We found 7 interventional pain specialists who accept Blue Advantage Plus Silver 102 - Three $0 PCP Visits near Round Rock, TX.

Dr. Mark Thomas Malone, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
2000 S Mays Street; Suite 201
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Mark Malone is an anesthesiologist and interventional pain specialist. His average rating from his patients is 2.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: pain management and anesthesia. Dr. Malone is professionally affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Malone studied medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School.

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Clinical interests: Anesthesia, Pain Management

Dr. Asim Syed Aijaz, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
7200 Wyoming Springs Road; Suite 400
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Asim Aijaz works as an anesthesiologist and interventional pain specialist in Austin, TX, Kyle, TX, and Round Rock, TX. These areas are among Dr. Aijaz's clinical interests: pain management and anesthesia. He is professionally affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. He is a graduate of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Anesthesia, Pain Management

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
2000 S Mays Street; Suite 201
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Srinand Mandyam, who practices in Round Rock, TX, is a medical specialist in anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. Dr. Mandyam attended medical school at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. His areas of expertise include the following: pain management and anesthesia. Patient ratings for Dr. Mandyam average 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He is affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family.

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Clinical interests: Anesthesia, Pain Management

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
170 Deepwood Drive; Suite 102
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Matthew Kaplan works as an anesthesiologist and interventional pain specialist. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific. Dr. Kaplan's training includes a residency program at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He offers interpreting services for his patients.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
7200 Wyoming Springs Road; Suite 400
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Bradley Carpentier is a specialist in anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. He works in Harker Heights, TX, Temple, TX, and Round Rock, TX. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Catastrophic, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
2000 S Mays Street; Suite 201
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Allen Dennis is an anesthesiologist and interventional pain specialist. Dr. Dennis is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
2000 S Mays Street; Suite 201
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Ryan Michaud's areas of specialization are anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine; he sees patients in Austin, TX and Round Rock, TX. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. Dr. Michaud has a special interest in pain management and anesthesia. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Michaud is professionally affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family.

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Clinical interests: Anesthesia, Pain Management

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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.