Dr. William Witt, MD

Dr. William Witt, MD

Interventional Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
Dr. William Witt, MD is an interventional pain medicine specialist in Lexington, KY and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from University Of Minnesota Medical School in 1976 and specializes in interventional pain medicine, pain medicine, and more.

2050 Versailles Rd

Lexington, KY 40504

Contact Information

(859) 367-7246

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Humana
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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Chronic Neck Pain
more than 61% of peers
more than 59% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
more than 58% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Witt "I use a rehabilitative approach. I do not prescribe or recommend the use of opioids ("narcotics") for the treatment of chronic non-malignant pain."

5  Specialties

  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Interventional Spine Medicine
  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Pain Medicine
  • Sports Medicine Pain Management

3  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Critical Care Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

59  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervicogenic Headache
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Compression Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica as Seen in Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Vertebral Compression Fractures
  • Vertebral Fracture


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48  Procedures

  • Botox® Injection
  • Cervical Block
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Discography
  • Epidural Block
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Ganglion Impar Block
  • Ilioinguinal and Iliohypogastric Block
  • In-Office Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Lumbar Sympathetic Block
  • Medical Branch Block
  • Minimally Invasive Lumbar Decompression (MILD)
  • Myobloc Injection
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vertebroplasty
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate


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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1969
  • University Of Minnesota Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • University Ky
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • University Of Colorado
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • University Of Kentucky College Of Law
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Best Doctors in America, 2002-03
  • Best Doctors in America, 1998-99
  • Best Doctors in America, 2000-01
  • Best Doctors in America, 2006-07
  • Best Doctors in America, 2008-09
  • Best Doctors in America, 2004-05
  • Alpha Omega Alpha honorary medical society, 1976
  • Best Doctors in America, 2010-11
  • Outstanding Oral Advocate UK College of Law, 1983
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Witt's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Witt to family and friends
22 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Witt's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
Dr. Witt Says:

I retired from the University of Kentucky in 2009 and opened the Cardinal Hill Pain Institute. This is a solo practice and my reason for making this career change at the age of 63 was to see how close I could get to an ideal medical practice. From the details of design and construction to the quality of the staff and equipment and to the overall patient experience, this has been and remains my goal. Accordingly, I encourage ongoing

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