Dr. Allan Zacher of Interventional Pain Services of Western North Carolina, PLLC (www.IPSWNC.com) is one of the select few physicians that has been awarded the prestigious Patients' Choice Award by Vital Signs doctor rating service.
Only doctors who have received top scores by their patients and pass other quality measures are awarded this rare honor.
Dr. Zacher specializes in the non-surgical diagnosis and treatment primarily of spine disorders. When non-surgical techniques are appropriate he is one of the most experienced doctors in the area to provide such services as epidural steroid injection. He has worked with several spine institutions since 1988 and has been a member of spine medicine societies since that time. He routinely orders and reviews MRI of the lumbar, thoracic and cervical spine and makes recommendations based on the pattern and history of the spine pain as well as the imaging studies. Dr. Zacher notes that imaging studies frequently are not needed to make appropriate recommendations.
Dr. Zacher and his staff have a 97 percent satisfaction rate for the patients they are treating and as much as an 80 percent success rate in treating sciatica with conservative measures.
Dr. Zacher is certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology in the area of anesthesiology and in the specialty area of pain management. Dr. Zacher and Interventional Pain Services does see patients without referrals (for most insurances) and wants patients know they are welcome to call (828-627-9998) to schedule a consultation.