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Dr. Craig Stephen Nairn, MD

AnesthesiologyPain Medicine


We are the only pain clinic in NM offering the full spectrum of current interventional techniques to help make an accurate diagnosis and to treat pain effectively without open surgery. Procedures include: Epidural,facet,sacroiliac joint injections Radiofrequency nerve ablation Minimally invasive intradiscal therapies IDET Nucleoplasty, Decompressor, Decompression catheter Spinal cord Stimulation Intrathecal pumps


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5.0 Takes time to answer my questions
5.0 Provides follow-up as needed
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8080 Academy Rd NE Ste A, Albuquerque, NM, 87111
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Pain Solutions
8080 Academy Rd NE Ste A
Albuquerque, NM, 87111
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"Explains everything i n detail. Takes time to get to know the patient. Excellent doctor."
  • September 25, 2023
"A Remarkable Journey to Pain Relief with Dr. Craig Nairn Rating: ?????????? (5/5) I am writing this review today to share my incredible experience under the care of Dr. Craig Nairn, an exceptional pain doctor who has been my trusted ally for over a decade. It is disheartening to come across a negative online review that does not accurately reflect Dr. Nairn's outstanding abilities and unwavering dedication to patient care. I feel compelled to provide an honest and glowing account of the exceptional care I have received. When I walked into Pain Solutions, I was greeted with professionalism, empathy, and a genuine commitment to improving my quality of life. My once unbearable pain has been transformed under Dr. Nairn's expert guidance. Their comprehensive treatment approach and innovative techniques have significantly reduced my pain levels. Now I only require an annual visit. Dr. Craig Nairn's medical knowledge and diagnostic skills are truly exceptional. He possesses an uncanny ...
ability to listen attentively, understand the complexities of my pain, and develop personalized treatment plans that address my specific needs. Dr. Nairn's commitment to staying at the forefront of pain management is evident in his continuous pursuit of the latest advancements and techniques, ensuring the best possible outcomes for his patients. What sets Dr. Craig Nairn apart is his genuine dedication to patient well-being. He approaches everyone with compassion and care, taking the time to understand their unique circumstances. Dr. Nairn consistently goes above and beyond by collaborating with other specialists and advocating for additional resources when necessary. His commitment to holistic care is commendable and truly makes a difference in the lives of his patients. Under Dr. Craig Nairn's expert care, my life has transformed significantly. What was once a daily battle against excruciating pain and limited mobility has metamorphosized into a life of freedom and possibility. Thanks to Dr. Nairn's expertise and compassionate approach, I engage daily in once-unimaginable activities. Their unwavering dedication to my well-being has empowered me to reclaim my life and embrace a future free from the constraints of chronic pain. For anyone seeking a pain doctor who possesses both extensive knowledge and genuine compassion, I wholeheartedly recommend Dr. Craig Nairn and Pain Solutions. Their commitment to excellence, innovative approach to pain management, and unwavering support for their patients make them an invaluable resource. If you are searching for a doctor who will not only alleviate your pain but also empower you to live a fulfilling life, Dr. Craig Nairn is the one to trust. In conclusion, I am immensely grateful to Dr. Craig Nairn for his life-changing impact on my journey to pain relief. His expertise, dedication, and compassionate care have made all the difference. I hope this review serves as verification to the exceptional care provided by Dr. Nairn and helps counteract any unjust negativity that may exist. As a patient, I can confidently say that the support and care received from Dr. Nairn, his medical expertise, and his staff at Pain Solutions far outweigh any administrative challenges that arise as they do at every medical office from time to time. The positive impact on my life, transforming it from one filled with horrible pain and substantial limitations to one of hope and freedom, is a testament to Dr. Nairn's dedication and skills. Thank you, Dr. Craig Nairn, for being the epitome of excellence in pain management. Your unwavering commitment to improving the lives of your patients is truly commendable. I am forever grateful for the exceptional care you have provided me. "
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  • August 15, 2023
"Such a wonderful doctor! I don't trust anyone but him to give me injections. "
  • November 16, 2022
"Too busy to give help!"
  • November 3, 2020


8080 Academy Rd NE Ste A
Albuquerque, NM, 87111
  • Accepting New Patients
Mon8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Accepting New Patients


Medical School
Oregon Health & Science University School Of Medicine
Graduated 1992
Virginia Mason Hospital And Medical Center


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