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Dr. Ashish Shanbhag

Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine
SPARTANBURG, SC
29 years experience male

About

Bio

Spine Specialist with emphasis on least invasive spinal medicine. ABMS Board Certified Residency trained - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Subspecialty Training: A. Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, Interventional Spine, & Pain Management B. Electrodiagnostic Medicine (EMG/NCS) C. Endoscopic & Percutaneous Spine Surgery

Specialties
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Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine

Pain Management

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

9 Answers
9 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ashish Shanbhag
Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 29 years experience
No: These medications are both antiinflammatory and should never be used together.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ashish Shanbhag
Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 29 years experience
Possibly: It depends on the particular clinical pain issue (s) and the reason(s) for taking the pain medications. As long as there are no kidney or liver issu... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ashish Shanbhag
Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 29 years experience
No: Alcohol should not be mixed with any medications.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ashish Shanbhag
Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 29 years experience
Yes.: Voltaren is a topical gel, and Coumadin (warfarin) works internally (blood thinning effect).
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ashish Shanbhag
Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 29 years experience
No: Both are antiinflammatory medications but different ones.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashish Shanbhag
Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 29 years experience
Consultation: Recommend consultation with a Headache Specialist to evaluate your source of pain. This may be a Physiatrist or Neurologist.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashish Shanbhag
Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 29 years experience
Consultation: Recommend consultation with a physiatrist to evaluate the potential structural source of your pain.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ashish Shanbhag
Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 29 years experience
Yes: One may see a physiatrist (also known as a physical medicine and rehabilitation physician). They are non-surgical bone, joint, nerve, muscle specialis... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ashish Shanbhag
Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine 29 years experience
No: Combiflam contains an NSAID + acetaminophen; Naproxen is an NSAID as well. Taking these medications together can have a serious negative effect on the... Read More

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HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Shanbhag is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Shanbhag is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This made me feel good. Thanks!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine, SC
Graduated 1993MD

Awards

Top Doctor, Third Place, Spartanburg Region, SC - Summer
2013
Top Pain Management Specialist , First Place, South Carolina - Summer
2013
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