Dr. Edward M. Tavel Jr., MD

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Dr. Edward M. Tavel Jr., MD

Anesthesiology | Male

Pain Specialists of Charleston 2695 Elms Plantation Blvd Ste A, North Charleston, SC 29406 Get Directions
(843) 818-1181

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Interventional, non-surgical pain treatments. Comprehensive, customized, and high quality care. Committed to providing the latest, most advanced treatments through Clinical...Read more

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  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (28)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (28)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (27)
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in Summerville SC |
Personable professional! Made me feel at ease. Much appreciated!
Paula, We are happy to hear you enjoyed your time with Pain Specialists of Charleston! We love hearing from our patients and how their progress is going!
in Goose Creek, SC |
Everyone in this office have been pleasant, appear to be truly concerned with my condition, and do their best to make me comfortable. I would defiantly refer my family and friends, I totally trust them.
We are so pleased to hear you had a great experience with Pain Specialists of Charleston!
Charleston, SC |
I would never refer anyone that I cared about to see Dr. Tavel. He is rude and condescending and does not care about his patients. His loyalty lies with the insurance companies. He does not have the patients best interest in mind at all. All he does is brag about how great he thinks he is and how many patients he treats. He means that his PA treats....plus with that many patients, how can you spend any quality time with your patients to truly understand their needs and concerns.
Hello, I am sorry to here you were less than pleased with your time with Dr. Tavel. Our office strives to best serve each patient and our goal is to help our patients.
Hollywood, SC |
Dr. Tavel works for Workers Compensation. Unfortunately this part of his practice does not allow him to work honestly in healing the injured. I would not recommend this doctor ever.
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Specialties

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

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  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Elbow Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Hand Pain
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pain Disorder
  • Pain, Intractable
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Cord Disorders
  • Spinal Rigidity
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Wrist Pain

Procedures Performed

  • Anesthesia
  • Discography
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Medical Branch Block
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Rhizotomy
  • Spinal Anesthesia
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Injections
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

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    Malpractice Claims not available

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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Medical University of South Carolina

    Graduated in 1989

  • Internship Hospital
    Roanoke Memorial Hospital

    Completed in 1990

  • Residency Hospital
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill,

    Completed in 1993

  • Undergraduate School
    Davidson College

    Graduated in 1985

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Chief Resident - University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, 1992 - 199
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Anesthesiology
  • Board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  • Malpractice claims in South Carolina not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Tavel Jr.'s Office & Staff

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Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Tavel Jr.'s Care Philosophy

Interventional, non-surgical pain treatments. Comprehensive, customized, and high quality care. Committed to providing the latest, most advanced treatments through Clinical Research.