Dr. Christopher Lew, MD

Dr. Christopher Lew, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 55
(7)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Christopher Lew, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Slidell, LA. He is 55 years old and has been practicing for 31 years.

1850 Gause Blvd E Ste 201

Slidell, LA 70461

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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

Nerve Block, Somatic
very high
more than 98% of peers
Peripheral Nerve Block
very high
more than 97% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pain Medicine Anesthesiology
2

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
30

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Upper Back Pain
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Procedures

  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Northeastern Ohio Universities College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Cleveland Clinic Fndn
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Mass Gen Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Hi J a Burns School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lew has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lew's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lew to family and friends
3.3
based on 7 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Lew's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
slidell |
Make sure you have plenty of time rather give shots then pain meds I have chronic back pain have been on oxycontin 20 mg 3 times day over 5years now he wants to lower to two a day when 3 a day does not do the job
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Dr. Lew accepts 3 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Lew has admitting privileges

Ochsner Medical Center - North Shore
100 Medical Center Dr
Slidell, LA 70461
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Slidell Memorial Hospital
1001 Gause Blvd
Slidell, LA 70458
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