Dr. Aathirayen Thiyagarajah, MD

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Pain Medicine | Male

Oaktree Medical Center 115 Brushy Creek Rd, Easley, SC 29642 Get Directions
(864) 855-1633

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Care Philosophy

We treat spinal pain with x-ray guided needle procedures. Services include past medical review, initial consultation, electro-diagnostic studies and pain relieving procedures. Based on our evaluation, we will provide therapeutic options. If need arise, we may refer you to spine surgeons for open spine surgery or non-invasive pain specialists for long term pain management. We offer excellence in patient care, personal attention by attending physicians only, and very short wait times for our patients. Treatment plans are specifically designed for each individual to reduce pain, improve function, and maximize quality of life.Read more

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

Board Certifications

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  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Spinal Injury Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Neck Injuries
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Injury
  • Nerve Pain
  • 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)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondolthesis
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Upper Back Pain

Procedures Performed

  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    N.Colombo Medical College

    Graduated in 1993

  • Internship Hospital
    Med College Va

    Completed in 1999

  • Residency Hospital
    Tufts University New England Med Center

    Completed in 2001

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Harvard University Mgh/Spaulding Hospital

    Completed in 2002

  • Undergraduate School
    Royal College

    Graduated in 1985

  • Other Education
    Dept. Of Physical Medicine, Harvard University

    Completed in 2002

    Dept. Of Rehabilitation Medicine, Tufts University

    Completed in 2001

    Dept. Of Surgery, Medical College Of Virginia

    Completed in 1998

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Final MBBS examination, 2nd Class, 1993
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Sinhala
  • Tamil

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pain Medicine
  • Board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Spinal Injury Medicine
  • Malpractice claims in South Carolina not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Dr. Thiyagarajah's Care Philosophy

We treat spinal pain with x-ray guided needle procedures. Services include past medical review, initial consultation, electro-diagnostic studies and pain relieving procedures. Based on our evaluation, we will provide therapeutic options. If need arise, we may refer you to spine surgeons for open spine surgery or non-invasive pain specialists for long term pain management. We offer excellence in patient care, personal attention by attending physicians only, and very short wait times for our patients. Treatment plans are specifically designed for each individual to reduce pain, improve function, and maximize quality of life.