||Dr. Babigumira is a board certified physiatrist by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He is also an ABPMR-certified pain medicine specialist. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He earned his medical degree at Kigezi International School of Medicine in Cambridge, England in 2001. He went on to perform clinical research in plastic surgery at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, as a research fellow for one year.
After Houston, he completed his physical medicine and rehabilitation residency training at Louisiana State University School of Medicine Health Sciences Center in New Orleans. He served as chief resident and was honored as "Resident of the Year." He has co-authored a number of scientific articles, chapters, case studies, and served on the graduate medical education committee.
He went on to complete a pain medicine, musculoskeletal, and interventional spine fellowship at Louisiana State University School of Medicine Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, where he performed numerous spinal procedures.
He trained under the tutelage of world-renowned spine interventionalist Dr. Charles Aprill. Dr. Babigumira is an active member of the International Spine Intervention Society and American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
His main interest is in prosthetics, orthotics, amputee care, musculoskeletal, spine, chronic medical, and neuromuscular disorders, as well as interventional pain management. He performs a variety of fluoroscopically guided spinal procedures, including cervical, thoracic, and lumbar epidural steroid injections, as well as sympathetic blocks, facet injections, radiofrequency ablation, provocative discography, nucleoplasty, and dorsal column stimulation. He also performs peripheral joint injections that include sacroiliac, knee, hip joint injections, and myofascial trigger point injections with BOTOX®. And BOTOX® injections for chronic migraines.
Dr. Babigumira also has an interest in electrodiagnostic medicine, electromyography, and nerve conduction studies to help diagnose and treat a broad range of neuromuscular disorders, including carpal tunnel syndrome, peripheral neuropathy, ulnar neuropathy, and lumbar radiculopathy.
Dr. Babigumira believes strongly in not only diagnosing underlying ailments in patients with acute and chronic pain, but also treating them ethically with the utmost compassion and dignity. When he's not helping people with their medical problems, Dr. Babigumira enjoys spending time with his wife and two children, as well as golfing, fishing, playing tennis, watching movies, and reading history books.