Dr. Catherine Duncan, DO

Dr. Catherine Duncan, DO

Pain Medicine  |  
Female  |  
Age 61
(31)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Catherine Duncan, DO is a pain medicine specialist in Apex, NC and has been practicing for 27 years. She graduated from Ohio University College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1987 and specializes in pain medicine and physical medicine & rehabilitation.Read her story

1031 W Williams St Ste 102

Apex, NC 27502

Contact Information

(919) 439-7867

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Duncan performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 91% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
more than 86% of peers
Knee Disorders
normal
more than 83% of peers

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Dr. Duncan's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Duncan "In an environment of large impersonal healthcare systems, I am dedicated to providing my patients with complete personal patient-centered care to achieve freedom from painful conditions, improve function, and achieve wellness. I am board-certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation with additional board certification in pain management. With over 25 years of experience, nearly 20 of which have been serving Wake County, I strive to improve patient's quality of life using a comprehensive approach. All of my patients are personally seen, evaluated, and treated by myself in order to achieve optimal outcomes. "
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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
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Board Certifications

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

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Sprain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • 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
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sacroiliac Pain Syndrome
  • Sacroilitis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendonitis
  • Tension Headache
  • TMJ
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Whiplash
  • Work-Related Injuries

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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.

Education

  • Baldwin-Wallace College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • Ohio University College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Richmond Hts Genl Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Case West Res University Metro Health Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Duncan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Duncan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Duncan to family and friends
3.1
based on 31 total reviews (9 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (14)

Dr. Duncan's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (9)

Dr. Duncan is great! She has helped me a lot with my back pain and other joint pain. I and and several members have seen her. She does a thorough exam and explains very well what your options are. Dr. Duncan great with her injections and in many cases can give you relief right away. I will...more
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I went to Dr. Duncan upon the recommendation from Dr. Dennis Bullard, who is a top notch Neurosurgeon in the whole State of NC. Dr. Duncan was very professional and extremely concerned about my condition. Her office staff is very friendly all the while being very professional as well. After the...more
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Dr. Duncan and her staff are very professional, courteous an respectful. Her care and treatment have contributed to living a healthy and normal lifestyle.
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I was referred to Dr. Duncan when I began experiencing excruciating back pain that severely impacted my daily activities. The injections and treatment she recommended alleviated the pain and allowed me to resume my normal activities within a month of starting treatment. She is an excellent...more
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Her staff is wonderful. Had she followed thru with anything discussed in our initial consultation the outcome would surely be different. I wasted close to a year repeating unsuccessful injections until my insurance refused to pay. Although I complied with everything asked of me ..my pain was far...more
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