OMEGA PAIN MANAGEMENT is a premier Knoxville pain care center and we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality standard of care for those in pain. Dr. Igor Smelyansky is one of very few truly comprehensive pain specialists. His individualized, comprehensive, multi-disciplinary approach is custom tailored to the needs of the particular patient. Referrals to different medical specialists and subspecialists, physical therapists, chiropractors, podiatrists, etc. are made if necessary. We refer patients to imaging centers to have X-rays, CT scans and MRIs in order to establish a specific diagnosis. Dr. Igor Smelyansky also performs EMG tests in order to find out the exact source of the patient’s symptoms (he graduated from a prestigious NYU Medical Center EMG/EEG fellowship back in 2004). Latest research and scientific discoveries are utilized in his treatment recommendations. Dr. Smelyansky constantly keeps himself abreast with all the latest developments in the field of pain management. He attends pain management medical societies meetings and reads latest pain management related medical journals and articles. That’s the only way to keep up with the avalanche of latest information and research in the quickly evolving field of studying human pain .
Dr Igor Smelyansky, is the only doctor who is ABMS double board-certified in Neurology and Interventional Pain Management in Knoxville TN. Actually, he is the only one with those unique credentials in the entire Eastern TN. He is a graduate of prestigious ACGME accredited Pain Management fellowship that he finished in 2011. He utilizes CONSERVATIVE approach to opiate therapy and extensive non-opiate therapy; if necessary, he uses precise target delivered injection therapy to help his patients. Dr. Smelyansky, strictly adheres to the latest DEA and TN Department of Health guidelines for opiate management of chronic pain download here. Many of his patients were able to postpone or even completely avoid surgery as a result of his treatment. He has a great bed-side manner and treats every patient as his equal.
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