Justin M. Craig, MD

  • Associate Program Director, Interventional Pain Fellowship
4.75 out of 5

Conditions

  • Disorders of the spine (disc herniation, arthritis, disc degeneration, spinal stenosis)
  • Non-surgical arthritis of the hip, knee and shoulder
  • Peripheral nerve injuries and neuropathy
  • Complex regional pain syndrome (RSD)
  • Compression fractures of the thoracic and lumbar spine
    • Myofascial and musculoskeletal pain
    • Sacroiliac joint pain
    • Sciatica
    • Neuropathic pain
    • Cancer pain
    • Low back pain

Procedures Performed

  • Spinal injections (epidurals and facets)
  • Radiofrequency ablation of the spine, knee and peripheral nerves
  • Neuromodulation including spinal cord stimulation and dorsal root ganglion stimulation
  • Pain pump implantation and management
  • Vertebral augmentation procedures (kyphoplasty)
    • Minimally invasive lumbar decompression
    • Ultrasound and fluoroscopically guided joint injections
    • Basivertebral nerve ablation
    • Vertiflex interspinous spacers
    • Cornerloc SI joint fusion
    • Regenerative medicine

About

Dr. Craig is an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology with the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Kentucky and serves as the Associate Program Director for the Interventional Pain Medicine Fellowship. He is board certified in both Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine by the American Board of Anesthesiology. He is a member of several professional societies relating to anesthesia and pain medicine with several publications.

Faculty Rank

  • Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
  • Awards

    Dell Burkey Award, Outstanding Pain Fellow

Training & Education

Degree

University of Louisville, School of Medicine

Residency

Anesthesiology, University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, Charlottesville, Virginia

Fellowship

Pain Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Philadelphia

Certifications and Special Training

The American Board of Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology
The American Board of Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine

Insurance Information

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Ratings & Reviews

4.75 out of 5
45 Reviews

The star rating is a calculation based on feedback from our patients using our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more about our survey process. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

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    I always tell people about Doctor Craig

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    Dr. Craig always explains everything very well

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    I would recommend this Clinic to anyone who needs the type of treatment that I had. They include you in everything they're going to do even ask questions while the procedure is being done making sure you're doing ok

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    Dr Craig is the best! Love him! So caring and always attentive!
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      Dr Craig is fantastic
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      Good experience with resident/fellow. I would definitely recommend him. Dr. Justin Craig was straightforward, honest, and to the point. He was very serious, confident, and professional. These two physicians made me believe that I was in competent hands with my health care and interventional pain treatment.
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      Dr Craig and his fellow were very thorough, patient and professional. I left the visit with a very positive experience and would highly recommend the provider.
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      I love these people. They always have been so informative, personable and efficient.
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      Generally informative
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      I refer you
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      The only thing was they didn't follow up on a scan to see if full was backif so drain the fluid and put meds where fluid was. I'm concerned.
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      All the staff were very thorough and worked really hard
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      Very professional and showed concern for problem and solutions.
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      Perfection
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      Everyone involved during the procedure showed great concern and answered any questions I had and explained everything that they were doing during the procedure.
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      Clinic needs to communicate that first visits are consults. Never explained to me until first visit.
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      I have always had excellent treatment under the care of Dr. Craig and his staff.
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      Dr Craig was very professional and he listened to me and I really felt he cared about helping me.
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      Impressed with both Dr. Brock Mars and Dr. Justin Craig
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      Good
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      Love Dr. Craig. Very understanding and concerned.
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      I have indeed recommended Dr. Justin Craig to friends.
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      The staff and Doctor's were very helpful
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      The doctors discussed my issue with me thoroughly, and were considerate, and sympathetic with my problem.
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      Of all of the doctors I have had there are two that I trust completely and Dr. Craig is one of the two.
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      It was my understanding that the visit was to receive an injection in my knee for possible pain relief. Instead it was scheduled for five weeks later. I was prescribed an oral medication, which has helped but makes me sleepy most of the time. I would have preferred to see if the injection would have kept me from needing the oral medication.
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      Dr. Craig did not perform the procedure. One of his assistants did and she was good.
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      Excellent service.
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      Always great concern and relaxing atmosphere
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      This practice is great, always shows concern for my back pain and provides great care.
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      He seemed to be familiarizing himself with my case as he was talking to me by reading which is a good thing .
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      The best doctor
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      Good
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      I've told a lot of my friends about the care I receive from them unfortunately they don't live in Lexington
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      They showed me my MRI so I could understand the disc bulging and how it was affecting nerves.
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      Dr Craig could teach other physicians how to interact with patients. He is wonderful
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      Dr. Craig and all who have been involved in my treatment have been a blessing to me.
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      Telehealth has been a blessing
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      They gave me a range of how things might turn out
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      I saw the resident/fellow Joshua first. When he was done, he went and got Dr Craig. Both returned within a few minutes. Dr. Craig was also very thorough, informative, listened carefully and answered all my questions.
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      Good teamwork.
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      Excellent care and concern regarding my chronic pain.
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      I always have a Great experience with Dr. Craig.