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Dr. Stephen Wilson, MD

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Pain Medicine | Male

Care Philosophy

Dr. Wilson believes in treating the whole person, not just the pain symptoms. His goal is to restore function to allow the patient to achieve a pain-free high quality of living.

Biography

Dr. Wilson is a native of Detroit, Michigan. He attended Wayne State Medical School and went on to do his residency in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Schwab Rehab in Chicago. He believes in practicing what he preaches and thus is a fit and healthy individual being a plant-based eater, running marathons and engaging in 100-150 mile bike races. He is passionate about helping his patients live a pain-free life and that is why he went on to earn his second board certification in Pain Medicine and was also certified in Medical Acupuncture. He is an Integrative Medicine provider as he finds ways to integrate both the traditional medical treatments (EMG's, Nerve condution studies, Injections etc) with complementary/alternative ones (Medical Acupuncture, Prolotherapy, Intramuscular stimulation, cupping etc) for optimal results for his patients. His practice, Advanced Physical Medicine, is a comprehensive pain management center featuring not only his medical services and medical acupuncture but also highly trained physical therapists and a certified massage therapist.

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    Dr. Wilson's Reviews

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wilson to family and friends
    3.7
    based on 38 total surveys (11 with reviews)
    Dr. Wilson's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      VERY GOOD
    • 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
      VERY GOOD
    • Average wait time
      10 to 15 minutes
    Patient Reviews (11)
    in Saint Clair Shores, MI |
    Excellent job
    in St. Clair Shores |
    Dr. Wilson has been treating me for many years. I have had two back surgeries (cervical fusions) and have received no pain relief from this surgery. In addition, I have many other issues with my back and I am in chronic pain everyday. No one else has been able to help me with my problems with the exception of Dr. Wilson. He is extremely knowledgeable and easy to talk to. If it weren't for him, my pain levels would stay extremely high. I consider him a God send.
    in Macomb, MI |
    Dr. Wilson is truly a godsend to me! When I first walked into Dr Wilson's office, I was a total mess! Dr Wilson is a very professional, caring Dr. that takes his time to listen to his patients with compassion and works with his patients to find the best solution to their pain! Dr. Wilson also has a great sense of humor which is uplifting to his patients! I would recommend Dr. Wilson to all my family and friends My life is better now because of Dr. Wilson, thank you so much Dr. Wilson.
    in South Lyon, MI |
    After losing my compassionate doctor of 9 years, I spent MONTHS seeking someone to HELP me work toward being pain free again but also HELP me to have a reasonable quality of life with a severe injury that causes serious pain. From Day 1, Doc Wilson was KIND and COMPASSIONATE, treating me like a human being with a struggle that he could assist me with and he treated me the way he would likely treat his own loved ones. His staff is EXTREMELY knowledgeable and kind as well; Melissa, Mary, Devon....
    Eaton Rapids, MI |
    4 weeks to be seen for an evaluation, and ensured 1 week prior an open claim letter was provided by my auto insurance for coverage; arrived for a 5:15 pm appointment. was told that because his pitiful staff hadn't confirmed primary responsibility with the auto insurance, and it was after hours to speak to a claims representative; I could not be seen per Dr. Wilson. I lost 2 hours of work after switching schedules with a co worker. When I asked to speak to the doctor, he refused. incompetence!
    in Casco,MI |
    Dr. Wilson has been treating my wife and I for over a year now. He and his staff are the best you can find. He offers a multitude of options for pain relief. Explaining each one in detail and giving you the patient time to consider what you feel is best for you. Always willing to listen and spend additional time if you need it. My wife and I feel very fortunate to have found Dr. Wilson !
    in Fraser, MI |
    I waited over a month for my appointment. On the day-of, I waited over two hours to be moved to an exam room, and another hour after that to see the doctor. The staff was very kind and courteous. Dr. Wilson and his PA were sweet, asked a lot of questions, allowed me to ask my own questions, and answered them thoroughly and, from what I could tell, honestly. We even joked around (I had the doc in stitches at one point). I'm apprehensive about my new treatment, but will be happy if it cures me.
    in Clinton Township, MI |
    I have treated with Dr Wilson for years. He genuinely cares. I know that he treats his patients responsibly and compassionately. I never been to a doctor who is so thorough and has so many options other than just pain pills. I have to wonder if the negative reviews came from people who didn't get what they wanted. He believes in treating pain , not just covering it up with pain pills, if you want to get better this is the doctor you're looking for
    in Eastpointe, MI |
    I was a patient of Dr Wilsons for 6 years and in severe pain (back and neck) Although he tried (and charged)me for many things not covered by insurance nothing worked aside from the pain meds...hello get me a MRI, something is wrong. Turns out I had herniated discs so bad in both neck and back that I had no other choice but to get fusions done. Do yourself a favor, go somewhere else
    sterling heights |
    It it was very nice he is a wonderful doctor has helped me a lot with my pain management.
    in Warren, MI |
    Dr. Wilson is a kind and considerate doctor. He works hard to make sure his patients are out of pain. I have been seeing Dr. Wilson for more than 15 years. I have had many experiences with him, a lot of them funny. He loves to joke, and laugh, and make me laugh. When he gives me shots, (trigger point shots, or nerve blocks), he is so experienced at it that it never even hurts. I have a lot of pain, but when he gives me the shots, it is a relief for awhile. I admire him greatly.
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    Dr. Wilson is a native of Detroit, Michigan. He attended Wayne State Medical School and went on to do his residency in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Schwab Rehab in Chicago. He believes in practicing what he preaches and thus is a fit and healthy individual being a plant-based eater, running marathons and engaging in 100-150 mile bike races. He is passionate about helping his patients live a pain-free life and that is why he went on to earn his second board certification in Pain Medicine and was also certified in Medical Acupuncture. He is an Integrative Medicine provider as he finds ways to integrate both the traditional medical treatments (EMG's, Nerve condution studies, Injections etc) with complementary/alternative ones (Medical Acupuncture, Prolotherapy, Intramuscular stimulation, cupping etc) for optimal results for his patients.

    His practice, Advanced Physical Medicine, is a comprehensive pain management center featuring not only his medical services and medical acupuncture but also highly trained physical therapists and a certified massage therapist.

    Dr. Wilson's Care Philosophy

    Dr. Wilson believes in treating the whole person, not just the pain symptoms. His goal is to restore function to allow the patient to achieve a pain-free high quality of living.

    Dr. Wilson says...

    Chronic and acute back pain, neck pain, fibromyalgia

    Dr. Wilson says...

    EMG's, Nerve conduction studies, Injections, Medical Acupuncture

    Dr. Wilson'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 Pain Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    •  Malpractice claims in Michigan not available
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Awards & Honors
      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    Board Certifications

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    • Pain Medicine
    • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

    Conditions Treated

    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Arthritis
    • Ataxia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Baker’s Cyst
    • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain Disorders
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Coccygeal Pain
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Facet Joint Pain
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Hand Conditions
    • Headache
    • Herniated Disc
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Knee Disorders
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
    • Lumbar Herniated Disc
    • Lumbar Radiculopathy
    • Migraine
    • Neck Pain
    • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Sacrum Disorders
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
    • Trigger Finger
    • Upper Back Pain

    Education

    • Medical School
      Wayne State University School of Medicine

      Graduated in 1993

    • Internship Hospital
      Grace Hosp/Wayne State

      Completed in 1994

    • Residency Hospital
      Schwab Rehab

      Completed in 1997

    • Undergraduate School
      University of Detroit Mercy

      Graduated in 1989

    Languages Spoken

    • English

    Memberships &
    Professional Affiliations

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

    Specialties

    • Pain Medicine
    • Acupuncture
    • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

    Procedures Performed

    • Botox® for Cervical Dystonia
    • Botox® for Chronic Migraine
    • Botox® for Upper Limb Spasticity
    • Chronic Pain Management
    • Cupping Therapy
    • EMG (Electromyography)
    • Joint Drainage
    • Joint Injection
    • Medical Acupuncture
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Nerve Blocks
    • Nerve Conduction Studies
    • Non-Cosmetic Botox® Injection
    • Pain Management
    • Peripheral Nerve Block
    • Prolotherapy Injections
    • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
    • Soft Tissue Injections
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Ultrasound, Musculoskeletal
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate