Dr. Shivang Desai, MD

Pain Medicine •  Male

  
Dr. Desai

Community Medical Center

1800 Mulberry St Scranton, PA 18510

Dr. Shivang Desai, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Scranton, PA. He specializes in pain medicine.


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He was the best! Sorry to see him leave!
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Oct 01, 2019
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Dr Desai is very kind and explains everything before your treatment. I would recommend him highly to anyone with pain and needing relief. wish him the best in his practice.
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Jul 31, 2019
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The best doctor I have ever had for pain. Unbelievable care with really listening and acting on the situation.
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Mar 28, 2019
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Very nice, gentle and quick.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Shivang Desai, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Scranton, PA. He specializes in pain medicine.

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Awards

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Dr. Desai accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital Blue Cross
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Geisinger Health Plan
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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Practice Areas

Spine

Spine specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the bones of the spine, including degenerative spine disease, herniated discs, stenosis, and fractured vertebrae, with treatments including medication, physical therapy, and surgery.

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Desai treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Desai treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Desai treats Low Back Pain more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Desai treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Osteoarthritis of Spine
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Desai treats Osteoarthritis of Spine more than 92% of their peers

Dr. Desai treats this condition more than 92% of their peers

Pain Management

Pain management specialists diagnose and treat pain and pain-related conditions through procedures including medication, electrical stimulation, physical therapy, and alternative therapies such as acupuncture.

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Desai treats Chronic Neck Pain more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Desai treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Desai treats Low Back Pain more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Desai treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Trigger Point Injection
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Desai performs Trigger Point Injection more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Desai performs this procedure more than 90% of their peers

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Dr. Desai's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain

Locations

Practice

Community Medical Center1800 Mulberry St Scranton, PA 18510
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Geisinger - Community Medical Center

Scranton, PA

68% Patient experience rating, 1% lower than the national average