Emerald Coast Pain Services


Scott M.W. Haufe, M.D.

Board Certified American Board of Anesthesiology


Board Certified American Board of Pain Medicine


Board Certified American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine


Diplomat National Board of Medical Examiners





Dr. Haufe has regularly published peer reviewed papers on numerous pain management topics.
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Dr. Scott M.W. Haufe is originally from Sarasota, Florida and graduated Cum Laude, from the University of South Florida, Tampa, where he obtained his B.S. Degree in Biology.

Dr. Haufe was fortunate to remain at the University of South Florida for his Medical School Training, at the University of South Florida's College of Medicine. He also served his Internship in Internal Medicine and Residency in Anesthesiology at the University of South Florida, College of Medicine’s affiliated hospitals program, which included Tampa General Hospital, All Children’s Hospital, Shriner’s Children’s Hospital, James A. Haley Veteran’s Hospital, Bay Pine’s Veterans Hospital, Moffit Cancer Center, and Monroe Regional Medical Center in Ocala, Florida.

Dr. Haufe has extensive training and experience in all aspects of Pain Management including surgical implantation of spinal cord simulators and morphine pumps, radio-frequency thermocoagulation, epiduroscopy and cryotherapy. He was Chief of the Pain Management department at Lawnwood Regional Medical Center, in Fort Pierce Florida and Chief of Anesthesiology for American Medical Care of Florida, and Chief of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine at Microspine.

Dr. Haufe is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, The Florida Society of Anesthesiologists, The Themis Honor Society, The Golden Key Honor Society as well as the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.



Research Papers Since 2000


1. Complications associated with cervical endoscopic discectomy with the holmium laser; Scott Haufe, M.D. and Anthony Mork, M.D. Journal of Clinical Laser Medicine and Surgery, Volume 22, Number I, 2004.


2. Prevalence of discitis post lumbar endoscopic discectomy; Scott Haufe, M.D. and Anthony Mork, M.D.. The Internet Journal of Spine Surgery. 2005,vol 1(1).


3. Sometimes (what seems to be) a heart attack is (really) a pain in the neck.
J Am Board Fam Pract. 2004 Jan-Feb;17(1):74-7.


4. Sacroiliac Joint Debridement: A Novel Technique for the Treatment of Sacroiliac Joint Pain. Scott Haufe, M.D. and Anthony Mork, M.D. Journal of Photomedicine and Laser Surgery. Dec 2005, Vol. 23, No. 6:596-598


5. Intradiscal Injection of Hematopoietic stem cells in an attempt to rejuvenate the intervertebral discs. Scott M.W. Haufe, Anthony R. Mork. Stem Cells and Development, Feb 2006, Vol. 15, No. 1: 136-137.


6. "Intradiscal stem cell therapy" at the International intradiscal therapy society meeting in Phoenix, AZ on April 6th 2006.


7. "Spinal surgery performed with only mild sedation" at the Southern Orthopedic Society Meeting at Paradise Island, Bahamas on July 20th, 2006.


8. Effects of unilateral facetectomy on spinal instability. Journal of Spinal Disorders and Techniques. Vol. 20, No. 2, April 2007


9. Surgical Considerations of Entire Lumbar Spine Hardware Removal via a Minimally Invasive Approach. Scott M.W. Haufe, M.D., Anthony R. Mork, M.D., and Chris C. Kunis, M.D. Journal of Surgical Orthopedic Advances. Vol. 17, No. 2, 2008.


10. Haufe SMW, Mork AR, Pyne MA, Baker RA. Endoscopic laminoforaminoplasty success rates for treatment of foraminal spinal stenosis: report on sixty-four cases. Int J Med Sci 2009; 6:102-105. Available from http://www.medsci.org/v06p0102.htm


11. Haufe SMW, Baker RA, Pyne ML. Endoscopic thoracic laminoforaminoplasty for the treatment of thoracic radiculopathy: report of 12 cases. Int J Med Sci 2009; 6:224-226. Available from http://www.medsci.org/v06p0224.htm


12. Haufe SMW, Mork AR. Endoscopic Facet Debridement for the treatment of facet arthritic pain - a novel new technique. Int J Med Sci 2010; 7:120-123. Available from http://www.medsci.org/v07p0120.htm


13. Haufe SMW, Mork AR, Pyne M, Baker RA. Percutaneous laser disc decompression for thoracic disc disease: report of 10 cases. Int J Med Sci 2010; 7:155-159. Available from http://www.medsci.org/v07p0155.htm