Michael E. Harned, MD

4.8 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

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

About

Dr. Michael Harned is the Medical Director of UK Healthcare’s Interventional Pain Associates and the Program Director of the multi-disciplinary Pain Medicine Fellowship at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Harned joined the faculty of the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Kentucky in 2008. In the intervening years, he has also spent time running a private pain clinic.

Currently the President of the Kentucky Society of Anesthesiologists, Dr. Harned also serves on various committees for the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the American Academy of Pain Medicine, and the International Neuromodulation Society.

Dr. Harned has active research projects on spinal cord stimulation, intrathecal drug delivery, and education, and has published and spoken widely on these and other pain management topics.

Faculty Rank

  • Professor of Anesthesiology

Training & Education

Degree

University of Kentucky, College of Medicine, Lexington

Residency

University of Kentucky, Lexington

Fellowship

Anesthesiology - Pain Management, University of Kentucky, Lexington

Certifications and Special Training

American Board of Anesthesiology, Pain Management
American Board of Anesthesiology

Insurance Information

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Ratings & Reviews

4.8 out of 5
50 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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    Was pleased that they took my complex chronic issues into consideration.

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    Dr Michael Harned was took his time with me and explained what I needed to do!!

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    It was the first time I had met her. She was nice and a good listener and offered good advice

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    Dr. Harned explained and demonstrated the issues that are contributing to my cervical pain. We discussed proposed treatment plans with risks and benefits. I would repeatedly recommend Dr. Harned to others! He provides excellent patient care with a personable caring attitude.

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    Dr harned works with lot different students which are learning. But dr harned himself always discusses things or his pa in appointments and gets things straightened out if there are errors in billing that causes delays
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      Good
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      Very good
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      Pleased
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      I already have recommended this facility
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      Physician adjusted the injection based on my observations of the shifting discomfort to my right leg
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      Excellent!
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      I trust Dr. Harned and all the staff. If I did not, I would go elsewhere.
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      With my problem I couldn't ask for a better place
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      They are very professional with their job.
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      Exceptional!
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      Very happy with the service provided
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      Dr. Harned is great
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      Very good experience
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      Very good
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      These are without exception some of the very best, caring, compassionate people at UK Health.
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      They were very professionable
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      Dr. Harned is the best
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      I would certainly recommend these Dr's and workers as they are willing to help and good at what they do.
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      Competent, courteous, kind
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      100%
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      I love Dr. Harned...he is genuinely concerned with getting my pain under control. He listens to me, and he doesn't sugar coat anything.
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      Very receptive to my concerns, discussed options and identified specific steps needed for further care.
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      Good.
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      I would recommend Dr. Harned and to my family and friends. He and his staff work well together.
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      Very good
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      Knee is better
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      Recommend them to everyone and other drs there
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      Dr. Harned answered my questions/concerns about the procedure l had done. He also told me what we would discuss (next steps) during my follow-up visit.
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      Dr. Harned explained everything to me, allowed me to ask questions, and explained our strategy moving forward. As a Project Manager (assuming healing me is the project), I am very pleased with everything discussed with me and look forward to thanking him in person once I'm all better!
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      Always great!
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      Always great care at dr Harned's office
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      Very good
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      Dr. Harned is an amazing doctor. He intently listens and is determined to help find a solution to pain.
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      Dr Harned is wonderful
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      Dr. Jennifer Murphy, who did my procedure, was so nice and made me feel very at ease. Dr. Harned always very nice and caring.
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      Good
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      This is the best health care I have ever been
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      Good experience.
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      Dr. Harned is one of the most caring and compassionate humans that I have been associated with.
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      Bad experience this time and especially with the assistant that day. She had terrible bedside manner. I am a nurse for UK as well.
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      Dr. Harned is absolutely the besr
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      Dr Harned is amazing! His knowledge, expertise, and care have given me relief and hope. he has truly made a difference in my quality of life.
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      I will highly recommend
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      Dr. Harned is super nice and so was the other man who talked to us that same day. Highly recommend!
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      I love my pain management drs, rns, and techs