Dr. Craig Neleson, MD

Dr. Craig Neleson, MD

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Age 49
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Dr. Craig Neleson, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Frisco, TX and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Sackler School Of Medicine, Tel Aviv University in 1997 and specializes in pain medicine, sports medicine, and more.

3550 Parkwood Blvd Ste 306

Frisco, TX 75034

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Accountable Health Plans of America
  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Coastal Comp Health Network (CCHN)
  • Galaxy Health Network
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Neleson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Ankle Sprains and Strains
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Neleson treats Ankle Sprains and Strains more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Neleson treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Neleson treats Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Neleson treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Ankle Sprain
Spondylosis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Neleson treats Spondylosis more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Neleson treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Neleson's conditions and procedures:

Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Autonomic Disorders
Back Pain
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Celiac Plexus Block
Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
Cervical Facet Joint Injection
Cervical Medial Branch Block
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Pain Management
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Degenerative Disc Disease
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Injection
Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
Epidural Steroid Injections
Facet Block
Facet Joint Injection
Facet Joint Pain
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Ganglion Cyst
Hand Conditions
Headache
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Knee Disorders
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Disc Degeneration
Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
Lumbar Herniated Disc
Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
Myelopathy
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neck Pain
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Nerve Blocks
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Plantar Fasciitis
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sacroiliac Joint Injection
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Spinal Injections
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Trigger Finger
Trigger Point Injection

About Me

Care Philosophy

I personally evaluate and create an individualized treatment plan for each patient via my many years of training with the foundations based on what the patient tells me and supported by the physical examination. If indicated, imaging studies and o...

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

  • 2005
    Sinai Hospital Of Baltimore-Orthopedic Sports Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital
    2005
  • 2004
    Medical College Of Virginia-Pain Management
    Fellowship Hospital
    2004
  • 2003
    University Of Wisconsin / Madison
    Residency Hospital
    2003
  • 1999
    Oakwood Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    1999
  • 1998
    Long Island Jewish Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
    1998
  • 1997
    Sackler School Of Medicine, Tel Aviv University
    Medical School
    1997
  • 1992
    Stonybrook University
    Undergraduate School
    1992

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Neleson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Neleson

3.5

Based on 41 reviews

5 Stars
56.09756097560975%
(23)
4 Stars
4.878048780487805%
(2)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
9.75609756097561%
(4)
1 Star
29.26829268292683%
(12)

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I do not trust this Doctor he does not display any empathy at all
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I went to Dr. Neleson for the severe pain in my hip. He diagnosed it right away and gave me relief that lasted with only one injection! He has also greatly helped my back pain. What I really like is the calm, logical way he explains things so that I always know what to expect and realize what is...Read More
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If you're looking for pain, you've come to the right place. For pain management, not so much. Dr. Neleson only spent 5-10 min with me, but he billed for much longer. I guess I should pay for the time I waited to see him? He also billed for procedures he didn't even do. Second, I was hoping to get...Read More
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I had bad tennis elbow so I went to Dr. Neleson for cortisone injections, which worked but with time, the pain came back. Then Dr. Neleson said I was a good candidate for PRP- platelet rich plasma injection-they take your own platelets and inject them to repair it. He warned me it would hurt,...Read More
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I became a patient of Dr. Neleson after moving to TX from the west coast. Anyone in Pain Management knows how hard finding a good doctor is. I guess I got lucky, he is great, spends time with you and answers all of your questions. The best part is he does not push narcotics on you like I have...Read More
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Choice Test
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Cigna-HealthSpring
Coastal Comp Health Network (CCHN)
Galaxy Health Network
Health Net
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HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
DirectCare America
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
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Navigate HMO
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