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Dr. Gladstone McDowell II, MD

Pain Medicine ·  Male · Age 63

Dr. McDowell II

Dr. Gladstone McDowell II, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Columbus, OH and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical School At San Antonio in 1982 and specializes in pain medicine, anesthesiology, and more.


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(614) 383-6450

Dr. McDowell II accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. McDowell II's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
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Dr. McDowell II treats Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome more than 99% of his peers

Dr. McDowell II treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Chronic Pain
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McDowell II treats Chronic Pain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. McDowell II treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McDowell II treats Back Pain more than 96% of his peers

Dr. McDowell II treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Dr. McDowell II's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative 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
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • 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
  • 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 Cord Injury
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain

About Me

Biography

Dr. Gladstone McDowell II, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Columbus, OH and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Medical School At San Antonio in 1982 and specializes in pain medicine, anesthesiology, and more.

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine Anesthesiology

Education

Oh State University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1982
University Of Texas Medical School At San Antonio
Medical School
1982

Dr. McDowell II's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. McDowell II

3.4

Based on 35 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
14.285714285714286%
(5)
1 Star
28.571428571428573%
(10)

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Recommended Dr. McDowell several times. He is the kindest, most sincere and proactive physician I've ever had. He listens, examines, observes and proposes treatment. Decades of chronic pain is satisfactorily being treated for the first time. His knowledge of new therapies is astounding and offers...Read More
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Nice doctor who is very adept. Staff are incompetent, neglectful, and rude. Doctor is nearly impossible to be reached for questions without an appointment. His staff are a barrier to provision of good care.
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I often wait 45 minutes to an hour to see the doctor, and this makes me wonder if the office staff purposefully over-schedule patient visits. As far as scheduling goes, it's not unusual to get a voice mail box that is full where I can't leave a message. More often, I am able to leave a message...Read More
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5 STARS in every field! I was a nurse before getting sick and my back problems are only an exacerbating issue! When I say getting sick, I mean I had a tumultuous trend of horrendous things to deal with, and that having been said, not many doctors understood me as " the entire patient"! But Dr...Read More
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I had been going for 2 years and was a few minutes. Even though I was on medication what causes seizures it just stopped, he sent me a letter and juse dropped me. They would not release my records so I could not find who see me before they got my records. I ended up in the hospital because I got so...Read More
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