Dr. Kris Ferguson, MD

Dr. Kris Ferguson, MD

Pain Medicine | Male | 37 years old

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Dr. Ferguson specializes in Pain Medicine and practices in Wausau, WI. He practices at 1 location.

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It is really scary the level of incompetence and the complete lack of care I experienced. He didn't view any of my previous records or films, diagnosed me with PTSD from my last back surgery (I just don't even know what to say about that ...), then sent me off with scripts. He didn't spend more than 5 minutes on his plan of care and, I say again because it's concerning, didn't look at ANY of my records before or after my appointment. I would stay as far away from this entire clinic as possible!
in Harshaw, WI |
Greatly helped me with my lymes disease and improving function in my daily life. He kept me working and doing recreational activities that I couldn't do before.
in tomahawk,wi |
Dr Ferguson is a down to earth good doctor no beating around the bush Pryor to seeing him I had a Medtronic stimulator in for about 6 year's it worked very good but at the end was not helping were I needed it so he suggested going to try a nevo stimulator and I did it works really good were I need it can't be happier
schofield, wi |
He is wonderful I can finally walk without pain again.
Rothschild, WI |
He gave me back quality of life! He is a man of few words but really knows what he is doing. I trust him completely. His staff is wonderful.
Wausau, Wi |
Although I have been a patient of the clinic for perhaps a decade or more, I am a new patient of Dr Ferguson, and find him to be very approachable, yet thorough in his client intake and assessment process. I also found Dr Ferguson to be highly competent in terms of his technical proficiency, and ability to supervise a professional staff, while maintaining a courteous, light-hearted, and confident approach to his surgical procedures. I am completely comfortable in recommending Dr Ferguson!
in Wausau, WI |
A decade. That's how long I suffered from chronic pain. Dozens of docs telling me it's in my head, wrong diagnosis, more meds, etc. Then found APM! Dr. Ferguson ran a few MRIs and bam, we know the cause! Unfortunately it's been so long that I will probably never be completely pain free, but he has given me my life back! Pain, headaches, muscle spams that kept me from functioning are now at a record low! I can walk more than a block, do everyday things, enjoy life again thanks to Dr. Ferguson! 5*
in Merrill, WI |
I've had low back pain since 2001 and have tried medications, injections, nerves burned, but my pain always comes back. I've recently gotten a St. Jude stimulator placed with great relief!!! Now I am off pain meds and no more procedures! Would highly recommend!
in Wausau, Wi |
The Wausau pain managment is a joke. They saw me for four months, Than discontinued my pain medication after I came up short on a pill count. I believe they set you up for failure. Sure a lot of the responsibility falls on the patient. But not once did they share my MR I results with me. All they did is try injection that don't work. DR. FERGUSON AND NURSE PRACTIONER JENNY LEE...DON'T WASTE YOUR TIME
Minocqua, WI |
Dr Ferguson was a very friendly Dr. The procedures he did on me (2 medial branch blocks, and a radiofrequency neuroablation) turned out very well and I got great pain relief from the final procedure. I would recommend him and the staff at APM in Wausau.
in Marshfield, Wisconsin |
I starting seeing Dr. Ferguson 6 months ago. He is treating me for Fibromialga. First thing when I met him he said you need to be off the opioids. They are making your pain worse! I have been on them for over 20 years. After going 7 days cold turkey he started me on Naltrexone 1.5 mg. It took about 2 weeks before I started to see a difference. It's crazy after many years of not being able to do anything. I feel alive again. Like the old me, and now I have started to get more active. Amazing
in Wausau wi |
One of the best doc ive ever had helped me to keep me working to be active with my 9 yr old daughter fixed my pain n helped me even with otjer medical questions the staff truely amazing i would recommend him to anyone i know thanks doc for bettering my life
in Wausau wi |
Dr ferguson has been one of the best doctors ive ever had he helped to keep me working to be ative with my daughter to be more social he fixed my back when before i could barley move around work my jobs do things with my 9yr old daughter i would highly recommend him for pain anywhere in ur body he will explain everything down to where u understamd it n with what he will do any questions i had he answered them with out hesitation even helped with some of my other medical questions thanks doc.
in Amherst, WI |
After 26 years of agonizing pain I was at a place in my life where I was going to have to hang it up. I never quit working except for time off because things gotten really bad . I could hardly walk , sleep,work or just live life. I was referred to Dr.Ferguson at APM. I was treated with the most caring professional care I have ever experienced! Ater a Nevro spinal cord stimulator implant I've gotten the gift of having a life again.Dr.Ferguson and his staff are a dream come true.Thank you.
in Wausau, WI |
Dr. Ferguson and his staff were attentive and caring. Everyone provided exceptional care and Dr Ferguson was very friendly and spent quite a while explaining everything to me and I didn't feel like just a number. He spent a lot of time listening and answering questions.
in Weston , WI |
Dr. Leek, his predecessor, never let me down. Dr Ferguson hasn't let me down either, now he and his staff at APM know that I can't live at this level of pain forever, nor could anyone else, I have trust them and they keep me SAFE, but, my future is uncertain so a new Nurse Practioner offered the opportunity to try another facility. I trusted Dr. F. with my trigeminal neuralgia, I trust him still. He won't pass me around because my case isn't easy. He's a team player, surrounded by great staff.
in Marathon wi |
After going to several other pain management Drs I will never go any where else ! Dr Ferguson is genuinely concerned about his patients.He takes his time to talk to you and make sure you're comfortable with what his plan is . He's the first sr that knows you as you and doesn't treat you like another number. I WILL NECER go to any othe pain dr except Dr Ferguson , in my eyes he's the best around ! Wausau is lucky to have him and I hope he stays for a long time !
in Captainheadbutt88@gmail.com |
Dr. Ferguson, Nicole NP., Mary RN. Are waiting to ease your pain, via a combination of procedures, mental approaches, and monitored meds. From the receptionists that greet you with smiles when you present then with cringes. You pass through the doors with real people GIFTED PEOPLE waiting for you and embracing your successes and coaching your failures. I am grateful for them all.
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  •  Specializes in Pain Medicine
  •  Board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  •  Malpractice claims in Wisconsin not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Compression Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Pain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Migraine
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain

Education

  • Medical School
    Wayne State Univ Som

    Graduated in 2005

  • Internship Hospital
    Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Residency Hospital
    Wayne State University School of Medicine
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Wayne State University School of Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology

Procedures Performed

  • Celiac Plexus Block
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Cooled Radiofrequency Treatment
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Intercostal Nerve Block
  • Intrathecal Drug Delivery System Insertion
  • Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Lumbar Sympathetic Block
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Neurostimulator Implantation
  • Pain Management
  • Percutaneous Tenotomy
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

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