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Dr. Charles Argoff, MD

Pain Medicine ·  Male · Age 58

Dr. Argoff

Dr. Charles Argoff, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Albany, NY and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in pain medicine.


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(518) 262-5226

Dr. Argoff accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
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Cigna
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Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO

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No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Argoff's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Argoff performs Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Argoff performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Botox® for Migraine Treatment
  • Botox® for the Bladder
Migraine
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Argoff treats Migraine more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Argoff treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Basilar Migraine
  • Classic Migraine
  • Common Migraine
  • Complicated Migraine
  • Facioplegic Migraine
  • Familial Hemiplegic Migraine
  • Headache-Free Migraine
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine, Hormone-Induced
  • Migrainous Stupor Migraine
  • Oculomotor Migraine
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Visual Migraine
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Argoff treats All Headaches (incl. Migraine) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Argoff treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Argoff's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cancer Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Corticobasal Degeneration
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leukodystrophy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

About Me

Biography

Dr. Charles Argoff, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Albany, NY and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in pain medicine.

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

Education

SUNY
Residency Hospital
1990
Nih
Fellowship Hospital
1984
Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
Medical School
1990
1984

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Argoff's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Argoff

2.9

Based on 61 reviews

5 Stars
40.98360655737705%
(25)
4 Stars
4.918032786885246%
(3)
3 Stars
3.278688524590164%
(2)
2 Stars
1.639344262295082%
(1)
1 Star
49.18032786885246%
(30)

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I have been seeing him for 2 years. EVERY appointment I wait 45-60 minutes. He told me twice no one told him I was there.Every visit I try to explain what is going on with my pain. He does NOT listen. He does not monitor my labs needed for meds he prescribes.Does not look at labs from other drs....Read More
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I have been his patient for 4+years. He is treating me for the pain of trigeminal neuralgia. He was well versed with my history. Said he took my chart home the night before my appointment for review. We then reviewed my history and talked about various options including botox and a new drug with...Read More
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Dr. Argoff listens, cares and understands. He has helped me find answers and treatment for my migraines and back pain.I have recommended Dr. Argoff to several friends and family.
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Dr. Argoff diagnosed a very rare spinal cord condition that had caused me mysterious pain symptoms most of my life. His testing was thorough and he is working with me on pain management.
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Saw Dr. Argoff Oct. 3; it is now Oct. 18. He asked me questions and watched me talk for about 15 minutes, I doubt he looked at my MRI, and then he told me he wanted the opinions of 2 other drs. I had seen, so I was walked out and told to sign a release. Absolutely no follow up. No thoughts from him...Read More
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