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Dr. David Rosenfeld

Pain Management
Atlanta, GA
28 years experience male

Locations

Alliance Spine and Pain

Roswell

Address

1295 Hembree Rd, Suite 101, Roswell
Directions

My office hours

Tuesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Alabama

Cigna

United HealthCare Insurance Company

Alliance Spine and Pain Centers

Atlanta, GA

About

Bio

Dr. Rosenfeld is a 1994 graduate of the University of Wisconsin Medical School. He is Board Certified in Anesthesiology and completed his training in New Orleans, Louisiana at the Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation. He has advanced training in interventional pain management and is well-published in the fields of anesthesiology and pain management. He is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the American Academy of Pain Medicine, and the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians. Dr. Rosenfeld moved to Atlanta in 2010 after serving as the Chief of Anesthesiology and the Director of the Center for Pain Management at Oktibbeha County Hospital in Starkville, MS. Previously, Dr. Rosenfeld was in private practice in New Orleans along with serving on the faculty of Tulane University Medical Center.

Specialties
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Pain Management

Licenses

United States: Georgia

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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
Yes: Chronic daily headache is a real thing. I would suggest seeing your PCP.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
Yes: Different opioid, but bath are effective at treating pain
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A female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
Be careful: Cephalexin may cause dizziness. This effect may be worse if you take it with alcohol .
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
Talk to MD: Sounds like your dose of one or both medications is to high.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
See below: The exact cause of cluster headaches is unknown, but abnormalities in the hypothalamus likely play a role. Cluster attacks usually occur with clocklik... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
See PCP: You can certainly try an OTC NSAID like Ibuprofen. rest and ice may help.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
I think it is ok: If you are not tolerating the meds and the pain is causing you to have to alter your life...and you have failed less invasive injections...then I say ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
Unrelated: Strong smelling urine is related to what you ate and your level of hydration. The hysterectomy has nothing to do with the issue.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
No big deal: It is not an issue if it happens one time. It should be avoided over and over.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
Hangover: A hangover is the experience of various unpleasant physiological and psychological effects following the consumption of alcohol, such as wine, beer an... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
Hemorrhoids : Hemorrhoids are usually caused from straining during bowel movements, obesity, or pregnancy. Discomfort is a common symptom, especially during bowel m... Read More
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A 81-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
See PCP: This could be many different things. None of them life threatening, but none the less you should be seen by your PCP and likely referred to an orthop... Read More
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
Periodic GERD: OTC medications should be all that you need for periodic GERD. I agree with the other physicians that if you are overweight, then weight loss might h... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
Need better imaging: I would follow the advice of the urgent care MD. If you are not feeling better in a week or so then consider seeing orthopedic specialist. A tear ca... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
Topamax: Abdominal pain is seen at times with Topamax. Talk to your physician. There may be other options for your migraines including several new state of t... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
Alcohol while taking: Although modest alcohol use doesn't reduce the effectiveness of most antibiotics, it can reduce your energy and delay how quickly you recover from ill... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
See PCP or GYN: You will definitely need an exam to help figure out what is going on.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
Not likely: That would be very unusual. Please see your PCP if your symptoms persist.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
Not a bad idea: The witch hazel may dry your skin out. A moisturizer will help with that especially in colder weather.
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A female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
High Dose: The daily dose of Methadone you are on exposes you to significant risks. I would NOT add either of those medications
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
Confusing: You need to see your PCP. You mention nightly fevers but then talk about pain. So you have both?
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
Relax: In mild cases, no treatment may be necessary, but when severe, hospitalization may be necessary. Medications that may be used include antibiotics, diu... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
Needs evaluation: You need to see a GI specialist for evaluation. I would agree that IBS with constipation would be a possible diagnosis.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
See pediatrician: This is for seizures. You should call the prescribing physician immediately. The baby takes this for a very good reason and should not stop the medi... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
Lip: It may be a Canker sore. If so it will resolve on its own
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
Allergic reaction: Stop medication. Call the prescribing MD. You can take Benadryl 25-50 mg by mouth every 6 hours
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
Many things: This could indicate anything from anxiety to neuropathy (are you diabetic??). I would suggest seeing your PCP.
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
Yes: There is no 100% link between the two. Petechia can certainly occur without a fever.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
Yes: You are fine to proceed with acupuncture
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
No: Xrays will look different with pleurisy and COPD
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A member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
Shoulder pain: You could consider physical therapy. Another option would be evaluation by an orthopedic specialist. You may need an MRI.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
Stick: Stick to a sleep schedule. Keep regular hours—even on the weekends.
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
See pain specialist: Anti-inflammatory medications and steroid injections into the joints may help.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
Why?: Why did you take it? Is it prescribed to you? I assume that your asking how long it sticks around in the urine is because you should not have taken ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
Very dangerous: Surgery likely should be cancelled
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A member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
Not due to pillow: Sounds like a cyst under your skin. See your primary care doctor.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
Treatement: RICE. The RICE protocol is effective for most sports-related injuries. RICE stands for Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
Nothing much: Over time it would heal like most other body structures.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
Anemia?: Could be anemia, but a simple blood draw should not cause that. I suggest calling her physician.
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A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
See Dermatology: You could easily cause an infection or a permanent scar. See a dermatologist.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
Normal: That is part of the normal cycle. At times even doing "everything right" can still cause flares.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
See GI: If this has persisted see a stomach (GI) specialist
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
See below: I agree with Dr Self. Aches and pains are often more pronounced when we are not distracted, such as when going to sleep. Physical therapy may help.... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
Facet blocks: A lumbar facet joint block is an injection of local anesthetic (numbing medicine) into one or more of the small joints located along the side of each ... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
Depends on cause: Nerve damage is a generic term. The ways to relieve your pain depend on the exact cause. Have you had an MRI of your spine? Have you had an emg/ncv... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
Tramadol is fine: Tramadol is a great option. I would add a muscle relaxer as well, anything other than soma, (carisoprodol) which is nothing more than a tranquilizer.
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
Possible: If inserted far enough or with enough force it is possible.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
Many benefits: There are hundreds and hundreds of rigorous scientific evaluations of the impact of wellness programs. There is more research on the impact of wellnes... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
Several reasons: Poor neck support from your pillow can be a cause. An old unsupportive mattress can be a cause. Muscle spasm may result from the above plusany other... Read More
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Apr 15, 2013
"When in Rome, do as the Romans do"; and when in pain, do as the Georgians do, see Dr. Rosenfeld. His expertise in diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic pain conditions such as neck and back p...Read More
I strongly recommend Dr. Rosenfeld for with out reservation based on my knowledge of him in this forum.
Jul 27, 2014
I recommend this doctor. Very insightful and I learn something new from these answers
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I expect ill be on this type of med forever, I'm 33 now, I am wondering how I can live a good life. It already effects my mood and my sex life with my wife. How often am I going to need an increae to...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Spot on. I went to a neurologist because of these symptoms and all he did was a lymes titer. I had to figure out it was the medication. Unfortunately my migraines are co...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you so much for your kind service , time & work to answer! I was hesitant to try this one since other sleep aids have been disastrous for me the following day. XXX...Read More

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, WI
Graduated 1994MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Wisconsin, United States
MD

Residency

OCHSNER FOUNDATION HOSPITAL

Awards

2011 Most Compassionate Physician
America's Best Doctors, Castle Connolly Medical
Top Doctor, Second Place, Georgia - Winter
2013

Affiliations

President, Greater Atlanta Pain Society
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