Dr. David Columbus, DO

Dr. David Columbus, DO

Pain Medicine  ·  
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Age 56
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Dr. David Columbus, DO is a pain medicine specialist in Loveland, CO and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Kansas City Univ Of Medicine Bioscience College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1988 and specializes in pain medicine, interventional pain medicine, and more.

2500 Rocky Mountain Ave

Loveland, CO 80538

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Chronic Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Coccygeal Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Columbus'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.

3  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Interventional Spine Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

74  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Tension Headache
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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

  • University Of Scranton
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • Kansas City Univ Of Medicine Bioscience College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Met Hospital Parkview
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Columbus has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Columbus' Reviews

2.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Columbus to family and friends
45 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (45)

  • 5
    (20)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (24)

Dr. Columbus' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

Dr. Columbus certainly is an expert at pain relief. I had injections in my lower back, and he supported my decision not to have sedation. (Honestly, the blood pressure cuff was worse!). I felt much better immediately and was able to go home right away.
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MD Columbus is not only very knowledgeable, but has a great bedside manner. He speaks in "laypersons" terms and explains things explicably. I have been under his care for five years and would highly recommend him to anyone!
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Dr. Columbus and his entire staff have been wonderful in helping my mom manager chronic pain in her hip and back!
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My Primary Doc referred me to Dr.Columbus in 2011 for my Chronic pain.Dr.Columbus is the first pain Dr that told me I really did have problems,I wasn't crazy,and that he could help me,the first 1 out of a slew of Drs I saw!He didn't just shove a bunch of pills at me and tell me to come back in a...more
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I have been seeing Dr. Columbus for over 7 years. Him and his staff have been nothing but helpful and kind with my diagnosis. I would highly recommend Dr Columbus and his staff to anyone who has been suffering with chronic pain. 10/10 if you ask me
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