Dr. Michael Shell, DO

Dr. Michael Shell, DO

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
(17)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Michael Shell, DO is a physical medicine & rehabilitation doctor who practices in Colorado Springs, CO. He is 57 years old and has been practicing for 28 years. Read his story

2312 N Nevada Ave Ste 305

Colorado Springs, CO 80907

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • 8 More

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Low Back Pain
normal
more than 62% of peers
Back Pain
normal
more than 57% of peers
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
normal
more than 48% of peers

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Dr. Shell's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Shell "Michael Shell, D.O. is Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and fellowship trained in Pain Management. Dr. Shell is the Chief Medical Officer at Colorado Clinic. Dr. Shell graduated from Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed an internship at Tulsa Regional Medical Center and residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Dr. Shell completed an interventional pain medicine fellowship at the University of Arizona, Maricopa Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ. Dr. Shell completed the Medical Acupuncture for Physician course and has obtained certification in Age Management Medicine from Cenegenics. Dr. Shell specializes in the treatment of musculoskeletal and neurololgical disorders, addiction and occupational medicine."

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Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Addiction Medicine
  • Pain Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
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Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Upper Back Pain

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Procedures

  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Nerve Block

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

3 Sanctions
  • Unprofessional Conduct (12/14/2016)
    Action Taken: Probation
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Arizona
  • Unprofessional Conduct (12/4/2015)
    Action Taken: Probation
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Colorado
  • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence (11/15/2013)
    Action Taken: Reprimand
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Colorado
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Ok State Univ Coll Of Osteo Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Shell has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Shell has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shell's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shell to family and friends
3.5
based on 17 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Shell's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Colorado Springs, CO |
I met Dr. Shell first time for my long overdue epidural back injection. He indicated he had reviewed my latest MRI imaging and listened to my concerns. He had a good sense of humor and wished me well as I left my injection appointment. I see no reason why any reasonable person would not find this...more
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Dr. Shell accepts 17 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Principal Financial Group
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Shell has admitting privileges

Longmont United Hospital
1950 Mountain View Ave
Longmont, CO 80501
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