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Allay Spine & Pain Management

Douglas Maxey, MD, is a board-certified anesthesiologist and pain management physician who has been practicing since 2013. At Allay Spine and Pain Management in McKinney, Texas, he provides compassionate, conscientious care to eliminate or reduce patients’ pain.

At Allay Spine and Pain Management, Dr. Maxey and the staff are committed to providing an exceptional experience. Dr. Maxey sees himself as a partner in improving each patient’s quality of life. He believes in fully investigating the cause of a patient’s pain and developing a personalized treatment plan according to their goals.

Allay Spine and Pain Management utilizes the latest technological advances in the industry so they can provide the best chronic pain treatments and restore patients’ lives. Dr. Maxey offers a full array of therapies, including spinal cord stimulation, to manage or eliminate conditions such as back pain, joint pain, neck pain, sciatica, arthritis, and complex regional pain syndrome. The team recognizes that every patient has different needs and prides themselves in the courteous service they deliver to each person who walks through the door.

Dr. Maxey has expertise with several interventional procedures. He was one of the first physicians in Dallas–Fort Worth to be trained on dorsal root ganglion (DRG) stimulation. He is also one of the few providers in the area who employs advanced neuromodulation techniques like targeted drug delivery and peripheral nerve stimulation. Dr. Maxey has given numerous presentations and has been published in a peer-reviewed journal. 

Dr. Maxey is a member of the Texas Healthcare Advisory Council and the McKinney Chamber of Commerce, as well as the American Society of Anesthesiologists, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, Spine Intervention Society, Texas Medical Association, and Texas Pain Society. Additionally, Dr. Maxey has mentored students aspiring to be health care professionals in the Frisco Independent School District.

When he isn’t working, Dr. Maxey enjoys spending time with his lovely wife and charming son. His home state is Colorado and he is an avid skier. His other interests are reading, traveling, swimming, and playing the guitar.




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"Dr. Maxey is an amazing, patient, kind, and understanding doctor. Without his help, I wouldn’t be walking again. I came to Dr. Maxey after being told nothing else could be done for my Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (sometimes called Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy). I had been in a wheelchair for 4 years and had no quality of life. Dr. Maxey gave me options and hope. He helped me with my medication and told me about new procedure called a Dorsal Root Ganglion Spinal Cord Stimulator. I had a trial for the normal spinal cord stimulator before but it didn’t turn out well. This new DRG Stimulator was completely different though! You can’t even feel the tingling from the stimulator. It helped not only my pain but my other symptoms too, such as the swelling, redness, and most importantly the sensitivity to touch. Because of the procedure, I was able to tolerate physical therapy and start going off my medication. Within months I was using a walker, then a cane, and now I can walk normally. The pain is still there and probably always will be there, but it’s manageable now. When Dr. Maxey helped me go off my medication, he was very patient and kind about it. We did it slowly and never made me feel pressured during the process. I always felt like we were a team and I felt that way about his staff as well. His entire staff are some of the nicest and smartest around. They always went the extra mile to be helpful and are always there to answer my questions. Overall, I highly recommend Dr. Maxey especially if you have Complex Regional Pain Syndrome."

- Tyler


Words from our patients

  • "Dr. Maxey is, without a doubt, one of the most caring and attentive doctors I have ever seen. He honestly cares about your well being."

  • "He takes time to listen, and goes out of his way. Without him I don't know how I would function!"

    Julie M.
  • "Dr. Maxey has always taken such great care of me over the years and words can not express my gratitude."

    Angela G-H.
  • "Dr. Maxey will work hard to find something that will give you comfort. I've been seeing him for 5+ years."

    Yolanda W.


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Allay Spine and Pain Management
3725 South Lake Forest Drive, Suite 114
McKinney, TX 75070
Phone: 469-545-1082
Fax: 469-545-1083

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