Dr. Kanishka Monis, MD

Dr. Kanishka Monis, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 38
(58)
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Dr. Kanishka Monis, MD is a pain medicine specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from St. George's University School Of Medicine in 2007 and specializes in pain medicine.

110 Stone Oak Loop Ste 103

San Antonio, TX 78258

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

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Chronic Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Monis "Committed to treating patients suffering from any type of acute or chronic pain and restoring them to their previous level of functionality."
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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
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Board Certifications

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

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Joint Disease in the Shoulder
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain

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Procedures

  • Adhesiolysis
  • Baclofen Pump Therapy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Bursa Injection
  • Cancer Pain Management
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Cervical Medial Branch Neurotomy
  • Chemodenervation
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Discography
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Cortisone Injection
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Fluoroscopic-Guided Hip Injection
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Injection Therapy
  • Intercostal Nerve Block
  • Interventional Pain Management
  • Joint Injection
  • Low Back Procedure
  • Lumbar Discography
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Block
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Lumbar Transforaminal Injection
  • Medical Branch Block
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Pain Procedure
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Stimulation
  • Piriformis Injection
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Pump Implant
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Univesity Of Texas At San Antonio/St. Mary's University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2002
  • St. George's University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Drexel University College Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Drexel University College Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • University Of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Monis has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Monis' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Monis to family and friends
4.0
based on 58 total reviews (13 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (58)

  • 5
    (40)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (3)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Monis' Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (13)

A GREAT DR. HE WILL GAIN YOUR TRUST
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Terrible ! I would not recommend any one to see him, my first visit and impression of him was very good, however it took 4 monthes to get my first appointment, there after I was treated like a number by him and all of his staff,
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Dr. Monis is extremely knowledgeable and would highly recommend him to anybody experiencing pain.
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Very helpful. Very thorough with process and what to expect. Made me feel very comfortable.
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Dr. Monis is the most compassionate and caring Doctor I have ever met. My pain is chronic and he recognized it immediately. He helped me to ensure I do not suffer and made recommendations to improve my quality of life. He has given me my life back! I can never repay him... Thank you Dr. Monis.....more
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