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Dr. Dwayne Eric Jones, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
8900 Indian Creek Parkway; #6 Suite 500
Overland Park, KS
 

Dr. Dwayne Jones is an anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine specialist. He studied medicine at Meharry Medical College. He completed his residency training at George Washington University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science. In Dr. Jones's practice, he is particularly interested in pain management. Dr. Jones is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. His professional affiliations include Saint Luke's South Hospital, North Kansas City Hospital (NKCH), and Lee's Summit Medical Center.

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Clinical Interests: Pain Management

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 11
  • Charge (avg.): $878
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $101
Dr. Sean Matthew Wheeler, MD
Specializes in Pain Medicine
College Park Family Care Center - Specialty Office; 10600 Mastin St Entrance A
Overland Park, KS
 

Dr. Sean Wheeler is a medical specialist in pain medicine. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He has a special interest in sports injuries. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Wheeler takes. He graduated from the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Dr. Wheeler is affiliated with Overland Park Regional Medical Center.

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Relevant Interests: , sacroiliac (SI) joint injection

All Interests: Pain, Sports Health, Sacroiliac Joint Injection, Sacroiliac Joint Pain, Shoulder Problems, Spinal ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 111
  • Charge (avg.): $169 - $704
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $28 - $111
Dr. Arnold Leslie Katz, MD
Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
10550 Quivira Road; Suite 320
Overland Park, KS
 

Dr. Arnold Katz sees patients in Overland Park, KS. His medical specialty is adult rheumatology. Dr. Katz is especially interested in fibromyalgia. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia School of Medicine. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Maryland. Dr. Katz has received the distinction of Kansas City Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Liberty Hospital and Overland Park Regional Medical Center.

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Clinical Interests: Fibromyalgia

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 27
  • Charge (avg.): $63
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $48
Dr. James Andrew Scowcroft, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
1300 E. 104th Street; Suite 100
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. James Scowcroft is a specialist in anesthesiology and pain medicine. In his practice, he is particularly interested in pain management. Dr. Scowcroft is affiliated with Belton Regional Medical Center, Saint Luke's East Hospital, and North Kansas City Hospital (NKCH). He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center.

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Clinical Interests: Pain Management

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 13
  • Charge (avg.): $288
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $62
Dr. Daniel Sharpe Mitchell, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
9100 W 74th Street
Overland Park, KS
 

Dr. Daniel Mitchell practices anesthesiology and pain medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Shawnee Mission Health. Dr. Mitchell takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Iowa, Dr. Mitchell attended the University of Kansas School of Medicine.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 41
  • Charge (avg.): $263 - $915
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $43 - $84
Dr. Jason Michael Springer, MD
Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
12000 W 110th Street; Suite 100
Overland Park, KS
 

Dr. Jason Springer, who practices in Overland Park, KS and Kansas City, KS, is a medical specialist in adult rheumatology. His areas of expertise include psoriatic arthritis, polymyositis, and dermatomyositis. Dr. Springer is affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital. After completing medical school at the University of Louisville School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Utah. Dr. Springer accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical Interests: Psoriatic Arthritis, Dermatomyositis, Bursitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Sarcoidosis, Scleroderma, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 14
  • Charge (avg.): $299
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $66
Dr. Tiffany Monique Williams, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
10730 Nall Avenue; Suite 200
Overland Park, KS
 

Dr. Tiffany Williams is a rehabilitation physician in Kansas City, KS and Overland Park, KS. Dr. Williams's areas of expertise include tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis), hip pain, and botox injection. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. She studied medicine at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. Dr. Williams trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan for her residency. She is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , shoulder injections, joint injections, knee injections

All Interests: Hip Pain, Knee Pain, Radiculopathy, Musculoskeletal Pain, Sacroiliac Joint Pain, Neck Pain, ... (Read more)

Dr. Herbert Benzinger Lindsley, MD
Specializes in Adult Rheumatology
3901 Rainbow Boulevard; 5026 Wescoe, Mail Stop 2026
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Herbert Lindsley's area of specialization is adult rheumatology. Clinical interests for Dr. Lindsley include psoriatic arthritis, polymyositis, and shoulder injury. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Lindsley accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Kansas School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Washington. Dr. Lindsley is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Psoriatic Arthritis, Polymyositis, Myositis, Clinical Trials, Tendonitis, Bursitis, Rheumatoid ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 107
  • Charge (avg.): $239 - $296
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $56 - $66
Dr. Smith Champlin Manion, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
10730 Nall Avenue; Suite 200
Overland Park, KS
 

Dr. Smith Manion practices anesthesiology and pain medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Manion include cancer pain and pain management. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Manion honors. Dr. Manion studied medicine at the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Cancer Pain, Pain Management

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 15
  • Charge (avg.): $267
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $44
Dr. Talal W Khan, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
7405 Renner Road
Shawnee, KS
 

Dr. Talal Khan is an anesthesiology and pain medicine specialist. Dr. Khan (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu and Hindi. These areas are among Dr. Khan's clinical interests: leg pain, headache, and hip pain. He is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital. Dr. Khan attended King Edward Medical University and then went on to complete his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. The average patient rating for Dr. Khan is 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He has received professional recognition including the following: Kansas City Super Doctors.

