Dr. Bretley Sitzman, MD

Dr. Bretley Sitzman, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 53
(14)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Bretley Sitzman, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Hattiesburg, MS. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 22 years.

7125 U S Highway 98

Hattiesburg, MS 39402

Contact Information

(601) 450-7246

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • 3 More

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sitzman "Advanced Pain Therapy's provides comprehensive pain therapy to patients experiencing chronic pain. Our physicians and staff are truly dedicated to relieving pain."
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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
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Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer Pain
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Migraine
  • Neck Pain
  • 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
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • 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 Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Pain Management
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Mississippi.

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

  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Hospital Of University Pennsylvania
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University Of Virginia
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Tulane University School Of Public Health
    Other Education | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Resident Scholar Award, Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research, 1995
  • Scientific Merit Award (clinical poster presentation), 19th Annual Meeting AAPM, 2003
  • Distinguished Service Award, American Academy of Pain Medicine, 2012
  • Murrel H. Kaplan Compassionate Physician Award, 1991
  • Presidents Distinguished Service Award, Southern Pain Society, 2011
  • Ambassador of the Year Award, National Pain Awareness Campaign, 2005
  • Chancellor's Scholarship, Tulane University School of Medicine, 1986-1991
  • Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges, 1986
  • Gregg A. Korbon Award for Outstanding Resident in Clinical Investigation, UVA, 1996
Media & Publications

Dr. Sitzman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sitzman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sitzman to family and friends
4.7
based on 14 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Sitzman's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (4)

in Hattiesburg, MS |
This physician is not only amazingly competent and skilled, but also caring and easy to talk with. He listens and is able to provide a diagnostic solution that helps. He is an excellent care taker and is highly professional and kind.
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in Leakesville, MS |
Dr. Sitzman provides compassionate care, demonstrates excellence and a broad knowledge base in Anesthesiology - pain medicine. He provides patient centered care and would serve as an excellent resource and mentor for other medical professionals.
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in Hattiesburg, MS |
I had been in excruciating pain for 5 years and was about to give up on any quality of life when I was referred to this wonderful doctor. Not only is he an extremely skilled and gifted physician, he is the most caring and concerned doctor I have ever met in my fifty years on this earth. He took me...more
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in Monticello, MS 39654 |
I would highly recommend Dr. Sitzman, he is very caring and is genuinely concerned about the needs of his patients. He treated me like a human being should be treated, he was very professional but also very real in his interactions with me as a patient. I would recommend him to anyone with pain...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Sitzman accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Humana
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Sitzman has admitting privileges

Forrest General Hospital
6051 U S Highway 49
Hattiesburg, MS 39401
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Wesley Medical Center
5001 Hardy St
Hattiesburg, MS 39402
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