Dr. Vinaya Puppala, MD

Dr. Vinaya Puppala, MD

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Interventional Pain Medicine  ·  
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32 y/o
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Dr. Vinaya Puppala, MD is an interventional pain medicine specialist in Villa Rica, GA. He specializes in interventional pain medicine, pain medicine, and more.Read his story

Comprehensive Spine & Pain. Relieve Pain. Restore Lives

403 Permian Way Ste C

Villa Rica, GA 30180
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

Background Check

1 board action Found
  • Unethical conduct (12/14/2017)View details
No malpractice claims found for Georgia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Puppala's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chronic Neck Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Puppala treats Chronic Neck Pain more than 100% of his peers

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

Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Puppala treats Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Puppala treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Chronic Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Puppala treats Chronic Pain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Puppala treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Puppala's conditions and procedures:

Acute Postoperative Pain
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Autonomic Disorders
Back Pain
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bone Disorders
Botox® for Chronic Migraine
Brain Disorders
Cancer Pain
Cervical Block
Cervical Facet Joint Injection
Cervical Medial Branch Block
Cervical Medial Branch Neurotomy
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Pain Management
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Chronic Postoperative Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Compression Fracture
Degenerative Disc Disease
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Endoscopic Spinal Surgery
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Epidural Block
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Steroid Injections
Facet Block
Facet Joint Injection
Facet Joint Nerve Ablation
Fibromyalgia
Foot Pain
Fracture
Ganglion Impar Block
Hand Pain
Headache
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hip Pain
Ilioinguinal and Iliohypogastric Block
Image-Guided Spine Surgery
Implantable Peripheral Neurostimulator
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Intrathecal Drug Delivery System Insertion
Joint Injection
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Knee Pain
Leg Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Discography
Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
Lumbar Medial Branch Block
Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
Lumbar Sympathetic Block
Lumbar Transforaminal Injection
Medical Branch Block
Medication Management
Myelopathy
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neck Pain
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Nerve Blocks
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Nerve Root Block
Neuropathy
Neurostimulation
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pathological Spine Fracture
Percutaneous Disc Decompression
Peripheral Nerve Block
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Radiofrequency Ablation
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Sciatica
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Shoulder Pain
Spinal Compression Fracture
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Discectomy
Spinal Injections
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Sports Injuries
Stellate Ganglion Block
Transforaminal Epidural Block
Trigger Point Injection
Upper Back Pain
Vein Ablation
Vertebral Compression Fractures
Wrist Pain

About Me

RELIEVE PAIN.  RESTORE LIVES.  
Dr. Puppala treats all of his patients with compassion, empathy, respect, and concern regardless of their background or circumstances. He strives to truly listen to his patients and educate them about t...

Specialties

  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine
  • Pain Medicine Anesthesiology

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Education

2012
McGraw Med Ctr-Northwestern U
Fellowship Hospital
2012
Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
Residency Hospital
2009
Rush University Medical Center
Internship Hospital
2008
Washington University In St Louis School of Medicine
Medical School
2003
University of Illinois at Chicago
Undergraduate School
2012
2012
2009
2008
2003

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Puppala's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Puppala

4.5

Based on 179 reviews

5 Stars
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3 Stars
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1 Star
12.849162011173185%
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nice doctor, very pleasant staff, and I feel great after my procedure. would highly recommend!
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I had been to ortho Atlanta, tanner and Emory. All said there was nothing to help me. I did get tons of oxidone from ortho Atlanta. Found Dr. Montavaria at resurgeons. Sent me to Dr. Puppala and he found 5 herniated ,4 bulging and several facet problems who he immediately began fixing. He is...Read More
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I made the mistake of seeing this poor excuse for a doctor. His bed side manner does not exist. He lied to me several times about the cost of the injection. Avoid this doctor.
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was great help with pain
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I had a TF Epidural performed. He did a great job. I feel 100% better!!!!!
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Comprehensive Spine & Pain. Relieve Pain. Restore Lives

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    • Mon: 8:00am - 6:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 6:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 6:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 6:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 6:00pm
    • Sat: 8:00am - 6:00pm
    • Sun: closed
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    • Thu: closed
    • Fri: 8:00am - 8:00pm
    • Sat: 8:00am - 8:00pm
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

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

Aetna
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Choice
Choice Open Access POS
Choice Plus POS II
Choice POS
Choice POS II
Choice PPO
Open Access Aetna Select
Open Choice
Open Choice POS
Open Choice PPO
Select
Worker's Compensation WC
Assurant Health
Platinum Plan 002 PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice POS
Blue Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Preferred Care Blue PPO
Preferred Plan PPO
Worker's Compensation WC
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Blue Choice HMO
Blue Choice Option POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia POS
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Commercial PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna EPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna HMO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna POS
GWH Open Access Plus POS
Network Open Access
Network POS
Open Access
Open Access Plus
Open Access Plus PPO
Open Access POS
Select Network POS
Select Network PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
Humana
Choice
Choice Care
Choice Care HMO
Choice Care Network PPO
Choice Care POS
Choice Care PPO
Choice POS POS
Choice PPO
Commercial EPO
Commercial POS
Commercial PPO
Humana POS
Humana PPO
Kaiser Permanente
Kaiser Permanente HMO
Medicaid
Medicare
MultiPlan
IHP Discount Card
Integrated Health Plan (IHP)
Integrated Health Plan (IHP) PPO
Kaiser PHCS Network PPO
MultiPlan Admar PPO
MultiPlan Formost PPO
MultiPlan PPO
MultiPlan Wellmark PPO
PHCS Network
PHCS Network EPO
PHCS Network POS
PHCS Network PPO
PHCS Open Access PPO
RAN/AMN
ValuePoint
Worker's Compensation WC
UnitedHealthCare
AARP Medicare Complete Premier HMO
Choice
Choice EPO
Choice HMO
Choice Plus
Choice Plus EPO
Choice Plus HMO
Choice Plus PPO
Options PPO
United Healthcare
United Healthcare EPO
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare POS
United Healthcare PPO
Worker's Compensation WC

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