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Pain Management Of North Idaho 1686 W Riverstone Dr, Coeur D Alene, ID 83814 Get Directions
(208) 765-4807

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Care Philosophy

We are a chronic pain clinic and surgery center that serves the needs of patients with a variety of pain states. We strive to provide the best quality care using accepted clinical means. Pain Management of North Idaho is Coeur d'Alene's ONLY comprehensive pain management center where patients have access to a Board Certified Interventional Pain Physician and a multidisciplinary team. Our patients deserve to be treated in a respectful and professional manner. From their first contact with us, until their last visit, we want the patient to be assured that they have received the best care possible. Everyone in the office is part of that process, and each job is crucial to that goal. We take pride in the care we give, which is evident in the work we do.Read more

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Dr. Magnuson is a graduate of Creighton University School of Medicine. After spending four years in the U.S. Navy as...Read more

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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (26)
Dr. Scott K. Magnuson, MD says

Patient reviews give you the information you need to close gaps in your practice.  We at Pain Management of North Idaho, view this as a way to see how our patients feel about the quality of care, the level of information they receive, and the performance of doctor and staff.

Since commitment to our patients, the referring physicians and our community, is our first priority, your feedback is important to us.  We value this feedback to continue to improve our patients experience in our clinic.  Our goal is to achieve the highest rating possible.

Our patients deserve to be treated in a respectful and professional manner. From their first contact with us, until their last visit, we want the patient to be assured that they have received the best care possible. Everyone in the office is part of that process, and each job is crucial to that goal. We take pride in the care we give, which is evident in the work we do. 

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine Anesthesiology

Board Certifications

Why It Matters: Dr. Magnuson's Board Certifications

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  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Conditions Treated

Dr. Magnuson says..

OUR APPROACH TO PAIN MANAGEMENT:

The staff of Pain Management of North Idaho is dedicated to treating chronic pain, including cancer and non-cancer pain. Our procedures are performed in our Medicare certified state of the art surgery center.

INTERVENTIONAL PROCEDURES:

  • Epidural steroid injections-Cervical-Thoracic-Lumbar-Interlaminar,transforaminal, and caudal approaches
  • Sacroiliac joint injections
  • Facet injections -  Cervical-Thoracic-Lumbar
  • Stellate ganglion blocks
  • Superior hypogastric plexus blocks
  • Radiofrequency ablation
  • Diagnostic peripheral nerve blocks
  • Trigger point injections
  • Joint/bursa injections -hip-knee-shoulder
  • Lumbar discography
  • Spinal cord stimulation trials and permanent placement Click here for information about Nevro's Spinal Cord Stimulators
  • Intrathecal catheter placement for drug delivery trials and permanent placement
  • Botox for Migraine Headaches 
  • Vertebral augmentation for spinal compression fractures
  • Scrambler therapy for peripheral neuropathy
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  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Herniated Disc
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Migraine
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Stenosis

Procedures Performed

Dr. Magnuson says..

OUR APPROACH TO PAIN MANAGEMENT

The staff of Pain Management of North Idaho is dedicated to treating chronic pain, including cancer and non-cancer pain. Each patient is given a thorough, comprehensive evaluation to determine the most appropriate plan of care.

The treatment course may include any or all of the following:

  • interventional procedures
  • physical treatments
  • psychological evaluation
  • pain assessment
  • behavioral therapy
  • medication management
This information was supplied by or on behalf of the provider.
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Discography
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Pain Management
  • Pain Pump
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Injections
  • Spinal Pump Implant
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Idaho.

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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    What are board actions

Education

  • Medical School
    Creighton University

    Graduated in 1989

  • Internship Hospital
    Naval Hospital

    Completed in 1990

  • Residency Hospital
    University Mo Kans City St Lukes Hospital

    Completed in 1996

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Uc San Diego University Hosps

    Completed in 1997

  • Undergraduate School
    Creighton University

    Graduated in 1985

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    Dr. Magnuson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pain Medicine
  • Board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Magnuson's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Magnuson

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Magnuson says...

Dr. Magnuson is a graduate of Creighton University School of Medicine. After spending four years in the U.S. Navy as a flight surgeon, he completed an anesthesiology residency at St. Luke's Hospital, University of Missouri Kansas City. He then went on to complete a fellowship in Pain Management at the University of California San Diego, one of the foremost pain fellowships in the country. He is board certified in both anesthesiology and pain management by the American Board of Anesthesiology. This is the only recognized board certification for pain management through the American Board of Medical Specialties. He is married with two children and enjoys water skiing, snow skiing, golfing, and wood working.

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Dr. Magnuson's Care Philosophy

We are a chronic pain clinic and surgery center that serves the needs of patients with a variety of pain states. We strive to provide the best quality care using accepted clinical means. Pain Management of North Idaho is Coeur d'Alene's ONLY comprehensive pain management center where patients have access to a Board Certified Interventional Pain Physician and a multidisciplinary team. 

Our patients deserve to be treated in a respectful and professional manner. From their first contact with us, until their last visit, we want the patient to be assured that they have received the best care possible. Everyone in the office is part of that process, and each job is crucial to that goal. We take pride in the care we give, which is evident in the work we do.

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Dr. Magnuson says...

OUR APPROACH TO PAIN MANAGEMENT:

The staff of Pain Management of North Idaho is dedicated to treating chronic pain, including cancer and non-cancer pain. Our procedures are performed in our Medicare certified state of the art surgery center.

INTERVENTIONAL PROCEDURES:

  • Epidural steroid injections-Cervical-Thoracic-Lumbar-Interlaminar,transforaminal, and caudal approaches
  • Sacroiliac joint injections
  • Facet injections -  Cervical-Thoracic-Lumbar
  • Stellate ganglion blocks
  • Superior hypogastric plexus blocks
  • Radiofrequency ablation
  • Diagnostic peripheral nerve blocks
  • Trigger point injections
  • Joint/bursa injections -hip-knee-shoulder
  • Lumbar discography
  • Spinal cord stimulation trials and permanent placement Click here for information about Nevro's Spinal Cord Stimulators
  • Intrathecal catheter placement for drug delivery trials and permanent placement
  • Botox for Migraine Headaches 
  • Vertebral augmentation for spinal compression fractures
  • Scrambler therapy for peripheral neuropathy
×

Dr. Magnuson says...

OUR APPROACH TO PAIN MANAGEMENT

The staff of Pain Management of North Idaho is dedicated to treating chronic pain, including cancer and non-cancer pain. Each patient is given a thorough, comprehensive evaluation to determine the most appropriate plan of care.

The treatment course may include any or all of the following:

  • interventional procedures
  • physical treatments
  • psychological evaluation
  • pain assessment
  • behavioral therapy
  • medication management
×

Dr. Magnuson says...

Patient reviews give you the information you need to close gaps in your practice.  We at Pain Management of North Idaho, view this as a way to see how our patients feel about the quality of care, the level of information they receive, and the performance of doctor and staff.

Since commitment to our patients, the referring physicians and our community, is our first priority, your feedback is important to us.  We value this feedback to continue to improve our patients experience in our clinic.  Our goal is to achieve the highest rating possible.

Our patients deserve to be treated in a respectful and professional manner. From their first contact with us, until their last visit, we want the patient to be assured that they have received the best care possible. Everyone in the office is part of that process, and each job is crucial to that goal. We take pride in the care we give, which is evident in the work we do.