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60 Reviews | Average Rating: 5

5 Stars

Dr Marc Yelle is the best M.D I have ever been to in my life. He genuinely cares about his patients.
I have several health problems and have had numerous doctor visits, injections and surgeries over the years and Dr Yelle is by far the most positive, encouraging, kind doctor I have been to.
I Was in the most horrible pain I have ever experienced in my life when I first visited Dr Yelle. As he entered the room, I started off trying to hurriedly explain my situation,because many doctors I’ve seen barely give you time to say anything . Dr Yelle is NOT like that, he doesn’t rush you. He gives you all the time you need. Not only that, but you can tell he is really listening to what you are saying. He takes the time to explain what is happening to you and addresses your concerns. Most of all, He shows compassion for your situation and gives you hope and encouragement that you can be helped.
I had been told by other doctors that I needed back surgery to correct my problem, but that no surgeon would “ touch me” due to my other medical conditions . But Dr Yelle offered surgery referrals to me , for a surgeon who could help me. Dr Yelle provided spinal injections and pain relief until I could have my back surgery done. And the surgeon he referred me to was the Best surgeon I’d been to! The surgery was a success.
Dr Yelle has handled my pain management care following the spinal surgery and it has gone so well. My husband and I will be forever grateful to Dr Yelle. I am getting my life back.
I agree with every good thing others have written about DrYelle.
He is a warm, kind, thoughtful,professional and knowledgeable doctor . He certainly gets my highest recommendation.
Visiting Dr Yelle has changed my life and restored my faith that there are still wonderful, professional caring Drs out there .
Kimberly C.

5 Stars

Hands down the absolute best around. Dr yelle went to bat for me against my insurance company Took multiple attempts but he convinced them to allow the procedure that resulted from a fall at a Raleigh hospital. His demeanor attitude bedside manner were beyond exceptional. The pre and post operative staff at Rex were in awe of his manner of care personalized after care instructions and approach to patient care. I am almost a month post op and could not be more pleased!! Staff have gone out of their way every time I am there to accommodate me. Please don’t hesitate to put your trust in this practice especially dr Marc yelle

5 Stars

Dr. Choudry is the best doctor I have ever had the good fortune to be treated by. As with any doctor, I feel that their expertise is the foremost quality that I look for in a doctor and Dr. Choudry is by far the best pain specialist I have ever been treated by. I have suffered from chronic pain related to a severe back injury and surgery I suffered over 30 years ago so I have seen a number of pain specialists. I believe you will never find a better pain specialist than Dr. Choudry. Unfortunately, he will be leaving Raleigh to practice in Florida so I will truly miss his wonderful care.

5 Stars

Dr. Marc Yelle has been a huge help in managing my pain. After 3 injections my pain has gone from 9 to 0. His professionalism, patience and kindness are world class. The staff members have all been extremely caring and courteous. Lovely facility with easy access. 5 stars plus!

5 Stars

Dr Choudry has the nicest bedside manner of any doctor I have ever met. His compassion for his patients is priceless. He is extremely knowledgeable and truly cares for his patients. Words can not express the thankfulness my husband and I have for him and his practice.

5 Stars

Dr. Shrimanker is an Outstanding Doctor, thorough, thoughtful, knowledgeable. I have lower back pain which radiates down both legs (Sciatic Nerve). With the Injections the pain goes away for 4 to 6 months and once for 12 months. I have always been able to obtain an appointment in a reasonable time for the injections when needed. I would recommend Dr. Shrimanker to anyone having Lower Back Pain; these Injections are not painful and WORK. Noah G.

5 Stars

My patient view of Dr Chen at Rex pain management center is excellent.
Richard C.

5 Stars

Dr. Yelle is great! When nobody could help me with my severe disk degeneration back pain HE did. I have a standing 3 month appointment for back shots. They work for me. And short of that appointment I have a pain medication to get me through to the appointment. I like his personality. He is warm and understanding and very professional. Don’t live in pain! Before I saw him I was told since one time attempt with shots did not work I had to live with it and would give me NOTHING for pain. I was in a dreadful state and depressed and hurting all the time. I walk out of the office with ZERO PAIN!

5 Stars

DON'T STOP READING THIS REVIEW TILL YOU HAVE REACHED THE VERY HAPPY ENDING!!! HOPE FOR A GREATER QUALITY OF LIFE FOR MY MOTHER WITH DR. YELLE! That is what Dr. Yelle has given to my mom who was in the hospital with severe intestinal pain after eating when no other doctor on her case could. After the surgeon advised us that surgery was not an option (one even said pain management was not a viable option!!), in walked Dr. Yelle....correction - Dr. Hope! One look and I could tell this man was different.

He was kind, soft spoken, patient, with every word thoughtfully chosen before he spoke to my mother and me. As far as bedside manners go Dr. Yelle gets an outstanding 5 star rating. My mom calls him a Teddy Bear. While he agreed with the other doctor on some points he didn't on others and offered some pain management options. Amazingly Mom is 84 years old and determined to live as long as she has a good quality of life. That is exactly what Dr. Yelle told her she could have with some amazing medicine he prescribed for her. He told her as gently as possible that while surgery was not a viable option for her medical issues, there were medicines available to her that could help manage her pain, which on a pain scale of 10 being the highest, Mom's was a definite 10.The intestinal pain she was experiencing was worse than any other pain she had ever encountered.

After taking Dr. Yelle's prescription she is absolutely pain free. Eating without that severe pain that followed, but most importantly she has a great quality of life! She has even gained a couple of pounds. Dr. Yelle was very realistic about what her condition meant in terms of what she could expect for the future. When the pain medicine stopped taking effect then other medicines and measures including wonderful human beings much like himself would be there to help manage her pain. Mom sees him on an outpatient basis now. Throughout it all, he has been caring, supportive but most of all, human in his manner with my mother. My mother literally was filled with hope when he finished speaking with us. The medicine is working, my mother is pain free, eating and enjoying life!

Let this be your take away from our experience, Make Dr. Yelle your Pain Management Doctor. His staff is wonderful and he is a great at what he does. 5 stars across the board for each rating ...plus 5 stars for being a really nice guy!

5 Stars

When the healing of bone and tendon injuries following a fall nine years ago left my arm still very painful, my orthopaedist referred me to Dr. Hsiupei Chen to help with nerve pain. Dr. Chen was quickly able to identify trauma to the brachial plexus as the cause of the pain, clearly explain the condition, and suggest treatment to help me deal with it.

Since that time Dr. Chen has provided nerve blocks guided by ultrasound three or four times per year. Never once has she treated me with anything other than the utmost respect and professional caring. She is seldom even two or three minutes late for an appointment; and if care for another patient does put her behind schedule, she always apologizes. I find this acknowledgement of the value a patient's time a rarity among physicians.

It saddens, and to an extent even frightens, me to know that I will no longer be treat by Dr. Chen at the Rex Pain Center. She is an extremely competent, intelligent, and caring physician.

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