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Dr. Robert Bigler, MD

Pain Management •  Male • Age 61

  31 Reviews
Dr. Bigler

Pain Care Center

1345 Unity Pl Ste 355 Lafayette, IN 47905
Accepting new patients

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(765) 807-7988

Dr. Robert Bigler, MD is a pain management specialist in Lafayette, IN and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in pain management and anesthesiology.

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  • Explains conditions well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
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(765) 807-7988

Dr. Bigler accepts the following insurance:

Anthem
Anthem Blue Cross
Medicare Advantage
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP)
Cigna
Encore
Humana
Choice Care
Medicare Advantage
MDwise
Medicaid
PHCS
PHCS Par-Multi Plan
Sagamore Health Network
Tricare
Standard
UnitedHealthCare
Medicare Advantage

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Dr. Bigler's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spondylosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bigler treats Spondylosis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Bigler treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bigler treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Bigler treats this condition more than 100% 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
Bone Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bigler treats Bone Disorders more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Bigler treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Bigler's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • Celiac Plexus Block
  • Cervicogenic Headache
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Facial Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Pain
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Non-Cardiac Chest Pain
  • Occipital Neuralgia
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Pain Management
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shingles
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain

Dr. Bigler's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Bigler

3.8

Based on 31 reviews

5 Stars
64.51612903225806%
(20)
4 Stars
6.451612903225806%
(2)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
3.225806451612903%
(1)
1 Star
25.806451612903224%
(8)

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HORRIBLE!!! This doctor(?) puts patients on huge doses of narcotics and then abruptly discontinue them without regard for the patients well being,
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Dr. Bigler is one of the most caring doctors that I have ever had. He listens to what you have to say and tells you what your options are.
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I love Dr Bigler! He listens to his patients, his staff is amazing and very professional. I highly recommend him!!!
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Never even remembers me when he sees me. Spent all of 10 minutes with me on our first appointment. His nurse Karen is a know it all and doesn't listen to a thing you have to say. And I was recommended here by a friend.
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First thing I like, HE LISTENS. He SPEAKS ON OUR LEVEL so that you understand. He CARES about your pain and does what he can to get you out it. I would absolutely recommend him. He's AWESOME!!
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Dr. Bigler is very professional,caring, and compassionate about his work. I only wish I would have found him years earlier!! Highest regard and recommendations for Dr Bigler!!
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Robert Bigler, MD is a pain management specialist in Lafayette, IN and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in pain management and anesthesiology.

Specialties

  • Pain Management
  • Anesthesiology

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Education

Indianapolis Neurosurgical Group
Fellowship Hospital
University Of North Carolina
Residency Hospital
1985
Indiana University School Of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

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80% Patient experience rating, 11% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018)