Maryland Pain & Wellness Center

Pain Management & Interventional Pain Management Physician located in Crofton, MD & Prince Frederick, MD

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Henry Achampong, MD, MS, is an experienced pain management physician and the founder of Maryland Pain & Wellness Center in Delmar, Crisfield, Princess Ann, Pocomoke, Berlin, Ocean City, Cambridge, Easton  Crofton, Prince Frederick, and Salisbury, Maryland. He has over a decade of professional experience in pain management and anesthesiology.

Dr. Achampong treats a variety of chronic and acute pain disorders. His focus includes cancer pain, complex regional pain syndrome, and disorders of the spine. Dr. Achampong is an expert in pharmacological and interventional pain disorder treatments. 

He is well trained in all interventional pain approaches, including epidural injections, facet injections, radiofrequency techniques, discography, spinal cord stimulators, intrathecal infusion pumps, vertebroplasty, and minimally invasive lumbar decompression.

Dr. Achampong completed his undergraduate training at Kentucky State University in Frankfort, Kentucky, where he graduated summa cum laude with a major in biology and a minor in chemistry. 

He earned his master’s degree in pharmacology from the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky, where he successfully defended his thesis on the role of B-amyloid in neuroapoptosis. Because of Dr. Achampong’s research, pharmaceutical companies isolated new drug targets that treat neurodegenerative conditions, such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases.

Dr. Achampong studied medicine at the University of Louisville School of Medicine in Louisville, Kentucky. There, he worked with Dr. Suzanne T. Ildstad (the director of the Institute for Cellular Therapeutics and CEO of Regenerex) to characterize facilitating cells, a special group of cells important for successful organ transplantation.

He trained in anesthesiology at The Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in Newark, New Jersey, where he remained actively engaged in anesthesiology and pain management research. Dr. Achampong completed his interventional pain management fellowship at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center in Cincinnati, which is one of the most reputable academic pain management programs in the country.

He maintains his advanced credentials with continuing education. Dr. Achampong is an active member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, The Spine Intervention Society, North American Neuromodulation Society, and the American Pain Society.

He maintains strong relationships with patients, who know they aren’t treated as just a number. Dr. Achampong makes patients feel comfortable and as if they’re his only patient. He develops comprehensive, therapeutic approaches specific to each patient’s needs.

In his free time, Dr. Achampong enjoys soccer, running, ping pong, tennis, and traveling. He is currently accepting new patients and warmly welcomes them to Maryland Pain & Wellness Center.

COVID-19 UPDATE


We want to give you an update on the procedures and resources we are putting in place to best serve you during the Coronavirus pandemic. 

To ensure the well-being of our patients, visitors, and team members, we are:

Screening all patients for symptoms and exposure risks.
Asking patients to call ahead if they are experiencing fever and/or symptoms of a respiratory illness.
Requiring masks for any patients with symptoms of respiratory illness that require a face-to-face appointment with our provider for pain-related issues. In some cases, we are recommending postponement of office visits for these patients.

In order to keep the community as safe as possible, we are changing some of our office operations to adapt to the situation. The following measures will be instituted immediately for the next 2 months:

• All immunocompromised patients / those 75 and older will have their medications electronically sent to the pharmacy. We will have telephonic and/or telemedicine consultations for those patients only.
• Patients with respiratory symptoms, such as fever, cough, and shortness of breath, are strongly encouraged to stay home and medications will be sent electronically x2 weeks.
• Our staff provide frequent cleaning and disinfecting on commonly touched surfaces.
• Patients and staff are encouraged to routinely wash hands with soap and water for 20 seconds.

REMINDER

Everyone can do their part to slow the spread of COVID-19.

If you're sick: Call your primary care physician, ER, or urgent care if you have a fever and respiratory symptoms and are concerned about possible exposure to COVID-19.

If you’ve been in contact or been caring for someone with a confirmed case of COVID-19: You are required to self-isolate for 14 days.

 

 

 

Most major insurances accepted

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