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We found 5 interventional pain specialists who accept Humana Platinum 500/HMO Premier near Woodstock, GA.

Dr. David W Gale, MD
Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine
645 Molly Lane; Suite 100
Woodstock, GA
 

Dr. David Gale is a medical specialist in interventional pain medicine. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Gale is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Ohio State University College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Wilford Hall Medical Center. He is professionally affiliated with Wellstar Kennestone Hospital.

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Dr. Sandeep Sandeep Singh Dosanjh, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Interventional Pain Medicine
2911 George Busbee Parkway Nw; Suite - 50
Kennesaw, GA
 

Dr. Sonny Dosanjh is a physician who specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and interventional pain medicine. Dr. Dosanjh's clinical interests include migraine, trigger point injections, and complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS). He is affiliated with Emory Johns Creek Hospital. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Dosanjh obtained his medical school training at St. Christopher Iba Mar Diop College of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University.

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Clinical interests: Headache, Sacroiliac Joint Injection, Sacroiliac Joint Pain, Neck Pain, Complex Regional Pain ... (Read more)

Dr. Thomas Eric Hurd, MD
Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine
645 Molly Lane; Suite 100
Woodstock, GA
 

Dr. Thomas Hurd specializes in interventional pain medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Hurd is 2.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Hurd is affiliated with Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital and Wellstar Kennestone Hospital. He takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. After completing medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine. Dr. Hurd has received the distinction of Atlanta Super Doctors.

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Dr. Marvin M.D. Tark, MD
Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine
645 Molly Lane; Suite 100
Woodstock, GA
 

Dr. Marvin Tark is an interventional pain medicine specialist in Cartersville, GA, Woodstock, GA, and Marietta, GA. Dr. Tark is rated highly by his patients. He has a special interest in pain management. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. Dr. Tark (or staff) speaks Spanish and German. Dr. Tark is professionally affiliated with Wellstar Kennestone Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
120 Stonebridge Parkway; Suite 420
Woodstock, GA
 

Dr. James Ellner practices anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. Dr. Ellner accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF).

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What is Interventional Pain Medicine?

Interventional pain medicine is a specialty that is devoted to the management of pain through medical procedures, without the routine use of prescription medications. Usually practiced by anesthesiologists or pain medicine specialists, this subspecialty has had a marked increase in demand in recent years, as the illegal abuse of narcotic painkillers has become a nation-wide problem.

Interventional pain medicine physicians must be adept at diagnosing their patients. Until they can accurately pinpoint the source of the pain, it can be difficult to treat it effectively. In some cases, the pain has an obvious cause, such as the hurt experienced when healing after surgery or when dealing with some cancers. In other cases, there is no obvious problem causing the pain, and the pain itself is the issue. This can be the case with chronic lower back pain, migraines, neuropathies, and other disorders.

There are many treatment options that interventional pain medicine doctors might use to ease a patient’s pain, ranging from non-invasive to minimally invasive. Some of these treatments are:
  • Physical therapy
  • Epidurals
  • Nerve blocks
  • Facet injections, which are injections of small amounts of anesthetic into the joints of the spine
  • Radiofrequency denervation, or the use of radio waves to stop painful nerves from firing
  • Spinal cord stimulation, or the use of electrical currents along the spine to interfere with the transmission of pain signals
  • Implanted intrathecal or epidural injection drug delivery systems

Reducing pain doesn’t just help you feel better -- it allows you to become more active and increases your ability to heal. The goal of interventional pain medicine is to help people who are hurting to get back to working, playing, sleeping, and enjoying their life fully.