Dr. Akhtar Purvez

Primary Care, Pain Management
Charlottesville, VA
39 years experience male

About

Bio

I am a pain physician certified by American Board of Anesthesiology ( Pain and Anesthesia), American Board of Pain Medicine and American Board of Disability Analysts. I have been managing patients with interventional procedures and medication and teaching pain medicine. I also research speak and write about pain medicine, pain policy and advocacy

Specialties
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Pain Management

Licenses

United States: Virginia

Languages spoken

Hindi

Doctor Q&A

17 Answers
17 Agrees
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Akhtar Purvez
39 years experience Pain Management
No, but.....: Neuropathy does not cause muscle pain directly. However severe pain of any source can lead to reflex muscle spasm that may present as muscle pain. If ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Akhtar Purvez
39 years experience Pain Management
Consult your doctor: Out of the medications you have listed, Naroxen can be the cause of pain. Bleeding abnormalities are not commonly associated with Gabapentin. Serious ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Akhtar Purvez
39 years experience Pain Management
Get a check up: There are multiple structures in wrist and hand and pain can originate in any of the. Muscles, tendons, nerves and bones might be affected. A thorough ... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Purvez is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Purvez is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Chemo ended 5 1/2 years ago. This came with my walking penumonia and is slowly getting better.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thanks doc. Very good and helpful advice.
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Thank you, your quick reply made me feel good!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Kashmir University, Government Medical College, India
Graduated 1981MD

Residency

Anesthesiology
Completed 2001

Affiliations

Martha Jefferson Hospital
Rockingham Memorial Hospital
Lincoln Memorial University

Virtual Visit Ratings

3.9
69 ratings

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Dec 2, 2017 Ashburn, VA
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