Dr. Satvinder Dhesi, MD

Dr. Satvinder Dhesi, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Satvinder Dhesi, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Kent, WA and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1994 and specializes in pain medicine and internal medicine.Read his story

521 2nd Pl N Ste 103

Kent, WA 98032

Contact Information

(253) 204-3550

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
  • 13 More

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Top Care Areas

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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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2  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

55  Conditions Treated


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29  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

0 Sanctions

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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
12 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

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Dr. Dhesi's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

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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