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Dr. Craig Nairn, MD

Pain Medicine*
3.7 (41)
Map Pin Small Albuquerque, NM
Accepting new patients
32 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Craig Nairn, MD

Dr. Craig Nairn, MD is a Pain Medicine Specialist in Albuquerque, NM. They specialize in Pain Medicine, has 32 years of experience, and is board certified in Anesthesiology. They graduated from Oregon Health & Science University and is affiliated with Presbyterian Hospital, Lovelace Medical Center and Lovelace Women's Hospital. Dr. Nairn, completed a residency at University of Chicago Hosps. Patients rated Dr. Nairn an average 3.7 star rating.

Dr. Nairn works at Practice in Albuquerque, NM. They frequently treat conditions like Chronic Pain and Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Nairn's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Pain Solutions LLC
    8080 Academy Rd NE Ste A, Albuquerque, NM 87111 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (505) 247-9700
  2. 2
    Lovelace Unm Rehabilitation Hospital LLC Pain Clinc
    500 Walter St NE Ste 213, Albuquerque, NM 87102 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (505) 727-7177

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Presbyterian Hospital
  • Lovelace Medical Center
  • Lovelace Women's Hospital

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Chronic Pain
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Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Chronic Pain
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Back Pain
Degenerative Disc Disease
Fibromyalgia
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Low Back Pain
Migraine
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Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy
Spinal Stenosis
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Facet Blocks
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Peripheral Nerve Block
Somatic Nerve Block
Spinal Nerve Block
Steroid Injection
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Cancer Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Facet Joint Pain
Headache
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Lumbar Disc Degeneration
Lumbar Herniated Disc
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Myelopathy
Neck Pain
Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Postherpetic Neuralgia
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spine Deformities
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Upper Back Pain
Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
Cervical Facet Joint Injection
Cervical Medial Branch Block
Chronic Pain Management
Discography
Epidural Injection
Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
Epidural Steroid Injections
Facet Block
Facet Joint Injection
Joint Injection
Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
Nerve Blocks
Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
Pain Management
Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
Sacroiliac Joint Injection
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Stellate Ganglion Block
Sympathetic Nerve Block
Trigger Point Injection
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    About Dr. Craig Nairn, MD

    Specialties*
    • Pain Medicine

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    Years of Experience
    • 32 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1669495834
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Virginia Mason Medical Center
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • University of Chicago Hosps
    Residency
    Internship
    • University of Chicago Hospitals and Health System
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Oregon Health & Science University
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Craig Nairn, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Nairn is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Nairn has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Nairn has seen patients for Chronic Pain and Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Nairn on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    41 patients have reviewed Dr. Nairn. The overall rating for this provider is 3.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Nairn.

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