Dr. Lydia Ferrell, MD
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Dr. Lydia Ferrell, MD

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Pain Medicine | Female

Biography

Dr. Lydia Ferrell, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Indianapolis, IN. She is 46 years old and has been practicing for 17 years. Dr. Ferrell is affiliated with Franciscan Health Indianapolis .

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Dr. Ferrell's Reviews

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Dr. Ferrell's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (7)
in Indianapolis, IN |
One positive point, great medication knowledge. No true compassion, Unethical and will not under any circumstance over see or correct actions of her staff. If you want be treated like a drug addicted criminal you're in the right spot.
Greenwood |
Always double and sometimes triple books each slot! Spends the minimum of time, usually 5 minutes,after waiting a minimum of an hour. She barely lays hands on you during that 5 minutes. She does not look into anything new or innovative. Appears to be like a puppy mill, get as many patients in per hour in order to earn max amt. of money.
Indpls IN |
Both Dr and office personnel get a F grading in all areas. Dr is uncaring and doesn't care about patient and required needs and pain. They do not return phone calls and office personnel are constantly quitting or getting fired. If pharmacy is out of med prescribed Dr will not transfer to same pharmacy but diff location. Her response to this problem is she doesn't have the time and patient will have to do without meds. Do NOT go here and waste your time and energy because you will be disappointe!
in Franklin, IN |
Very friendly staff. And they listen too you.
in Greenwood, IN |
Please find another doctor!!! The staff there is horrible. They treat you like garbage and they are very rude. The office is very outdated. You will always wait 2-3 hours for your appointment, so be prepared for that. Dr. Ferrell does not have a nurse. She is just an assistant with no medical knowledge and very rude. The waiting room is always packed with patients complaining about how behind things are going. You also will never get to speak with anyone on the phone!
in Indianapolis, IN |
She is very knowledgeable in her area of expertise, pain management. I have not undergone any anesthesiology procedures performed by her. I have only been a patient for four months, yet during that short time I am remarkably satisfied with her care for me. I can usually get an appointment within 1-week of calling. On most visits (4 out of 6 to date), I've experienced a lengthy wait prior to seeing her, which becomes a bit uncomfortable at times.
in Indianapolis, IN |
they never return your phone calls, don't bother, call another doctor
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Dr. Ferrell'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
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  Malpractice claims in Indiana not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    Sanctions

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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • 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
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain

Education

  • Medical School
    Indiana University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2000

  • Residency Hospital
    In University School Of Med

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology

Procedures Performed

  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection