Dr. Akara Forsythe, MD

Interventional Pain Medicine •  Female • Age 43
  
Dr. Forsythe
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Innovative Pain Solutions Centers

6911 Laurel Bowie Rd Ste 212 Bowie, MD 20715

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Dr. Akara Forsythe, MD is a Interventional Pain Medicine Specialist in Bowie, MD. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Forsythe to book an appointment.


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As a patient with a chronic pain condition, one would expect a Dr. that specializes in pain would be willing to at least act like they are listening and act like they care. Dr. Forsythe does neither and shows little concern for the suffering of the patient. That's how she treated me. She was short, snippy, rude, condescending and demeaning. I was discouraged and suffered a lot longer than necessary because of Dr. Akara Forsythe but now I am actually in good hands with a pain specialist that has made all the difference in the world for me.
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Biography

Dr. Akara Forsythe is a double board certified interventional pain management physician who is native to the Washington, DC area. At age 12, undergoing...Read more

Specialties

  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Management

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Education

Emory University School Of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital

Awards

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Dr. Forsythe's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Chronic Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Forsythe treats Chronic Pain more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Forsythe treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Forsythe treats Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Forsythe treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Back Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Forsythe treats Back Pain more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Forsythe treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Forsythe's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Injection
  • Ketamine Infusions
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Migraine
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Suboxone® Treatment
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain

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(301) 755-9500

Dr. Forsythe accepts the following insurance:

Amerihealth
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Assurant Health
Capital Blue Cross
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Southern Health PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
Oxford Health Plans
QualCare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

Locations

Innovative Pain Solutions Centers

Innovative Pain Solutions Centers6911 Laurel Bowie Rd Ste 212 Bowie, MD 20715
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    • Mon: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
  • Directions
Innovative Pain Solutions Centers- Salisbury201 Pine Bluff Rd Ste 1 Salisbury, MD 21801
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    • Mon: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 7:30am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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