Dr. Roy Schmidt, MD

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Interventional Pain Medicine | Male

Dr. Roy Schmidt, MD
Dr. Roy Schmidt, MD is an interventional pain medicine doctor who practices in Jackson, TN. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 33 years. Dr. Schmidt is affiliated with Jackson - Madison County General Hospital and Tennova Healthcare - Regional Jackson.

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Dr. Schmidt's 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.

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Dr. Schmidt's Reviews

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Dr. Schmidt's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (7)
in Jackson, TN |
Coming to see Dr. Schmidt has really changed my life. My lower back pain was almost unbearable. The treatments he has provided have made a complete difference. Dr. Schmidt is kind and caring. In addition, his staff also deeply care about the patient. God bless you all!
Jackson, TN |
Dr Schmidt has helped me for several years with spinal stenosis and sciatica. I do think he does extra things that add to the cost... but again he has helped me. The trial procedure that he does seems odd, but I did find out that what he planned to do was going to help. I assume if it did not, he would not proceed with that plan. His staff is mixed. Some are kind and caring, some appear not to care. Alex is very nice, but I don't understand his function exactly and was not on my insurance.
in Jaxkson Tn |
Dr Schmidt is only interested in money and not helping his patients. no face to face contact to explain what he is going to do to help your pain. FOR HEAVEN SAKE DO NOT ASK HIM A QUESTION OR YOU WILL SEE THE WORST OF HIM. Alex the NP is just wonderful and so is the staff. After 5 months of torture. I got worse and stop seeing him. Please find someone that cares about his patients.
in Jacks Creek, TN |
I came to my appt 15 min early, computers were down. When brought to the back, none of the staff were wearing name badges nor did they introduce themselves and tell me what was going to happen next. After I was positioned on the table to have a nerve block done, local anesthetic done, then steroid injection, it felt like lightening going down my leg, I was screaming and crying, he told me not to yell, 15 min later of torture, he walked off and offered no apologies, staff put me in a room alone
in Trenton Tennessee |
Nurse prepared my needed for the spinal injection so they could administer my sedative. She had complications finding my vein and still put it in and it wasn't in a vein. When I went back and they injected the sedative threw what was prepared it felt like it exploded where she tried pushing it in. I screamed and told them it wasn't in my vein and they ignored me and started the procedure. Needless to say I felt tortured and they wouldn't listen. I was in so much pain I had to go to the E.R!
Jackson, TN |
he does not discuss nothing with you after the first pain block he wants to tell you he has got to do a trial run for insurance thats a lie because i called my insurance co they said he was very wrong and there is no telling how many people he has used this way for profits i made them give me my money back is a liaR AND NOGOOD FOR THE MEDICINE PRACTICE111111111111111111111. HE IS A SCAM ARTIST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
in Martin, TN |
very friendly , took the the time to listen to me and go over options . felt like i knew the guy by the time we were done !
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Dr. Schmidt's 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.

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

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine
  •  Board certified in Anesthesiology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Anesthesiology

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • 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
  • Lyme Disease
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Tendonitis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain

Education

  • Medical School
    Loma Linda University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1984

  • Internship Hospital
    Baystate Medical Center/Tufts University

    Completed in 1985

  • Residency Hospital
    Baystate Medical Center/Tufts University

    Completed in 1987

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Cleveland Clinic

    Completed in 1988

  • Undergraduate School
    Andrews University

    Graduated in 1980

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Hyperbaric Medicine
  • Regenerative Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Adhesiolysis
  • Anesthesia
  • 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
  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
  • Intercostal Nerve Block
  • Interventional Pain Management
  • Intrathecal Drug Delivery System Insertion
  • 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
  • Occipital Nerve Block
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Stimulation
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection