Dr. Igor Smelyansky, MD

Dr. Igor Smelyansky, MD

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Age 47
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Dr. Igor Smelyansky, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Knoxville, TN and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Wayne State University School Of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in pain medicine and neurology.

9217 Park West Blvd Ste E1

Knoxville, TN 37923

Contact Information

(865) 337-5137

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • 3 More

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Smelyansky's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smelyansky treats Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Smelyansky treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Knee Pain
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smelyansky treats Chronic Neck Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Smelyansky treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Smelyansky treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Smelyansky treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis

Dr. Smelyansky's conditions and procedures:

All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Ataxia
Autoimmune Diseases
Autonomic Disorders
Back Pain
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
Cervical Medial Branch Block
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Pain Management
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Cluster Headache
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Degenerative Disc Disease
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Discography
EMG (Electromyography)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Injection
Epidural Steroid Injections
Epilepsy
Facet Block
Facet Joint Injection
Facet Joint Pain
Fibromyalgia
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Insomnia
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Knee Disorders
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
Lumbar Herniated Disc
Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
Migraine
Myelopathy
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Nerve Blocks
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Pain Management
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pathological Spine Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Block
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Polyneuropathy
Postherpetic Neuralgia
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Sacroiliac Joint Injection
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Seizure Disorders
Sleep Disorders
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Injections
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Steroid Injection
Stroke
Thrombosis
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Trigger Point Injection
Upper Back Pain
Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

The goal of our office is to provide patients with means to get better and to assist them along the way in a very compassionate fashion.

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Neurology

Board Certifications

Education

2011
Virginia Commonwealth Univ Vcu/McV
Fellowship Hospital
2011
Acgme Accredited Pain Management Fellowship
2004
Hospital For Joint Diseases Orthopaedic Institute
Fellowship Hospital
2003
Nyu-Nyu Med Ctr
Residency Hospital
2000
Staten Island U Hosp
Internship Hospital
1999
Wayne State University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1995
Wayne State Univ
Undergraduate School
2011
2011
2004
2003
2000
1999
1995

Languages

  • Russian
  • Ukrainian
  • English

Awards

Dr. Smelyansky's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Smelyansky

3.5

Based on 39 reviews

5 Stars
61.53846153846154%
(24)
4 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
2.5641025641025643%
(1)
1 Star
35.8974358974359%
(14)

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It was my first visit.I was very pleased with the Dr. and the staff. My overall visit was EXCELLENT.
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I was not able to communicate with him, in terms of substance. I asked him two questions and he kicked me out of his office, saying he did not have time for me. I was shocked and insulted. So he absolutely will not talk to you. He does not know how to talk to patients, and his problem had nothing...Read More
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First kicked me out for not having I'd, after being a pt 14 months I'd. Returned for 1 month and was called in for two hour notice of RANDOM pill count. I informed them I didnt drive and couldn't make it in two hours because I didn't live in their county. They said they had second hand info of an...Read More
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Transferred from another clinic that did not accept my medicare supplement and found out the supplement doesn't cover the medicare difference in cost. Doctor was rushed on first visit and didn't even examine me,just looked at reports rather than the original MRI films. All paperwork, past history...Read More
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After three surgeons and two PCP's, all telling me that I'd been in a difficult job for years and I was experiencing wear and tear, Dr. Smelyansky Took the time to try and find the cause of my pain. He did xrays and found the problem. Then he began to treat my pain effectively. He and his office...Read More
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Aetna
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Choice Plus Test POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Advantage Test PPO
Blue Care HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
ChoiceCare Network
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test
Tricare
Tricare South
WellPoint
WellPoint PPO

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