Dr. Nels N. Dahlgren, MD

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Dr. Nels N. Dahlgren, MD

Pain Medicine | Male

Veterans Affairs Hospital 1501 San Pedro Dr SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108 Get Directions
(505) 265-1711

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

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  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Injuries
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Diseases
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord and Brain Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis

Procedures Performed

  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Baclofen Pump Therapy
  • Bursa Injection
  • Cancer Pain Management
  • Casting of Broken Vertebrae
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Cervical Medial Branch Neurotomy
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Cryoablation
  • Cryosurgery
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spine Surgery
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

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    Malpractice Claims not available

    Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for New Mexico.

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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2002

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of New Mexico, Health Sciences Center

    Completed in 2003

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of California, San Francisco, Anesthesia & Perioperative Care

    Completed in 2006

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of New Mexico, Health Sciences Center, Interventional Pain Medicine Fellowship

    Completed in 2007

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of California, San Diego

    Graduated in 1998

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pain Medicine
  • Board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  • Malpractice claims in New Mexico not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Dahlgren's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
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Dr. Dahlgren's Care Philosophy

Do you suffer with daily pain? Board Certified in both Anesthesiology and Interventional Pain Medicine, I've traveled far from my country roots to train at some of the Best Medical Schools in America. My Pain Management Practice Philosophy is simple, and one which I think you will appreciate: Patients expect Honest, Compassionate, Kind, and Effective Pain Management. If this is what you're looking for, then Welcome Home.