What is a Pain Management Specialist?
As a patient, you can expect an individualized diagnosis and treatment plan for your specific pain. A pain management physician becomes your partner who will work with you to achieve the results you need and deserve.
Through an interdisciplinary approach to pain management, Dr. V. K. Puppala provides a comprehensive evaluation of his patients, factoring in physical, functional, emotional and psychological needs. His entire Atlanta medical team consists of board-certified pain management physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, x-ray technicians and medical assistants. All members work together to formulate and implement a comprehensive treatment plan to reduce pain and improve function.
Dr. Puppala provides cutting edge therapies and treatments for his patients. He is firmly committed to helping people manage their pain, and specializes in obtaining dramatic results in pain management without the need for major surgery.
The goal of a pain management doctor is to not only treat pain, but also to alleviate the symptoms of that pain. Dr. Puppala understands that the treatment of pain is not only a physical issue, but an emotional one as well. Treatments may include, but are not limited to, medications, injections or other minimally invasive spine procedures. Dr. Puppala treats patients suffering from spine, neck, back, face and nerve injuries and from diseases including diabetes, shingles and cancer.