Dr. Luis Vascello, MD

Dr. Luis Vascello, MD

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Age 52
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Dr. Luis Vascello, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Lexington, KY and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Universidad De Buenos Aires, Facultad De Ciencias Medicas in 1989 and specializes in pain medicine and anesthesiology.

1760 Nicholasville Rd Ste 302

Lexington, KY 40503

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

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Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Fibromyalgia
very high
more than 98% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Vascello'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.

2  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology

1  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

46  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • 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
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
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12  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Universidad De Buenos Aires, Facultad De Ciencias Medicas
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University Buenos Aires
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • University Of Kentucky Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Vascello has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vascello's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vascello to family and friends
24 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Vascello's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

Wanted to try injections twice and neither time worked so I wasn't a candidate for a rhizotomy (destroying problem nerve) so he said there was nothing else he could do for me. The worst part was when I went in after my 2nd injection he said that I reported I got almost complete pain relief from the...more
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the most compassionate & knowledgeable doctor
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I was in writhing pain and had two prior cervical operations on my neck. He iced me down and gave me injections, plus his cayenne pepper special concoction. After several treatments of NO (ZERO) relief, he suggested seeing a psychiatrist. Nice. Instead, I saw my neurosurgeon who said I needed...more
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I was referred by another doctor. Vascello and his nurse were very Arrogant and Rude. Incorrect diagnosis. Had to go to a new doctor to get my issue corrected.
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Excellent doctor but unconventional. Very dedicated to his patients.
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