Dr. Firas M. Kara, MD

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Dr. Firas M. Kara, MD

Internal Medicine | Male

United Interventional Pain Center 1169 N Main St Ste 9, Bluffton, IN 46714 Get Directions
(260) 353-1444

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Experience with Dr. Kara
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • 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)
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in Decatur, IN |
I have had a very good experience with Dr karts he takes time to actually treat and listen to his patients he is not just an in and out Dr he has always made sure I was comfortable without shoving a bunch of medicine in my body very professional and makes you feel at ease always had me in and out no long wait time for anything I Would recommend Dr to my family and friends in a second
in Avilla, Indiana |
Excellent physician, was willing to take me on after being turned away by many other doctors. Was treated extremely well by him and his staff. The only thing I did not like was he was an hour and a half away from me. I will go back to him if I am in need of his services.
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Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

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  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

Dr. Kara says..

Back Pain 

Migraine

Neck Pain

Spinal Stenosis

Facet Joint Pain 

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  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • 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)
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Upper Back Pain

Procedures Performed

Dr. Kara says..

Epidural Injections

Trigger Point Injections 

Spinal Injections 

Spinal Cord Stimulation 

Nerve Blocks 

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  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Pain Management
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Injections
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

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  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Univ Hosp Duesseldorf

    Graduated in 2004

  • Internship Hospital
    Berkshire Medical Center

    Completed in 2010

  • Residency Hospital
    Berkshire Medical Center

    Completed in 2012

  • Undergraduate School
    Univ Hosp Duesseldorf

    Graduated in 2001

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • German

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  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Kara's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Experience with Dr. Kara

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How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Kara says...

Pain Managment 

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Dr. Kara says...

Back Pain 

Migraine

Neck Pain

Spinal Stenosis

Facet Joint Pain 

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Dr. Kara says...

Epidural Injections

Trigger Point Injections 

Spinal Injections 

Spinal Cord Stimulation 

Nerve Blocks 

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Dr. Kara says...

Thank you for providing feedback. We appreciate your business and truly want to make your experience as pleasant as possible.