Dr. Andrew Cottingham, MD

Dr. Andrew Cottingham, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 54
(28)
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Dr. Andrew Cottingham, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Arlington, TX. He is 54 years old and has been practicing for 22 years.Read his story

800 W Arbrook Blvd Ste 120

Arlington, TX 76015

Contact Information

(817) 468-4343

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • 22 More

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Spondylosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Cottingham's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Cottingham "Dr. Andrew Cottingham completed his Bachelor of Science at The University of Wyoming on a football scholarship. He attended Louisiana State Medical School in New Orleans and completed his medical degree. From there he went to Broadlawns Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa for his transitional/family practice internship. He completed his anesthesiology residency at The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa. He is double board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine. He had the privilege to relocate to Texas in 1996 where he joined an anesthesiology group and worked in a large metropolitan teaching hospital. He transitioned to exclusively providing pain medicine services in 2003. He has been providing comprehensive interventional pain therapies that include advanced minimally invasive techniques, ultrasound guided injections and the growing field of regenerative medicine. His interests include family, running, hiking, hunting and computers."

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
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Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties**
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • 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)
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Upper Back Pain

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Procedures

  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Discography
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Broadlawns Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University Iowa Hosps and Clins
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cottingham has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cottingham's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cottingham to family and friends
2.7
based on 28 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (15)

Dr. Cottingham's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
FAIR
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
FAIR
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

in Hurst, TX |
Dr. Cottingham has a great bedside manner, took time to listen to me and explain the procedure. Unfortunately that's as far as we got. He promised to see me within two weeks for my injections. His office staff refuses to file my paperwork or schedule my procedure. They are incredibly rude and...more
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Do not bother! Wow. Terrible staff. Dr. Cottingham is good, but his staff is rude, ignorant, and unwilling to help at all. They are closed minded and will not listen or help with any special circumstances and even do illegal things, like refuse to let patients pay out of pocket. Sometimes they...more
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in Fort Worth, TX 76140 |
Dr. Cottingham has been working on my back for years briefly relieving the pain from Ankylosing Spondlitus. Nice man and very professional. He has long wait times but doesn't rush in and out once you get in to see him. No complaints here all compliments.
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north richland hills, tx |
Dr Cottongham is kind & proficient. Unfortunately, Mary C. and Shannon (office staff) are both extremely rude & try to force you into seeing a Nurse Practitioner instead of the doctor. They cancelled a long standing appt I had with Dr. Cottongham. I reached them 3 days later- the excuse they gave...more
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Arlington, TX |
Extremely rude office staff and assistants. Wait time is unreal. Cottingham does not have a consistent bed manner. One day he acts like the nicest guy, the next visit he turned into a condescending awful person that actually mocked me during a procedure. I could not believe it. He never apologized...more
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Dr. Cottingham accepts 31 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • CoreSource
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
    Tricare
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    Medicaid
  • HealthSmart
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Medicaid
  • Humana
    Tricare
  • Husky Health
    Medicaid
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
    Molina
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Medicaid
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Cottingham has admitting privileges

USMD Hospital at Arlington
801 W Interstate 20
Arlington, TX 76017
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