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Dr. Sandeep Sherlekar

Pain Management
Frederick, MD
26 years experience male

About

Bio

I am an interventional pain management specialist. I am specialized in minimally invasive spine surgery and can accomplish this using lasers as well as mechanically. I have been teaching other physicians how to do this and we have done over a thousand cases among ourselves

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Pain Management

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

14 Answers
6 Agrees
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandeep Sherlekar
26 years experience
Neck pain: It would be better to see a pain specialist and have a MRI of your neck and lower back.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandeep Sherlekar
26 years experience
Back pain: He could have a herniated disc. He needs a MRI . Have him see a pain specialist.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandeep Sherlekar
26 years experience
Problem: If you get your hand fused it will limit motion and it does not always completely eliminate pain.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandeep Sherlekar
26 years experience
Pcp: Ask your pcp to refer you to one who has experience in managing your condition.
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandeep Sherlekar
26 years experience
Depends: On what medications you are on but you can ask your pharmacist.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandeep Sherlekar
26 years experience
Oxygen: Cluster headaches respond to steroid pack and oxygen therapy. Behavioral modification can also help. Seek a good neurologist.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandeep Sherlekar
26 years experience
Vitamin supplement: Vitamins help in the management of diabetic neuropathy and neuralgia. This is helpful in treating some conditions.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandeep Sherlekar
26 years experience
Pelvic pain: Many causes of pelvic pain including infection as well as endometriosis, pelvic adhesions, bladder pain interstitial cystitis. See your OB to evaluate... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandeep Sherlekar
26 years experience
Unlikely: Rsd is complex and can have many different presentations. I would consult with your pain specialist for further investigation into these symptoms.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandeep Sherlekar
26 years experience
See your OB/gyn: You should see your OB to make sure that it is not an infection and undergo testing if required by the md.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandeep Sherlekar
26 years experience
Possible herniated d: You need a MRI of your lower back to further evaluate your condition.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandeep Sherlekar
26 years experience
Constipation: Black tar stools could suggest bleeding internally. You should go to the er and be evaluated or see a GI specialist as soon as possible.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandeep Sherlekar
26 years experience
No substantial risk: It is safe to sedate.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Sherlekar is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Sherlekar is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! I also ha ve been taking iron for 6 days, but that usually is dark green . No ins. Went a month ago said pancreas issues
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Thanks for your quick reply! Did that. Can't find a doctor who isn't in a mill pain clinic
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Thanks does he need to ask his GP how he would go about it?

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Harvard medical School, MA
Graduated 1996MD
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