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Specializes in Pain Medicine • Male • Age 50

8080 Academy Rd NE Ste A
Albuquerque, NM 87111
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Presbyterian Hospital
1100 Central Ave SE
Albuquerque, NM 87106
Lovelace Medical Center
601 Dr Martin Luther King Jr Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87102

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Accepting new patients?

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Pain Solutions
Pain Solutions
8080 Academy Rd NE Ste A
Albuquerque, NM 87111
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    Dr. Nairn's Experience

    Dr. Nairn's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Pain Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Anesthesiology
    • Pain Medicine
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    • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
    • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
    • Cervical Medial Branch Block
    • Chronic Pain Management
    • Discography
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Epidural Injection
    • Epidural Steroid Injections
    • Facet Block
    • Facet Joint Injection
    • Joint Injection
    • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
    • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
    • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
    • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Nerve Blocks
    • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Pain Management
    • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
    • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
    • Spinal Cord Stimulation
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Point Injection
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    • Autonomic Disorders
    • Back Pain
    • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Postoperative Pain
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Facet Joint Pain
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Headache
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
    • Lumbar Herniated Disc
    • Lumbar Radiculopathy
    • Migraine
    • Myelopathy
    • Neck Pain
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Spinal Stenosis
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    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med
    Graduated in 1992

    Internship Hospital

    University Of Chicago Hospitals and Health System
    Complete in 1993

    Fellowship Hospital

    Virginia Mason Medical Center
    Complete in 1997
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Nairn & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Nairn's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Lovelace Medical Center

    • Lovelace Medical Center - Gibson

    • Lovelace Westside Hospital

    • Lovelace Women's Hospital

    • Presbyterian Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    • 18 Star Ratings
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    3.3 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nairn to family and friends

    3.3 out of 5

    18 responses

    Dr. Nairn's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.4 out of 5

    18 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.2 out of 5

    18 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.8 out of 5

    18 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    18 responses

    Experience with Dr. Nairn

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.3 out of 5

    18 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.6 out of 5

    18 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.7 out of 5

    18 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.6 out of 5

    18 responses

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    Pain Solutions
    8080 Academy Rd NE Ste A
    Albuquerque, NM 87111
    (505) 247-9700 (Office)
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