Dr. Thomas Buchheit, MD

Dr. Thomas Buchheit, MD

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Age 49
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Dr. Thomas Buchheit, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Durham, NC. He is 49 years old and has been practicing for 24 years.

4309 Medical Park Dr

Durham, NC 27704

Contact Information

(855) 855-6484

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Top Care Areas

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Chronic Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Fibromyalgia
high
more than 90% of peers
Back Pain
high
more than 90% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Buchheit My research focuses on improving the mechanistic understanding of neuropathic pain. Over the past 14 years I have served in multiple leadership and educational capacities at Duke and in the region including: Duke Pain Medicine fellowship director (2000-2002); Duke Pain Clinic co-medical director (2001-2002); president of Carolina Pain Consultants 2006-2010; board of directors of the North Carolina Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (2006-2007); board of directors of The Pain Society of the Carolinas (2010 - present); pain medicine question author for the American Board of Anesthesiology; and pain medicine committee member American Society of Anesthesiologists.
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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
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Board Certifications

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

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain

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Procedures

  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Emory University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Calif Pac Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • U Calif
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Buchheit has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

Dr. Buchheit's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Buchheit to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

  • 5
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  • 3
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Dr. Buchheit's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

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Hospitals where Dr. Buchheit has admitting privileges

Duke University Hospital
2301 Erwin Rd
Durham, NC 27705
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