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Clinical Interests: Disc Problems, Hip Pain, Knee Pain, Musculoskeletal Pain, Neck Pain, Nerve Pain, Shoulder Pain, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 53
  • Charge (avg.): $294 - $1,183
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $44 - $95
Dr. Atul Thakorbhai Patel, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
10701 Nall Avenue; Suite 200
Overland Park, KS
 

Dr. Atul Patel's specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Washington, Dr. Patel attended Baylor College of Medicine for medical school. Dr. Patel has received professional recognition including the following: Kansas City Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Saint Luke's South Hospital, Menorah Medical Center, and Lee's Summit Medical Center.

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2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 120
  • Charge (avg.): $281 - $988
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $57 - $158
Dr. Fermin Jose Santos, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
3651 College Boulevard
Leawood, KS
 

Dr. Fermin Santos is a rehabilitation physician. Dr. Santos is professionally affiliated with Saint Luke's South Hospital and Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. After completing medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine, he performed his residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Dr. Santos is conversant in Spanish.

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Clinical Interests: Hip Problems, Shoulder Problems, Compression Fractures, Radiofrequency Ablation, Knee Problems, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 100
  • Charge (avg.): $213 - $759
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $43 - $92
Dr. Rajorshi Mitra, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
10730 Nall Avenue; Suite 200
Overland Park, KS
 

Dr. Rajorshi Mitra's areas of specialization are physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine; he sees patients in Overland Park, KS and Kansas City, KS. Dr. Mitra's areas of expertise include the following: tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis), hip pain, and pelvic pain. He is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School. Dr. Mitra is conversant in Bengali.

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Relevant Interests: , shoulder injections

All Interests: Pain, Hip Pain, Tendonitis, Hip Problems, Knee Pain, Biceps Tendonitis, Radiculopathy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Sarah Maria Eickmeyer, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
3910 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS
 

Dr. Sarah Eickmeyer works as a rehabilitation physician in Kansas City, KS. Her areas of expertise include the following: amputation, trigger point injections, and cancer. Dr. Eickmeyer is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. After attending Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, she completed her residency training at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. She is professionally affiliated with The University of Kansas Hospital.

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Relevant Interests: , shoulder injections, knee injections

All Interests: Amputation, Electromyography, Botox Injection, Radiculopathy, Dystonia, Shoulder Injections, ... (Read more)

Dr. Vincent Gregory Johnson, DO
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
1000 Carondelet Drive
Kansas City, MO
 

Dr. Vincent Johnson's specialties are anesthesiology and pain medicine. His clinical interests include pain management. Dr. Johnson is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine and Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and then went on to complete his residency at Wilford Hall Medical Center and Children's Hospital Boston. His professional affiliations include Overland Park Regional Medical Center, Menorah Medical Center, and Carondelet Health. He has an open panel.

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Clinical Interests: Pain Management

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 114
  • Charge (avg.): $249 - $765
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $47 - $101

Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
5701 W 119th Street; Suite 102
Overland Park, KS
 

Dr. Daniel Kloster's specialties are anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. Dr. Kloster's clinical interests include knee problems, celiac disease, and crohn's disease. Patient ratings for Dr. Kloster average 3.0 stars out of 5. He takes Coventry, Workers' Compensation, and TriWest, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Kloster graduated from the University of Kansas School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Kloster completed a residency program at the University of Kansas Medical Center. He is affiliated with Overland Park Regional Medical Center, Saint Luke's South Hospital, and North Kansas City Hospital (NKCH).

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Relevant Interests: , shoulder injections, hip injections, joint injections, knee injections

All Interests: Kyphoplasty, Lumbar Sympathetic Block, Radiculopathy, Sacroiliac Joint Pain, Rheumatoid Arthritis, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 48
  • Charge (avg.): $235
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $52

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What is a Joint Injection/Aspiration?

A joint is any area of the body where two bones connect. Due to injury or disease, the space between the two bones can sometimes become swollen and inflamed, which leads to pain and a loss of mobility. Injection and aspiration are two tools that physicians use to treat joint pain locally without needing to perform surgery.

Both injection and aspiration are techniques that involve inserting a needle connected to a syringe directly into the joint. Aspiration involves the removal of excess fluid, and injection is the placement of medication directly into the joint space via the needle. Both procedures may be performed at the same time. In both cases a local anesthetic may be used, the skin will be cleaned and disinfected, and then the needle will be inserted. In some cases, especially if the injection or aspiration is in a large and deep joint such as the hip or spine, ultrasound may be used to guide the needle to the exact location desired.

In some cases, irritation to the joint can cause fluid to build up so significantly that the joint hurts and can no longer move well. Aspiration removes some of the excess fluid and relieves the pressure. In addition, aspiration can be used to provide a sample of joint fluid if it needs to be examined microscopically for the presence of white blood cells, bacteria, or crystal formations.

Certain injuries and diseases that affect joints are inflammatory in nature, such as rheumatoid arthritis, tendonitis or gout. These diseases may be helped by the local injection of anti-inflammatory medications directly into the affected joint. In this case, corticosteroids such as methylprednisone are usually used. Relief from the pain may be felt right away and may last for weeks or even months.

In some cases, such as with osteoarthritis, the cartilage buffer between the two bones wears down and pain comes from bones rubbing against each other. In this case, injection of a lubricating agent such as hyaluronic acid may be beneficial. It provides a slippery cushion between the bones to relieve pain that can last for months.
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