Caring Team

Florida Spine & Sports Specialists is composed of a dedicated team of Doctors & Specialists in each area of service. Each team is designed to provide the highest quality of care and comfort for each patient on a personal level, and build a relationship that will last a lifetime. We pride ourselves on extensive research and development, excellent customer service and friendly staff to guide our patients along what could be extremely challenging times.

Our Doctors

Kevin Douglas Cairns, M.D.

Dr. Kevin Cairns was born in Los Angeles, received his M.D. from New York Medical College and fulfilled his residency at Harvard Medical School. He also received a fellowship in neurology from Harvard as well as a fellowship in Interventional Spine Physiatry from Georgia Pain Physicians, Emory University in Atlanta. He is an expert in Peripheral Nerve Field Stimulation and stays on the leading edge of innovation in non-invasive and minimally invasive spinal treatments.

Dr. Cairns was appointed by the Governor to the Board of Medicine. In addition, he is the chairman of office surgery for the state of Florida, and serves as Vice Chairman of Credentialing of Physicians in Florida.

He is married. An outdoor enthusiast, he is a tri-athlete who also enjoys windsurfing, fishing, music and theatre.

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We are pleased to announce that Dr. Paese is now accepting Blue Cross Patients.

Giuseppe Paese, DO, FAAPMR

Dr. Paese is a highly trained and educated physician who holds board certifications in five separate specialties. He is board certified in Stem Cell Therapies, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R), Pain Medicine, Sports Medicine and Chiropractic.

Dr. Paese graduated from Michigan State University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed a Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation residency from Detroit Medical Center (DMC)/Wayne State University (WSU) and then went on to complete a subspecialty fellowship in Pain Medicine from DMC/WSU as well. Dr. Paese also holds a Doctor of Chiropractic from Logan University and a certification in Chiropractic Sports Medicine (CCSP) from National University of Health Sciences.

He has been awarded the prestigious honor of Hour Detroit Magazine Top Doctor for 6 years in Pain Medicine/Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.

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Mario Paese, DO, FAAPMR

Dr. Mario Paese was born and raised in metro Detroit, and received his B.S in Human Biology from Michigan State University. He graduated from Lincoln Memorial University, Debusk College of Osteopathic Medicine in Harrogate, TN. He completed a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency at Larkin Community Hospital in South Miami, FL. Dr. Paese is our newest addition to the care team, and is thrilled to begin his journey serving the people of south Florida as an interventional pain fellow at Florida Spine and Sports Specialists.

He is a new father to a fussy, but cute little girl. His interests include powerlifting, soccer, and kung fu.

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Kalman D. Blumberg, M.D.

Dr. Kal Blumberg is a south Florida native, He received his B.S. at Tulane and his M.D. at the University of Miami. He received his spine surgery fellowship from Thomas Jefferson University Hospital & Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia.

He is married, with three children and loves to fish and to spend time on the water, particularly enjoying the environment of the Florida Keys flats and backcountry. He’s a tournament level fisherman, having won the prestigious Redbone Tournament which supports research to find a cure for Cystic Fibrosis.

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Physician Assistants

Our Physicians Assistants have been in the field for over 11 years, specializing in spine and pain management. They pride themselves on their academic pedigrees, stemming as far as Kansas State University to right here in South Florida at Nova Southeastern University, as well as their ability to care for each individual patient as if they are the only ones. They go above and beyond for each patient & will help make the process as painless as possible.

Training and Rehabilitation

Our training and rehabilitation center is top of the line. Consistent with our holistic approach, we have a substantial amount of space dedicated to physical therapy, supervised exercise programs, Yoga and Pilates. With all procedure and rehabilitation options under one roof, your physician is able to monitor every aspect of your treatment and recovery. The Florida Spine & Sports Specialists facility was designed with you in mind, to maximize your comfort and to provide the best possible health care experience.


Our nursing team is the most unique in South Florida. Our nurses go above and beyond, holding each patient’s hand throughout the entirety of their surgery. Our nurses have extensive educational backgrounds and experience in the field, ensuring our patients that they will receive undivided attention and the highest degree of care. They will make sure that all of your needs are met and will guide you through your journey to recovery, answering any questions you may have and providing you with all the resources you need to make the recovery process as painless as possible.

Medical Staff

Medical staff information coming soon.


The Administrative team at Florida Spine & Sports Specialists are our heroes behind the scenes. They keep Florida Spine & Sports running smoothly and efficiently, and will do the same for you. Whether it’s your check-in process or billing, our team is dedicated to providing you with the best experience possible, regardless of the situation. You are guaranteed to leave our office pain-free and smiling!