Dr. Charles Hilgenhurst, MD

Dr. Charles Hilgenhurst, MD

Interventional Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
(37)
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Dr. Charles Hilgenhurst, MD is an interventional pain medicine specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Rush Medical College Of Rush University in 1983 and specializes in interventional pain medicine, pain medicine, and more.

393 Wallace Rd Ste 403

Nashville, TN 37211

Contact Information

(615) 223-6200

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • 27 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
very high
more than 96% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
more than 96% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Hilgenhurst's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hilgenhurst "The entire staff at Precision Pain Care is focused on your health, wellness and productivity. We believe in a conservative approach that enables pain relief, and allows the body an opportunity to heal. And, if all conservative measures have been exhausted, we work closely with many local area surgeons."

3  Specialties

  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

49  Conditions Treated

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29  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
  • Interventional Pain Management
  • Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • Wheaton College, Wheaton, Il
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • Rush Medical College Of Rush University
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Rush Med College
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University of Cincinnati College of Medicine The University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • 150 Pain Management Physicians To Know-Beckers Asc Review, May 1, 2012
    Other Education | Completed
  • Board Of Directors-Tennessee Pain Society
    Other Education | Completed
  • Faculty-American Society Of Interventional Pain Physicians
    Other Education | Completed
  • Faculty-International Spine Intervention Society
    Other Education | Completed
  • President-Tennessee Society Of Interventional Pain Physicians
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hilgenhurst's Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hilgenhurst to family and friends
37 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (37)

  • 5
    (22)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Hilgenhurst's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

My first, my initial evaluation with the staff of Dr. Homebuyers, could Not have been Better! 1. His staff - - all I had contact with were friendly, helpful, ans knowledgeable. 2. His PA who met with me was kind, sympathetic, but very experienced and intelligent. ' Ms T ' provided an...more
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During a spinal block of some sort he didn't put me under an took the biggest needle he could use an hammered it through the disc in my lumbar causin a disc to rupture an nerve pain. I'm still sufferin pain today an getting ready to have spinal surgery over his damage. I never saw him in the pain...more
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I was first sent to Dr. H after a failed back fusion surgery nine years ago. I have total trust and faith in him. He listens and cares about his patient's well being. I have been through multiple surgeries (8) from my neck to my lower back and he has helped me to recover. Dr. H and staff are a...more
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I have been seeing him for about 4-5 years. . He does not even examine his patients. He doesn't make eye contact. He just maybe asks a few questions and types away on his computer so its not really attentive care.. Their staff are all EXTREMELY rude! The are ALWAYS late. I never get seen within an...more
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I was discharged for a inconsistent urine screen which was not done. I am 59 and on medicare. I think the world of Ms. Paula Thompson the N. P. and she is very through. No problem with the office staff except for the mistake of discharging me without even listening to me.
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