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Dr. Maximilian Shokat, DO

Pain Medicine ·  Male · Age 43

Dr. Shokat

Dr. Maximilian Shokat, DO is a pain medicine specialist in Thomasville, GA and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from UMDNJ/Som in 2006 and specializes in pain medicine, physical medicine & rehabilitation, and more.


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(229) 226-2234

Dr. Shokat accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
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Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Medicaid
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No malpractice claims found for Georgia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Shokat's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Acute Postoperative Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shokat treats Acute Postoperative Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Shokat treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shokat treats Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Shokat treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy
  • Alcoholic Neuropathy
  • Alcoholic Polyneuropathy
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Auditory Neuropathy
  • Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Carcinomatous Polyneuropathy
  • Chronic Demyelinating Neuropathy With IgM Monoclonal Gammapathy
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy
  • Congenital Neuropathy With Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita
  • Congenital Sensory Neuropathy With Neurotrophic Keratitis
  • Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Hand Neuropathy
  • Hereditary Neuropathy With Liability to Pressure Palsies
  • Hereditary Sensory and Autonomic Neuropathy, Type I
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Inflammatory Neuropathies
  • Leber Hereditary Optic Neuropathy
  • Metabolic Neuropathy
  • Motor and Sensory Neuropathy With Sensorineural Hearing Loss, Bouldin Type
  • Motor Neuropathy
  • Motor Neuropathy, Peripheral With Dysautonomia
  • Multifocal Motor Neuropathy
  • Multifocal Motor Neuropathy With Conduction Block
  • Neuropathy, Distal Hereditary Motor
  • Neuropathy, Distal Hereditary Motor, Jerash Type
  • Neuropathy, Distal Hereditary Motor, Type III
  • Neuropathy, Distal Hereditary Motor, Type VIIa
  • Neuropathy, Hereditary Motor and Sensory, Lom Type
  • Neuropathy, Hereditary Motor and Sensory, Okinawa Type
  • Neuropathy, Hereditary Sensory, Radicular
  • Neuropathy, Hereditary Sensory, Type I
  • Neuropathy, Hereditary Sensory, Type II
  • Neuropathy, Hereditary Sensory, Type IV
  • Neuropathy, Motor & Sensory
  • Optic Neuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyradiculoneuropathy
  • Pudenal Neuropathy
  • Retrobulbar Neuropathy
  • Sensory Neuropathy With Spastic Paraplegia
  • Spinal Bulbar Motor Neuropathy
  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia With Axonal Neuropathy, Type 2
  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia, Autosomal Recessive, With Axonal Neuropathy
  • Toxic Polyneuropathy Due to Acrylamide
  • Ulnar Neuropathy
  • Vascular Neuropathy
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shokat treats Chronic Neck Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Shokat treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Shokat's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthropathy of Spinal Facet Joint
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Block
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylitis
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Cervical Sprain
  • Cervicogenic Headache
  • Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Pain
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Epidural Block
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Impar Block
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Pain
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Ilioinguinal and Iliohypogastric Block
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Intercostal Nerve Block
  • Interventional Pain Management
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Back Muscle Strain
  • Lower Back Sprain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Sprain
  • Lumbar Sympathetic Block
  • Medical Branch Block
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT)
  • Pain Management
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Ultrasound-Guided Injection
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Pain

About Me

Dr. Shokat and his staff understand pain and the devastating impact it can have on a person's life.  They work very hard to create a hopeful and pleasant environment to help patients improve their function and quality of life...

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Rehabilitation Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

2011
University Of Florida
Fellowship Hospital
2010
Emory University
Residency Hospital
2007
Sun Coast Hospital
Internship Hospital
2006
UMDNJ/Som
Medical School
2000
University Of Florida
Undergraduate School
2011
2010
2007
2006
2000

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Certificate of Excellence for Academic Achievement Emory University, 2009
  • Certificate of Excellence for Academic Achievement Emory University, 2008
  • Alumni Association Excellence in Medicine Scholarship UMDNJ-SOM, 2005
  • Student Scholarship for Outstanding Leadership and Achievement UMDNJ SOM, 2004

Media & Publications

  • A report of paraparesis following spinal cord stimulator trial, implantation and revision., July 2010
  • Sacroiliac joint and lumbar zygapophysial joint corticosteroid injections., Nov 2010

Dr. Shokat's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shokat

3.4

Based on 45 reviews

5 Stars
57.77777777777778%
(26)
4 Stars
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(1)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
2.2222222222222223%
(1)
1 Star
37.77777777777778%
(17)

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Everyone in this facility - from Dr.Shokat to Amber Seago, to the receptionists and nurses - are all top notch, professional, and super friendly people! They've helped to curtail my pain immensely, when no one else could. In short, they've given me back my mobility and freedom once again, and I...Read More
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Dr. Shokat and his staff are very good caretakers/caregivers. I have been one of his first patients since he opened his doors And I am very pleased with him and his staff and I wouldn't dream of going to another pain center. Thank you Dr Shokat and Amber and the rest of the staff for a everything...Read More
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He working with Dr. Gerald Kadis decided since my lower back problems could not be repaired with surgery to implant a Nevro HK10 in my back. Dr Kadis did my procedure. After 6 weeks I can say my life is almost back to normal. Any of you that have suffered with nerve pain know what I mean. They are...Read More
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I see Amber Seago at this office and I have to say she is amazing. She is extremely knowledgeable about medications, and other treatment options. Her main concern is definitely the patients well being, and what she can do to try and give you a better quality of life. Anyone having doubts or...Read More
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Dr. Shokat and his staff are excellent and have provided me with professional care and understanding for the past year. He always takes time to listen to my input, as well as monitoring the chronic pain in my lower back. He explains the good and bad of changes in treatments and medications, along...Read More
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