Eduardo Tanhui, MD practices as a Pain Management Specialist in NACOGDOCHES, TX.
Pain Management Specialist
ServicesEduardo Tanhui, MD provides pain management in NACOGDOCHES, TX. A Pain Management Specialist is a physician who has four extra years learning anesthesiology and pain medicine to help patients with pain management.
Please call Eduardo Tanhui, MD at (936) 564-2710 to schedule an appointment in NACOGDOCHES, TX or to get more information.
My pain management doctor retired and there are only two pain management doctors in nacogdoches, tx. I visited with this arrogant and rude doctor only once and would advise any chronic pain patient to stay very far away from him. He has no compassion for his patients and states immediately that you will abuse pain medicine therefore he only wants to do spinal injections and implant devices. He was rude and showed no compassion for any of his patients. I learned this not only from my own experience but he shouts when he is with patients so nothing is confidential in his office.
The staff did not inform me of the cost of the procedure until the third or fourth visit at which point I had about an $800 bill. On multiple occasions while in the waiting room I heard other patients commenting on how the doctor only wanted to do injections. While doing the first steroid injection next to my spine he hit a nerve and caused my leg to twitch wildly. The temperature was 75 to 80 degrees in his office, which is way above what you should have for any medical procedure involving a needle or any other invasive procedure as high temps like that can cause a drop in blood pressure. Combined with a needle or other pain it can cause a vasovagal reaction which lowers the blood pressure. When I found out about the obscenely high bill the doctor approached me in the exam room harassing me about paying the bill telling me that it was not responsible to not pay the bill all at once. I explained to him that I was not told about the cost of the injection before receiving them and that I could not pay off that bill in one payment and that I would do my best to pay it off over time. He made a comment saying that he should just try not paying his bills at the office, that it would be okay if he didn't pay electric and rent etc. I told him again that I couldn't afford to pay it all at once as I was not told how much it would cost until the third or fourth visit. He then said that this is the best part of being a doctor and muttered something rude and unintelligible about his patients and stalked out of the room. He also made a rude comment about the pain medication and shoved the prescription pad in my face, with the door open to my room and the rooms of the nearby patients. This alone clearly violated HIPPA regulations. I was not seeking medication, I was seeking treatment. I was in a wreck at 18 and have had degeneritive disk disease since. At age 20 I was told that I had the back of a 40 year old. This doctor did not take into account the accident that lead to my disorder or the pain I was in. The injections did not help my condition and only caused more pain. I would not advise going to this doctor if you have any other choice whatsoever. I have an audio recording of some of this conversation and have been considering whether or not to report him.
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