Dr. Mahendra Gunapooti, MD

Dr. Mahendra Gunapooti, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
Dr. Mahendra Gunapooti, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Maryville, IL and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from Kasturba Medical College Mangalore, Manipal University in 1993 and specializes in pain medicine and physical medicine & rehabilitation.

6812 State Rd 162 121

Maryville, IL 62062

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Benesys
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Missouri
  • Elderplan
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 97% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Gunapooti'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
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

2  Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

59  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Upper Back Pain


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18  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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.


  • Kasturba Medical College Mangalore, Manipal University
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • New York Medical College
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Temple University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gunapooti has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gunapooti's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gunapooti to family and friends
14 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Gunapooti'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 (3)

This poor excuse for a doctor gave me a script which I took to the pharmacy only to find out my new insurance would not cover it. I never had a problem getting this covered so I didn't check ahead of time. So, I called his office twice asking for a less expensive medication. Guess what! He refused...more
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I want to provide our local chronic pain/cancer pain patients a truly confident summarization of what it is like at Interventional Pain Management Specialists, Florissant, Missouri Office. I'd highly recommend anyone whom truly is in need of pain management, to schedule a consultation appointment...more
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I called to make an appointment and the girl that answered the phone was ghetto and rude, she got an attitude because I was asking a question about being able to self refer to specialist myself. After I called my insurance company to have them call, we find out she didn't have the intelligence to...more
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