Nimish R. Davé, MD

Pain Medicine, Anesthesiology

Accepting New Patients

Nimish R. Davé, MD

About Me

A native of upstate New York, Dr. Davé attended Swarthmore College and completed his medical degree at Vanderbilt University. While in medical school, Dr. Davé also completed a master’s degree in public health at Harvard Medical School in Boston.
After graduating from medical school, Dr. Davé completed his anesthesiology residency at Harvard Medical School’s esteemed Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, and then returned to New York for his fellowship in pain medicine at Cornell University in Manhattan.
Dr. Davé began his career in pain medicine at Kaiser Permanente San Diego Medical Center, where he was honored as Top Doc by the San Diego County Medical Society for his expertise and bedside manner. He then moved to Houston to be closer to family and is honored to have the privilege to take care of patients in the greater-Houston area.

Clinical Interests

Headaches (tension, migraines, cluster)
Neck pain
Arm and shoulder pain
Hand/wrist pain
Low back pain
Knee pain
Osteoarthritis/Rheumatoid arthritis pain
Fibromyalgia
Herniated and bulging discs
Vertebral compression fractures
Post-surgery pain syndrome
Spinal pain
Neuropathic pain
Pediatric pain syndrome
Cancer pain treatment
Sciatic and pelvic pain
Interstitial cystitis pain syndrome
Phantom limb pain

Accepted Insurance Plans

AARP Medicare Complete
Aetna Affordable Health Choices
Aetna Choice POS / Open Choice
Aetna EPO
Aetna HMO
Aetna Health Network
Aetna International
Aetna Managed Choice / Elect Choice
Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO
Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO
Aetna Meritain Health
Aetna Open Access
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Aetna QPOS
Aetna Select
Aetna Signature Administrators
Aetna Signature Administrators Allied Benefits
Aetna Signature Administrators CoreSource
Aetna Student Health
Aetna Workers' Comp
All Saver/United Healthcare
Beech Street PPO
Best Doctors International
Blue Choice POS
Blue Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield FEP Federal Employee Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Traditional / Par Plan
Blue Edge
Blue Essentials
Blue Essentials Access
Care Improvement Plus Medicare Advantage
Cigna APWU
Cigna Choice Fund
Cigna EPO
Cigna Global Health Benefits (International)
Cigna Great West
Cigna HMO
Cigna Indemnity
Cigna LocalPlus / Vantage
Cigna NALC
Cigna Network
Cigna Network Open Access
Cigna Open Access
Cigna Open Access Plus (OAP)
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Cigna Qualcare
Cigna Shared Administration OAP
Cigna Shared Administration PPO
Community Health Choice Marketplace
Coventry PPO
Crown International
Erickson Advantage
Evolutions HealthCare PPO
First Health PPO
Galaxy Health Network PPO
GeoBlue
HAA Preferred Partners (International)
HMO Blue
HealthSmart Accel PPO
HealthSmart PPO
HealthSmart Payors Organization
Humana HMO / EPO
Humana Medicare Advantage HMO
Humana Medicare Advantage PPO
Humana Medicare Advantage Private Fee For Service
Humana Military TRICARE-South Region
Humana POS & Preferred POS
Humana PPO & Preferred PPO
Humana TRS-Care Medicare Advantage PPO Plan
Humana/ChoiceCare Network PPO
Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
HumanaNatl POS Open Access
Imagine Health ABC Home
Independent Medical Systems PPO (IMS)
Interplan Health Group
MEDICARE ADVANTAGE : COVENTRY/FIRST HEALTH ADVANTRA
Medicare
Medicus International
MultiPlan PPO
National Preferred Provider Network PPO (NPPN)
Olympus Managed Care (International)
PHCS Healthy Directions
PHCS PPO
SmartCare PNM Resources
SmartCare Walmart
TexanPlus Medicare Advantage
Three Rivers Provider Network
UHC Medicare Chronic Complete
UHC Medicare Complete
UHC Medicare Solutions
UMR
US Family Health Plan
USA Managed Care PPO
United Health Integrated Services
United Healthcare Dual Complete
United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
United Healthcare Nexus ACO
United Healthcare Plan of the River Valley
UnitedHealthOne
UnitedHealthcare Choice
UnitedHealthcare ChoicePlus
UnitedHealthcare Core
UnitedHealthcare Core Plus
UnitedHealthcare EPO
UnitedHealthcare Golden Rule
UnitedHealthcare HMO
UnitedHealthcare Navigate
UnitedHealthcare Navigate Plus
UnitedHealthcare Options PPO
UnitedHealthcare Oxford
UnitedHealthcare POS
UnitedHealthcare PPO
UnitedHealthcare Select / ERS
UnitedHealthcare Student Resources
UnitedHealthcare West

Insurance plans may change. Please verify your plan is accepted when scheduling an appointment.

Credentials

BOARD CERTIFICATION
Pain Medicine | American Board of Anesthesiology | 2012
Anesthesiology | American Board of Anesthesiology | 2011
MEDICAL SCHOOL
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine - Nashville, TN | 2006
INTERNSHIP
Transitional Year | Crozer Chester Medical Center - Upland, PA | 2007
RESIDENCY
Anesthesiology | Brigham and Womens Hospital - Boston, MA | 2010
FELLOWSHIP
Pain Medicine | Cornell Tri Institute Pain Medicine Fellowship - New York, NY | 2011
AFFILIATED HOSPITALS
  • Houston Methodist West Hospital
CENTER MEMBERSHIP
  • Houston Methodist Spine Center at West
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