Dr. Lydia Ferrell, MD

Dr. Lydia Ferrell, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 47
Dr. Lydia Ferrell, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Indianapolis, IN and has been practicing for 18 years. She graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in pain medicine and anesthesiology.

6325 S East St

Indianapolis, IN 46227

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Golden Rule
  • 18 More

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Top Care Areas

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Chronic Pain
very high
more than 93% of peers
more than 84% of peers

Dr. Ferrell'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

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Ferrell does not have any board certifications listed.

34  Conditions Treated


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6  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • In University School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Ferrell's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ferrell to family and friends
26 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Ferrell's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

I understand when a doctor can't return trivial calls, when it's crucial to the patients health it should be automatic. My work changed insurance co.'s 5/1 when the new 7 day law passed for controlled substances and after several calls to her for a simple authorization to bypass this as I have been...more
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I don't mind going to her but when things go wrong they are of no help. They Never return calls, not even calls from other doctors or your insurance company. The waiting room is packed and hot with no air at all. They had a fan to help blow stale air around, now thats gone. Once I showed up to my...more
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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.
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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...more
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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...more
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