We found 5 interventional pain specialists who accept United Healthcare Compass near Dallas, TX.

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Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine
5303 Harry Hines Boulevard; 6th Floor, 108
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Carl Noe specializes in interventional pain medicine and practices in Dallas, TX. Dr. Noe is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center.

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Dr. Matthew James Miller, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
2350 North Stemmons Freeway; 844-4childrens
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Matthew Miller is a medical specialist in pediatric anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Miller accepts. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. He is professionally affiliated with Children's Health (Texas).

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
3500 Gaston Avenue
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Shiv Sharma sees patients in Coppell, TX, Grapevine, TX, and Dallas, TX. His medical specialties are anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. Dr. Sharma studied medicine at Gandhi Medical College. His areas of expertise include frozen shoulder, leg pain, and facial pain. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and the University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Frozen Shoulder, Facial Pain, Knee Pain, Musculoskeletal Pain, Neck Pain, Chronic Headache, Nerve ... (Read more)

Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
1411 N Beckley Avenue; Suite 152
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Darren Schuhmacher works as an anesthesiologist and interventional pain specialist in Dallas, TX. He is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. Schuhmacher attended medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
2929 S Hampton Road
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Isabel Anyanwu's medical specialty is anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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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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