Dr. Benjamin Taimoorazy, MD

Dr. Benjamin Taimoorazy, MD

Interventional Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
Dr. Benjamin Taimoorazy, MD is an interventional pain medicine specialist in Bloomington, IL and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Tehran University Of Medical Sciences in 1988 and specializes in interventional pain medicine, pain medicine, and more.Read his story

2203 Eastland Dr Ste 7

Bloomington, IL 61704

Contact Information

(309) 808-1700

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HAP Insurance
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • Pekin Insurance
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very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Taimoorazy's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Taimoorazy "Dr. Benjamin Taimoorazy has been elected as a Fellow Member of the American Headache Society (AHS) at its 54th annual meeting in July of 2014 held in Los Angeles, California.Fellow of the AHS (FAHS) is a position of honor and recognition and reflects acknowledgement by peers of high professional and scholarly achievement, integrity, outstanding professional maturity, and superior competence. Fellow Members of the American Headache Society, handpicked based on academic and research merit, must have United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties (UCNS) certification in headache medicine. Trained to treat and care for all varieties of chronic painful disorders, Dr. Taimoorazy is the only interventional pain management anesthesiologist in the state of Illinois that is sub specialized and board certified in the field of headache medicine by the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties (UCNS). Currently there are only six other physicians in the United States and North America that hold this combined sub specialty certification. Dr. Taimoorazy is also board certified and is a diplomat of the American Board of Pain Medicine (ABPM), the American Academy of Pain Management (AAPM) and The American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA). Dr.Taimoorazy is a clinical instructor of surgery at University of Illinois in Campaign/Urbana and a member of the nerve block registry of the AHS. In conjunction with the American Migraine Foundation, his practice, the Guardian Headache and Pain management Institute, is one of the few sites in the nation that is actively involved in prospective research studies on the outcomes of interventional management of chronic headaches. The results of these studies have been presented at the International Headache Congress and international spine intervention society meetings in Boston, MA and New York, NY. He also serves on the research committee for the Central Illinois Neuroscience Foundation of Bloomington, Illinois where he has been a member since 2011. A recipient of Robert D. Dripps, M.D. award, Dr. Taimoorazy is involved in educating medical residents and serves on different committees for improving delivery of healthcare services to patients. For the past twenty years he has been involved in the care of a wide variety of chronic and acute painful conditions while serving as the chairman of Anesthesiology Consultants, LTD. Recognizing a need in the community for specialized headache and pain management treatment, Dr. Taimoorazy established the Guardian Headache & Pain Management Institute in March of 2011. He is the inventor of the non-invasive, externally applied NapasTM airway management device used to improve breathing under anesthesia. In 2006 he was voted physician of the year by the employees of the Advocate BroMenn Medical Center in Normal IL. Dr. Taimoorazy is the author of Before You Go Under, a step-by-step guide to ease your mind before going under anesthesia. In this manuscript he strives to provide patients with enough information regarding the anesthetic and pain management process concerning surgical procedures"
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Taimoorazy "Our goal at the Guardian Headache & pain management Institute is to provide the safest, highest quality of care available in a warm, compassionate environment. Our competent professional staff of nurses, technicians and support personnel works hand in hand with the medical staff to ensure each person's visit to our clinic is as pleasant and productive as possible. The Guardian Headache & pain management Institute uses an integrated multi-disciplinary team approach to focus on your individual needs. This approach combines patient education and rehabilitation with advanced diagnostic techniques. We are dedicated to helping people lead pain free, healthy lives again. Our commitment to a caring, compassionate patient-physician relationship is one of the keys to our success. The institute offers comprehensive pain management care based on techniques and procedures proven to be safe and effective."
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6  Specialties

  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Headache Management
  • Headache Medicine
  • Interventional Spine Medicine
  • Pain Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

152  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Arthropathy of Spinal Facet Joint
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Basilar Migraine
  • Benign Exertional Headache
  • Benign Sex Headache
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervicogenic Headache
  • Chronic Headache
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Classic Migraine
  • Cluster Headache
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Common Migraine
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complicated Migraine
  • Cough Headache
  • Cranial Neuralgia
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Drug Rebound Headache
  • Dystonia
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epilepsy
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Facioplegic Migraine
  • Familial Hemiplegic Migraine
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Genetic Predisposition to Migraine With or Without Aura
  • Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia
  • Gout
  • Headache
  • Headaches (Shunt Related)
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hypertension Headache
  • Icepick Headache
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Intercostal Neuralgia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Disorders
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Pain
  • Kyphosis
  • Lordosis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Half Headache
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lyme Disease
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine
  • Migraine, Hormone-Induced
  • Migrainous Stupor Migraine
  • Mild Headache
  • Monoarthropathy
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscle Contraction Headache
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Pain
  • Neuralgia in the Upper Extremity
  • Neuropathic Arthropathy
  • Occipital Neuralgia
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthropathy
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Neuralgia
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Polyarthropathy
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Post-Traumatic Headache
  • Psychogenic Headache
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Recurrent Headache
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Seronegative Spondyloarthropathy
  • Severe Headache
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylarthropathy
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Headache
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Migraine
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis
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42  Procedures

  • Cancer Pain Management
  • Cervical Block
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Discography
  • Epidural Block
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Ganglion Impar Block
  • Ilioinguinal and Iliohypogastric Block
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Lumbar Sympathetic Block
  • Medical Branch Block
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
  • Transforaminal Epidural Block
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Kharazmi
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • Tehran University Of Medical Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • Assyrian
  • German
  • Italian
  • Persian
  • English

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Had been living with lower back pain for 3 very long years and have had limited mobility for 7 months. Dr. B. Taimoorazy explained injection treatment option very well, so I could clearly understand and he got the job done. What a relief! It's wonderful to be free from lower back pain. He is a...Read More
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Exceptional physician, explains everything thoroughly and is extremely patient. One of the best Dr.s I have ever had. The staff is amazing as well.
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I have seen Dr. Taimoorazy since June 2012. I love his bedside manner. He truly cares about how you feel. He has always shown me exactly what he is talking about with his prototypes in the office. I leave clearly understanding what is going on and how to treat it. Dr. Taimoorazy really is a...Read More
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