Dr. Ake Evans, MD

Dr. Ake Evans, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 40
(13)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Ake Evans, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Lovington, NM. He is 40 years old and has been practicing for 6 years.

1600 N Main Ave

Lovington, NM 88260

Contact Information

(575) 396-6611

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Health Net
  • New Mexico Health Connections
  • Presbyterian Health Plan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Fibromyalgia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Chronic Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
1

Board Certifications

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

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Pulled Muscles
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprain
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Upper Back Pain

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Procedures

  • Arthrocentesis
  • Cervical Block
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epidural Block
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Ganglion Impar Block
  • Ilioinguinal and Iliohypogastric Block
  • Joint Drainage
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Block
  • Lumbar Sympathetic Block
  • Medical Branch Block
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Root Block
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Physical Rehabilitation
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Transforaminal Epidural Block
  • Trigger Point Injection

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for New Mexico.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Sound Shore Medical Center Of Westschester
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Loma Linda University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Lags Spine & Sports
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Evans has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Evans' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Evans to family and friends
4.2
based on 13 total reviews (8 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Evans' Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

in Hobbs, NM |
I have suffered from back pain for several years. Other pain specialists have been quick to prescribe pain medications instead of fixing the problem. Dr. Evans took the time to review my previous records and instead of prescribing me pain medications, he discussed other pain interventions. I was...more
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in Hobbs, New Mexico |
Dr. Evens provides great service. He wasn’t in a rush and he took the time to listen to my concerns. He is very professional as is his staff. I will definitely recommend him to others. My pain is well managed for the first time. Thank you.
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in Hobbs, NM |
I was not able to change my own socks or take care of my feet for over two years, after pain management shots in my back i can now move my legs to do this, thank you Dr. Evens.
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in Lovington, NM |
Dr. Evans has given me more pain relief than I have had in several years.
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in Hobbs, NM |
He has been willing to try a variety of methods to treat my back and hip pain, and my pain is getting better.
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This provider offers the following appointment availability:
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Dr. Evans accepts 4 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Health Net
    Health Net PPO
    Medicaid
  • New Mexico Health Connections
    Care Connect Bronze $4000 HMO
    Care Connect Bronze HMO
    Care Connect Catastrophic HMO
    Care Connect Gold $750 HMO
    Care Connect Silver $2000 HMO
    Choice Connect Gold $500 PPO
    Choice Connect Silver $2000 PPO
    Healthy Connect Bronze HMO
    Healthy Connect Gold HMO
    Healthy Connect Silver HMO
  • Presbyterian Health Plan
    Commercial

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Evans has admitting privileges

Nor-Lea General Hospital
1600 N Main Ave
Lovington, NM 88260
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