Dr. Ronald Laub, MD
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Pain Medicine | Male

3010 N Circle Dr Ste 202 Colorado Springs, CO 80909 Get Directions

Care Philosophy

A Full scope, office based, interventional pain management practice that believes outcomes are best measured by both reduced pain and improved function. Our approach to medical management is low dose low quantity narcotic regimen when appropriate surgical interventions cannot preclude their use. We are proud to be the only practice in southern Colorado that performs both the spinal cord stimulator trial and implant and all follow up care. Only provider of the MILD procedure in Colorado.

Biography

Dr. Ronald Laub, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Colorado Springs, CO. He is 66 years old and has been practicing for 37 years.

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    Dr. Laub accepts 11 insurance carriers

    Dr. Laub's Reviews

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Laub to family and friends
    2.7
    based on 28 total surveys (14 with reviews)
    Dr. Laub's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      GOOD
    • Explains condition(s) well
      GOOD
    • Answers Questions
      GOOD
    • Time well spent
      GOOD
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      GOOD
    • Office environment
      VERY GOOD
    • Staff friendliness
      GOOD
    • Average wait time
      10 to 15 minutes
    Patient Reviews (14)
    Simla, CO |
    Dr. Ronald Laub is a poor excuse for a doctor. I was already established at the practice with Dr. Christopher Malinky; how I got transferred Dr "Lost Cause" I don't know. After being allergic to many oral pain meds, I sought to have an intrathecal pain pump put in for two reasons (1)meds were coming up missing and (2)I truly felt I needed constant management of my pain. Dr. Laub said before I could have the intrathecal pain pump put in, I had to taper down on my Dilaudid and quit smoking. After
    in Colorado Springs, CO |
    This doctor is terrible. During an injection he pierced through my dura and injected into my csf. I now suffer from a condition known as adhesive arachnoiditis, or severe nerve root clumping. Severe intractable pain that progressively gets worse. If you visit this doctor, I wish you the best of luck.
    in Pueblo, CO |
    I wouldn't hold much water in all the 5 star reviews. On my first visit, he asked that I go online and rate him positively because his rating on these websites was poor. I agreed because he seemed friendly and knowledgeable. I no longer feel this way. After 4 visits I will never see him again and mind you it isn't because I went to see him for pain medication. He is uncouth, presumptuous and moody. The worst doctor I have ever had.
    in Colorado Springs, CO |
    I am new to the area and have had two back fusions and have been dealing with back pain since 1996. My very first appointment, I knew I had found the right pain dr. for me. He listens very well and goes above and beyond what you receive from a majority of doctors out there. He takes his time to address all of your concerns. The whole office atmosphere is very friendly. I actually didn't feel like I was being cycled through in anonymity. Very refreshing!
    in Monument, CO |
    I have been to a lot of doctors over the years for pain management. At first most tried different things to manage my pain but eventually settled into medications to get me some relief and its been that way for 5 or 6 years until a health insurance change forced me to find a new dr. and I am glad I found Dr. Laub. I've only been going for a few months but he listens very well to my issues and has been trying to find me a more long term plan for me.
    in Colorado Springs, CO |
    Dr. Laub filled in for my other dr on my most recent visit, and even though I had an understanding with the other physicians, Laub contradicted our entire treatment plan. Laub is rude, condescending, cocky, insensitive, and frankly the worst doctor I've ever seen. He ignored my treatment history and argued against every step we had planned with my main doctors. He treated me like a druggy and had no plan for my pain or treatment beyond insisting I no longer take pain medication. He is horrible
    in Monument, CO |
    I would recommend Dr. Laub for consultation and treatment of your pain. I am a returning patient after 4 years of absence because my primary care doctor had been managing the follow up from my earlier plan with Dr Laub, and needed to review this lifelong management of chronic GI pain that is very complicated and the exception to most rules. Dr. Laub was very respectful and listened to my situation, rather than having preconceived ideas for treatment. I was very pleased with outcome!
    in Colorado Springs |
    I met him today in lieu of my Dr not being available. He was so helpful, he offered me better ways to manage my pain instead of pushing narcotics. He listened to what was going on with my pain he didn't throw the prescription pad at it. Bravo! More doctors should take the time Dr. Laub did with me. I actually look forward to using the techniques he showed me to help with my pain. I have had great experiences with everyone at Interventional Pain Management.
    in Colorado Springs, CO |
    I found him to be fair and understanding. He is not a push over so if you are just looking for drugs don't' bother.
    in Manitou Springs, CO |
    I have had good success with getting shots from Dr. Laub for sciatic pain. I have found him to be professional, and his pain management treatment has been very effective. It has been two years between injections, so the treatment has been long-lasting. The most recent injection I got has been exceptionally good - the pain that I was having has completely gone away. I found Dr. Laub and his office staff to be friendly at all times
    in Colo. Spgs. Co |
    My experience with Dr.Laub was a positive on , he is very knowledgable, takes his time and explains the situation in layterms. I would recommend Dr Laub to family and friends.
    in Colorado Springs, CO |
    Dr. Laub AND staff at Intervention Pain Management are very uplifting and at the same time very careful to make sure that you know EVERYTHING CORRECTLY about your options.He does not just say:Oh well, we can try this.He checks every detail on X-Rays, Dr.s' notes, MRIs etc and makes sure YOU KNOW exactly what is happening & the risks and benefits so you can make a decision on your care.I have 7 fused vertebrae & cartilage issues in my knee.I went in w/ crutches & walked out smiling.AMAZING DOC.
    in Colorado Springs, CO |
    Dr. Laub AND staff at Intervention Pain Management are very uplifting and at the same time very careful to make sure that you know EVERYTHING CORRECTLY about your options.He does not just say:Oh well, we can try this.He checks every detail on X-Rays, Dr.s' notes, MRIs etc and makes sure YOU KNOW exactly what is happening & the risks and benefits so you can make a decision on your care.I have 7 fused vertebrae & cartilage issues in my knee.I went in w/ crutches & walked out smiling.AMAZING DOC.
    in Colorado Springs, CO |
    Dr. Laub has been treating me for over 18 months and he has done everything in his power to manage my pain to a level I can once again function day to day. This has included numerous nerve blocks to varying degrees, drugs, non-traditional medicine, sending me to specialists throughout the state numerous times, and even bringing medical articles to my appointments that he has been researching to help me cure/manage pain.
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    Dr. Laub's Care Philosophy

    A Full scope, office based, interventional pain management practice that believes outcomes are best measured by both reduced pain and improved function. Our approach to medical management is low dose low quantity narcotic regimen when appropriate surgical interventions cannot preclude their use. We are proud to be the only practice in southern Colorado that performs both the spinal cord stimulator trial and implant and all follow up care. Only provider of the MILD procedure in Colorado.

    Dr. Laub'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
    •  Board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      Sanctions

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    • Anesthesiology
    • Pain Medicine

    Conditions Treated

    • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
    • Arthritis
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Autonomic Disorders
    • Back Pain
    • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain Disorders
    • Cancer Pain
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Chronic Postoperative Pain
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Facet Joint Pain
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Fracture
    • Headache
    • Herniated Disc
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Knee Disorders
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
    • Lumbar Herniated Disc
    • Lumbar Radiculopathy
    • Migraine
    • Myelopathy
    • Neck Pain
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Polyneuropathy
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Postherpetic Neuralgia
    • 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
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
    • Upper Back Pain

    Education

    • Medical School
      Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University

      Graduated in 1980

    • Residency Hospital
      Wilford Hall Usaf Med Center

      Completed in 1980

    • Undergraduate School
      Muhlenberg

      Graduated in 1973

    • Other Education
      Beesch Anes Inst

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Pain Medicine
    • Anesthesiology
    • Pain Medicine Anesthesiology

    Procedures Performed

    • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
    • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
    • Cervical Medial Branch Block
    • Chronic Pain Management
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Epidural Injection
    • Epidural Steroid Injections
    • Facet Block
    • Facet Joint Injection
    • Joint Injection
    • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
    • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
    • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
    • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
    • Nerve Blocks
    • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
    • Pain Management
    • Peripheral Nerve Block
    • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
    • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
    • Spinal Cord Stimulation
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Point Injection