Dr. Ratko Vujicic, MD

Pain MedicineMaleAge 57

Dr. Vujicic

V Pain Clinic

12610 N Community House Rd Ste 200 Charlotte, NC 28277

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(704) 405-1747

Dr. Ratko Vujicic, MD is a Pain Medicine Specialist in Charlotte, NC and has over 32 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Medicinski Fakultet Vladimir Bakaric, Rijeka medical school in 1989. He is affiliated with Piedmont Medical Center. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Vujicic to book an appointment.

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Experience
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No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Vujicic's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Osteoarthritis of Spine
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vujicic treats Osteoarthritis of Spine more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Vujicic treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vujicic treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Vujicic treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
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Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vujicic treats Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Vujicic treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Vujicic's conditions and procedures:

  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Celiac Plexus Block
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain

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Dr. Vujicic accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Healthcare of the Carolinas
Coventry Health Care of the Carolinas, Inc. HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MedCost
Medical Mutual of Ohio
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

Dr. Vujicic's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Vujicic

4.0

Based on 57 ratings

5 Stars
73.6842105263158%
(42)
4 Stars
1.7543859649122806%
(1)
3 Stars
1.7543859649122806%
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
22.80701754385965%
(13)
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Outstanding doctor. He will not be your drug dealer. He will heal you. I owe my sanity to this man. I was in tremendous pain. After two injection visits and an MRI I could function again. I found his manner to be very professional and caring. Great staff too
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Cynthia Miller – Jul 20, 2021
Doctor Ratio Vujicic has no compassion for my pain situation and refuses to take into account my mental health when prescribing my medication. I told him and his PA that buprenorphine which he first prescribed to me in patch form had a profound effect on my depression and that it was causing me to have thoughts of suicide. Dr.V then prescribed me Belbuca which is an oral version buprenorphine. This was a complete lack of care for my well being and life.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
4 people found this helpful
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Rock Hill – Feb 17, 2019
I have been seeing Dr. V now for almost 3 years. Before I found him, I was desperate and in need of help. From the first visit, he gave me hope that he could help me feel better. He gave me several options for treatment and we started right away. Dr. V is always so kind and listens to me. He treats me with such compassion and has a kind and caring demeanor. The staff at V Pain are amazing as well. V Pain changed my life!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
2 people found this helpful
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Nov 22, 2018
NEVER NEVER NEVER GO TO THIS DR!! I have 40 yrs experience as a RN and this Dr displayed the MOST UNPROFESSIONAL manner I have NEVER seen in all my years as a patient OR as a professional Nurse!!! I was APPALLED at his complete lack of empathy towards my pain, feelings, and totally RUDE behavior towards me!! I intend to also report his behavior to the AMA.....he should NOT be treating patients with his temper or attitude!! DON'T USE!!!
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
6 people found this helpful
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Mar 22, 2018
He is a great doctor. unfortunately he has reduced the level of therapeutic medication (frequency and dosage) due to surgeon general and not due to any change in my conditions.
3 people found this helpful
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Feb 16, 2018
He is the rudest Dr I have ever came across. He is mean mouthed and very forceful with his physical examination. He shows no compassion. I wouldn't want him to help if I was dying on the side of the road come to think of it he'd probably just pass me by anyway. He was not interested in why I came to him or even get to know me either. It seemed he'd formed an opinion about me before ever laying eyes on me. He just made me feel like a lowlife for coming after my rhuematologist told me to. Jerk!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Wait times
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
11 people found this helpful
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Tammy in Rock Hill, SC – Jun 28, 2017
I found Dr. Vujici to be condescending . He would ask questions and then would you would try to answer, he would interrupt. His physical exam was too fast and did not convey his findings. I highly doubt his abilities to do trigger point or ESI procedures per the conversation I had with him. He has no empathy for pain, which is by nature, a subjective response from the patient. I would never recommend him to anyone.
What went well
  • Staff friendliness
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
11 people found this helpful
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Charlotte, NC – Feb 17, 2017
The meanest doctor I ever met in my life with no bed side manner whatsoever. I really think something is wrong with him since I never have or had a problem with any doctors. He was cold when he got in the room, before he even got to know me or read my records. It was easy to schedule an appointment because he probably has very few patients.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Wait times
What could be improved
  • Office environment
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
12 people found this helpful
Helpful
Charlotte, NC – Dec 09, 2016
Office is run extremely poorly.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
12 people found this helpful
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Dustin C in Charlotte, NC – Sep 22, 2016

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About Me

Care Philosophy

V Pain Clinic is a special place where science, education, experience, and advanced technology come together to help alleviate your pain and regain your...Read more

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Education

2003
Dartmouth - Hitchcock Medical Center
Residency Hospital
2002
Maine Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1999
Maine Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1989
Medicinski Fakultet Vladimir Bakaric, Rijeka
Medical School
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Languages

  • English
  • Croatian

Awards

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What are Dr. Ratko Vujicic, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Vujicic frequently treats Osteoarthritis of Spine, Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement), and Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Vujicic treats.

Where is Dr. Ratko Vujicic, MD's office located?

Dr. Vujicic's office is located at 12610 N Community House Rd Ste 200, Charlotte, NC 28277. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Dr. Vujicic speaks Croatian and English. View profile to see all.

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Locations

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V Pain Clinic12610 N Community House Rd Ste 200 Charlotte, NC 28277
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Piedmont Medical Center

Rock Hill, SC

62% Patient Experience Rating, 7% lower than the national average

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