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Dr. Derron Wilson

Pain Management
Indianapolis, IN
26 years experience male

Locations

Office

Indianapolis, IN

Address

8333 Naab, Suite 250, Indianapolis, IN, US
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:00am
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Insurances accepted

No Value

Cigna

UnitedHealthcare

Goodman Campbell Brain & Spine

Indianapolis, IN

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Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Pain Management

Anesthesiology

Doctor Q&A

76 Answers
379 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
Pain Management 26 years experience
Ask for Referral: If pain has been present for 15 years i would suggest asking for a referral to a spine or pain specialist for a thorough evaluation.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
Pain Management 26 years experience
Usually Not: Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition where the median nerve is entrapped in the wrist causing wrist and hand pain and/or numbness. Wrist splints and... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
Pain Management 26 years experience
Not enough info: That isn't enough information to offer you much advice. It could be several things.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
Pain Management 26 years experience
Maybe: Hydrocodone is the narcotic ingredient found in several formulations of pain relievers such as norco, (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) vicodin and lort... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
Pain Management 26 years experience
Depends: Pinched nerves anywhere in the body typically are described as: burning, radiating, searing, pins and needles, numb, sharp or stabbing. Nerve pain is... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
Pain Management 26 years experience
Too Vague: Unfortunately it is difficult to advise you of anything given what you've shared. I'd suggest discussing your options and your concerns about proceed... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
Pain Management 26 years experience
Primary Care: There are several specialists that deal with hip pain but it depends on the underlying cause. At 34, i would suggest starting with your primary care ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
Pain Management 26 years experience
Depends: I'd recomend being evaluated as there are numerous treatments that are available for radicular and sciatic type nerve pain including nsaids, oral ster... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
Pain Management 26 years experience
Steroids: Epidural steroid injections are typically a combination of drugs which usually include a local anesthetic (typically lidocaine) and a long acting and ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
Pain Management 26 years experience
Unlikely: Narcotics have several side effects but infertility isn't one of them.
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
Pain Management 26 years experience
Yes: 3300 mg/d of Gabapentin is certainly a healthy but not uncommon dose. Are you having any side-effects to this dosage?
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
Pain Management 26 years experience
Need Evaluated: It could be several different causes such as an irritation of a nerve in back of your skull called occipital neuralgia. The neurological symptoms warr... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
Pain Management 26 years experience
Simple procedure: I believe that you are referring to a transforminal epidural steroid injection (tfesi). If so, they are commonly done for radicular extremity pain ste... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
Pain Management 26 years experience
Both: Both medications can be effective for neck pain. Trying each one separately for a few days would better help you chose which one to take.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
Pain Management 26 years experience
Multiple Causes: Muscle spasm or strain is a likely diagnosis. Others to consider would be occipital neuralgia although the forehead symptoms are a little harder to e... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
Pain Management 26 years experience
Few Weeks: I would wait at least a few weeks before determining the effectiveness of most medications used to help treat nerve related pain issues.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
Pain Management 26 years experience
Call Office: It isn't your job to interpret the results. If things are not clear to you then i'd suggest calling the ordering provider's office to help you underst... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
Pain Management 26 years experience
Tweezers: Simplest way would be to use tweezers although shaving or waxing could be considered as well.
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
Pain Management 26 years experience
For Life: The virus responsible for chicken pox lives in the nerves and lead to more than episode of shingles later in life. Once the sores scab over the sympt... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
Pain Management 26 years experience
Possible: The shoulder pain could be referred from the cervical spine either from disc disease, spondylosis or scar tissue formation. The leg symptoms could be... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
Pain Management 26 years experience
Go to ER: If you have any doubts about what and how much narcotic you have taken you should be seen immediately in your nearest er.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
Pain Management 26 years experience
Could Be: I think it could be considered a phobia, but i think you're being a little hard on yourself. With experience and confidence, the feelings of nervousn... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
Pain Management 26 years experience
Depends: The source of pain needs to be determined before treating the symptoms. If the shoulder pain is caused by muscle spasm then a muscle relaxer would li... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
Pain Management 26 years experience
Yes: It is safe to take tramadol and a NSAID at the same time although i would alternate each medication through out the day.
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
Pain Management 26 years experience
Unlikely: Surgical fusion for back pain especially if you've had a previous fusion is extremely unlikely to be beneficial. Pt, medications, injections are all ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
Pain Management 26 years experience
Yes: It's not impossible that the disc herniation is the cause of all of your symptoms, but testicular pain from a disc herniation is rather rare. I would... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
