Dr. Henry Sanel, MD

Dr. Henry Sanel, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
Dr. Henry Sanel, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Scottsdale, AZ and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Albany Medical College in 1988 and specializes in pain medicine and anesthesiology.

8502 E Via De Ventura Ste 120

Scottsdale, AZ 85258

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MetLife
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

26  Conditions Treated

19  Procedures

  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Pain Management
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Injections
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

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.


  • Albany Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Albany Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Tex Tech U Hlth Scis Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sanel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sanel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sanel to family and friends
27 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

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  • 1

Dr. Sanel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Sanel patiently listened to my problems, discussed the possible corrective measures and scheduled a procedure which he later performed for a very satisfactory result. Thank yoo Doctor Sanel, you improved my life.
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I don't know what I would do without Dr. Sanel. Chronic pain is so misunderstood and filled with so many untrue stereotypes. I have struggled with emotional acceptance because it has been catastrophic in my life. My blessing in all of this is Dr. Sanel and the people that work with him. This...more
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Drs Sanel and Cosijns treated all of my long standing chronic pain issues; I first saw them in February of 2003 after my health insurance changed and my former Dr didn't accept my new insurance. I have been see these fantastic, compassionate doctors since our first appointment. They do not over...more
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Dr. Sanel is a most caring and compassionate pain management doctor. He is an educator who takes time to explain his conclusions and recommendations. I Have had my pain managed for several years much to my satisfaction. Dr. Sanel works very hard and never gives up on finding what works to lessen...more
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A really caring doctor who spends time with his patients.
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