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We found 25 pain specialists who accept Humana near Schaumburg, IL.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
2101 S. Arlington Heights Road; Suite 165
Arlington Heights, IL
 

Dr. Demetrios Louis is a specialist in anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. He works in Arlington Heights, IL. His clinical interests encompass sciatica and joint pain. Dr. Louis is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending St. Matthew's University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Rush University Medical Center. Dr. Louis has received professional recognition including the following: Intern of the Year General Surgery and Intern of Year Cardiovascular-Thoracic Surgery. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Pain, Botox Injection, Ultrasound, Chronic Back Pain, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Joint Pain, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mohammad Ahsan, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
1102 South Roselle Road
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Mohammad Ahsan sees patients in Arlington Heights, IL and Schaumburg, IL. His medical specialties are anesthesiology and pain medicine. He is a graduate of King Edward Medical University. For his residency, Dr. Ahsan trained at Maimonides Medical Center. In his practice, Dr. Ahsan focuses on pain management. He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Aetna Medicare, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Ahsan (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu and Hindi. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Centegra Health System.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

Dr. John Vytautas Prunskis, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
650 E Devon
Itasca, IL
 

Dr. John Prunskis is a medical specialist in anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. His areas of expertise include phantom limb pain, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), and pain management. His average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Prunskis takes several insurance carriers, including Preferred Network Access (PNA), Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare HMO. He graduated from Rush Medical College and then he performed his residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver. He has received professional recognition including the following: US News Top Doctor. Dr. Prunskis (or staff) speaks Lithuanian and Spanish. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Centegra Health System, and Adventist GlenOaks Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Facial Pain, Sports Health, Hip Pain, Neck Pain, Shoulder Pain, Shoulder Problems, Joint Pain, ... (Read more)

Dr. Luz Amparo Feldmann, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
1100 W. Central Road; Suite 307
Arlington Heights, IL
 

Dr. Luz Feldmann is an Arlington Heights, IL physician who specializes in anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. Patients rated Dr. Feldmann highly, giving her an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among her clinical interests: migraine, nerve block, and pain management. She is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). She accepts several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare HMO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and United Healthcare POS. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University, Dr. Feldmann attended National University of Colombia Faculty of Medicine for medical school. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Pain, Facial Pain, Headache, Hip Pain, Knee Pain, Neck Pain, Shoulder Pain, Joint Pain, Cancer ... (Read more)

Dr. Shana Leah Margolis, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
935 Beisner Road
Elk Grove Village, IL
 

Dr. Shana Margolis' specialties are physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. In her practice, Dr. Margolis focuses on joint injections and botox injection. She accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Margolis attended medical school at Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. Her medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas and a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. Dr. Margolis has received the following distinction: Best Resident Presentation, Critical Review of the Literature. She is conversant in Spanish. Her professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Margolis welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Elbow Pain, Sports Health, Sacroiliac Joint Pain, Incontinence, Scoliosis, Fibromyalgia, Lumbar ... (Read more)

Dr. Kiran Kesava Chekka, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
1365 Wiley Road; Suite 153
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Kiran Chekka's specialties are anesthesiology and pain medicine. He practices in Schaumburg, IL, Berwyn, IL, and Chicago, IL. His areas of expertise include pain management. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Chekka graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. Dr. Chekka's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

Dr. Omar A Said, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
1365 Wiley Road; Suite 153
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Omar Said is a specialist in anesthesiology and pain medicine. He works in Schaumburg, IL, Geneva, IL, and Downers Grove, IL. He obtained his medical school training at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and performed his residency at Rush University Medical Center. In his practice, he is particularly interested in pain management. Dr. Said is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Said's hospital/clinic affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Delnor Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

Dr. Shingo M Yano, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
650 E Devon
Itasca, IL
 

Dr. Shingo Yano specializes in anesthesiology and pain medicine. Dr. Yano is a graduate of Rush Medical College. His training includes a residency program at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. His areas of expertise include the following: phantom limb pain, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), and pain management. Dr. Yano is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS), Centegra Health System, and Adventist GlenOaks Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Facial Pain, Sports Health, Hip Pain, Neck Pain, Shoulder Pain, Shoulder Problems, Joint Pain, ... (Read more)