Pain Management 26 years experience
Unlikely: If you've had a constant headache for a month i would strongly suggest being seen and evaluated.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
Pain Management 26 years experience
Anesthesia: In simple terms anesthesia is the application of several different techniques to offer patients a comfortable experience while undergoing what would b... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
Pain Management 26 years experience
No: Urinary problems can be caused by spinal related issues, but it requires an extensive compressive issue to cause this degree of symptoms. If the amou... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
Pain Management 26 years experience
Unlikely: Leg nerve pain can come from a peripheral nerve issue or a central nerve issue such as a pinched nerve or sciatica. Pelvic issues would not be expect... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
Pain Management 26 years experience
Multiple Causes: Pain over such a large area typically involves the nerves in some fashion but there are too many possible causes to consider given the information tha... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
Pain Management 26 years experience
No quick fix: I would caution your thought process in terms of "fixing" this issue. Surgery may be an acceptable option for you, but i would consider the advice yo... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
Pain Management 26 years experience
It shouldn't: I assume you are talking about a post-dural puncture headache caused after a spinal tap. If so, the resulting headache usually lasts only a few days.... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
Pain Management 26 years experience
Deoends: Pelvic pain can but is uncommonly referred from the lumbar spine. Disc space narrowing is very common. Your age makes it more likely there might be an... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
Pain Management 26 years experience
Too vague: It sounds as if he is following what would be an expected course for needing to have IV fentanyl to begin with. I hope that he does well, i'd suggest... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
Pain Management 26 years experience
Tell your Ob: I would highly suggest that you disclose all medications that you are taking to your OB for the safety of your child? They can discuss the risk/benef... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
Pain Management 26 years experience
Reflux: It sounds as if you might have gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd). It is caused when stomach acid flows up into your esophagus. It can be treate... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
Pain Management 26 years experience
Very Different: The two conditions have very little in common other that both can be a source of pain. Fibromyalgia is a generalized and typically affecting the whol... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
Pain Management 26 years experience
Depends: I think it is unlikely but it would depend on what is pierced? Headaches have numerous causes.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
Pain Management 26 years experience
No: Not that i'm aware of. I'd look for another cause.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
Pain Management 26 years experience
Depends: The first decision to be made typically is to better understand the cause of the underlying pain. Without an accurate diagnosis, treating the pain wi... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
Pain Management 26 years experience
Lyrica (pregabalin): Neurontin is off label for fibromyalgia but can be effective. Lyrica (pregabalin) is a newer medication that does have fda approval for use in fibrom... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
Pain Management 26 years experience
Several causes: If you have been having issues for 8 months i would recommend an evaluation with your gyn doctor or primary care provider. There are several gyn caus... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
Pain Management 26 years experience
Difficult to Tell: Sciatica stemming from a lumbar related issue and pyriformis syndrome causing compression of the sciatic nerve can produce very similar symptoms. An ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
Pain Management 26 years experience
No way to know: You haven't provided enough information. If you are unsure start with a urine pregnancy test and if still unsure ask your doctor.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
Pain Management 26 years experience
No: A pinched nerve in the low back or lumbar spine would be expected to affect the low back, hip and legs but not the arms.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
Pain Management 26 years experience
Probably Not: I wouldn't expect nerve damage to cause any noticeable sound. It could be an inner ear issue or you may be sensing arthritic changes in the cervical ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
Pain Management 26 years experience
Death: An overdose would be quite dangerous and possibly lead to damage to both your liver and kidneys. Please do not exceed the manufacturer recommendation... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
Pain Management 26 years experience
You can't: Vaccination will diminish the possibility of the infection but will not eliminate the risk completely.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
Pain Management 26 years experience
No: Chia seeds do not have an opioid properties.

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Thank you notes
Sep 11, 2013
From reading Dr. Wilson's responses to questions asked to him, I would no hesitate to recommend him as your pain management specialist. Dr. Ron Jones
Dec 26, 2018
Without question one of the top pain specialists in the Indy area.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Wilson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Imin pain mgmt program. Injections every 10 weeks. Pt difficult .
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Thanks for your quick reply! Hey Doc! Thanks! My back IS going to get better! I insist....
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Ive been going to the drs over a year

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Indiana University School of Medicine
Graduated 1996MD

Residency

INDIANA UNIVERSITY HEALTH

Awards

Patient's Choice Award, Patient's Choice Award
Patient's Choice Award, Patient's Choice Award
Patient's Choice Award, Patient's Choice Award

Affiliations

American Society of Anesthesiologists
American Medical Association
American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
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