Dr. Heather Stelling, MD

Dr. Heather Stelling, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Female  |  
Age 51
(32)
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Dr. Heather Stelling, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Joplin, MO and has been practicing for 19 years. She graduated from University Of Missouri--Columbia School Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in pain medicine and anesthesiology.

3216 Ferguson Rd

Joplin, MO 64804

Contact Information

(417) 208-9034

Insurance Accepted

  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • CoreSource
  • 15 More

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Spondylosis
very high
more than 95% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 91% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
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Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • Alcoholic Polyneuropathy
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Arthropathy of Spinal Facet Joint
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spondylitis
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Joint Disease in the Shoulder
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Hip Pain
  • Iliotibial Band Syndrome
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Intercostal Neuralgia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Pain
  • Occipital Neuralgia
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoporotic Vertebral Fracture
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Tendonitis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trochanteric Bursitis
  • Upper Back Pain

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Procedures

  • Arthrocentesis
  • Bursa Injection
  • Cancer Pain Management
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Injection
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Fluoroscopy
  • Ilioinguinal and Iliohypogastric Block
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Injection Therapy
  • Interventional Pain Management
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Occipital Nerve Block
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Piriformis Injection
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Supartz® Injection
  • Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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

  • University Of Missouri-Columbia
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • University Of Missouri--Columbia School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Umkc-Truman Med Ctr-St Lukes Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Umkc-Truman Med Ctr-St Lukes Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Stelling has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Stelling's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Stelling to family and friends
4.5
based on 32 total reviews (13 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

  • 5
    (28)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Stelling's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (13)

in Bella vista Arkansas
She's great she makes you feel cared about and you know your in the best of hands and her staff is the best to I wouldn't go to anyone else they make you feel like family
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in Joplin, mo
FIRST off, Dr Stelling, is a amazing doctor. I actually look forward going to this office every month! Dr Stelling cares about her patients VERY much. Her staff is like family, I am actually getting married in the next year and I have planned to invite them all to my wedding! I love them all very...more
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in Mo
I had my 1st visit with dr Stelling and she totally lived up and exceeded what a dr should be!! She was kind, open, personable. Discussed my probs with me without talking down to me.. Arranged for much overdue X-rays. She had a smile on her face and introduced herself I have seen dr.s who did not,...more
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in Joplin, MO
I was fired from pain management the day before my next apt along with 70 others that day. I had over heard them talking about how they have to many patients to keep up with and that they needed to down size. So I was one of the ones. She couldn't keep any of her promises, she couldn't keep up with...more
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in Broken Arrow, OK
Very caring. I don't mean she's some caring sweet thing. She's a normal human that cares that you're hurting and uses her knowledge to help you with the minimum amount to get you as pain free as possible. She has given me back a like that my, chronic, incurable disease had stolen. Life's far from...more
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