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Dr. Brian Le

Pain Management
Las Vegas, NV
18 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

Tuesday: 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 42-year-old member asked:
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Pain Management 18 years experience
Sciatic pain: The sciatic pain is usually caused by nerve impingement/irritation. The sciatic nerve pain might worsen at anytime if the impingement or irritation i... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
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Sciatica: Sound like you are experiencing nerve pain due to nerve compression. Sometimes, your symptoms might improve over time. If symptoms persist, please s... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
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Pain Management 18 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 42-year-old member asked:
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Pain Management 18 years experience
CRPS: Complex regional pain syndrome is an uncommon form of chronic pain that usually affects an arm or leg. Complex regional pain syndrome typically develo... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
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Pain Management 18 years experience
Inpatient rehab: Suboxone is designed to be taken orally. Shooting Suboxone is not recommended and is dangerous. I recommend you finding an inpatient rehab program w... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
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Pain Management 18 years experience
Peripheral neuropath: Peripheral neuropathy is a general term describing nerve pain. There are many causes of peripheral neuropathy, including diabetes. However, diabetes... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
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Chiropractor: 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 49-year-old member asked:
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Pain Management 18 years experience
Neuropathy: You might benefit from physical therapy and strengthening exercise. Please consult your doctor to discuss it further.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
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Pain Management 18 years experience
Knee pain: The knee can be caused by arthritis, ligament injury, tendon tears, muscle strain ... The treatment of knee pain depends on the cause of knee pain. ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
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Pain Management 18 years experience
Diabetic neuropathy: Diabetic peripheral neuropathy might benefit from anti-seizure medications such as gabapentin, gralise, lyrica (pregabalin). Medical food like metan... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
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Pain Management 18 years experience
ESI: It sounds like you are experiencing radicular pain from a disc degeneration disease. I think you might benefit from epidural steroid injection. An e... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
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Pain Management 18 years experience
Opiate & pregnancy: It is not recommended to use opiate in the pregnancy. It can affect fetal development in the first trimester and it can cause great stress for the ba... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
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Pain Management 18 years experience
Back pain: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... I recommend you try heat pads, exercise, massag... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
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Dr. Brian Leanswered
Pain Management 18 years experience
Yes: Naproxen is an anti-inflammatory medication. Oxycodone is an opiate. They can be taken together.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
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Pain Management 18 years experience
Chronic pain: Chronic pain is best treated with a comprehensive treatment. It might include physical therapy, exercise, weight management, nutrition, medications l... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
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Pain Management 18 years experience
Gabapentin: Gabapentin is an anti-convulsant medication. It is commonly used for seizure, chronic pain, headaches, and neuropathy.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
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Dr. Brian Leanswered
Pain Management 18 years experience
NSAIDS: Meloxicam, and aleve (naproxen) are non steroidal anti-inflammatory medications. It is not recommended to take multiple nsaids together as that they ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
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Pain Management 18 years experience
Diabetes & back pain: There might be no relation between diabetes and low back pain. The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve im... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
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Pain Management 18 years experience
Back pain: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... The back pains might improve with heat pads, ex... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
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Pain Management 18 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 31-year-old female asked:
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Pain Management 18 years experience
Drug interaction: Lyrica (pregabalin) is an anti-seizure medication. Tramadol is an opioid pain killer. It's commonly used together for pain. However, when combined,... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
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Pain Management 18 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 pai... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
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Pain Management 18 years experience
Meloxicam overdose: The Meloxicam overdose symptoms are blue lips, fingernails, or skin, seizures, pain in the chest, upper stomach, or throat, severe stomach pain, skin ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
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Pain Management 18 years experience
See your PCP: Please go to see your pcp. If your doctor thinks you need to see a specialist, he/she can refer you.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
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Dr. Brian Leanswered
Pain Management 18 years experience
NSAIDS: Meloxicam and Celecoxib are non steroidal anti-inflammatory medications. They are both effective medications. The effectiveness varies from individu... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
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Dr. Brian Leanswered
Pain Management 18 years experience
Diarrhea & migraine: You can start with your primary care doctor. They can refer to to specialists if needed for more evaluation.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
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Pain Management 18 years experience
