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Dr. Ramesh Kanuru has provided specialized pain management since 1981. His passion for providing pain relief to patients in need led him to start and organize the first comprehensive pain management center in Northwest Indiana. Serving as the director from 1981-1990, he helped a number of patients and doctors find the most effective ways to treat common body pain.

Today, Dr. Kanuru owns and manages Kanuru Interventional Spine & Pain Institute in Highland, IN where he takes a hands-on approach with each and every patient who walks through the door. His goal is not to manage pain, but to heal his patients so they can get back to living their everyday lives without pain. Dr. Kanuru’s calm and gentle demeanor allows patients to feel comfortable and ensure they are getting the best, most effective treatment for pain. He works with patients across multiple locations to ensure they receive treatment within 24 hours.

Dr. Kanuru can help you eliminate stubborn pains with Spinal Cord Stimulators, injections, radiofrequency ablations, trigger-point injections, occipital nerve blocks, and more. Dr. Kanuru will talk with you and understand your specific needs before starting treatment, ensuring you get the most effective treatment for your pain.

Call today, or schedule an appointment online to start eliminating pain now.

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Dr. Kanuru accepts most major insurances. We are also proud to work with all insurance providers in the trade union. If you do not see your insurance provider listed here, please contact the office for more payment information.

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BCBS (Blue Cross Blue Shield)
First Health Network
Golden Rule
Meritain Health
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Words from our patients

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    "Caring staff and Dr. Kanuru is awesome! Would not trust anyone else with my pain management. Been seeing him and his staff for years!"

    Patrick G.
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    "Kanuru Interventional Spine & Pain Institute is the place to go for your spinal pain relief. Dr. Kanuru and all of his staff are excellent!"

    Chris M.
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    "Kanuru Interventional Spine & Pain Institute is great! It is always very clean and organized. The staff is always wonderful and friendly. I highly recommend this place."

    Crystal M.
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    "Dr. Kanuru is a very understanding doctor, best I have been to. He works with all of your concerns and treats you like a human and not a number..."

    Douglas C.
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    "Dr. Kanuru is a wonderful man and doctor. He listens to his patients and always has their best interest in mind. He is compassionate and kind and I trust him..."

    Verified Patient
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    "Dr. Kanuru is the best! Been to him plenty of times. Not only that but he's the only doctor I ever had that personally called me the next day to see how I was doing!"

    Randy B.
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    "Awesome Doctor. Awesome staff. Awesome outcome. I would and will recommend Dr. Kanuru to anyone who is in need of pain management."

    Danica T.
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