Dr. Kevin R. Martinez, MD

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Dr. Kevin R. Martinez, MD

Pain Medicine | Male

Southern Brain And Spine 4770 S I 10 Service Rd W Ste 110, Metairie, LA 70001 Get Directions
(504) 454-0141

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Dr. Martinez specializes in Pain Medicine and practices in Metairie, LA. He practices at 1 location.

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Martinez to family and friends
3.7
based on 9 total surveys (2 with reviews)
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  • Staff
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Experience with Dr. Martinez
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Martinez's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (8)
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He abandoned me as a patient based on a single positive drug test for THC even though I had seen him for over a year. He had followed me through my spinal fusion. Had I realized the ethical implications of such action I would have filed a formal complaint.
in Metairie, LA |
He explained everthing in detail.
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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

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  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Finger

Procedures Performed

  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Discography
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Joint Drainage
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Neuromodulation
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

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    Malpractice Claims not available

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans

    Graduated in 1999

  • Internship Hospital
    LSU Medical Health Sciences Center

    Completed in 2001

  • Residency Hospital
    LSU Medical Health Sciences Center

    Completed in 2004

  • Fellowship Hospital
    LSU Medical Health Sciences Center

    Completed in 2005

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Martinez's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pain Medicine
  • Board certified in Pain Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Martinez's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Martinez

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients