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Neurology

Dr. Debasish Bhattacharyya of Grant Regional Community Clinic specializes in Neurology and Interventional Pain Management.

Comprehensive Neurology/Neuroscience and Spine Care

Dr. Bhattacharyya treats conditions including:
• Disorders of the brain, spinal cord and nervous system
• Spine-related pain (back or neck pain)
• Headaches/migraines
• Stoke
• Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
• Seizures/epilepsy
• Multiple sclerosis
• Dementia
• Parkinson's Disease
• Neuropathy
• Back and neck pain
• Pain from trauma
• Joint pain
• Sports-related injuries
• Sleep disorders

Neurology focuses on the application of neuroscience in the treatment of illness affecting the central nervous system, peripheral nervous system, as well as neuromuscular diseases including but not limited to: Migraine and other headache syndrome, Multiple Sclerosis, Epilepsy, Neurocognitive Disorders such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders, Peripheral neuropathy, Myasthenia Gravis.

The emphasis is on accurate diagnosis and the development of a patient centered treatment that can help patients work towards treating these disorders and maintaining functional status. Diagnostic imaging can include advanced neuroimaging such as MRI's, laboratory evaluation, and neurodiagnostics including EMG and EEG. Treatments includes coordination with all therapy and rehabilitation services, disease specific medication management, and treatment options that may include Botox for migraines, spasticity or dystonia.

Dr. Bhattacharyya believes the best way to treat the issue is to get to know each patient and try to determine the source and/or cause. He works closely with each patient to develop an individualized treatment plan and provides an integrated approach to treating the condition and/or reducing or eliminating chronic pain. This plan could include:
• Interventional procedures
• Medication management
• Referrals to physical therapy, occupational therapy
• Lifestyle modifications (such as diet, exercise, and smoking cessation)
• Complementary medicine, referrals to therapeutic health services including massage

Spine Care focuses the treatment of neurological and pain disorder arising from disorders of the spine. Common conditions treated include:
Lumbar, Cervical and Thoracic Radiculopathy
Lumbar, cervical and thoracic facet arthropathy
Spinal stenosis

As a neurologist and interventional pain specialist, Dr. Bhattacharyya also diagnoses and manages conditions that overlap in both areas of neurology and pain management including: Complex regional pain syndrome, painful peripheral neuropathy, cervical dystonia, knee arthritis, and non-migraine head and neck pain such as cluster headaches and cervicogenic headaches.

The emphasis is again on accurate diagnosis and patient centered treatment that utilizes a multi-modal treatment plan focusing on therapy and rehab services, interventional pain procedures including but not limited to spinal injections and coordination with spine surgeons/neurosurgeons
Dr. Bhattacharyya provides non-operative spine care.

Neurological and pain procedures performed in Lancaster, are:

Neurology: Botox for migraines, spasticity related to stroke or multiple sclerosis, electromyogram/nerve conduction studies (EMG/NCS), electroencephalogram (EEG)

Spine Care/Pain Management procedures: Epidural steroid injections of the lumbar, cervical and thoracic spine. Radiofrequency ablation for cervical, lumbar, and thoracic facet arthopathy, various nerve blocks including sympathetic blocks, genicular radiofrequency ablation for knee arthritis, various joint injections including shoulder, hip and sacroiliac joint injections, spinal cord stimulator trials (neuromodulation treatment), trigger point injections for muscular pain.

QUNTENZA- relief for diabetic nerve pain

In clinical studies, QUTENZA has been shown to significantly relieve pain for up to 3 months in adult patients with diabetic nerve pain of the feet or post-shingles nerve pain.

QUTENZA:

  • Works to quiet damaged nerves
  • Is effective for adult patients who are already taking other pain medicines
  • Is unlikely to interact with other medicines
  • May not work for everyone. Only you and your doctor can decide if QUTENZA is right for you

QUTENZA is the first and only treatment to deliver prescription-strength capsaicin directly to the skin. About QUTENZA

  • Up to 3 months of pain relief.
  • A 30-minute treatment for diabetic nerve pain of the feet or a 60-minute treatment for post-shingles nerve pain.
  • Acts locally.
  • Treats at the site of pain No drug-drug interactions QUTENZA can be used alone or in combination with other treatments.

Your path to recovery.

Our care continues even after your treatment. Grant Regional offers a full range of physical rehabilitation and therapies. Our experts will work with you to develop a plan for convenient, ongoing care - that's just right for you!

Appointments: (608) 723-2131

Debasish Bhattacharyya MD has lived and worked in Wisconsin for over 15 years including completing residency/graduate medical education in Neurology at the University of Wisconsin in Madison after graduating medical school from the University of Arkansas in 2002. He is double board certified in Neurology and Pain Medicine and is a diplomate of the ABPN and APM.

Residency-University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics Madison, WI
Internship-University of Wyoming Casper, WY
Doctor of Medicine-University of Arkansas for Medical Science: College of Medicine Little Rock, AR
State Medical Licenses: Wisconsin, Illinois, and Ohio

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