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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine, Other
average rating 3.57 stars (19 ratings)
9118 Bluebonnet Centre Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA
 

Dr. Sandra Weitz works as an anesthesiologist and interventional pain specialist. Dr. Weitz's average rating from her patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. She is a graduate of Boston University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine
average rating 2.96 stars (8 ratings)
7777 Hennessy Boulevard; Suite 706
Baton Rouge, LA
 

Dr. J. Burdine is an interventional pain medicine specialist in Baton Rouge, LA. He graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. Patient ratings for Dr. Burdine average 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Burdine accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine
average rating 2.47 stars (16 ratings)
5408 Flanders Drive
Baton Rouge, LA
 

Dr. Jihad Jiha's specialty is interventional pain medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Jiha is 2.5 stars out of 5. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine, Other
average rating 4.7 stars (5 ratings)
9118 Bluebonnet Centre Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA
 

Dr. Alpesh Patel's areas of specialization are anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Patel honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at M.P. Shah Medical College.

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Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine
average rating 3.23 stars (14 ratings)
5408 Flanders Drive
Baton Rouge, LA
 

Dr. John Braswell is a specialist in interventional pain medicine. He works in Baton Rouge, LA. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Braswell accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
9118 Bluebonnet Centre Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA
 

Dr. Kelly Boussert's medical specialty is anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. She is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
average rating 2.87 stars (2 ratings)
5408 Flanders Drive
Baton Rouge, LA
 

Dr. Sean Graham works as an anesthesiologist and interventional pain specialist in Baton Rouge, LA. Dr. Graham is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine
average rating 2.5 stars (3 ratings)
5408 Flanders Drive
Baton Rouge, LA
 

Dr. Joseph Turnipseed's specialty is interventional pain medicine. His average patient rating is 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Turnipseed is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans.

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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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