MDH Welcomes the Return of Bojan Pavlovic, MD
MACOMB, Ill. – McDonough District Hospital welcomed the return of Bojan Pavlovic, MD as the primary provider in the Pain Management Center. Dr. Pavlovic began his duties on January 2.
He returns to MDH after spending the last 15 months at Crawford Memorial Hospital in Robinson, Illinois. He originally started at MDH when the Pain Management Center opened in June 2016. He departed later that year.
Dr. Pavlovic is board certified in pain medicine and anesthesia. He was fellowship trained in cardio-thoracic anesthesia at the University of Chicago. He also completed a pain fellowship at the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan.
Dr. Pavlovic diagnoses and treats all kinds of acute and chronic pain. He will create a tailored care plan that may include the use of medication management, minimally invasive interventional procedures or other services like physical therapy.
Chronic pain is defined as ongoing or recurrent pain, lasting beyond the usual course of acute illness or injury or more than three to six months, which adversely affects the individual’s well-being. Chronic pain can affect a person’s quality of life and many patients have trouble concentrating and sleeping.
The Pain Management Center is located in Health Services Building 1, Suite 201. Dr. Pavlovic is accepting patients age 18 years and up. For more information or to schedule an appointment call (309) 836-1715.
About the MDH Pain Management Center:
The Pain Management Center will improve the overall experience of pain patients by providing balanced pain management services and coordinated communication with the patients’ primary care physician. Other benefits include the fulfillment of a needed community referral resource and the increased use of hospital ancillary services such as Physical Therapy, Imaging and Lab. The Pain Management Center will offer balanced acute and chronic pain management services including the diagnosis and treatment of the following pain conditions.
Neck pain, including work-related injuries
Back pain, including work-related injuries and sciatica
Persistent pain after back or neck surgery
Arthritis pain in neck or lower back
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Nerve damage or muscle spasm pain