Dr. Aathirayen Thiyagarajah, MD

Dr. Aathirayen Thiyagarajah, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
Dr. Aathirayen Thiyagarajah, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Greenville, SC and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from N.Colombo Medical College in 1993 and specializes in pain medicine and spinal cord injury medicine.

2076 Woodruff Rd

Greenville, SC 29607

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care

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Top Care Areas

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Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 92% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
more than 88% of peers
Low Back Pain
more than 84% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Thiyagarajah "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."

2  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

48  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Neck Injuries
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Injury
  • Nerve Pain
  • Neuropathy, Motor and Sensory
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondolthesis
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Upper Back Pain
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10  Procedures

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0 Board Actions

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  • Royal College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • N.Colombo Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Med College Va
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Tufts University New England Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Harvard University Mgh/Spaulding Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Final MBBS examination, 2nd Class, 1993
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • Sinhala
  • Tamil
  • English

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Never have seen a doctor so concern with money as he is. Very rude and he runs down others. He is the great one and no other iis worthy. He wants to sell you on what he can do and not what is best for you. Did not refer when surgery was needed. It is like he wants to keepp you in pain and not...Read More
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Wanted to prescribe medications that were going to cost $300 plus out of pocket a month with insurance included. Wouldn’t listen to the financial dilemma this was putting his patient in. There are generics but didn’t want to go there.
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Never again! After jumping through hoops and lots of money down the drain, this man wants to prescribe meds that cost $689 a month!
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