Dr. Kameel Garas, MD

Pain Medicine •  Male • Age 66
  
Dr. Garas
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

41 Mall Rd Burlington, MA 01805

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Dr. Kameel Garas, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Burlington, MA and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Ain Shams University in 1977 and specializes in pain medicine and anesthesiology.


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4.2

Based on 16 reviews

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Dr. Garas knew my problem exactly and we worked together to come up with an excellent treatment plan that provided me with much relief. I'm so grateful for his help and everything he did for me.
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Jun 19, 2018
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Just another Joker who does not understand multiple complaints!
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Mar 20, 2018
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Great doctor. He listens and is compassionate. Hit the mark on the spinal too!
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Sudbury, MA – Dec 08, 2017
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Dr Garas is so incredibly caring and compassionate. He listens and takes his time to hear patients questions and concerns.
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Boston, Ma – May 08, 2017
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About Me

Care Philosophy

We are here to take care of what matters most, you. Lahey Health offers access to board-certified specialists in nearly every medical specialty and more than 75 primary care practices in over 30 communities providing you with the full continuum of care, all close to home.

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Education

Tufts University New England Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
Tufts University St Elizabeth Med Center
Internship Hospital
2002
Tufts University St Elizabeth Med Center
Residency Hospital
1977
Ain Shams University
Medical School

Languages

  • Arabic
  • Egyptian
  • English

Awards

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(781) 744-5090

Dr. Garas accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Practice Areas

Pain Management

Pain management specialists diagnose and treat pain and pain-related conditions through procedures including medication, electrical stimulation, physical therapy, and alternative therapies such as acupuncture.

Typically treats 73% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 16 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Chronic Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Garas treats Chronic Pain more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Garas treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Steroid Injection
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Garas performs Steroid Injection more than 92% of their peers

Dr. Garas performs this procedure more than 92% of their peers

Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Garas treats Low Back Pain more than 91% of their peers

Dr. Garas treats this condition more than 91% of their peers

Spine

Spine specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the bones of the spine, including degenerative spine disease, herniated discs, stenosis, and fractured vertebrae, with treatments including medication, physical therapy, and surgery.

Typically treats 67% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 12 conditions and procedures

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

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Garas treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Garas treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Osteoarthritis of Spine
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Garas treats Osteoarthritis of Spine more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Garas treats this condition more than 93% of their peers

Spondylosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Garas treats Spondylosis more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Garas treats this condition more than 93% of their peers

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Dr. Garas' Top Procedures and Conditions

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

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Garas treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Garas treats this condition more than 99% 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
Fibromyalgia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Garas treats Fibromyalgia more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Garas treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deposition Disease-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Epstein Barr Virus-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Primary Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Secondary Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Tension Myositis-Related Fibromyalgia
Chronic Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Garas treats Chronic Pain more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Garas treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Garas' conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • 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
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • 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

Locations

Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

Lahey Hospital and Medical Center41 Mall Rd Burlington, MA 01805
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Lahey Hospital & Medical Center

Lahey Medical Center, Peabody1 Essex Center Dr Peabody, MA 01960
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Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

Burlington, MA

76% Patient experience rating, 7% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)