Dr. Thomas Dean Hansen MD
Pain Management Specialist | Pain Medicine5950 University Ave Suite 280 West Des Moines IA, 50266
Dr. Thomas Hansen practices Pain Medicine in West Des Moines, IA. Pain medicine is concerned with the prevention of pain, and the evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of patients experiencing pain. Pain medicine physicians use a broad-based approach to treat all pain disorders, ranging from pain as a symptom of disease to pain as the primary disease. Dr. Hansen serves as a consultant to other physicians but is often the principal treating physician, providing care at various levels; such as treating the patient directly, prescribing medication, prescribing rehabilitative services, performing pain relieving procedures, counseling patients and families, directing a multidisciplinary team, coordinating care with other healthcare providers, and providing consultative services.
Education and Training
University of Iowa Medical School MD
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 1987
AnesthesiologyAmerican Board of AnesthesiologyABA- Pain Medicine
- Neck Pain
- Back Pain
- Pinched Nerve
- Herniated Disc
- Spinal Stenosis
- Degenerative Disc Disease (ddd)
- LSU HEALTH SCIENCES
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