Dr. Brian Le

Pain Management
Las Vegas, NV
19 years experience male

Locations

Las Vegas Spine & Pain Center

Las Vegas, NV

Address

2410 Fire Mesa, Suite 160, Las Vegas, NV
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 830am - 530pm
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Practice website

Fax

7026762042

Insurances accepted

Aetna

Anthem BC Life & Health Insurance Company

Assurant Inc

Blue Cross of California

Blue Shield of California

Cigna

CIGNA Health Care

Coventry Health Care

First Health Group Corporation

FiServ

Golden Rule Insurance Company

Humana Insurance Company

Medicaid

Medicare

Metlife Insurance Company of Connecticut

MultiPlan, Inc

New York Life Insurance Company

Other

Sierra Health and Life Insurance Company, Inc.

State Farm Insurance Companies

Tricare

UMR

United HealthCare Insurance Company

UnitedHealthcare

WellPoint Health Networks Inc

Office

Las vegas, NV

About

Bio

Brian Le, D.O. is board certified in Anesthesiology and Interventional Pain Medicine. He obtained his Medical degree from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. Completed residency in Anesthesiology and fellowship training at University of Maryland Medical Center.

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

Languages spoken

Mandarin

Doctor Q&A

706 Answers
258 Agrees
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A 38-year-old male asked:
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Pain Management 19 years experience
Back pain: It sounds like you failed conservative treatment. Surgical evaluation is a reasonable approach. There are many different surgical options for back p... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
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Yes: You can take advil (ibuprofen) pm five hours after vicodin.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
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Possibly: Shoulder pain can be caused by arthritis, ligament injury, tendon tears, muscle strain ... If your pain is caused by muscular issue, muscle relaxers ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
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Neuromodulation: It seems like you are experiencing peripheral neuropathy. Spinal cord stimulation is an advanced treatment for specific painful conditions. It is us... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
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Back pain: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... If your back pain persists, i recommend you seein... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
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Expired medication: It is not recommended to take expired medication. If you need new prescription, please see your doctor to discuss the treatment
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A 39-year-old female asked:
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SCS: If you only have 15-20% pain improvement from the trial, it is not a successful trial. At least 50% or more pain improvement is usually used for impl... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
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Back pain: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... The treatment depends on the cause of the pain.... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
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Narcotic addiction: All narcotics have addiction potential. The more powerful/potent drug, the higher potential for addiction. In general, people are addicted more to s... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
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Coronavirus: Coronaviruses are common viruses that most people get some time in their life. Coronaviruses are named for the crown-like spikes on their surface. Hu... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
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Polymyalgia rheuma: Most people who develop polymyalgia rheumatica are older than 65. It rarely affects people younger than 50. However, it can happen at any age.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
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Topamax (topiramate): Topamax (topiramate) has several side effects. The most common side effect is numbness and tingling. Other side effects might include fatigue, taste... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
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Back pain: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... The treatment depends on the cause of the pain.... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
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Pain specialist: If your pain persists or worsens, you should seek help from a pain management specialist.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
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NSAIDS: Meloxicam and Celebrex (celecoxib) are non steroidal anti-inflammatory medications. They are both effective medications for arthritis. The effective... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
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Diabetic neuropathy: Besides watching the blood sugar level, maintaining a healthy lifestyle is recommended. You should: - have a healthy-eating plan - get plenty of ph... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
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Meloxicam: Meloxicam is a non steroidal anti-inflammatory medication. It is commonly used to treat painful conditions.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
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Drug interaction: It is not recommended to mix tramadol with antidepressants such as Amitriptyline due to increased risk of developing serotonin syndrome which can be a... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
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Not a good idea: The treatment for any medical conditions, including chronic pain, depends on doctor's clinical impression. Even though there are many non narcotic med... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
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Suboxone: Suboxone is a combination of buprenorphrine and naloxone.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
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SCS: Spinal cord stimulation (scs) is a device that transmits mild electric currents to the spine to interrupt pain signals and replace the pain sensation ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
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CRPS treatment: Reflex sympathetic dystrophy or complex regional pain syndrome (crps) is a different condition to treat. The main focus of the treatment is to restor... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
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Pain management: You should check with your insurance to see in your network, and who is accepting new patients.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
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SCS replacement: Spinal cord stimulator includes two parts, lead and generator. If your generator is recalled, it's a simple replacement. If the leads are recalled, i... Read More
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Pain Management 19 years experience
Sciatica: Sciatica is a neuropathic pain due to nerve compression. It' hard to predict the duration. The duration depends on the severity of nerve impingement... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
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Pain Management 19 years experience
