Dr. Ngugi Kinyungu, MD

Dr. Ngugi Kinyungu, MD

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Age 39
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Dr. Ngugi Kinyungu, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Plainview, NY and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from Washington Univ Sch of Med in 2006 and specializes in pain medicine and anesthesiology.Read his story

1181 Old Country Rd Ste 1

Plainview, NY 11803

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MultiPlan
  • Self Pay
  • UnitedHealthCare

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No malpractice claims found for New York
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. Kinyungu's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kinyungu treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Kinyungu treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Chronic Pain
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kinyungu treats Chronic Pain more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Kinyungu treats this condition more than 79% of his peers

Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kinyungu treats Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 66% of his peers

Dr. Kinyungu treats this condition more than 66% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Sciatica as Seen in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Dr. Kinyungu's conditions and procedures:

Addiction
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Autoimmune Diseases
Autonomic Disorders
Autonomic Neuropathy
Back Pain
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bone Disorders
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Brain Disorders
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Degenerative Disc Disease
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Fibromyalgia
Fracture
Headache
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Knee Disorders
Low Back Pain
Migraine
Myelopathy
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pathological Spine Fracture
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Block
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Phantom Limb Pain
Polyneuropathy
Postherpetic Neuralgia
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stellate Ganglion Block
Steroid Injection
Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Trigger Point Injection
Upper Back Pain

About Me

My passion is to teach and make healthcare simple for everyone. I  believe that only when  people understand their situation can they help themselves and those around them in turn. And that is ever so the case with pain patients. Listening ...

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Education

2012
Loyola University of Chicago / Stritch School of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
2010
University Of Chicago-Pritzker School Of Medicine
Residency Hospital
2007
University Of Chicago-Pritzker School Of Medicine
Internship Hospital
2006
Washington Univ Sch of Med
Medical School
2002
University Of Nebraska
Undergraduate School
2012
2010
2007
2006
2002

Languages

  • Swahili
  • English

Awards

Dr. Kinyungu's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kinyungu

4.2

Based on 10 reviews

5 Stars
80%
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
20%
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Fast appointments, little to no wait time, speak directly to doctor medications always filled on time, caring, compassionate and always looking out for his patients best interest's. I have had severe back pain and suffer from rheumatoid arthritis and lupus for the past 4 years and he keeps my pain...Read More
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After long time dealing with much pain and no resolution I feel that finally I found someone who understand my medical condition. Thank you for being so professional and kind. Thank you for taking the time to answer all my questions.
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Dr. Kinyungu is compassionate, caring and very knowledgeable. I am 80% free of pain due to the use of medical marijuana. With his help I can function and be more productive. I highly recommend him. His office staff is always friendly and very helpful.
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Dr. Ngugi Kinyungu, was a pleasure to deal with. He is very professional and knowledgeable. He explained evrything in depth and detail.I would recommend him to all I know.
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Dr. Kinyungu provides a great service. This was a very smooth experience, and I will return for future examinations. Would recommend to anyone suffering with pain. 5 Stars **** Excellent.
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