Dr. Vijay Arvind, MD

Dr. Vijay Arvind, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Female  |  
Age 48
(39)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Vijay Arvind, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Dallas, TX. She is 48 years old and has been practicing for 25 years. Read her story

221 W Colorado Blvd Ste 940

Dallas, TX 75208

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 9 More

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Top Care Areas

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Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Arvind's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Arvind "At Cardinal Pain Center, we pride ourselves in listening to the patients who are suffering, and offer the most comprehensive pain management solutions. With my expertise in interventional pain management, backed by residency and fellowship training in Harvard Hospitals, you can rest assured you are getting the best physician to take care of you. We do office based interventional procedures, which is a very cost effective way of doing the procedures to keep the cost to the minimum for our patients. We are prompt in taking care of your needs. We also have very strict narcotic policy and will work with you to maintain you on regimen that is appropriate for you. We offer prompt appointments, and in cases of urgent pain consults, we are able to accommodate you within few days. What differentiates us from many of the other needle jockeys in town, is that we put you first in our care. We are not going to offer the most expensive unhelpful procedures to pad our pockets. You can be confident that the treatment plan offered, would be the same one that would be offered to one of our family members. We work with the referring physicians and primary care physicians very closely to provide the best care possible for you."

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine Anesthesiology
2

Board Certifications

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

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • 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)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • 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 Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain

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Procedures

  • Botox® for Chronic Migraine
  • Discography
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Lumbar Sympathetic Block
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Madras Medical College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • Madras Medical College, Tamil Nadu Dr Mgr Medical University
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Metrowest Medical Center-Framingham Union Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Arvind has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Spanish
  • Tamil

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Arvind's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Arvind to family and friends
3.6
based on 39 total reviews (7 with comments)
Dr. Arvind Says:

We pride ourselves in compassionate and individualized care for all our patients.  Sometimes, the wait time may be longer, but rest assured that when it is your turn to be heard, you will also get the individual attention and compassionate care you deserve.  Many of my patients are referred by other patients in my practice which speaks volume about the quality of care we provide.

Dr. Arvind'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
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (7)
in Dallas, TX |
Dr. Arvind was a life saver. After seeing multiple pain management doctors, she reviewed all my past history, devised a realistic plan to manage my pain and help me reduce my dependency to pain drugs. After hearing most of New Hampshire being addicted to drugs, I am glad we have doctors who care about getting us reduce our dependency to drugs.
in Plano, TX |
A wonderful physician who truly cares about her patients. Very intelligent woman. You can tell that she's doing it for the right reasons.
in Dallas, TX |
From my initial appointment I requested to get an MRI for my knee and each time she told me no, that an MRI would not detect nerve damage. I was supposed to see a neurologist, but her front office never booked the appointment. My last visit I requested for an MRI; same response. My PCP referred me to an orthopedic doctor the following week. He scheduled my MRI and had a torn meniscus. Had surgery the following week; I had been dealing with the pain since 2014. She's all about money!
in Dallas, TX |
She was very kind and understanding and seemed to be genuinely concerned about the pain I am in.
in Dallas, TX |
I went there for knee pain. I showed her my MRI. She said I had a tear in my meniscus muscle and that it was almost bone on bone on my knee. She told me to take ibuprofen. I told her that it doesn't work. So she said she could do injections. So I did that. That was the worst decision I ever made. They couldn't get an iv to give me the relaxing meds. So she just starts sticking needles in my knee. It hurt so bad I was crying. After she did my left knee I told her no more. I will never go back.
in Dallas, Texas |
Horrible.
in Mabank, TX |
I was seen by Dr. Arvind for upper and lower back pain. She never examined me and didn't want to see the cds of my MRIs. She did look at the radiologist report. She told me to get an EMG then she said she didn't need to see the results. She did 3 facet joint injections on my lumbar spine. I told her the pain wasn't improved she told me I didn't need to come back.After seeing a neurologist, was correctly dx and treated.I have a $40 credit I have been trying for months to get a refund on.
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Dr. Arvind accepts 18 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Advantage
    Advantage 6350
    Aenta HealthFund CDHP and Value Plan Most of Idaho Basic
    Aetna EPO
    Aetna HealthFund CDHP
    Aetna HealthFund HDHP
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna POS
    Aetna PPO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Republic
    CareAssist Short-Term Convalescent Care
    Medicare Supplement Coverage -Plan A
    Medicare Supplement Coverage -Plan F
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Access
    Blue Access PPO
    Blue Advantage
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Advantage Plus
    Blue Advantage Plus HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Behavioral Health
    Choice Fund
    Choice Fund PPO
    Cigna EPO
    Cigna Healthcare of Arizona
    Cigna Healthcare of Georgia
    Cigna Healthcare of Georgia HMO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
    Advantra PPO
    Aetna Better Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
    GEHA Benefit Plan Nationwide High
    GEHA Benefit Plan Nationwide Standard
    GEHA High Deductible Health Plan Nationwide HDHP
    GEHA PPO
  • Health Net
    Tricare
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
    Tricare
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    Consumer Option Nationwide HDHP
    Standard Nationwide Standard
    Value Plan Nationwide Basic
  • Medicare
    Blue Choice 65
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
    Medicare Advantage PPO
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    AARP Medicare Complete Essential HMO
    AARP Medicare Complete Premier HMO
    AARP Medicare Complete Value HMO
    AARP MedicareComplete SecureHorizons Plan 1 HMO
    AARP MedicareComplete SecureHorizons Plan 2 HMO
    Basic PPO
    Bronze Copay Select
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Arvind has admitting privileges

Baylor Scott & White - Sunnyvale
231 S Collins Rd
Sunnyvale, TX 75182
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Methodist Dallas Medical Center
1441 N Beckley Ave
Dallas, TX 75203
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