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Nihir Waghela

Nihir Waghela, MD

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Profile

Gender:
Male
Year began practicing:
2014
Year joined staff:
2014

Specialties

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Management

Languages

  • Gujrati
  • Hindi

Status

  • Independent Practitioner

Education

Medical School

2009
University of Missouri Medical Center, Kansas City, Missouri

Internship

2010
University of Missouri Medical Center, Kansas City, Missouri

Residency

2013
University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics, Chicago, Illinois

Fellowship

2014
University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics, Chicago, Illinois

Biography

Conditions Treated

  • Back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Muscle and joint pain
  • Herniated discs
  • Sports injuries
  • Post-surgical pain
  • Headaches
  • Neuropathy
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Chronic pain
  • Cancer associated pain
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease
  • Orofacial pain
  • Fibromyalgia

Board Certifications

  • The American Board of Anesthesiology
    • Anesthesiology
    • Pain Medicine

Special Practices & Procedures

  • Cervical, thoracic, lumbar and caudal epidural steroid injections
  • Minor and major joint and bursa injections
  • Radiofrequency ablative procedures
  • Peripheral nerve blocks
  • Sympathetic plexus and ganglia blocks
  • Dorsal column stimulator trials and surgical implants
  • Intra-spinal catheter placements for opioid trial and infusion systems
  • Neurolytic nerve blocks
  • Epidural blood patch
  • Trigger point injections
  • Lumbar puncture
  • Discography
  • BOTOX for chronic migraines
  • IV Ketamine and Lidocaine infusions for chronic pain

Disclaimer

As an independent physician practitioner, this physician is not an agent or employee of Rush-Copley Medical Center, Inc. or any of its affiliated entities. This physician has chosen Rush-Copley Medical Center, Inc. or its affiliated facilities as a place to treat and care for his or her patients.

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