Dr. Sunavo Dasgupta, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
1365 Wiley Road; Suite 153
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Sunavo Dasgupta is a physician who specializes in anesthesiology and pain medicine. He is especially interested in pain management. Dr. Dasgupta's average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He attended Medical College of Wisconsin and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Dasgupta is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

Dr. Terri L Dallas-Prunskis, MD
Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine
650 E Devon
Itasca, IL
 

Dr. Terri Dallas-Prunskis' area of specialization is interventional pain medicine. Dr. Dallas-Prunskis's areas of expertise include phantom limb pain, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), and pain management. She takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. She attended medical school at Howard University College of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Dallas-Prunskis completed a residency program at Howard University Hospital. She is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Centegra Health System.

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Clinical interests: Facial Pain, Hip Pain, Shoulder Problems, Joint Pain, Fractures, Interstitial Cystitis, Surgical ... (Read more)

Dr. Amish M Patel, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
1365 Wiley Road; Suite 153
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Amish Patel, who practices in Schaumburg, IL, Downers Grove, IL, and Park Ridge, IL, is a medical specialist in anesthesiology and pain medicine. Dr. Patel is conversant in Gujarati. He is especially interested in pain management. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). He graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin. For his residency, Dr. Patel trained at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. Dr. Patel is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
2101 S Arlington Heights Road; Suite 165
Arlington Heights, IL
 

Dr. Paul Marsiglia's specialties are anesthesiology and pain medicine. He practices in Arlington Heights, IL. Dr. Marsiglia graduated from Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. He trained at Rush University Medical Center for his residency. Patient ratings for Dr. Marsiglia average 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Marsiglia has an open panel.

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Dr. Jing Liang, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
360 Station Drive
Crystal Lake, IL
 

Dr. Jing Liang specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. She takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Liang studied medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University. She is affiliated with Centegra Health System.

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Dr. Najmeddin Beyranvand, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
500 West Golf Road; Suite 101
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Neema Bayran is a specialist in anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Bayran include pain management. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Bayran honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Delphi, and more. He is affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

Dr. Amit Bakulesh Mehta, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
1365 Wiley Road; Suite 153
Schaumburg, IL
 

Dr. Amit Mehta works as an anesthesiologist and pain specialist in Schaumburg, IL, Chicago, IL, and Berwyn, IL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Mehta include pain management. He is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS). After completing medical school at Rush Medical College, Dr. Mehta performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

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Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
650 E Devon
Itasca, IL
 

Dr. Andrew Yu is a specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. Dr. Yu is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of North Carolina (UNC), Dr. Yu attended medical school at Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Centegra Health System.

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What is Pain Medicine?

Pain medicine is a specialty closely related to, but separate from, anesthesiology. Whereas anesthesiologists typically work to relieve a patient’s pain during surgery or another medical procedure, pain medicine specialists work to relieve their patients’ pain as they are out living their lives.

Pain medicine specialists treat patients who have acute or chronic pain. The pain may be a symptom of their problem (e.g. they are hurting because they were in a car accident), or the pain may be the problem itself (e.g. they are having migraine headaches). The pain specialist’s goal is to prevent pain from interfering with a patient’s quality of life.

Pain medicine specialists must have a thorough understanding of the physiology of pain, how it is caused, and what effects it has on the body. A good pain medicine specialist is able to evaluate patients who are hurting and who may not always be able to communicate their problems very well. To gain more information about their patients’ condition, pain medicine physicians can interpret specialized imaging tests. Using this information, pain medicine specialists must be able to prescribe a balanced treatment plan.

There are several treatments that pain medicine specialists may use to alleviate pain for their patients. They can prescribe medication, perform certain procedures, and refer patients to rehabilitation services. Often they will recommend multiple treatment methods to be used simultaneously. Some of these pain treatments include:
  • Implantable devices (intrathecal pump, spinal cord stimulator)
  • Injections (corticosteroids)
  • Medications (Percocet, Vicodin)
  • Nerve blocks (anesthetic injected into a nerve)
  • Physical therapy
  • Surgery
  • Alternative medicine therapies, such as biofeedback, acupuncture, and hypnosis

Being in pain takes away your enjoyment of life. It can lead to depression and stop you from engaging in even everyday activities. Because pain can’t be seen or tested for, it is sometimes overlooked by others. A pain medicine specialist works to safely restore your quality of life.