Dr. Brian Bothe, MD

Dr. Brian Bothe, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
Dr. Brian Bothe, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Hendersonville, NC and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Loma Linda University School Of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in pain medicine, physical medicine & rehabilitation, and more.

840 Fleming St Ste 1

Hendersonville, NC 28791

Contact Information

(828) 490-4444

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • MedCost
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 98% of peers
Chronic Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bothe "I understand that living with pain over an extended period of time is difficult. We also recognize the special needs of each individual, understanding that strong motivation and long-term commitment are crucial to modifying levels of pain. I recognize that altering lifetime habits requires education, emotional support and commitment. Working with you I will determine a medication and treatment program to improve your pain control, and help you to make the decisions and take the steps to improve function. My staff and I will coach you in making the necessary lifestyle changes that can lead you to a more normal and satisfying life, as well as better health. Making the decision to begin pain management and choosing someone you re comfortable can meet your needs can be difficult. I invite you to consider whether it s time to let me help you take your life back."


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3  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Addiction Counseling
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

1  Board Certifications

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

68  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • 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
  • 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
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain


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7  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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.


  • Andrews University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1975
  • Loma Linda University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Loma Linda Univ Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Uc Irvine Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bothe has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bothe's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bothe to family and friends
11 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Bothe's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. Bothe and his staff are the most caring, concerned, professional, and educated staff that I have ever encountered. You are greeted with a smile when you walk into the door. The office is lovely and helps patients to feel relaxed. Dr. Bothe and his clinical staff are constantly working on...more
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I've been a patient of Dr. Bothe for 22 years. He diagnosed my chronic pain condition after I had been through a litany of expensive tests, seen five other doctors, several therapists, and a prominent Atlanta sports doctor - none of which were able to help me. Since being treated by Dr. Bothe, I've...more
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My pain experience has been almost impossible to diagnose, but Dr. Bothe has worked tirelessly to not only manage my pain but to dig deeper to find the cause as well. He and his staff have boosted my hope when I've had none left. He really LISTENS to me and adjusts my meds according to my needs...more
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Is very concerned about his pts well being . Listens and makes suggestions according to his findings . He and his wife are precious and will work with you any way they can
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I would never recommend Dr. Bothe to any person I care about. He doesnt care about anything his patients have to say about their care or any suggestions they may have. If you are having high levels of pain, his solution is to cut your Meds even more. He might seem caring at first, but after...more
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