THE RIZOR INSTITUTE AT SALUDE – A NATIONAL CENTER OF EXCELLENCE IN INTERDISCIPLINARY PAIN MANAGEMENT
Salude - The Art of Recovery is proud to announce the opening of their Inpatient and Outpatient Interdisciplinary Pain Management program, The Rizor Institute at Salude, which will specialize in the treatment of chronic pain.
Chronic pain affects approximately one in five people — up to 60 million Americans. Conventional treatments such as surgery and pain medications are often ineffective and may worsen the chronic pain. Interdisciplinary Pain Management (IPM) is a clinically and cost-effective approach to the treatment of chronic pain. IPM programs in the past have had a proven record of reducing chronic pain, increasing physical function, reducing or eliminating opioid use, and returning patients to work.
Led by Dr. Kriegel, Dr. Rizor, and Dr. Dermyer who, combined, have over 80 years of experience as leaders in the field of Interdisciplinary Pain Management, The Rizor Institute at Salude has received preliminary accreditation through the Commission on Accreditation for Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). This is a way to certify that the treatment at this facility meets the rigorous CARF standards and is broadly recognized by referring physicians, healthcare organizations, and insurance payors/managed care organizations.
The Rizor Institute at Salude is now accepting patients from managed care/insurance payors or by direct physician referral. Before acceptance, the IPM team will also perform a thorough initial assessment to determine an individual treatment plan for each patient. For more information or to make a patient referral, go here.
Alan L. Wang, MD, SFHM, FACP
Transitional Care, Cardiology Services and Rehabilitation, and Hospital Medicine1 hr 11 min
Dr. Wang of Salude, Dr. Kunjummen of Atlanta Heart Specialists, and Dr. Austin of Gwinnett Medical Center Hospital Medicine