CRPS: Complex regional pain syndrome (crps) is a form of chronic pain that usually affects extremity. Crps typically develops after an injury, surgery, but ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
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ESI: An epidural steroid injection is a minimally invasive procedure that delivers steroids via a needle directly into the epidural space to help reduce in... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
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Dr. Brian Leanswered
Pain Management 19 years experience
NSAIDS: Meloxicam is a non steroidal anti-inflammatory medication. It is usually used to treated painful conditions, including arthritis. There are many mor... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
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Dr. Brian Leanswered
Pain Management 19 years experience
Dilaudid: Dilaudid is a powerful opioid. All narcotics have addiction potential. You can get addicted to hydromorphone.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
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Pain Management 19 years experience
ESI: An epidural steroid injection is a minimally invasive procedure that delivers steroids via a needle directly into the epidural space to help reduce in... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
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Pain Management 19 years experience
Pain doctor: We can contact your insurance for the list of pain specialists in your area. There are a few big pain centers such as university of maryland pain cen... Read More
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Constipation: Pain medication, especially narcotic medications, are known to cause constipation. If you are having pain associated with constipation, talk to the do... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
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Headaches: Hemicrania continua, or continuous headache, is a rare type of headache that doesn't stop. It usually responds well to non steroidal anti-inflammator... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
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Pain Management 19 years experience
Back pain: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... The treatment depends on the cause of the pain.... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
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Dr. Brian Leanswered
Pain Management 19 years experience
Back pain: You can consult your pcp, pain management doctor or neurologist for evaluation.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
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PSTIM: Pstim can cost several hundred dollars. Please discuss it with your doctor for more precise number.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
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Lyrica (pregabalin): Lyrica (pregabalin) is an anti-seizure medication. It is effective for neuropathic pain like nerve compression. You might respond well to it even th... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
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Dr. Brian Leanswered
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Suboxone weaning: The Suboxone weaning process needs to be guided by a doctor. The key is slow weaning process. You should have none or minimal withdrawal symptoms wi... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
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Pain Management 19 years experience
See a doctor: You would need to see a doctor to get Neurontin (gabapentin) weaned to off. Please don't do it on your own.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
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Dr. Brian Leanswered
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Hydrocodone: Hydrocodone is a pain killer. It is also used in cough syrup. It's not used to treat swollen throat.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
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No: At this time, hydrocodone medication in the usa is only available in combination with acetaminophen.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
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Pain management: For many instances, you can refer yourself to a pain management doctor. Please contact your insurance for more information about pain management doct... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
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CRPS symptoms: Symptoms of complex regional pain syndrome might include burning/throbbing pain, change in skin temperature, sensitivity to touch or cold, swelling of... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
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Upper back pain: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... Without additional information, it's hard to id... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
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SCS benefits: Besides anesthetic and surgical risks, there are risks involved with scs itself. It includes scs malfunction, scs affecting the wrong location, overs... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
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Pain Management 19 years experience
Back pain: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... A long sleep might not have any relation with you... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
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Dr. Brian Leanswered
Pain Management 19 years experience
Narcotics: They are both narcotics. They are both powerful pain killers with addiction potential. The best pain killer for the your pain is the one that relieve... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
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Dr. Brian Leanswered
Pain Management 19 years experience
Sciatica: There are many treatments for sciatica like heat pads, accupuncture, chiropractic therapy, exercise, massage, medications, injections ... If your ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
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Dr. Brian Leanswered
Pain Management 19 years experience
Sympathetic block: A lumbar sympathetic block is an injection of local anesthetic around the sympathetic nerves. These sympathetic nerves are a part of the sympathetic n... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
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Pain Management 19 years experience
MVA: If you feel hurt after a car crash, you should contact your doctor for evaluation. He/she can refer you for evaluation from specialists as needed. I... Read More
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Testimonials
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Sep 5, 2013
Great, timely answers to patients concerns. Very professional.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Le is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Le is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Ibuprofen helps a lot. I take 1500mg four times a day. It does the job although I am probably taking more in each dose than I should.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thanks Dr., will taking your advise. looking for doctor in my area (Fremont or Milpitas) Le
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! It's a hard condition bc people don't believe you even have anything

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
Graduated 2004MD

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND MEDICAL CENTER

Awards

• Robert D. Dripps Memorial Award
Top Doctor, Third Place, Nevada - Summer
2013
Top Pain Management Specialist , First Place, Nevada - Summer
2013

Publications

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