Sagar S. Parikh, MD, FAAPMR, is an Interventional Pain Medicine Specialist with extensive training and is dual Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine.  He specializes in the treatment of sports injuries and musculoskeletal pain conditions including but not limited to neck and back pain, joint pain, pain from arthritis, complex regional pain syndrome, injuries from work-related and motor vehicle accidents, and sports and overuse injuries. He is expertly trained in conservative management as well as fluoroscopic and ultrasound-guided interventions for pain relief. His diverse background and interests give him a unique perspective as he works with his patients.

Dr. Parikh obtained his medical degree from Rutgers - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School where he graduated with Distinction in Research. He furthered his research interests at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) conducting pain research and then completed his residency training at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in Manhattan, New York. Followed by specialized pain fellowship training at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Illinois.

Dr. Parikh is still involved in educational and research-related projects and is an integral part of the Pain Fellowship training program at JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute as well as an Assistant Professor at both Hackensack School of Medicine and Rutgers Medical School. He holds many publications in textbooks, medical journals, and online compendiums for Pain Management and Rehabilitation Medicine.

Dr. Parikh has a holistic approach to the treatment of his patients, including reducing their pain, improving their functional ability, and educating them on the causes and injury prevention. He understands that everyone is unique and provides customized easy-to-understand treatment plans which avoid addictive narcotic medication and help patients be empowered to make informed decisions. Dr. Parikh uses cutting-edge technology and non-invasive treatments as he seeks to eliminate his patient’s discomfort and maximize their quality of life.

An expert in non-surgical care and minimally invasive procedures to treat musculoskeletal, spinal (neck and back) and sports injuries. 

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Sagar S. Parikh, M.D.

  

Board Certified Pain Medicine and

 

Board Certified Physical Medicine &

Rehabilitation

EXPERIENCE

Medical Expert

Your neighborhood
Pain Doctor

Practicing Pain Medicine doctor with a specialty in Musculoskeletal and Sports Medicine at Hackensack Meridian JFK Johnson Hospital and Downtown Pain Management. Experience with diagnosing pain and determining causes of patho-physiology of pain conditions.


DIRECTOR & LEADERSHIP

  • Pain Fellowship Director

  • Assistant Professor for Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

  • Assistant Professor for Seton Hall University Medical School

  • Pain Consultant

  • Medical Advisor at Leon Health

  • Director of Faculty Wellness


EDUCATION

  • 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

  • Rutgers University

  • St. Peters Medical Center

SPECIALIZED
TRAINING

  • Interventional pain procedures including spine joint, nerve and soft tissue injections

  • Epidural injections, Radio-frequency Ablation, nerve blocks, Intradiscal treatments

  • Neuromodulation

  • Electrodiagnostic studies

  • Regenerative medicine

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS &
LICENSURE

  • 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