Dr. Richard Rosenthal

Pain Management
Provo, UT
36 years experience male

Locations

Office

Provo, UT

Address

3585 N University Ave, Suite 150, Provo, UT
Directions

Insurances accepted

Aetna

Blue cross blue shield

Cigna

Humana

About

Bio

Richard Rosenthal MD is board certified in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine, Addiction Medicine and Interventional Pain Medicine. He graduated medical school in 1985 and anesthesia residency in 1993. He is the medical director of the Utah Center for Pain Management and Research (dba Nexus Pain Care). He is also the editor of the interventional pain section of the widely read journal Practical Pain Management. He is the director of a one year fellowship in interventional pain medicine which has graduated 10 fellows. He has taught physicians in both the United States and Europe how to correctly perform various spinal procedures . He has authored several scientific articles and book chapters on topics in the specialty of pain medicine. He is also involved in clinical research and has served as an expect witness in malpractice cases. His clinic was recently awarded the excellence in multi-disciplinary pain care award by the World Institute of Pain (one of only 4 clinics in the United States to receive the award). Dr Rosenthal is the author of the widely read chapter on radiofrequency lesioning for the treatment of spinal diseases published in Waldmans textbook "Pain Management."

Specialties
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Pain Management

Licenses

United States: Utah, Wyoming

Doctor Q&A

347 Answers
137 Agrees
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Rosenthal
36 years experience Pain Management
Personal Choice: The pain relieving medications in excedrin are Aspirin and caffeine. Syndol has both of these plus Codeine and an anti-histamine for sedation. Ther ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Rosenthal
36 years experience Pain Management
No: There is no particular time that it is bad to take an analgesic. However, anti-inflammatory pain relievers are best taken before a strenuous workout. ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Rosenthal
36 years experience Pain Management
Good Question: The insanity work out is hard on knees. The fact that your knee is feeling better is a good sign that no serious damage was done. I suggest avoiding ... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Rosenthal is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Rosenthal is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you! I'll add some yoga to my routine. I got a Fitbit pedometer and it has motivated me to walk. Steps increased from 4,000 steps to over 7,000 average. Some days over 10,000. Used to do yoga, f...Read More
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I get pain below my left knee. 2 times I went completrly numb to feet. Also terrible pins & needles in fingers. My neurologist testing nrve
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My mother believes its not a migraine because i can tolerate light and have slight fever. Improving tho.eating more and passed solids today.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Utah School of Medicine, UT
Graduated 1985MD

Awards

Master of Spinal Injections, Exellence in Pain Practice Award

Affiliations

Provista
Nexus Pain Care
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