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Dr. Joyce Huerta, MD

Pain Medicine ·  Female · Age 45

Dr. Huerta

Dr. Joyce Huerta, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Lynchburg, VA and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from University Of Colorado Health Sciences Center School Of Med Denver Co in 1999 and specializes in pain medicine.


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Dr. Huerta accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
KeyCare PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Preferred PPO
CareFirst Maryland POS
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
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Coventry Health Care
Southern Health PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medico
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
Universal American

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Virginia
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. Huerta's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Huerta treats Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Huerta treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Sciatica as Seen in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Huerta treats Back Pain more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Huerta treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Huerta treats Low Back Pain more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Huerta treats this condition more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Huerta's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Upper Back Pain

About Me

Biography

Dr. Joyce Huerta, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Lynchburg, VA and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from University Of Colorado Health Sciences Center School Of Med Denver Co in 1999 and specializes in pain medicine.

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

2004
Med
Fellowship Hospital
2003
University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
Internship Hospital
1999
University Of Colorado Health Sciences Center School Of Med Denver Co
Medical School
2004
2003
1999

Awards

Dr. Huerta's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Huerta

3.5

Based on 13 reviews

5 Stars
53.84615384615385%
(7)
4 Stars
7.6923076923076925%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
7.6923076923076925%
(1)
1 Star
30.76923076923077%
(4)

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Dr Huerta was very attentive and explained all the treatment options for my situation. She made arrangements for tests that are needed and began initial medications. She explained each medication and provided a number to call if I have any questions or concerns. The appointment was completed in a...Read More
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She was very nice, however did not help me with the pain that I am experiencing. I understand that there is an opioid crisis, but do not punish people who are legitimately have severe pain by offering a medication that takes 1-2 weeks to work. Exam was minimal at best. She ordered an MRI which is...Read More
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This was my first visit with this doctor. Very pleased with consultation and resulting program of physical therapy to relieve pain and discomfort. She listened to me understood condition and discussed options. At follow up she again listened and offered future options should they be required. Very...Read More
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Dr. Huerta did a nerve block on my left side in July. I had a lot of pain relieve. A few days ago I had 2 nerve blocks. One on each side and so far I am feeling a lot less pain. For me this Dr. had been awesome.
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Not much, really didn't help
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