Dr. Pratibha Bansal, MD

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Pain Medicine Anesthesiology | Female

Pain Rehab of Western New York 1515 Kensington Ave, Buffalo, NY 14215 Get Directions
(716) 446-5900

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Dr. Bansal specializes in Pain Medicine Anesthesiology and practices in Buffalo, NY. She practices at 1 location.

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bansal to family and friends
1.8
based on 47 total surveys (4 with reviews)
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Experience with Dr. Bansal
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Bansal's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes (44)
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in Lockport, NY |
Before choosing Dr. Bansal, I read the reviews posted here and was almost convinced to make an alternate choice. I do not regret my decision. I have never waited more than 1/2 hour to be seen by the Dr., (not a PA or Nurse) usually only 10 or 15 minutes. The staff is very pleasant and helpful. Dr. is busy, no small talk, wants you to get better. Encourages stretching, PT, etc. Does refer for MRI, surgeon, etc. Works with you if you work with her. Does not over-prescribe.
in Lockport, NY |
This is a Dr who will give false results from a urine test in order to drop her patients who have chronic pain and arnt miraculously healed and pain free when she expects it. She sees to many patients and she will drop the honest ones who don't abuse medications due to the patient being passive and not a fighter. I deal with chronic pain and nerve damage due to a severe crush injury, and not since being dropped a year ago am unable to work or live my life in anyway. Now dont trust drs
in Williamsville, NY |
Had Dr. Bansal as anesthesiologist for my knee surgery many years ago. My chart and wrist bracelet said allergic to Demerol. In recovery, I got sick and asked what medication was I given. Nurse told me Bansal gave me Demerol and I wasn't suppose to get it. Bansal explained to me that she determined my allergy was not life threatening. I was sick all night until the Demerol was out of my system. Few months later, she gave me a nerve block to treat RSD. Bad experiences, rude. STAY AWAY!
in Buffalo, NY |
To patients looking for new pain management dictor after Dr Gosy's office...do NOT waste your time going here! You will be taking several steps backwards as far as quality of your care. Dr.Bansal barely speaks English. She is ALWAYS RUDE and in a bad mood. Does not matter how outgoing or friendly you are. She is always cold and she is VERY unsympathetic to your pain! She acts like she hates her patients and her job. She forces all her patients to do some form of physical therapy. LOOK ELSEWHERE!
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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

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  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Conditions Treated

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

Procedures Performed

  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for New York.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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

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Education

  • Medical School
    Osmania Medical College, Ntr University Of Health Sciences

    Graduated in 1977

  • Internship Hospital
    Deaconess Hospital

    Completed in 1980

  • Residency Hospital
    Buffalo General Hospital

    Completed in 1982

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Cincinnati Med Center

    Completed in 1983

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • World Institute of Pain Fellowship, June 2005
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  • Media & Publications

    Dr. Bansal has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Spanish

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Dr. Bansal's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pain Medicine Anesthesiology
  • Board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Bansal's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
31 – 45 minutes

Experience with Dr. Bansal

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients