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Dr. Roy Schmidt, MD

Interventional Pain Medicine ·  Male · Age 61

Dr. Schmidt

Dr. Roy Schmidt, MD is an interventional pain medicine specialist in Jackson, TN and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Loma Linda University School Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in interventional pain medicine, undersea & hyperbaric medicine, and more.


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(731) 660-2056

Dr. Schmidt accepts the following insurance:

Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
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Coventry Health Care
Principal Financial Group
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
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. Schmidt's Top Procedures and Conditions

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

Treatment Frequency

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

Dr. Schmidt 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
Spondylosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schmidt treats Spondylosis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Schmidt treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Schmidt treats Low Back Pain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Schmidt treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Schmidt's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • Adhesiolysis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anesthesia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
  • Intercostal Nerve Block
  • Interventional Pain Management
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intrathecal Drug Delivery System Insertion
  • Knee Disorders
  • 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
  • Lyme Disease
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Occipital Nerve Block
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Pain Management
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Stimulation
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • 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
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendonitis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain

About Me

Care Philosophy

The Pain Specialist Center staff and I work with your primary care practitioner to to enhance your well-being and quality of life. Although I am not opposed to narcotics for chronic pain, our emphasis is not narcotic based. We work to provide a peaceful, comfortable setting with a continuing commitment to offering best treatment options.

Specialties

  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Undersea & Hyperbaric Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

1988
Cleveland Clinic
Fellowship Hospital
1987
Baystate Medical Center/Tufts University
Residency Hospital
1985
Baystate Medical Center/Tufts University
Internship Hospital
1984
Loma Linda University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1980
Andrews University
Undergraduate School
1988
1987
1985
1984
1980

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Schmidt's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Schmidt

3.2

Based on 43 reviews

5 Stars
48.83720930232558%
(21)
4 Stars
6.976744186046512%
(3)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
2.3255813953488373%
(1)
1 Star
41.86046511627907%
(18)

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A few weeks ago Dr. Schmidt treated me for an acute case of shingles. With the first treatment, 90% of my stabbing pains were gone. The second treatment a few hours later, restored my energy level to allow me to get back to work and normal activities. His quick attention spared me weeks of pain...Read More
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Dr. Schmidt has changed my life completely for the better. He helped me find back pain relief without surgery or pain pills and I am pain free 99% of the time. Before I had debilitating pain almost every day. He is wonderful to work with when you really want a solution, not just bandaids. He is a...Read More
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I would like to say that my care here has been top notch. The doctors and nurses are very good at what they do. I would refer anyone I know and care about to them.
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New Life is one of the most professional medical clinics I have ever visited for any type of medical need. They treat you like a real person not a pay check. They go out of their way to see what is the best way to help you in a timely manner. I have been coming here for years and feel like I could...Read More
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BioTE Hormone Replacement has changed my life. I have an interest in many things again. The staff at New Life are wonderful and caring. I am so happy I found them in Jackson. As I had been traveling to Memphis or Nashville for hormone replacement therapy.
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