Dr. Miroslav Backonja, MD

Dr. Miroslav Backonja, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
Dr. Miroslav Backonja, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Madison, WI and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University Of Zagreb, Faculty Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in pain medicine.


Madison, WI 53792

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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more than 17% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
more than 15% of peers
Back Pain
more than 10% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

23  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Dystonia
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Zagreb, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • St Joseph Hospital Creighton University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • University Wisc Med School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University Wisc Med School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Backonja's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Backonja to family and friends
5 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Backonja's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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