Conducts clinical studies
- Published author
- Lecturer, local and national
- Debated John Morgan, Esq. at the 2014 NewsPress Town Hall
Jonathan S. Daitch, MD
Dr. Jonathan Daitch grew up in Westfield, NJ. He graduated from Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, PA. He 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 and also completed two fellowships in Neuro-anesthesia and Obstetrical Anesthesia at Jacobi Hospital. He became board certified in Anesthesia 1988.
Dr. Daitch then had the opportunity to serve his country as he was awarded a US Air Force Scholarship for Medical School. He spent three years as a Major in the USAF Medical Corps at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base outside Dayton, Ohio. Dr. Daitch also served in the Gulf War. While stationed at WPAFB, 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 knowledge. He was one of the first 150 physicians in the World to obtain Board Certification in both Pain Management and in Pain Medicine.
Dr. Daitch moved to Fort Myers in 1991 when Health Park opened. Ten years later, he opened the first office-based interventional pain management practice in southwest Florida: Advanced Pain Management & Spine Specialists (“APMSS”). The objective was, and continues to be a practice exclusively dedicated to treating patients suffering from acute and chronic pain as well as other debilitating pain conditions.
Dr. Daitch, an active member of the Florida Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, has been an active advocate of the E-force and other legislation to close “Pill Mills” in Florida.
Aside from medicine, Dr. Daitch has played the violin since age five. He has been the Concert Master of the Gulf Coast Symphony for over twenty years. Daitch has been an ardent supporter and judge at the annual Edison Science Fair in Fort Myers since 2001. He and his wife are the proud parents of three adult daughters: a geologist, a future speech pathologist, and a physician who is doing her residency in Neurology. His daughters live in San Francisco, Austin, and Philadelphia. So as you can assume, his other hobby is traveling to visit them!
The Lee County Medical Society recently awarded Dr. Daitch the 2016 Physician Award for Citizenship and Community Service. Dr. Daitch has been a strong advocate for fighting “pill mills” throughout Florida, the development and implementation of E-FORSE throughout Florida, and educating the public and his colleagues about the poorly written Amendment 2 to legalize marijuana in Florida. Daitch is involved in numerous non-profits that involve the performing arts and encourage children to study science. Daitch was cited for “not only being involved, but he gets YOU to be involved!”