Dr. Satvinder Dhesi, MD

Dr. Satvinder Dhesi, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
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Age 50
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Dr. Satvinder Dhesi, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Kent, WA. He is 50 years old and has been practicing for 19 years.Read his story

521 2nd Pl N Ste 103

Kent, WA 98032

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • First Choice Health
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Group Health Cooperative
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Chronic Postoperative Pain
more than 82% of peers
more than 57% of peers
Chronic Pelvic Pain
more than 44% of peers

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Dr. Dhesi's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Dhesi "Biography: Dr. Dhesi was born and raised in London, England. In 1980, his family moved to the United States. He is fluent in both English and Punjabi, and his interests include, among many, music, guitar, film, basketball, table tennis, fitness, hiking, and his beloved Chicago Sports Teams. Dr. Dhesi completed residency training at Harvard Medical School and a Pain Management fellowship at Johns Hopkins. He received both undergraduate and graduate degrees (B.S. and M.S. respectively) in biology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago. He is double Board Certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA) in Anesthesiology & Pain Management. Since 1999, Dr. Dhesi has treated thousands of chronic pain patients using state-of-the-art techniques. He is or has been an active member of national and international societies specializing in pain management, and is a published author. He has been an invited guest speaker at universities, local and national conferences, and frequently provides expert opinion as he is known for his reputation of excellence. From 2013-2015 Dr. Dhesi was a pain specialist at WCPM in the Greater Seattle area where he played a critical role in assisting the growth and expansion phase of the practice. From 2008-2013, Dr. Dhesi was Medical Executive Committee Board Member and Shareholder Partner at Advanced Pain Management in Milwaukee, WI. From 2004-2008, Dr. Dhesi owned a solo private practice in Chicago, Illinois. From 1999-2004, Dr. Dhesi was Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Management as a faculty member of The University of Chicago."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Dhesi "Mission Statement:

To be an organization fostering health and wellness embodied through a culture of integrity and mutual respect reflected outwardly to all of our clients and stakeholders and inwardly at every level to those who make this possible.


Acxel Health is founded on enduring principles of integrity and outstanding clinical care. We are seeking to build long term relationships with our communities, our patients and our network of referring providers by providing the best care possible. Of primary importance is making high quality comprehensive care available to all patients, regardless of their insurance. Quality of care and patient satisfaction are our highest priorities. As a commitment to our patients and their referring providers, we base our practice on solid clinical judgment and scientific evidence. We feel strongly that through patient awareness and engagement we can improve our ability to address the growing healthcare needs of an increasingly complex population of patients who require medical services. In forming Acxel Health, we have set high goals for ourselves: of being the best medical care providers we can possibly be. Our staff will provide patients with the utmost of consideration, and above all, are dedicated to being part of a practice based soundly on compassion and mutual respect. We view ourselves as healers who are integral to the health of our communities."


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  • Pain Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • Chronic Back Pain
  • Chronic Foot 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)
  • Facial Pain
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Pain
  • Hand Pain
  • Head and Neck Pain
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Pain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Pain
  • Leg Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Pain in Extremities
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Whiplash
  • Wrist Pain


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  • Cervical Block
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Ganglion Impar Block
  • Ilioinguinal and Iliohypogastric Block
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Block
  • Lumbar Sympathetic Block
  • Medical Branch Block
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Neuromodulation
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Columbus-Cabrini Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Harvard Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • University Of Illinois At Urbana-Champaign
    Other Education | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dhesi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Punjabi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dhesi's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dhesi to family and friends
based on 12 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Dhesi's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Mountlake Terrace, WA |
Dr. Dhesi is very knowledgeable about pain and the best treatments for treating it. I had been thru the ringer and back before having my first appointment with him. I only regret I didn?t walk into his office sooner. Living in pain is so debilitating. The pain that took over my life, doesn?t...more
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Dr. Dhesi accepts 22 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • First Choice Health
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Health Net
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Pekin Insurance
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Providence Health Plans
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Thrivent Financial
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
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