Advanced Pain Management Doctors

About Las Vegas Spine and Pain Center

Las Vegas Spine and Pain Center is dedicated to improving the lives of pain patients. Our advanced pain management doctors utilize a comprehensive treatment model that provides each pain patient with a unique treatment plan that is tailored to them and may include several treatment components.

This comprehensive model benefits patients in that pain is a complex condition to treat and therefore, the scope of care must be comprehensive to be effective. Our interventional spine and pain doctors have seen this comprehensive model work for countless pain patients, and are excited to bring the most advanced in pain management care to the Las Vegas community.

Accepted INSURANCE Carriers

  • AARP
  • Aetna PPO and HMO
  • Allwell
  • Ambetter
  • Anthem BCBS Medicaid/Amerigroup
  • All Workman's Compensation Insurance
  • Assurant
  • Anthem Mediblue
  • Anthem BCBS PPO
  • Beech Street
  • Culinary Health Fund
  • Caremore
  • Cigna
  • Compmed
  • Corvel
  • Culinary
  • Department of Labor
  • EBMS
  • Electrical Workers Health and Welfare Trust Fund
  • First Health/Coventry Network
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Government Employee Health Association (GEHA)
  • Great West
  • Humana Gold PPO
  • Health Management Associates/IMX
  • Healthsmart
  • Hometown Health
  • Health and Welfare
  • Interplan Health Group Network (IHG)
  • Jensen Administrative Services (JAS)
  • Loomis
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid Arizona
  • Medicaid Nevada
  • Medicare
  • Medicare Railroad
  • Multiplan
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • Medicare Focus
  • Medicare Railroad
  • Operating Engineer Trust Fund
  • One Health
  • Optum Care
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • Prominence Health Plan
  • P3 Health Partners Nevada
  • PEBP
  • Secure Horizon
  • Silversummit Medicaid
  • Senior Care Plus
  • Select Health HMO
  • Sedgwick
  • Treachers Health trust PPO and HMO
  • Teamsters 631 - Local
  • Tricare
  • Triwest
  • United Healthcare
  • United Medical Resources (UMR)
  • Universal Health netwrok
  • Victims of Crime
  • Well Health

Frequently Asked Questions

Office Visits

Which phone number should I call to make an appointment?

We have two locations through out North Buffalo Drive. and Eastern Ave. Suite Contact information for each office is listed below.

North Buffalo Location

3270 North Buffalo Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89129
Ph  702-676-2000
Fax 702-676-2042

Copper Point Business Center

4560 S. Eastern Ave. Suite 18
Las Vegas, NV. 89119
Ph  702-676-2000
Fax 702-676-2042

Can I have my co-payment billed to me?

Co-payment is due at the time of service.

Will I need to fill out paperwork at every appointment?

You will need to fill out a new patient packet for your first appointment only. However, you may be asked to update information at subsequent appointments or complete progress questionnaires.

Can I be seen at any of the two locations?

Patients are encouraged to continue care at the same location during their care, but if it is more convenient for the patient to move to a different location, accommodations can be made.

Does your clinic accept cash pay visits?

Our clinics accept cash pay visits on a case by case basis depending on the medical treatment the patient is looking for. It will be in the sole discretion of the providers to determine if they can extend the case necessary for the patient’s needs.

What are the office hours and are they the same for each location?

North Buffalo Location- 8:30am To 5:30pm (Monday thru Friday)
Copper Point Business Center- 9:00am To 5:00pm (Monday thru Friday ) clinic hours vary- please call office

What should I bring to my first appointment?

Please bring your insurance card, photo ID, copayment, medical records, and any radiology imaging you have had done (such as x-rays, CT, MRI). If possible, please print and fill out our new patient packet which is available on our website.

Will I see my physician at every appointment?

At Las Vegas Spine & Pain Center, we implement a team approach to patient care. During your initial consult, you will see one of our physicians. However, at subsequent appointments you may be seen by a physician, physician assistant, or a nurse practitioner based on your plan of care which is evaluated after every visit.

Is my insurance accepted?

Although insurance verifications are routinely done, it is ultimately the patient’s responsibility to check with their insurance to verify coverage. You may also view the list of accepted insurance carriers above.

Does your clinic complete FMLA, DMV forms? how long does your clinic process records requests?

Our clinic completes FMLA and DMV forms. Upon presentation of these forms to the provider, it may take between 7-10 business days to complete the forms. A customary fee will be collected upon receipt of these forms. Expedited requests may generate additional fees.

Records requests are processed within 24-48 hours upon receipt of the request. there is a customary fee imposed per page on these request.

What is the cancellation policy if I’m late or miss an appointment?

To provide the best care for our patients, we ask that you please provide 24 hour notice upon cancellation. If you will be late for an appointment, please call the office. Schedule permitting, you may be asked to wait or reschedule to a later appointment. Please note that late cancellations May be subject to a fee.

Can I get the new patient paperwork online?

Yes, we have all our patient paperwork on our website here.

Do I need to see my doctor to have my prescription refilled?

Some medications legally require being seen for a refill. Your physician will discuss this with you when they initially prescribe the medication. If your medication allows for refills without an appointment, you must call to request a refill 3-5 business days in advance to have your request processed.

Does your clinic accept walk-in appointments?

Our clinics accept walk-in appointments on a case to case by case basis. Qualification for the walk-in appointments will be determined by office staff who may investigate patient eligibilities, referrals and reason for visit to our providers.

Does your clinic accept late arrivals?

Our clinic accepts late arrivals within a 15 minute grace period. Beyond the grace period, the clinic will try to accommodate the patient at the provider’s discretion and time permitted. In some occasions rescheduling is needed.

Procedures

What do I need to do to prepare for a procedure or injection?

Instructions are given to the patient upon scheduling the procedure in the office or over the phone

How many office visits will I need after my procedure?

Every patient will have at least one follow up after the procedure. It will then be decided on a patient by patient basis.

Do I need to stop taking my usual medications?

Regular medications may be taken on a normal schedule prior to a procedure. If you are on any blood thinners, the physician will give you the appropriate instructions on when or if to stop.

Will I have any restrictions on the day after my procedure?

You may not drive for the remainder of the day. No heat is to be used in the injected area. No tub bath or soaking in the water . You may resume your normal diet and medications after the procedure unless told other wise by your doctor. Each patient will be different. Your doctor will give you exact instructions after your procedure.

When should the patient call after the procedure?

Our office would like to speak to you regarding your response after the procedure. We would like to know if you have experienced pain relief, your current pain score or if you are experiencing any problems. Our post procedure calls are usually within 24 hours after the procedure.

Will The injection hurt?

Most People Say The Stinging/burning Of The Medicine Is The Most Uncomfortable Part Of The Procedure Though Every Person’s Response To Any Procedure Is Individual. As The Injection Is Right Near A Nerve, It Is Possible To Get A Temporary “Electric-shock” Sensation.

How many office visits will I need after my procedure?

Every patient will have at least one required follow appointment after the procedure. Future follow up appointments will depend on the progress of recovery for each patient, which will vary.

How much time do I need to recover?

Every patient and procedure is different. For many, you may continue your normal routine the day after the procedure.

Do I need someone to drive me or can I drive myself home?

You must bring a driver to your procedure appointment.

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