Dr. Poornachandran Manikantan, MD

Dr. Poornachandran Manikantan, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 51
(3)
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Dr. Poornachandran Manikantan, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Springfield, MA. He is 51 years old and has been practicing for 29 years.

3400 Main St Ste B

Springfield, MA 01107

Contact Information

(413) 794-4681

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Health Net
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Manikantan performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Fibromyalgia
very high
more than 98% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Manikantan'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.

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine Anesthesiology
2

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
42

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain

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Procedures

  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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.

Education

  • Coimbatore Medical College, Tamil Nadu Dr Mgr Medical University
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Weill Cornell Med Center Ny
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Manikantan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Manikantan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Manikantan to family and friends
4.7
based on 3 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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

Dr. Manikantan's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Wilbraham, MA |
I have never met a doctor more efficient and kind than Dr. Manikantan. He had helped me greatly throughout the years. At our first appointment he sat down with me for a long time and got to know ME it was wonderful to not feel rushed and to be able to talk about everything that was happening. I...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Manikantan accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • Health Net
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Network Health
  • Tufts Health Plan
    Tufts PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Manikantan has admitting privileges

Baystate Franklin Medical Center
164 High St
Greenfield, MA 01301
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Baystate Medical Center
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199
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