Spine & Pain Specialists of the Carolinas - Charlotte, NC - Aashish Jay Kumar, MD

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Toringdon Circle Shopping Center 12610 N. Community House Road Suite 200 Charlotte, NC 28277 Phone: 919-785-3400 Fax: 919-783-7810

Innovative and Effective Solutions for Pain Dr. Kumar does not take the conventional pain management approach and strives to offer his patients the latest techniques. His approach minimizes the need to resort to addictive opioids and other dangerous medications. Specifically, neuromodulation, an expanding area of pain medicine that incorporates an array of non-invasive and minimally invasive therapies, allow patients greater control of their pain without the potential adverse side effects of medications. •

Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS)

Peripheral Nerve Stimulation (PNS)

Dr. Kumar believes in continuous education and research. Currently, he is studying advancements in neuromodulation and peripheral nerve stimulation. Dr. Kumar believes these types of treatments are the future of interventional pain medicine. Spine & Pain Specialists of the Carolinas is proud to offer the following in addition to SCS and PNS: •

MILD

Regenerative Medicine (Stem Cells/PRP)

Sacroiliac Joint Fusion

Vertiflex

We accept most insurance providers. Please call our office if you have any questions prior to your visit. • Aetna • United Health Care • Ambetter • Humana • American Health Alliance • Blue Cross Blue Shield • Cigna • Medicare • Direct Health •Medicare Advantage Plans • Med Cost

CHANGING THE FACE OF PAIN MANAGEMENT ACROSS THE CAROLINAS Phone: 919-785-3400 Fax: 919-783-7810 www.spinepaincarolinas.com


Pain Specialists

Areas of Specialty

Pain management specialists are trained in diag-

Dr. Kumar is an expert in diagnosing and treating many acute and chronic pain conditions through our advanced, non-surgical interventions:

nosing and developing treatment plans to relieve, reduce, or manage acute and chronic pain. Pain management is a complex and ever-changing specialty where new modalities are developed and tested continuously. Spine & Pain Specialists of the Carolinas’ goal is to help our patients live their healthiest lives by easing pain symptoms and restoring function and movement through a multi-modal treatment approach.

Why Choose Us?

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Cancer Related Pain Cervical Radiculopathy Coccydnia Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) Compression Fractures Degenerative Disc Disease Facet Joint Syndrome Fibromyalgia Herniated Disc

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Joint Pain Low Back Pain/Neck Pain Migraines/Headaches Peripheral Neuropathy/ Neuropathic Pain Post-laminectomy syndrome Sciatica (Lumbar Radiculopathy) Spinal Stenosis Sports Medicine Related Injuries We Treat “Head-To-Toe” Pain Conditions

Treatment Options We provide the following interventional

At Spine & Pain Specialists of the Carolinas, we

services:

employ the most advanced clinically proven pain

• BOTOX for Pain Disorders

management techniques- including medication

• Epidural Steroid Injections (back and neck)

toms caused by several different conditions. We use

• Indirect Spinal Decompression (Vertiflex)

a wide range of precision diagnostics tools, advance

• Kyphoplasty

procedures, and innovative therapies to help design

• Medial Branch/Facet Joint Injections

needs. We pride ourselves in spending quality time getting to know our patients and equipping them with the knowledge and tools to manage their pain effectively.

• Minimally Invasive Lumbar Decompression (MILD) • Minimally Invasive Spine Treatments • Occipital Nerve Blocks • Orthobiologics/Viscosupplementation • Peripheral Nerve Blocks • Peripheral Nerve Stimulation (PNS) • Radiofrequency Ablations • Sacroiliac Joint Fusion • Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) • Stellate Ganglion/Celiac Plexus Blocks

The Science of Healing The Art of Caring Responsible Pain Management

Aashish Jay Kumar, MD Dr. Kumar is a native of Charlotte, NC. He is a board-certified anesthesiologist and double fellowship trained interventional spine & pain specialist. He is committed to providing compassionate, personalized, and holistic care to all his patients. He strives to create in-depth treatment plans that are aimed at addressing the underlying concern – or root of the problem instead of using temporary and ineffective band-aid like solutions. To ensure his patients have a high-quality experience, Dr. Kumar specializes in offering cutting edge, innovative treatments with the goal of improving a patients’ overall quality of life.

• Dorsal Root Ganglion (DRG) stimulation

and innovative procedures- to help ease pain symp-

a customized treatment for our patients’ specific

ABOUT THE PROVIDER

• Sympathetic Nerve Blocks • Trigger-Point Injections • Vertebroplasty

If there is a service needed that is not listed, please contact us at 919-785-3400

• Undergraduate: St. Bonaventure University • Medical School: University of Medicine and Health Sciences • Anesthesiology Residency: Wayne State University • Pediatric Anesthesiology Fellowship: Children’s Hospital of Michigan • Interventional Pain Medicine Fellowship: Wayne State University Upon completion of his training, Dr. Kumar served as Clinical Associate Professor at Duke University School of Medicine, while operating an interventional pain clinic in Raleigh, NC. Academic Memberships: • Pain Society of the Carolinas (PSOC) • North American Neuromodulation Society (NANS) • American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA) • American Society of Pain and Neuroscience (ASPN) • American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP)


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