About

 

 

A Texas native, Ben W. Doctor's PhotoDudycha is an experienced interventional pain doctor raised in College Station. He is a graduate of A&M Consolidated High School and Texas A&M University. Dr. Dudycha is trained in interventional pain management. His practice has a special focus on reducing neck and low back pain. He performs epidural steroid injections, facet injections, SI injections and peripheral joint injections to help alleviate low back and neck pain.

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Education

 

July 2010 – June 2012

 

Sports Medicine and Interventional Pain Fellowship,  John Peter Smith

Hospital, Arlington, Texas

 

*Chief Fellow
*Elected outstanding fellow for 2010-2011 year
*Interventional pain procedures in clinic and OR
*Interventional cases involving SI joints, epidural steroid injections,

peripherial nerve blocks, facets, spinal cord stimulator placement,

sympathetic nerve blocks
*Chronic and cancer pain management
*Local high school football team physician

 

July 2008 – June 2010

 

Scott and White-Family Medicine Program- PGY 2,3

 

*Obtained a degree in Family Medicine

 

2007-2008

 

Sioux Falls, SD Family Medicine- PGY-1 (Intern)

 

2002-2007 Medical School

 

University of Texas Medical Branch – Galveston, Texas

 

*Doctorate of Medicine – June 2007

 

1997-2001 Undergraduate

 

Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas

 

*BS in Biomedical Science- May 2001

 

 

Work Experience

 

June 2010-Present

 

Moonlighting – Baylor Orthopedic and Spine Hospital (Arlington, Texas)

 

*Fracture care and post-op complications with pain and infection

 

January 2009-June2010

 

Moonlighting- College Station, Texas

 

*Scott and White acute care clinic

*Approximately 30 patients seen each day on the weekends

*Over 100 patients seen each month

 

Research

 

June 2010-July 2011

 

Chronic Low Back Pain Study (John Peter Smith Fellowship)

 

*Attempting to assess the efficacy of first time interventional

pain procedures in patients with back pain for greater than 6 months

*In progress

 

 

Volunteer Work

 

September 2005

 

Volunteer for Hurricane Rita Victims

 

*Shelter in College Station, TX

*Performed triage for incoming patients at shelter

*Administered medications, checked vital signs, took histories

and performed physical exams

 

 

Personal Interests

 

*Hunting – Rifle, Shotgun, Archery, Hunting/Working dogs

*Farming (Northwest Iowa)

*Wildlife Conservation (Pheasants Forever, Ducks Unlimited)

*Playing Football, Baseball, Basketball

 

Licensing

 

*Fully licensed Family Medicine Physician

*Pain Boards eligible

*Sports Medicine boarded physician

*Full Texas medical license

*ACLS, ATLS, BLS certified

*DPS and DEA numbers obtained

*Certified in Interventional pain by the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians