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Curriculum Vitae

Undergraduate/Graduate Education

1995-1999
Bachelors of Arts (B.A.)
New York University
 
2001-2005
Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)
St. George’s University

Postgraduate Training

07/2005 - 06/2006:
Intern
Queens Hospital Center
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Queens, NY

Internal Medicine
07/2006 - 06/2009:
Resident
Montefiore Medical Center
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
08/2009 - 07/2010:
Fellow

UMDNJ/Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation,
Newark, NJ

Interventional Spine/ Musculoskeletal Pain Management,
Sports Medicine, Electromyography

  • Fluoroscopic Spinal Procedures
  • Peripheral Joint Injections
  • Electrodiagnostic Studies (EMG/NCS)
  • Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound Guided Injections
  • Musculoskeletal/ Sports Medicine
  • Pain Management
  • Occupational Medicine

Work History

9/2015-Present
Medical Director

Precision Pain Care & Rehabilitation

  • Interventional Pain Management
  • Musculoskeletal Medicine
  • Electrodiagnostic Medicine
 
10/2014-5/2015
Attending

NY Spine Specialists, Long Island, NY

  • Interventional Pain Management
  • Musculoskeletal Medicine
 
8/2011-5/2014
Attending

Action Sports Medicine and Pain Management Long Island, NY

  • Interventional Pain Management
  • Musculoskeletal Medicine
  • Electrodiagnostic Medicine
 
3/2011-5/2011
Attending

Neuro Pain Care, Long Island, NY

  • Interventional Pain Management
  • Musculoskeletal Medicine
  • Electrodiagnostic Medicine
 
10/2010-2/2011
Attending

Center For Advanced Pain Management and Rehabilitation, Metuchen, NJ

  • Interventional Pain Management
  • Musculoskeletal Medicine
  • Electrodiagnostic Medicine
 

Certification

ABPMR
Board Certified (Exp: 12-31-2021)
 
ABPM
Board Certified (Exp: 12-31-2024)
 
Medical Acupuncture Certification
Board Certified (Exp: 12-31-2024)
 
ARDMS Certification in Musculoskeletal Sonography
Board Certified (Exp: 12-31-2024)
 
Other
Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Licensure

  • New York Medical License
  • New Jersey Medical License

Hospital Affiliations

North Shore-LIJ Hospital
(5/2011 to Present)
 
Winthrop University Hospital
(3/2012 to Present)
 
North Shore Forest Hills Hospital
(5/2011 to Present)

Research Experience

08/2006 - 08/2007
Off-loading Effect of Patella-Tendon Bearing AFO in
Patients with Diabetic Charcot Neuroarthropathy.

Montefiore Medical Center, NY.
Retrospective clinical study
 
11/2007 - 06/2009
Effect of Music on Procedure Time and Patient
Anxiety During Lumbar Spinal Injections.

Montefiore Medical Center, NY.
Prospective clinical study
 
09/2009 - 04/2010
Detection Rate of Intravascular Injection in Cervical
Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injections Using Fluoroscopy
with and without Digital Subtraction Angiography.

UMDNJ/Kessler, NJ
Prospective clinical study
 
09/2009 - 04/2010
Safe Needle Entry Angle in Cervical Transforaminal Epidural
Steroid Injections

UMDNJ/Kessler, NJ
Retrospective clinical study

Poster Presentations

Detection rate of intravascular injection in Cervical Transforaminal epidural steroid injections using fluoroscopy with and without Digital Subtraction Angiography
Accepted as platform presentation and poster presentation for 12th annual meeting of American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians

Safe Needle Entry Angle in Cervical Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injections
Accepted as platform presentation and poster presentation for 12th annual meeting of American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians

Superior Cluneal Nerve Entrapment due to Fibro-fatty Nodule: A Case Report
Accepted as poster presentation for 2009 annual meeting of Association of Academic Physiatrist

An unusual presentation of ankle pain secondary to saphenous neuropathy, following an ankle surgery: A Case Report
Accepted as poster presentation for 69th annual assembly of American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Off loading effect of Patellar Tendon Bearing AFO in patients with Charcot Neuroarthropathy: A pilot study of 12 months follow-up.
Accepted as poster presentation for 69th annual assembly of American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Grand Rounds/Teaching

05/2007
Vital signs workshop
Practical workshop
Albert Einstein College
of Medicine, Bronx, NY
 
10/2007
Advances in Motor Recovery in Stroke Resident Curriculum
Montefiore Medical Center,
Bronx, NY
 
02/2008
Brachial Plexus and Upper Extremity Anatomy Review. Cadaver Session
Albert Einstein College
of Medicine, Bronx, NY
 
03/2010
Anatomy Cadaver Musculoskeletal Review
UMDNJ/Kessler

Professional Memberships

  • ISIS (International Spine Intervention Society)
  • ASIPP (American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians)
  • AAPMR (American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation)
  • AAP (Association of Academic Physiatrists)
  • NYSPMR (New York Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation)

Academic Activities

  • Mentor for medical students program at American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Participated in organization of sports day for spinal cord injury patients.