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About Pain Physicians of Indiana

About Pain Physicians of Indiana

The Pain Physicians of Indiana, P.C., was founded in 2011 by Tarek H. Shahbandar, MD., a reputable and compassionate physician and interventional pain medicine specialist.

In Merrillville, Indiana, Dr. Shahbandar and his team of friendly medical professionals provide authentic, empathic, and personalized care to reduce pain, improve function and overall health, and get to the underlying cause. The Pain Physicians of Indiana, P.C., works tirelessly to solve the problem instead of just alleviating the symptoms. The doctors try to minimize the use of pain medications and encourage healthy lifestyle changes and medical solutions that have been proven successful.

The Pain Physicians of Indiana, P.C., takes all aspects of health and lifestyle into consideration and treats various conditions, such as back and spinal pain, acute and chronic disc herniations, spinal stenosis, sciatica, spinal scar tissue, sacroiliac syndrome, cervicogenic headaches, work-related injuries, musculoskeletal pain, neuropathic pain, complex regional pain syndrome, cancer pain, pain during pregnancy, costochondritis, and non-operable peripheral vascular disease-related pain.

The team is fellowship trained and board certified and uses the latest technologies and evidence-based medicine to ensure the best possible outcome, such as Stimwave and Nevro® and image guidance to enhance the success of interventional procedures.

The Pain Physicians of Indiana, P.C., provides minimally invasive procedures, such as epidural steroid injections, selective nerve root blocks, facet and medial branch blocks, sympathetic blocks, spinal cord stimulation, radiofrequency neurotomy, percutaneous disc decompression, and intrathecal pumps. Minimally invasive procedures allow for quick healing, and most people can return to work within a day of the procedure.

The Pain Physicians of Indiana, P.C., happily welcomes new patients and cherishes the chance to invigorate and revitalize and daily life and function for people from all walks of life.


Words from our patients

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    "Great care, very efficient staff, and clean office. I called yesterday with lots of pain in my neck down to my arm. I got a local injection with prompt relief of pain!"

    Keith A.
  • Google

    "Dr. Shahbandar is a compassionate and caring doctor. He takes the time to listen and discuss with you the best course of treatment..."

    Brock M.
  • Google

    "Dr. Shabandar is an awesome doctor. After my injection, my pain is 90% better. I have decreased my medication and I'm feeling better..."

    Anquan W.


Pain Physicians of Indiana
8687 Connecticut Street, Suite D
Merrillville, IN 46410
Phone: 219-750-9630
Fax: 219-750-9451

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