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Pragya B Gupta MD
Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine, Anesthesiology
162 Barnwood Drive
Edgewood, KY
(859) 331-4159

Dr. Pragya Gupta's areas of specialization are anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. After attending R.G. Kar Medical College & Hospital for medical school, Dr. Gupta completed his residency training at Tufts Medical Center. His clinical interests include pain management. He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Gupta is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. He has received professional recognition including the following: Fellow Of The Royal College Of Surgeons Edinburgh. Dr. Gupta (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Bengali, and Hindi. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Elizabeth Healthcare and Fairfield Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

Robert J Klickovich MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
2845 Chancellor Drive
Crestview Hills, KY
(859) 282-2024

Dr. Robert Klickovich sees patients in Florence, KY and Crestview Hills, KY. His medical specialties are anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Klickovich average 4.0 stars out of 5. He has indicated that his clinical interests include pain management. Dr. Klickovich's professional affiliations include The Jewish Hospital, Anderson Hospital, and St. Elizabeth Healthcare. He takes Medicare insurance. After completing medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Dr. Klickovich performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

Michael Eugene Fletcher MD
Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine
340 Thomas More Parkway; Suite 260
Crestview Hills, KY
(859) 957-0700

Dr. Michael Fletcher's specialty is interventional pain medicine. In Dr. Fletcher's practice, he is particularly interested in pain management. He is professionally affiliated with St. Elizabeth Healthcare. He takes Medicare insurance. Dr. Fletcher attended the University of Louisville School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Jackson Memorial Medical Center for residency.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

Sairam Lakshmi Atluri MD
Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine
20 Medical Village Drive; Suite 258
Edgewood, KY
(859) 341-7246; (859) 341-7837

Dr. Sairam Atluri practices interventional pain medicine. He has a 2.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. His clinical interests encompass pain management. Dr. Atluri is in-network for Medicare insurance. Dr. Atluri attended Gandhi Medical College Hyderabad and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati. He is professionally affiliated with St. Elizabeth Healthcare and Mercy Health System.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

Justin Kruer MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
2845 Chancellor Drive
Crestview Hills, KY

Dr. Justin Kruer's medical specialty is anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. Dr. Kruer's clinical interests include pain management. His professional affiliations include St. Elizabeth Healthcare and The Christ Hospital Health Network. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. Before completing his residency at the University of Kentucky Medical Center and Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, Phoenix, Dr. Kruer attended medical school at the University of Louisville School of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management, Pain Medicine

Dr. Michael Jason Walls MD
Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine
2845 Chancellor Drive
Crestview Hills, KY
(859) 282-2024

Dr. Michael Walls is a physician who specializes in interventional pain medicine. Dr. Walls is a graduate of the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He trained at Cleveland Clinic for his residency. He has indicated that his clinical interests include pain management. He takes Medicare insurance. Dr. Walls is affiliated with St. Elizabeth Healthcare.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

Allan Thomas Rison MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
340 Thomas More Parkway; Suite 260
Crestview Hills, KY
(859) 957-0700

Dr. Allan Rison is an anesthesiologist and interventional pain specialist in Crestview Hills, KY. He graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. Dr. Rison takes Medicare insurance. He is professionally affiliated with St. Elizabeth Healthcare.

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Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine, Anesthesiology
Cincinnati, OH
(513) 891-3600

Dr. Ahsan Usmani's medical specialty is anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. He takes Medicare insurance. He graduated from St. George's University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine, Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease)
2845 Chancellor Drive
Crestview Hills, KY
(859) 341-3412

Dr. John Kelly is a specialist in interventional pain medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He graduated from the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Kelly accepts Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
4900 Houston Road
Florence, KY
(859) 212-7000

Dr. Jonathan Grainger specializes in anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine and practices in Florence, KY. He is especially interested in pain management. Dr. Grainger takes Medicare insurance. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati, Dr. Grainger attended medical school at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He is affiliated with St. Elizabeth Healthcare.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

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Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine
Mayfield Clinic; Thomas More
Crestview Hills, KY

Dr. Philip Zaacks is an interventional pain specialist. He studied medicine at the University of Cape Town Faculty of Health Sciences.

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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.
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