Dr. Lief Sorensen, MD

Dr. Lief Sorensen, MD

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Dr. Lief Sorensen, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Louisville, CO and has been practicing for 14 years. He specializes in pain medicine and anesthesiology.

Dimensions Pain Management

80 Health Park Dr Ste 270

Louisville, CO 80027
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Sorensen performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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

Dr. Sorensen's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sorensen "Chronic pain is an overwhelming condition that tends to affect all aspects of your life. My goal is to be your partner in restoring your quality of life by understanding and managing your pain. To do this, I feel it is vitally important to take time to listen carefully to your questions and concerns. After a thorough evaluation of your painful condition, I will create a comprehensive treatment plan tailored to your individual needs."

2  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology

2  Board Certifications

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

47  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer Treatment-Related Pain
  • Chronic Joint Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • 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
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sacroiliac Pain Syndrome
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Tension Headache
  • Upper Back Pain
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20  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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

  • Loma Linda University
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • St Joseph Hosp-Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sorensen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sorensen's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sorensen to family and friends
38 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (38)

  • 5
    (22)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (14)

Dr. Sorensen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Patient Comments (10)

Always takes his time with me and he is a great listener. I feel safe with him for pain medication injections, he is an excellent doctor.
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I/we are so impressed with the professionalism and compassion of this practice! Dr. Sorensen is an up-front doctor who seems to fully comprehend the challenges patients can face while trying to manage their pain issues. Dr. Sorensen encourages patients to establish their own personal, reasonable...more
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Dr. Sorensen is caring, funny, and efficient. I get long-lasting relief from the injections and would highly recommend.
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My first visit with Sorenson seemed promising, I thought I was on my way to recovery. Not true. He will just ignore you until you fade away. Will NOT authorize prescription minor non-narcotic refills. Staff was awful, NEVER returns calls. I never got anywhere. I am now being treated fairly well. He...more
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We apologize for your experience and take complaints seriously. If you would like to discuss your care with our patient representatives, we encourage you to call 303-643-1000, weekdays from 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Due to privacy policies we are not able to address your experience on this page, but the Patient Representatives can speak with you privately about your concerns.

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Excellent bedside manner, listens, and explains procedures thoroughly. Empathetic. Highly recommend.
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