MEET DR. SAGAR PARIKH
Board Certified in both Pain Medicine and
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
I’ve been a practicing medical professional for the central New Jersey communities since 2008. I understand that your health and wellness concerns extend beyond routine medical care. I’m a highly trained, board-certified Pain Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Physician and provide an array of comprehensive services and procedures within my field. Read on to learn about my medical and academic background.
INTERVENTIONAL PAIN PHYSICIAN
Practicing Pain Medicine doctor with a specialty in Musculoskeletal and Sports Medicine at Hackensack Meridian JFK Johnson Hospital. Experience with diagnosing pain and determining causes of pathophysiology of pain conditions.
DIRECTOR & LEADERSHIP ROLES
Pain Fellowship Director
Assistant Professor for Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Assistant Professor for Seton Hall University Medical School
Medical Advisor at LeON Health
Director of Faculty Wellness
Northwestern University - The Feinberg School of Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
National Institute of Health - NIH
UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
HBX | Harvard Business School
St. Peters Medical Center
BOARD CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSURES
American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
American Board of Pain Medicine
New Jersey State Medical License, 2013 -2020
New York State Medical License, 2010 – 2016
Illinois State Medical License, Active through 2013
Interventional pain procedures including spine joint, nerve and soft tissue injections
Epidural injections, Radio-frequency Ablation, nerve blocks, Intradiscal treatments
“The good physician treats the disease; the great physician treats the patient who has the disease”
Dr. Sagar Parikh is an Assistant Professor at Robert Wood Johnson Hospital (RWJ) and the Director of the Pain Medicine Fellowship at John F. Kennedy (JFK) Johnson Rehabilitation Institute. He is on the medical staff at JFK Hospital in New Jersey and is double board certified in Pain Medicine / Interventional Pain Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. Dr. Parikh is an expert in non-surgical care and minimally invasive procedures to treat musculoskeletal, spinal (neck and back) and sports injuries. He has been published in numerous textbooks and medical journals and also leads monthly peer support tele-conferences that provide guidance to family care practitioners.
Dr. Parikh earned his medical degree from UMDNJ – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and further expanded his expertise for an additional year of research at the National Institute of Health (NIH). Thereafter, he completed his residency and fellowship at two top 20 News and World Report Hospitals, Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City and then, in Chicago, the Interventional and Comprehensive Multidisciplinary Pain Medicine Fellowship at Northwestern University’s Memorial Hospital and the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago.
Having been trained in multidisciplinary Pain and Rehabilitation Medicine Programs including Anesthesia, Dr. Parikh performs a wide variety of musculoskeletal pathologies with a focus on advanced spine interventions, minimally invasive spine procedures and ultrasound guided interventions. He has a unique holistic approach to treating both acute and chronic pain.