Pain Management, Physiatrist in N. Charleston, South Carolina (SC)

Shailesh M. Patel MD

Pain Management, Physiatrist


  • Lowcountry Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine
    2880 Tricom St.
    N. Charleston, South Carolina, 29406 - United States
    Phone: 843-797-5050

About Our Practice

Lowcountry Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine is pleased to announce the addition of pain management specialist, Shailesh M. Patel, M.D. A native of South Carolina, Dr. Patel is a fellowship-trained pain management specialist who focuses on conservative treatment options such as spinal injections, physical therapy, and medications to diagnose and treat pain.
Dr. Patel is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine.

After graduating from Duke University with honors, Dr. Patel earned his medical degree from the University of South Carolina. He then completed residency training at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, where he focused on outpatient musculoskeletal pain syndromes with an emphasis on conservative treatment of the back and neck.

To pursue a specialty in spinal pain syndromes, Dr. Patel enlisted at UCLA's prestigious Pain Management Fellowship Program for further training, where he became proficient in fluoroscopically-guided spinal interventions. Dr. Patel is also trained in Electrodiagnostic Medicine (EMG/NCS), which utilizes nerve tests performed in the office to aid in the diagnosis and prognosis of spinal and peripheral nerve injury.

“As a Pain Management specialist, I aim to use a multi-disciplined, holistic approach to treating pain. My ultimate goal is to effectively manage my patient’s pain symptoms so as to give them some semblance of normalcy, answers, and most importantly, hope.”

Some of the pain management services provided by Dr. Patel include:

• Translaminar epidurals

• Transforaminal epidurals

• Selective nerve root blocks

• Facet joint injections

• Medial branch nerve blocks

• Radiofrequency ablation

• Spinal Cord Stimulators

• Botox Injections

• Electromyography

• Nerve Conduction Studies

• Sacroiliac (SI) joint injections

• Discography

• Piriformis blocks

• Caudal epidurals

• Lumbar sympathetic blocks

• Stellate ganglion blocks

• Celiac plexus blocks

• Anterior scalene blocks

• Hip injection/arthrography

• Trigger point injections

• Peripheral joint injections

  • Pain Management
  • Physiatrist
  • Board Certified
  • Fellowship Trained
Hospital Affiliations
  • Trident Medical Center
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