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About Dr. Octavio Calvillo
Dr. Octavio Calvillo, MD, PHD is a Doctor primarily located in Houston, TX, with other offices in Houston, TX and Houston, TX (and 5 other locations). He has 44 years of experience. His specialties include Anesthesiology and Pain Management. Dr. Calvillo is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital, St Luke's Episcopal Hospital and Univ. General Hospital. He speaks English.
Dr. Octavio Calvillo has the following 2 specialties
Anesthesiologists are physicians who are trained to administer anesthetics, which are medicines used to block nerve sensation. Anesthesia can be either local to one specific part of a body, like a tooth, or regional to block feeling to a larger portion of the body, such as during an epidural for child birth. It can also be more general to block sensation to the entire body, resulting in unconsciousness.
Anesthesiologists assist in surgery by determining how much anesthesia is necessary and by monitoring the patient's level of responsiveness and vital signs throughout the procedure. The anesthesia specialist will also bring the patient out of anesthesia and then continue to monitor his or her vital signs post-operation.
Besides assisting in surgeries, anesthesiologists may also treat patients suffering from chronic pain.
- Pain Management
A pain management specialist is a physician with advanced knowledge and training in diagnosing and treating pain. These doctors do not come from one particular discipline, but rather use their respective backgrounds to contribute a varied approach to the field of pain management.
These specialists use their different skills and training in pain management to treat pain stemming from different causes - whether it's neuropathic pain or headache, or the result of injury, a surgical procedure, cancer or another illness.
Pain management specialists are primarily trained as anesthesiologists, physiatrists, interventional radiologists, neurologists, osteopaths, or primary care physicians.
- Back Pain
- Facial Nerve Pain (Trigeminal Neuralgia)
- Headache Disorders
- Migraine Disorders
- Neck Pain
- Primary Headache Disorders
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Woke up after the injection with my right leg paralyzed from the hip down. My torso was also affected...like I'd been beaten with a baseball bat. Now 21 months later, luckily I regained feeling and use of my leg after 5 frightening weeks of no use whatsoever...but continut to have problems even walking anywhere near normal. He has ruined my life...and I don't know if I will ever regain full use of my leg. Thanks so much, Dr. Calvillo.
Dr. Calvillo is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Memorial Hermann Northwest Hospital
St Luke's Episcopal Hospital
Univ. General Hospital
The Methodist Hospital
Methodist Health Care System, Houston, Tx
Bay Coast Med Ctr, Baytown, Tx
Institute For Rehabilitation &, Houston, Tx
San Jacinto Methodist Hospital, Baytown, Tx
St Luke S Episcopal Hosp
The Memorial Hosp
44 Years Experience
Universidad Nacional Autonoma De Mexico, Df
Graduated in 1969
Dr. Octavio Calvillo accepts the following insurance providers.
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