We found 4 pain specialists who accept Humana Silver 3800/HMO Premier near Conyers, GA.

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Sadik N Haba MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
Average rating 5.0 stars out of 5 (3 ratings)
1301 Sigman Road Ne; Suite 100
Conyers, GA

Dr. Sadik Haba sees patients in Conyers, GA and Marietta, GA. His medical specialties are anesthesiology and pain medicine. Dr. Haba is conversant in Arabic. His professional affiliations include Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital and Wellstar Kennestone Hospital. He attended medical school at the University College Dublin (UCD) School of Medicine & Medical Science. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Tufts University for his residency. Patient reviews placed Dr. Haba at an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine, Other
Average rating 2.33 stars out of 5 (3 ratings)
1388 Wellbrook Circle
Conyers, GA

Dr. Pickens Patterson's area of specialization is interventional pain medicine. Dr. Patterson's patients gave him an average rating of 2.5 out of 5 stars. He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He studied medicine at Medical College of Georgia. He is professionally affiliated with WellStar Atlanta Medical Center.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
Average rating 3.25 stars out of 5 (4 ratings)
1388 Wellbrook Circle; Suite A
Conyers, GA

Dr. Eduardo Escorcia is an anesthesiologist and pain doctor in Dallas, GA and Conyers, GA. He is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. For his professional training, Dr. Escorcia completed residency programs at Cleveland Clinic and a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Escorcia is professionally affiliated with WellStar Cobb Hospital.

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Robin J Fowler MD
Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine
Average rating 3.87 stars out of 5 (10 ratings)
1388 Wellbrook Circle Ne; Suite A
Conyers, GA

Dr. Robin Fowler's medical specialty is interventional pain medicine. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Fowler accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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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.
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