Dr. Russell Gilchrist, DO

Dr. Russell Gilchrist, DO

Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 46
(23)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Russell Gilchrist, DO is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Hickory, NC. He is 46 years old and has been practicing for 16 years.

214 18th St SE

Hickory, NC 28602

Contact Information

(828) 322-5172

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Herniated Disc
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Torticollis
  • Upper Back Pain

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Procedures

  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Injections
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vertebroplasty
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Shanmyo Valley Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Temple University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Upww
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gilchrist has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Gilchrist does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Gilchrist and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Gilchrist's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gilchrist to family and friends
4.0
based on 23 total reviews (11 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (15)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Gilchrist's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

in NC |
Dr. Gilchrist is wonderful! He always takes time to listen to all my concerns. He is very knowledgeable in treating my pain! I never doubt what he recommends because he has proven to be right every time! I would highly recommend to anyone!
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in Hudson NC |
Dr. Gilchrist has treated my mother, Maxine for many years for spinal stenosis. He and is staff are always attentive and listen to any questions or concerns we may have. We highly recommend him.
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in Lenoir,nc |
Dr Gilchrist is one of the most knowledgeable physicians I have ever seen. He has helped with debilitating spinal problems for many years now. I trust only him when it comes to spinal injections
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in hickory, nc |
He is not comprehensive in his approach to the diseases of the spine. He doesnt listen to concerns, fears of the patient. I felt like a criminal asking for pain medication. He is boarded in pain management but quotes FDA rules instead of doing whats best for the patient. I did everything he asked...more
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in Hickory, NC |
Dr Gilchrist has helped me to deal with some very painful situations. He always let's you know what he will be doing, and is ALWAYS looking out for me. He is professional, friendly, and always is willing to answer any questions I might have. He always goes out of his way to make sure I am taken...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Gilchrist accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Gilchrist has admitting privileges

Frye Regional Medical Center
420 N Center St
Hickory, NC 28601
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