Dr. Teodulo E. Aves, MD

Dr. Teodulo E. Aves, MD

Interventional Pain Medicine | Male | 52 years old

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Care Philosophy

First and foremost, my goal is to establish a relationship with a patient. We identify the problem, then we work together to gradually decrease the pain and increase the level of activity, even if our starting point is just getting them comfortable enough to rest, then getting them out of bed and out of the house. Through therapy I want to empower my patients to be able to have an active part of their own healing process by just being able to do a little more each day.Read more

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Dr. Aves' Reviews

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4.2
based on 61 total surveys (35 with reviews)
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  • Staff
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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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in Santa fe, Texas |
I don't find doctors I like and want to see, I will honestly deal with a cold or flu just because it's so hard for me to find someone who seems to want to get to know me as more than a dollar sign, I was so blessed when my old pain management dr screwed up several appointments in a role and wouldn't fill my meds because of his front office screw ups, being that I had to find a new dr I was so thrilled when my first pick turned out to be someone who wanted to know me not just my mone.
in Houston, TX |
Dr.Aves is an excellent Doctor, he is committed to helping u improve. He explores options, he digs deep into your case. He cares about his patients, his staff. His very compassionate. He goes beyond to take care of his patients. He is very involved in your progress. He educates you on your condition by explain treatment options. Best doctor in Houston.
in Brenham, Tx. |
Dr Aves is one of the most compassionate and caring doctors I've ever met. He genuinely cares about your pain and seeks to help using many methods. He has been patient and understanding, I am grateful to have found this doctor!
in Katy, TX |
He is very kind n understanding n his very considerate ! Love coming to his app.s have no problems with this Dr. Aves. So far as I'm concerned , He is awesome n his staff! Very greatful for his service. Thank u so much for being there for us!
in Katy, TX |
Very good dr
in Katy, TX |
Dr aves is a very professional Doctor. Very good.
in Willis, TX |
Doctor Aves and his staff have taken very good care of me. I have four herniated discs in my lower back and he has recommended treatments and medications that have help me a great deal.
in Houston, TX |
Dr. Aves is the most sincere, down to earth Doctor I have ever come across. He truly cares about his patients! I would highly recommend Dr. Aves to anyone seeking resoultions to your personal pain management care. Dr. Aves takes the time with his patients, listens and explains medical terms on YOUR level.
in Trinity, TX |
Dr. Aves is very professional and cares for his patients. He sits down and listens to everything that is wrong with you. He helps in every way he can. .
in Spring, TX |
He is always trying new and different approaches to help my illness and pain. Dr aves is alway willing to listen to thoughts and ideas that I have come up with and explain why they may or may not help. With him in my corner I don't dread my illness quite as bad, he is a great shoulder to cry on??
in Houston, TX |
I would certainly highly recommend that other people see Dr.Aves & his wonderful staff of nurses & all the employees that I have dealt with at the office. He is a very nice & caring & knowledgable Dr. He is so personable & you always leave there feeling more hopeful of a positive outcome.
in Katy, TX |
Very kind, patient, and well educated on everything that goes on. Very appreciated
in Katy, TX |
Dr Aves has gone above and beyond care for me after my car accident. He always listens to everything that is going on with my pain and makes sure that I am comfortable at all times. He has amazing bedside manner and believes in making sure you are well taken care of. I would highly recommend Dr Aves.
in Houston,Tx. |
I've been going to Dr. Aves for a year and I couldn't ask for a better Dr. to manage my chronic back pain! Wait times have been 15 minutes ! His staff & Dr. Chin are also very friendly & professional.
in Pasadena, TX |
I have been using Dr. Aves for over 1-1/2 years. He has provided me with nothing but excellent care & works with me in every way to ensure my comfort from pain in my back & neck. He & his entire staff have always been professional & caring & there for me & not to just push pills &/or injections! I would definitely refer anyone to them! Thanks Dr. Aves & your staff for all you continue to do for me!
in Spring, TX 77388 |
Dr. Aves is not a pill pushing Doctor---he listens with his heart. I had been to a multitude of Doctor who merely pushed pills at me for me severe back & neck pain. Dr. Aves took his time to review my records, medications and talk WITH me not AT me. He does not make the attempt to have every patient fit into a "cookie cutter system". As a result of his medical regimen he compiled specifically for my pain and my medical needs, my pain has decreased and my quality of life his increased.
in Katy, TX |
He is always so helpful with solving my problems. He addresses all my concerns. He makes me feel very comfortable in the office.
in Spring, TX |
Dr aves and his staff are incredibly helpful and professional. He really cares about his patients.
in Houston, TX |
Dr. Aves first and formost genuinely cares about his patients which to is a true sign of and excellent physician. I have had several doctors over the years but I can honestly say Dr. Aves is hands down the most sincere and professional.
Katy, TX |
He listens to my concerns and has good ideas for treatment.
in Houston, TX |
Dr Aves listens to his patients. And has the most professional bedside manner!
in Houston TX |
Takes the time to listen, very personal.
in Houston |
He is very personable and thorough.
in Houston, TX |
I saw him for my back pain and he offered medication and injections. He's at passionate Doctor Who takes great interest in his patients. I would recommend them to all my friends.
in Katy, TX |
One of the best in understanding your pain , hands down !! Highly recommend Doc. Aves very compatible with listening as well following through with you, best of all you can tell he truly cares , your not just not just another patient, I always recomend Doc Aves
in Katy, TX |
Doctor aves has helped control my pain and have a life.he is a proffessanal experiencenced Doctor who cares for his patients well being.
in Spring, TX |
Dr. Aves was so kind and caring. I've been dealing with my migraines for the past 5 years & I feel that I have came to the right place for help! You won't regret it!
in Houston, TX |
Dr aves was very kind and considerate! His staff was acceptional! From the nurses all the way down to the receptionist. They were all extremely warm and welcoming. I would recommend him to any of my friends or family. Thank you Dr. Aves!
in Houston, TX |
I only wish I looked at all medical reviews on this dr before interacting with him!He does not listen and only cares about himself and money and his appearances, and is horribly rude if you don't follow his instructions. And no I don't want more steroid injections, they are just a temporary band aid that will only make things worse in the long run. After my bad experiences I find out that he has scores of 1.5/5 on other dr review sites! at least I know I'm not alone.Shocked he still practicing!
in Houston, TX |
The staff alone made my experience worth it.
in Houston, TX |
The whole experience at this office was very good. I loved the staff and wait time was very minimal.
in Houston, TX |
I got steroid injections in lower back. Facility, staff, doctors were very friendly, helpful and efficient.Very pleased and would reccommend to all seeking similar treatment.
in Cypress, TX |
I was diagnosed with Lupus in 2005. I have had 7 knee, 3 back, 1 shoulder, and 2 stomach surgeries. I had Doctors put me on high doses of pain medication, however they never offered anything else. When I was referred to Dr. Aves his first priority was to get me out of pain. Then he starting working with me and changing my medication around, in less than 60 days he was able to cute my pain medication in half. I am now on less medication and in less pain than ever. I owe him everything.
Spring, TX |
I've seen a dozen doctors over the course of 1 1/2 years because of a sudden onset of chronic migraines. Dr. Aves is the FIRST doctor who actually took his time and I truly believe he cares. I've been a patient for about 3 months now and I am very thankful I found him. I know that he's going to be able to help me.
in Katy, Texas |
With Dr. Aves- WONDERFUL. His staff- AWFUL! Dr. Aves has told me many, many times I can speak directly to HIM but his staff plus games & Ive never been able to ONCE AFTER SEEING HIM ALMOST THEE YEARS!
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Dr. Aves' Care Philosophy

First and foremost, my goal is to establish a relationship with a patient. We identify the problem, then we work together to gradually decrease the pain and increase the level of activity, even if our starting point is just getting them comfortable enough to rest, then getting them out of bed and out of the house. Through therapy I want to empower my patients to be able to have an active part of their own healing process by just being able to do a little more each day.

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

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine
  •  Board certified in Anesthesiology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    Sanctions

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

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Why It Matters: Dr. Aves' Board Certifications

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  • Anesthesiology

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • 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
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Back Pain

Education

  • Medical School
    Washington Univ Sch of Med

    Graduated in 1989

  • Internship Hospital
    U Tex

    Completed in 1990

  • Residency Hospital
    University of Texas / Austin Campus / School of Medicine

    Completed in 1993

  • Undergraduate School
    St Louis

    Graduated in 1985

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Anesthesia
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Conscious Sedation
  • Discography
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection