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Specializes in Pain Medicine • Male • Age 66

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Dr. Poovendran's Offices

IU Health Goshen Hospital Pain Management
P Poovendran, MD
200 High Park Ave
Goshen, IN 46526
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Dr. Poovendran's Experience

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Dr. Poovendran's Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

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Indiana University Health - Goshen Hospital
200 High Park Ave
Goshen, IN 46526

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    Phone & Address

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    IU Health Goshen Hospital Pain Management
    P Poovendran, MD
    200 High Park Ave
    Goshen, IN 46526
    (574) 281-0027
    Contact Information
    (574) 364-2555 (Office)
    (574) 364-2579 (Fax)
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  2. Dr. Poovendran's Experience

    Specialties

    • Pain Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Anesthesiology
    • Pain Medicine
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    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
    • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Steroid Injection
    • Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
    • Trigger Point Injection
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    • Autonomic Disorders
    • Back Pain
    • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Cancer Pain
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Chronic Postoperative Pain
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Headache
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Myelopathy
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Peripheral Neuropathy
    • Phantom Limb Pain
    • Postherpetic Neuralgia
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Stenosis
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    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Thoracic Spine Pain
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
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    Background Check for Dr. Poovendran

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Indiana.
    • 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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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Colombo, Faculty Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1974

    Residency Hospital

    New York Med College

    Fellowship Hospital

    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    Complete in 2000
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Poovendran & Staff

    • English
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  3. Dr. Poovendran's Hospital Quality

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  4. Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Poovendran

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.4
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    3.4 out of 5

    Dr. Poovendran's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.4 out of 5

    12 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.1 out of 5

    11 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.6 out of 5

    11 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    7 responses

    Experience with Dr. Poovendran

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.9 out of 5

    11 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.6 out of 5

    11 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.7 out of 5

    11 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.6 out of 5

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