Advanced Pain Solutions
is deeply committed to offerings patients superior Pain Relief
outcomes. Using a holistic, multidisciplinary approach, they integrate interventional techniques, medication management, and functional restoration within a comprehensive biopsychosocial feedback model.
The goal at Advanced Pain Solutions is to enable patients to regain a life free of suffering while also minimizing the need for chronic opioid dependence.
Principal, V.K. Puppala, MD, DABA-PM
, is double board-certified in Anesthesiology
and Pain Medicine
. He has expertise in the treatment of a variety of chronic painful conditions including neck and low back pain, intractable neuropathic pain, joint pain, headaches, myofascial pain syndrome, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS/RSD), chronic abdominal pain, chronic pelvic pain, cancer-related pain, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) with a multi-modal approach.
Dr. Puppala is exceptionally skilled in a variety of minimally invasive techniques including ultrasound-guided injections, epidural injections, joint injections, diagnostic nerve blocks, radiofrequency denervation, intrathecal pump implantation, spinal cord stimulation, vertebroplasty, and kyphoplasty.
Honors & Awards
- Dr. Puppala won the Illinois Society of Anesthesiologists award for best original research with the world’s first report of successful treatment of HIV-related polyneuropathy using spinal cord stimulation. He also received the Illinois Masonic Medical Center award for best resident research in recognition of his efforts to advance the field of pain medicine.
Memberships & Associations
- Dr. Puppala is active with the Medical Association of Georgia and Georgia Society of Interventional Pain Practitioners in order to raise public awareness of issues facing those afflicted with chronic to legislators and policy-makers. By dedicating his free time to these causes, he hopes to improve the lives of his patients outside of the doctor’s office.
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