Dr. Vladimir B. Fiks, MD

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Dr. Vladimir B. Fiks, MD

Anesthesiology | Male

Advanced Pain Management Center 10305 SW Park Way Ste 300, Portland, OR 97225 Get Directions
(503) 295-0730

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As a board certified pain specialist, I do not believe chronic debilitating pain has to be a part of life. I believe that quality of life involves medical management of your physical condition and in ensuring as much independence and comfort as possible.Read more

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  • Staff
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Experience with Dr. Fiks
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (54)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (54)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (53)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
     (54)
Dr. Fiks' Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
     (54)
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (50)
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Dr. Vladimir B. Fiks, MD says

We consistently have had a 97% score in our patient satisfaction surveys.

in Hillsboro, OR |
I have been going here for three weeks now, each week receiving a Supartz injection in my knees. Everyone has been extremely nice and courteous. I was a bit concerned before starting my treatment since the reviews over the past few years were terrible. My experience has been good and Mr Shore who is giving me my injections is very nice. Not sure why folks said negative things a few years ago but I am very happy.
in Portland, OR |
My primary care doctor referred me to Advanced Pain. After 3 weeks, I hadn't heard from them so I called. I was treated so badly on the phone by Lisa (who sounded like she a) couldn't care less about life never mind her job and b) seemed very versed in talking down to this perspective client. I reminded her clients are how she gets paid and no one forced her to take a job talking down to people. Not everyone is a drug addict or a drug seeker. Despicable!
in Beaverton, OR |
He has always been very attentive and proactive in helping me with my pain.
in King City, OR |
I was referred to Dr Fiks by Osine O'Neill, neurosurgeon. Dr. Fiks came highly recommended. I have found Dr. Fiks to be very professional and adept at what he does. I have had good luck with the procedures; facet block injections.
in tigard, or |
Dr Fiks and his staff are amazing. They've made my visits there enjoyable. They run on time, answer questions as needed and are always extremely polite. I would recommend them highly. Liz M
in Portland, OR |
Felt very respected here. Not many places in Oregon do medication pain management and this is the best place I've found. The offer physical therapy along with shoulder injections and back injection that I would have never thought to get but virtually took away all my back pain. Appointments are efficient, and you get the feeling that the people at this office really care about you and are invested in your life.
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Specialties

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

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  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Conditions Treated

Dr. Fiks says..

Advanced Pain Management Center opened its doors in 2000 and has served as a resource for the community and healthcare providers since that time. Sometimes it's only a consult, sometimes just an injection, but more often than not, people are referred for evaluation and ongoing treatment.  Our approach to pain issues is to employ a variety of treatment options. For instance, after a comprehensive evaluation the treatment plan is likely to include: 

  1. Diagnostic and therapeutic injections,

  2. Physical therapy.

  3. Balance assessment and training.

  4. Psychological assessment.

  5. Urine drug screening.

  6. Advanced therapies including neuromodulation (spinal cord stimulation), intrathecal infusion pump therapy, and regenerative therapies.

We like to keep things "in the family" and the inter-disciplinary therapies we offer such as physical therapy, lab services. cognitive behavioral therapy and ambulatory surgery are conveniently located under one roof. 

We are committed to easing or eliminating pain through individualized treatment plans and by coaching patients in the development of skills that make living with pain easier and controllable. 

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  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Diseases Affecting Musculoskeletal System
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain

Procedures Performed

  • Botox® for Chronic Migraine
  • Celiac Plexus Block
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cosmetic Botox® Injection
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Intrathecal Drug Delivery System Insertion
  • Joint Drainage
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lumbar Discography
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Sympathetic Block
  • Medical Branch Block
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Occipital Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Injections
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stem Cell Therapy
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vertebroplasty
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

  • 0
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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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

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Education

  • Medical School
    Saratov Order Of The Red Banner Medical Institute

    Graduated in 1987

  • Internship Hospital
    Frankford Hosp Mc

    Completed in 1993

  • Residency Hospital
    Oregon Health and Sciences University

    Completed in 1996

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Oregon Health and Sciences University

    Completed in 1997

  • Undergraduate School
    Saratove University

    Graduated in 1987

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian

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

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Anesthesiology
  • Board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Fiks' Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Fiks

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Fiks' Care Philosophy

As a board certified pain specialist, I do not believe chronic debilitating pain has to be a part of life. I believe that quality of life involves medical management of your physical condition and in ensuring as much independence and comfort as possible.

×

Dr. Fiks says...

Advanced Pain Management Center opened its doors in 2000 and has served as a resource for the community and healthcare providers since that time. Sometimes it's only a consult, sometimes just an injection, but more often than not, people are referred for evaluation and ongoing treatment.  Our approach to pain issues is to employ a variety of treatment options. For instance, after a comprehensive evaluation the treatment plan is likely to include: 

  1. Diagnostic and therapeutic injections,

  2. Physical therapy.

  3. Balance assessment and training.

  4. Psychological assessment.

  5. Urine drug screening.

  6. Advanced therapies including neuromodulation (spinal cord stimulation), intrathecal infusion pump therapy, and regenerative therapies.

We like to keep things "in the family" and the inter-disciplinary therapies we offer such as physical therapy, lab services. cognitive behavioral therapy and ambulatory surgery are conveniently located under one roof. 

We are committed to easing or eliminating pain through individualized treatment plans and by coaching patients in the development of skills that make living with pain easier and controllable. 

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Dr. Fiks says...

We consistently have had a 97% score in our patient satisfaction surveys.