Dr. Dennis Doherty, DO

Dr. Dennis Doherty, DO

Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
(37)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Dennis Doherty, DO is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Athens, GA. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 36 years.

125 S Milledge Ave Ste A

Athens, GA 30605

Contact Information

(706) 991-9865

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
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more than 64% of peers
Knee Disorders
normal
more than 38% of peers
Brain Disorders
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more than 36% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine
  • Medical Toxicology
  • Substance Abuse Counseling
2

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Nerve Diseases
  • Pain, Intractable
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Tempormandibular Joint Pain
  • Upper Back Pain

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Procedures

  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Disability Evaluation
  • Discography
  • Drug Infusion Pump
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Laser Surgery
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Pain Management
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

1 Board Action
  • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence (9/11/2014)
    Action Taken: Release from Prior Order
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Georgia

Education

  • Georgia State University, College Of
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Rutgers
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • Nova Southeastern College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • University Of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey / New Jersey School Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • UMDNJ
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Duke Heart Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Doherty has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Doherty has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Doherty's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Doherty to family and friends
3.4
based on 37 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (37)

  • 5
    (21)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (14)

Dr. Doherty'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
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Marietta, GA |
He is by far the best Dr I have ever seen. He spent extra time in the consultation with me, his office is beautiful, his team is awesome, he offered multiple options and let me decide which one I wanted to try and wasn't pushy about it at all. He offered information on each procedure in a way tat I...more
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in Eatonton, GA |
This man is a genius pure and simple
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in Athens, Ga |
The single most compassionate, knowledgeable, Dr. in my 64 yrs . I have been made to feel less than human by most in this field..and they brand themselves as caring compassionate etc. For them it is more about THEIR power over you. Dr. DOHERTY really does care. And he knows his stuff! Seeing him...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Doherty accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Doherty has admitting privileges

Putnam General Hospital
101 Greensboro Rd
Eatonton, GA 31024
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St Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital
5401 Lake Oconee Pkwy
Greensboro, GA 30642
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St. Mary's Health Care System
1230 Baxter St
Athens, GA 30606
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