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Advanced Pain Solutions - V.K. Puppala, M.D.

Advanced Pain Solutions - V.K. Puppala, M.D.

Peachtree Street
Atlanta, Georgia 30308

Phone(847) 340-7215

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V.K. Puppala, M.D. is a board-certified in anesthesiology and pain medicine. Expert in intubation, intraoperative death, spine surgery, back pain, herniated disc, epidural, radiofrequency ablation, urine drug screening, addiction, overdose, spinal cord stimulators, intrathecal pumps, vertebroplasty, kyphoplasty, anesthetic awareness, blindness, stroke, tonsillectomy, sleep apnea, hemorrhage, brain damage, cardiac arrest, aspiration, IV infiltration, oversedation, nerve block, spinal anesthesia, lethal injection, midazolam, propofol, fentanyl, oxycodone, hydrocodone, morphine, and methadone.

Services

Dr. Puppala is double board-certified in anesthesiology and pain medicine. Extensive expertise involving major catastrophic claims including airway complications, difficult intubation, intraoperative death, spine surgery complications, back pain, neck pain, herniated disc, whiplash, epidural injections, spine injection complications, painkillers, chronic opioid management, urine drug screening, addiction, overdose, failed back surgery syndrome, spinal cord stimulators, intrathecal pumps, vertebroplasty, kyphoplasty, anesthetic awareness, anesthetic recall, trigeminal neuralgia, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD), operating room fire, postoperative blindness, visual loss, shoulder surgery, stroke, tonsillectomy, sleep apnea, hemorrhage, brain damage, eye damage, heart attack, cardiac arrest, aspiration, burns, IV infiltration, oversedation, airway injury, bronchospasm, nerve block, interscalene block, axillary block, femoral block, sciatic block, retrobulbar block, Bier block, spinal anesthesia, epidural, sitting position, dental injury, chipped teeth, lethal injection, midazolam, propofol, fentanyl, rocuronium, succinylcholine, oxycodone, hydrocodone, hydromorphone, oxymorphone, morphine, and methadone.

Extensive NIH research experience in nerve injury as well as epidural injections, spinal cord stimulation, and intrathecal pumps. Results-oriented with meticulous attention to detail. Excellent communication skills. Former journalism editor. Able to meet tight deadlines. Graduate of Illinois Mathematics & Science Academy, University of Illinois, and Washington University School of Medicine. Family includes a fellowship-trained addiction psychiatrist and military OB/GYN, both with extensive experience and expertise involving catastrophic claims.


Litigation Support Services

Dr. Puppala provides unbiased and impartial expert testimony and litigation support services for both plaintiff and defense attorneys.

Areas of Expertise

Affiliations

Medical Association of Georgia
Georgia Society of Interventional Pain Practitioners


Education

M.D., Washington University School of Medicine; B.S., University of Illinois; H.S., Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy


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 The War Against Prescription Drug Abuse

Prescription drug misuse and abuse has skyrocketed to unprecedented proportions, forming an epidemic in the United States.

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