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Specializes in Pain Medicine • Male • Age 69

10 McKown Rd Ste 203
Albany, NY 12203
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    Dr. Boka's Experience

    Specialties

    • Pain Medicine
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    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Point Injection
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    • Autonomic Disorders
    • Back Pain
    • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Headache
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Myelopathy
    • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
    • Scoliosis
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
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    Background Check for Dr. Boka

    1 Malpractice Claim

    • Settlement  (8/18/2011)
    • Amount or Range: Average
    • Nature of Complaint: Zip Code or County of Event: Rensselaer County, NY
    • State: New York
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Semmelweis Orvostudomanyi Egyetem Budapest Hungary
    Graduated in 1974

    Residency Hospital

    Episcopal Hospital
    Geisinger Med Center
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Boka & Staff

    • English
    • Hungarian
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    10 McKown Rd Ste 203
    Albany, NY 12203
    (518) 438-4700 (Office)
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