Our Physicians

Demetrios Kaiafas, M.D.

Demetrios KaiafasDr. Kaiafas was born and raised in northwest Indiana. He received his undergraduate degree at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana in 1989, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa. He attended Medical School at Indiana University Indianapolis and graduated in 1993.

He did his Internship at St.Vincent’s Hospital in Indianapolis and finished his Anesthesiology Residency at Indiana University Indianapolis in 1997. He then completed a Pain Management Fellowship at the University of Cincinnati in 1998.

Dr. Kaiafas moved back to northwest Indiana where he worked at the Centers for Pain Management in Merrillville, Indiana.

Dr. Kaiafas joined Clearwater Pain Management Associates in January 2001.

His hobbies include golf, cooking, music and travel.

Edward Chen, M.D.

Edward ChenDr. Edward Chen received his undergraduate degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He conducted research at Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard Medical School.  He received his medical degree at Temple University Medical School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

He then completed his Internship and Residency in Anesthesiology at The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical School in New York City. During his Fellowship in Pain Management at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, he was appointed Chief Fellow.

Dr. Chen is Board Certified in Anesthesiology and has a Sub-specialty Board Certification in Pain Management.

He also is a licensed medical acupuncturist from the UCLA School of Medicine.

Dr. Chen came to Clearwater, Florida in 1995 to help establish Clearwater Pain Management Associates.  His expertise is in the interventional management of chronic pain, with a special interest in back pain and cancer pain.  Dr. Chen has published articles in scientific peer reviewed journals, and lectures nationally and internationally on topics regarding pain management.

Clearwater Office

430 Morton Plant Street, Suite 210
Clearwater, FL 33756

Ph: (727) 446-4506
Fax: (727) 446-4695

Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
(closed for lunch from 12:00pm - 1:00pm)

Pinellas Park Office

7800 66th Street North, Suite 302
Pinellas Park, FL 33781

Ph: (727) 873-3988
Fax: (727) 446-4695

Tuesday and Wednesday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
(closed for lunch from 12:00pm - 1:00pm)

Hospital Affiliations

300 Pinellas Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
Ph: (727) 462-7000

1130 Ponce De Leon Blvd
Clearwater, FL 33756
Ph: (727) 581-4800


(727) 446-4506

(727) 873-3988