|CURRENT POSITION:||President – Spine and Pain Centers of NJ and NY|
|PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS:||NJ Monthly– “Top Doctor in Pain Management 2011”
International Spine Intervention Society– Vice– Chairman of the standards committee involved in writing appropriate use criteria (AUC), systematic review for spinal procedures
North American Spine Society Editorial Board– appointed 2008
New Jersey Society of Interventional Pain Physicians– President 2007 to 2009
New Jersey Society of Interventional Pain Physicians– Board Member 2009 to present
North American Spine Society Clinical Guidelines Committee–nominated 2007, reappointed 2009
Director of Pain Management, Monmouth Medical Center– March 2003 to present
International Spine Intervention Society– Chairman for 2013 Annual Meeting
Top Doctor in Pain Management– for New York Metro Area by Castle Connelly Medical, L.T.D.
|EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL TRAINING:|
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation–Cleveland, Ohio
Award for Best Graduating Fellow
Monmouth Medical Center – Long Branch, New Jersey
Chief Resident 1993-1994
Robert D. Dripps Award for Best Graduating Resident
Award for Outstanding Services as Chief Resident
Nassau County Medical Center – East Meadow, New York
|Medical School||Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College – Indore, India
|HOSPITAL AND SURGICAL CENTER AFFILIATIONS:||Monmouth Medical Center
Kimball Medical Center
CentraState Medical Center
Riverview Medical Center
Shrewsbury Surgical Center
Toms River Surgical Center
Physician’s Surgical Center
Millburn Surgical Center
Metropolitan Surgical Institute
|TEACHING:||Residents, Medical Students and Visiting Fellows at Monmouth Medical Center|
|MEMBERSHIP:||North American Spine Society
International Spine Intervention Society
American Society of Interventional Pain Management Physicians
|Co–Author:||“Interventional Pain Management- a practical approach” chapters written on IDET and Radiofrequency Denervation
ISBN # 978 81 8448 319 2
|Co–Author:||“Symptom Oriented Pain Management” chapter written on discogenic pain. ISBN#978-93-5025-797-5|
|Co–Author:||North American Spine Society Clinical Guidelines “Diagnosis and Treatment of Cervical Radiculopathy From Degenerative Disorder” 2010|
|Author:||International Spine Intervention Society (ISIS) Practice Guidelines for Spinal Diagnostic and Treatment Procedures chapters: Thoracic Disc Stimulation, Thoracic Medial Branch Blocks, Thoracic DRG Neurotomy and Thoracic Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy. (Currently in progress)|
|Author:||North American Spine Society publication Spineline May/June 2011: Spinal Injections and Anticoagulants|
|Author:||North American Spine Society publication Spineline Dec/Jan 2011: Radiofrequency Denervation|
|Co–Chairman||North American Spine Society Review and Recommendation Statements for Discography (under publication)|
|Co–Author:||North American Spine Society Clinical Guidelines Lumbar Disc Herniation (under publication)|
|FACULTY SPEAKER–NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL MEETINGS|
“Functional Anesthetic Discography” March 8, 2010 Symposium presentation Cleveland Clinic’s 12th Annual Pain Management Symposium, Coronado, CA.
Cadaver Course and Faculty Speaker March 9, 2010 Cleveland Clinic’s 12th Annual Pain Management Symposium, Coronado, CA.
“Medial Branch Block and Radiofrequency Comprehensive Literature Review” Faculty Speaker August 8-10, 2011 ISIS 19th Annual Scientific Meeting, Chicago, IL.
“Discogenic Pain” and cadaver workshop. International faculty FIPP exam course, March 10th, 2012, Mumbai, India
“Validity of Lumbar Discography” Faculty Speaker July 18th 2012 ISIS 20th Annual Scientific Meeting , Las Vegas , NV.
“Complications of Discography” Faculty Speaker July 18th 2012 ISIS 20th Annual Scientific Meeting , Las Vegas , NV.
“Current Review of Anticoagulants and Spinal Injections” Faculty Speaker July 18th 2012 ISIS 20th Annual Scientific Meeting, Las Vegas, NV.