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Dr. Donald Bacon, MD

Pain Management Specialist

Professional statement

Dr. Bacon has been practicing pain medicine for over 36 years. He graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 1974 and completed his residency in Anesthesiology in 1977. He has been board certified in anesthesia and was subspecialty certified in pain management in 1996. Dr. Bacon has had extensive experience with the management of chronic pain and has utilized multiple modalities for the appropriate management of this debilitating problem. He has been recognized as a leader in several modalities including spinal and peripheral stimulation, intrathecal administration of medication, and other interventional techniques. He has participated in multiple clinical trials for several of these procedures and has been a lecturer and instructor for courses teaching other specialists to better utilize these modalities for over twenty years. Dr. Bacon has also participated in numerous clinical trials for utilization of oral and intrathecal medications. He has co-authored several articles concerning these procedures and medications in the peer reviewed literature. Dr. Bacon has been and remains active in several national subspecialty organizations and is board of directors emeritus for the Texas Pain Society. This organization has been active in education on appropriate management of pain and has been instrumental in working with the state legislature enabling specific laws concerning pain management in the state of Texas.

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • Advantage Health
  • Aetna

Specialties

  • Pain Management Specialist

Practice names

Board certifications

  • American Board of Anesthesiology

Education and training

  • Medical School - University of Texas, San Antonio, Doctor of Medicine
  • University of Texas, San Antonio, Residency in Anesthesiology

Professional memberships

  • Texas Pain Society

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1972502284

Office locations

Texas Pain Physicians

1202 E Sonterra Blvd, Suite 101

San Antonio, TX 78258

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Went as expected.
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Dr. Bacon is an excellent physician and provider. He has compassion for his patients. I have complete confidence in his recommendations.
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As always Dr. Bacon & Associates are always at their best and delivers only high patient care, from beginning to end. I know I'm going to be taken care of to the best of their abilities. Thank you all for everything.
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Awesome.
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Dr. Bacon always provides great information and has a fantastic work ethic. He is always personable. Answers all my questions, even provides humor along with his medical expertise. ("Kudos to Dr. Bacon")
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Ok.
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