Depression: It sounds like you are experiencing depression associating with chronic condition. I advised you seeking help from psychiatrist. They might be able ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
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Pain Management 18 years experience
Neck and back pain: The neck and back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... The treatment depends on the cause of ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
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Dr. Brian Leanswered
Pain Management 18 years experience
Sciatic pain: The sciatic pain can be caused by spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... The treatment depends on the cause of the pain. You should s... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
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Dr. Brian Leanswered
Pain Management 18 years experience
Back pain: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... One sided back pain might also be caused by kidn... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
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Pain Management 18 years experience
Morphine : Morphine has been assigned to pregnancy category c by the fda. Morphine should only be given during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk. In genera... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
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Dr. Brian Leanswered
Pain Management 18 years experience
Narcotics: Codeine and oxycodone are both narcotic medications. They are two different drugs in the narcotic family medication.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
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Dr. Brian Leanswered
Pain Management 18 years experience
Drug interaction: Omeprazole is a proton pump inhibitors. Gabapentin is an anti-seizure medication. There is no known drug interaction between them. You can take Ome... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
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Dr. Brian Leanswered
Pain Management 18 years experience
Neck pain: The neck 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 46-year-old female asked:
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Dr. Brian Leanswered
Pain Management 18 years experience
See doctor ASAP: Two years is a long time to suffer from back pain. It is difficult to help you without a comprehensive evaluation. There are many causes of back pai... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
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Dr. Brian Leanswered
Pain Management 18 years experience
Opiate & pregnancy: It is not recommended to use opiate in the pregnancy. It can affect fetal development in the first trimester and it can cause great stress for the ba... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
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Dr. Brian Leanswered
Pain Management 18 years experience
Hard to say: The recovery time depends on the type of surgery you'll have. If it's a minimally invasive surgery, it may be a few weeks. If it's a fusion surgery,... Read More
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A female asked:
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Dr. Brian Leanswered
Pain Management 18 years experience
Yoga and pain: It sounds like you might experience muscle pain or spasm. I suggest you look at your activities during the yoga sessions. Adjust your movements and ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
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Dr. Brian Leanswered
Pain Management 18 years experience
YES!!!: Dilaudid is a powerful narcotic. In any situation, taking 20mg Dilaudid is quite excessive. Please see your doctor or go to er immediately for evalu... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
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Pain Management 18 years experience
Oxycodone: I'm not aware of this dose for either oxycodone or oxycontin.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
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Dr. Brian Leanswered
Pain Management 18 years experience
Tramadol: It is safe to take four 50mg tramadol in 24 hours period, but it's not recommended to take four 50mg tramadol at the same time.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
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Dr. Brian Leanswered
Pain Management 18 years experience
Maybe: It depends on the dosage of Gabapentin at the time you stopped it. If it's minimal dosage, you might be okay. If it's high dosage, you need to be we... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
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Dr. Brian Leanswered
Pain Management 18 years experience
Suboxone: The time and dosage of Suboxone need to be guided by a doctor. You need to be in full withdrawal before starting suboxone. Please see a doctor for e... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
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Dr. Brian Leanswered
Pain Management 18 years experience
Side effects: Gabapentin may cause some unwanted effects. More common: drowsiness, dizziness, weight gain, clumsiness or unsteadiness, uncontrolled eye movements ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
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Dr. Brian Leanswered
Pain Management 18 years experience
Pain mangement: Pain management as a discipline of medicine devoted to the diagnosis/treatment of pain disorders. The treatment varies depending on the cause of the p... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
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Dr. Brian Leanswered
Pain Management 18 years experience
Suboxone: The Suboxone weaning process needs to be guided by a doctor. I recommend you not doing it on your own. Please see your doctor and discuss the weanin... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
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Dr. Brian Leanswered
Pain Management 18 years experience
Back pain treatment: There are several ways to treat the back pain depending on the cause of the pain. It might include exercise, physical therapy, medication, chiropract... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
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Dr. Brian Leanswered
Pain Management 18 years experience
Back pain: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, disc degeneration, spondylolisthesis, fracture, nerve impingement ...
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A 26-year-old female asked:
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Dr. Brian Leanswered
Pain Management 18 years experience
Tramadol & headache: Tramadol may cause some unwanted effects like headache. Please see your doctor for medication change.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
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Dr. Brian Leanswered
Pain Management 18 years experience
Suboxone: Suboxone is a combination of buprenorphrine and naloxone. The half life of Suboxone is about 24-72 hours. Usually, it takes about five half life bef... 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

Carcinoid tumor and intravenous octreotide infusion during labor and delivery
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