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Specializes in Pain Medicine • Male • Age 50

115 Brushy Creek Rd
Easley, SC 29642
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    Dr. Thiyagarajah's Experience

    Dr. Thiyagarajah's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Pain Medicine
    • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Pain Medicine
    • Spinal Injury Medicine
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    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Epidural Steroid Injections
    • Joint Drainage
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
    • Neurostimulation, Spinal
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Pain Management
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Point Injection
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Arthritis
    • Back Pain
    • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Headache
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Migraine
    • Neck Injuries
    • Neck Pain
    • Nerve Injury
    • Neuralgia
    • Neuropathy, Motor and Sensory
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondolthesis
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sports Injuries
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Thoracic Spine Pain
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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    Awards & Recognitions

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • Final MBBS examination, 2nd Class, 1993
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    N.Colombo Medical College
    Graduated in 1993

    Internship Hospital

    Med College Va
    Complete in 1999

    Residency Hospital

    Tufts University New England Med Center
    Complete in 2001

    Fellowship Hospital

    Harvard University Mgh/Spaulding Hospital
    Complete in 2002

    Undergraduate Schools

    Royal College
    Graduated in 1985

    Other Education

    Dept. Of Physical Medicine, Harvard University
    Complete in 2002
    Dept. Of Rehabilitation Medicine, Tufts University
    Complete in 2001
    Dept. Of Surgery, Medical College Of Virginia
    Complete in 1998
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Thiyagarajah & Staff

    • English
    • Sinhala
    • Tamil
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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    8 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    8 responses
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    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    8 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 7 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Thiyagarajah
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    8 responses
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    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    8 responses
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    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    8 responses
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    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    8 responses
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    Oaktree Medical Center
    115 Brushy Creek Rd
    Easley, SC 29642
    (864) 855-1633 (Office)
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