Dr. Frank Lorch, MD

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Dr. Frank Lorch, MD

Pain Medicine | Male

Total Spine Specialist 2801 Randolph Rd Ste 100, Charlotte, NC 28211 Get Directions
(704) 367-4800

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Dr. Lorch specializes in Pain Medicine and practices in Charlotte, NC. He practices at 2 locations.

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I went to Dr. Lorch in 2010 after a 2008 back injury, later developing severe sciatica pain, and after seeing many other doctors.. Dr. Lorch is a no-nonsense physician and can 'appear' to be gruff, but this doctor gave me my life back and I am forever grateful. In trying to locate him I ran across the reviews and had to let others know how wonderful a provider he is.
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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Board Certifications

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  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Sports Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Sprain
  • Migraine
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Upper Back Pain

Procedures Performed

  • Arthrocentesis
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

  • 0
    Sanctions

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

  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Medical School
    Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health

    Graduated in 1990

  • Internship Hospital
    Mt Carmel Med Center

    Completed in 1992

  • Residency Hospital
    Ohio State University

    Completed in 1995

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Buffalo Spine and Sports Med

    Completed in 1996

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Notre Dame

    Graduated in 1986

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean

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Dr. Lorch's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pain Medicine
  • Board certified in Pain Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Lorch's Office & Staff

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16 – 30 minutes

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How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients