Dr. Uplekh Purewal, MD

Dr. Uplekh Purewal, MD

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45 y/o
(155)

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Dr. Uplekh Purewal, MD is a pain management specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 18 years. He specializes in pain management, pain medicine, and more.Read his story

Relievus

9815 Roosevelt Blvd # J

Philadelphia, PA 19114
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Life

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Dr. Purewal's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Purewal treats Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Purewal treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Sciatica as Seen in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Fibromyalgia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Purewal treats Fibromyalgia more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Purewal treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deposition Disease-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Epstein Barr Virus-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Primary Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Secondary Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Tension Myositis-Related Fibromyalgia
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Purewal treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Purewal treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Purewal's conditions and procedures:

Acute Postoperative Pain
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Autoimmune Diseases
Autonomic Disorders
Back Pain
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Bursitis
Cancer Pain
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cerebral Palsy
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Coccygeal Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Cosmetic Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Steroid Injections
Facet Joint Injection
Facet Joint Nerve Ablation
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Fracture
Gait Abnormality
Hand Conditions
Headache
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Injection
Joint Pain
Ketamine Infusions
Knee Disorders
Low Back Pain
Migraine
Myelopathy
Myofascial Pain
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neck Pain
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pathological Spine Fracture
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Block
Phantom Limb Pain
Polyneuropathy
Postherpetic Neuralgia
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stellate Ganglion Block
Stem Cell Therapy
Steroid Injection
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Trigger Point Injection
Upper Back Pain

About Me

Biography

"Dr. Uplekh Purewal is board certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology and is a pain specialist from Philadelphia. He graduated from Saba University School Of Medicine in 2001 and is a professional member of the American Medical AssociationIn...

Specialties

  • Pain Management
  • Alternative Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Interventional Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Education

University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
New England Med Center Hosps
Residency Hospital
Tufts Med Sch
Residency Hospital
Drexel University College Of Medicine
Internship Hospital
2001
Saba University School Of Medicine
Medical School
University Of Ottawa
Undergraduate School
University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
2001

Awards

Dr. Purewal's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Purewal

4.8

Based on 155 reviews

5 Stars
92.25806451612904%
(143)
4 Stars
5.161290322580645%
(8)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
2.5806451612903225%
(4)

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This is my first experience with Dr. Purewal and he was awesome. Very relaxed and he takes the time to listen. Relievus does a great job of picking great doctors and I know this because I see a few of them myself. With the great staff and everything you guys offer, there is no reason to be seen...Read More
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Locations

Relievus

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    • Mon: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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    • Mon: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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    • Mon: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
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Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Community Blue PPO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Advance EPO
Direct Access
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Humana
Meritain Health
MultiPlan
PHCS Network
Principal Life
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

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