Dr. A Lyons, MD

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Dr. A Lyons, MD
Dr. Lyons grew up along the Coast in Biloxi MS. When he is not engaged in his passion of "Medical Detective" work in identifying and effectively managing painful and debilitating conditions, he enjoys visiting extended family along the MS Coast. Often he can be found returning to those "secret fishing holes" shared during his youth with his father, searching out speckled trout and redfish. He and his wife enjoy hiking out West in the mountains of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. When not hiking, he enjoys fly fishing for trout in the over 2,000 miles of prime trout streams in Montana and Wyoming. Dr. Lyons continues to serve as a Senior second-level Reviewer for Pain Medicine, chosen by the State of Mississippi Workers' Compensation Commission. He is admired for his balanced, honest, and up-to-date analysis and recommendations for diagnosis and appropriate treatment. All of his patients, irrespective of insurance coverage, receive care via the principles of Evidence-Based Medicine and Best Medical Practices. When not working, hiking with his wife, spending time with their Assistant District Attorney daughter in Brooklyn or PhD candidate son at U of GA in Athens GA, Dr. Lyons also enjoys cycling the many bike trails in Rankin and Madison counties to maintain his physical stamina and remain an example of "good health" for his patients, clinical/surgical staff, and physician colleagues.

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    St. Dominic's Pain Management Center970 Lakeland Dr Ste 45
    Jackson, MS 39216
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    Dr. Lyons' Reviews

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lyons to family and friends
    3.7
    based on 23 total reviews (10 with comments)
    Dr. Lyons' Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      VERY GOOD
    • Explains condition(s) well
      VERY GOOD
    • Answers Questions
      VERY GOOD
    • Time well spent
      VERY GOOD
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      VERY GOOD
    • Office environment
      EXCELLENT
    • Staff friendliness
      EXCELLENT
    • Average wait time
      16 to 30 minutes
    Patient Comments (10)
    Madison, MS |
    One of the kindest men I have ever seen. He went way out of his way to put me at ease. He sat down and went through his educational path and his career up until present day. He answered every question I had with a smile and confidence. If all doctors were like Dr. Lyons our healthcare system would be vastly different. The appointment I had with a pain Dr prior to him, I waited 2 months and only got to see the NP. The one before that I dont even think should have a MD License. 5 Stars
    in Raleigh, MS |
    I was referred to Dr. Lyons by my vascular surgeon after having leg pain for over 7 years due to PVD. I am a teacher and the pain has made my job very difficult. Dr. Lyons and his nurse practitioner were very thorough with my medial records, and listened to everything I had to say about my pain. They are both compassionate , made me feel at ease and are very educated. They have helped me tremendously with my pain management.
    in Brandon, MS |
    I have been a patient of Dr. Lyons for well over a decade. At the very first visit he made me feel comfortable and in capable hands. I have degenerative disc disease, a bulging disc and scoliosis. He and his nurse practitioner LeLouise are always extremely compassionate and responsive to my pain level. They are diligent in providing the most conservative treatment to ease my pain and avoid unnecessary surgery. Both of them are well educated, knowledgeable and experienced in pain management.
    in Ridgeland, MS |
    I've been a patient of Dr. Lyons for 7 years and he has always given me the best of care for my back pain. Dr. Lyons, along with his excellent staff, has helped me get my back pain under control. I would highly recommend Dr. Lyons to anyone seeking pain management treatment.
    in Jackson, MS |
    I am a teacher that was injured at work and was referred to Dr. Lyon after being in constant pain for over a year. He listened, had a thorough work up done, and told me of my options in clear details. I must say that I am very grateful to Dr. Lyons' for his practiced motto of doing his best. Due to his expertise and dedicated staff, I feel like I can see the light to a healthier me. I highly recommend Dr. Lyons.
    in Clinton, MS |
    Dr. Lyons has performed many procedures on my low back and I would highly recommend him to anyone needing help with pain management. His NP and other staff are also great. Really good doctor.
    in Ridgeland, Ms. |
    Dr. Lyons has treated me twice (2 different issues) over a 10 year period, and my returning to him was because I felt that he listened and treated me accordingly. The outcome the first time gave relief and I'm so hoping for the same results this time. I appreciate his attention and felt that I was receiving the best possible treatment.
    in Brandon, MS |
    I saw Dr Lyons and LeLouise Davis NP yesterday. They were both wonderful, possess great assessment /diagnostic skills, and wonderful caring bedside manners. Their entire staff was very attentive, kind and helpful through out the entire process. I am at home today resting from my procedure; and I can say that I am 90 percent improved after my first cervical epidural steroid injection and occipital nerve block. I am so thankful for their help and my pain relief. I highly recommend them.
    in Canton, MS |
    I will never go to Dr. Lyons again. He was rude and disrespectful. He advised me that I had misled him about where my pain was and that I was just over weight. He did not listen to me nor did his nurse practitioner when I tried to describe my pain. He looked at the MRI and mad an assumption. He advised that I take 2 Tramadol 3-4 times a day! If I did this I would be high all day! the Tramadol does not even help with the pain. His staff was kind, but he is a jerk!
    This is a misrepresentation from one who had seen multiple physicians and nurse practitioners before referral to our clinic. I am professional and polite, but honest and tell a patient if they are at least fifty to sixty pounds over ideal weight. She wanted a quick fix and I explained we could not quickly fix her issues. Daily exercise, Physical therapy, healthy diet, and non-opioid therapies are best for diffuse musculoskeletal pain in extremely obese individuals. I explained everything to her.
    Brandon, MS |
    Staff was great! That's all that was. Under treatments treated Fibro was listed, but when I seen Dr. Lyons he came into the room like he already had his mind made up before he seen me and told me straight up "He did not believe in Fibro". He talked down to me and made me feel like I had nothing wrong with me. He said if "I cant see in in a blood test I don't believe in it".. Would not recommend him for any autoamuine disease.. His Nurse Practioner was great though.....
    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Daily Exercise, Physical Therapy, and non-opioid therapies are indicated for Fibromyalgia. Go to www.stdom.com/pain-management. "Fibromyalgia" is NOT listed in our website, nor in our brochure. We DO treat "Musculoskeletal Pain" with a interdisciplinary team approach. Again, this individual misrepresented our evaluation and we made appropriate recommendations. Unfortunately, there are no quick fixes for the Fibromyalgia Syndrome and Musculoskeletal Pain.
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    Dr. Lyons grew up along the Coast in Biloxi MS. When he is not engaged in his passion of "Medical Detective" work in identifying and effectively managing painful and debilitating conditions, he enjoys visiting extended family along the MS Coast. Often he can be found returning to those "secret fishing holes" shared during his youth with his father, searching out speckled trout and redfish. He and his wife enjoy hiking out West in the mountains of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. When not hiking, he enjoys fly fishing for trout in the over 2,000 miles of prime trout streams in Montana and Wyoming.

    Dr. Lyons continues to serve as a Senior second-level Reviewer for Pain Medicine, chosen by the State of Mississippi Workers' Compensation Commission. He is admired for his balanced, honest, and up-to-date analysis and recommendations for diagnosis and appropriate treatment. All of his patients, irrespective of insurance coverage, receive care via the principles of Evidence-Based Medicine and Best Medical Practices.

    When not working, hiking with his wife, spending time with their Assistant District Attorney daughter in Brooklyn or PhD candidate son at U of GA in Athens GA, Dr. Lyons also enjoys cycling the many bike trails in Rankin and Madison counties to maintain his physical stamina and remain an example of "good health" for his patients, clinical/surgical staff, and physician colleagues.

    Dr. Lyons' Care Philosophy

    Accurate Diagnosis-Precise Treatment-Reliable Results

    Dr. Lyons' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine
    •  Board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
    •  Malpractice claims in Mississippi not available
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Anesthesiology
    • Pain Medicine

    Conditions Treated

    • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
    • Arthritis of the Neck
    • Arthritis of the Shoulder
    • Arthritis of the Spine
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Autonomic Disorders
    • Autonomic Dysreflexia
    • Autonomic Neuropathy
    • Back Pain
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain Disorders
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cervical Spondylitis
    • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
    • Cervicogenic Headache
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Cluster Headache
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
    • Compression Fracture
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Degenerative Spine Disorders
    • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
    • Diabetic Neuropathy
    • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Enthesopathy
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Facet Joint Pain
    • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
    • Hand Neuropathy
    • Headache
    • Herniated Disc
    • Hip Arthritis
    • Hip Bursitis
    • Insufficiency Fracture
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Knee Arthritis
    • Knee Disorders
    • Knee Pain
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Mild Headache
    • Motor Neuropathy
    • Motor Neuropathy, Peripheral With Dysautonomia
    • Muscle Contraction Headache
    • Neck Pain
    • Neuritis
    • Neuropathy, Motor and Sensory
    • Occipital Neuralgia
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteoporotic Spine Fractures
    • Osteoporotic Vertebral Fracture
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pelvic Pain
    • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Postherpetic Neuralgia
    • Radiculitis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
    • Rib Fracture
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Sciatica as Seen in Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Sensory Neuropathy With Spastic Paraplegia
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Subacromial Bursitis
    • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
    • Trochanteric Bursitis
    • Upper Back Pain
    • Vertebral Compression Fractures
    • Vertebral Fracture

    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Mississippi Medical Center Jackson Ms

      Graduated in 1983

    • Internship Hospital
      University Of Texas At Galveston / Medical Branch

      Completed in 1984

    • Residency Hospital
      University Of Texas At Galveston / Medical Branch

      Completed in 1986

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Chief Fellow-Pain Medicine Baylor College Of Medicine Houston, Tx

      Completed in 1995

    • Undergraduate School
      Bs Biology-Magna Cum Laude Millsaps College Jackson Ms

      Graduated in 1979

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Interventional Pain Medicine
    • Pain Medicine

    Procedures Performed

    • Cervical Block
    • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
    • Cervical Medial Branch Block
    • Discography
    • Epidural Block
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Epidural Steroid Injections
    • Facet Block
    • Facet Joint Injection
    • Ganglion Impar Block
    • Ilioinguinal and Iliohypogastric Block
    • Implantable Peripheral Neurostimulator
    • Intercostal Nerve Block
    • Kyphoplasty
    • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
    • Lumbar Medial Branch Block
    • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
    • Lumbar Sympathetic Block
    • Medical Branch Block
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
    • Nerve Blocks
    • Nerve Root Block
    • Neurostimulation
    • Occipital Nerve Block
    • Peripheral Nerve Block
    • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Cord Stimulation
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Stellate Ganglion Block
    • Steroid Injection
    • Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injection
    • Transforaminal Epidural Block
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Vertebroplasty