Dr. Dennis Doherty, DO

Dr. Dennis Doherty, DO

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
(38)
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Dr. Dennis Doherty, DO is a pain medicine specialist in Athens, GA and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Nova Southeastern College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1982 and specializes in pain medicine, critical care medicine, and more.

125 S Milledge Ave Ste A

Athens, GA 30605

Contact Information

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

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

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

Dr. Doherty'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.

6  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*

32  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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20  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

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Doherty to family and friends
38 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (38)

  • 5
    (22)
  • 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 (4)

Extremely intelligent, knowledgeable, and caring. There is no one I would trust with my or my families health care more than Dennis.
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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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This man is a genius pure and simple
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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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