Downtown Pain Physicians of NYC

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  • Dr. Raj Raval, M.D.

    1. Board Certified
    2. Interventional Pain & Musculoskeletal Medicine Specialist
  • Education & training

    1. SUNY Downstate PMR Residency
    2. Rutgers University Fellowship

Dr. Raj Raval is a Fellowship trained Interventional Pain & Musculoskeletal Medicine Specialist. Dr. Raval completed a General surgery internship at St. Vincent’s Hospital in New York City, followed by residency in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R) at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, and further specialized in Interventional Pain and Musculoskeletal Medicine.

Dr. Raval is a member of
  • Spine Intervention Society (SIS)
  • American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (AAPMR)
  • World Medicine of Pain Medicine United (WAPMU).

He brings

Practice, knowledge & experience

He brings to the practice, knowledge and experience in Interventional pain management and regenerative medicine, with the dedication to restore function and improve quality of life for all patients.

Dr. Raval’s clinical efforts are directed at the treatment of acute and chronic spinal pain, and non-operative treatment of musculoskeletal injuries. Dr. Raval says the three main complaints he hears from patients are neck pain, lower back pain and musculoskeletal related pain (knee, shoulder, hip pain). “ You can treat them in similar manner, but, at the same time, they have to be treated differently. We have to use multiple options including physical therapy & medications which helps in the functional restoration, and if they need interventional injection therapy we are here to do it,” says Dr. Raval. He offers a full complement of interventional therapies including epidural injections, facet injections, SI joint injections, RF ablation, spinal cord stimulation, implanted spinal drug delivery systems, and minimally invasive lumbar decompression by utilizing fluoroscopic and ultrasound guided techniques.

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