Internationally Renowned Expert in Pain Management, Dr. Sudhir Diwan, is a New Addition

A world leader in the field of pain management, Dr. Sudhir Diwan joins a center of excellence at The Spine & Pain Institute of New York. Taking on the role of Executive Director, the center is proud to announce that Dr. Diwan is now available to help those suffering from the most challenging and complex cases of chronic pain.

Online PR News – 28-April-2011 – – Staten Island, NY, April 28, 2011 -- Dr. Sudhir Diwan is an eminent figure recognized both nationally and internationally for his work in the field of pain management. His new position of Executive Director at The Spine & Pain Institute of New York brings further expertise to an already impressive line-up of first-class medical doctors and staff.

The author of numerous highly respected peer reviewed medical journals and papers on the subject of pain medicine, Dr. Diwan is one of the country's leading figures in his field. His impressive medical career began by completing his residency in Anesthesiology at St Lukes Roosevelt Hospital and Columbia University. This was followed by completing his Pain Medicine Fellowship at New York Presbyterian Hospital of Cornell University in 1997.

In 2001 he became Director of the Tri-Institutional Pain Fellowship Program and Division of Pain Medicine at Ivy League Weill Medical College of Cornell University, a position he held for ten years. He also served as Associate Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and on the faculty for the Jay Monahan Center for Gastrointestinal Health, the Comprehensive Spine Center and the Jill Robert IBD Center for Gastrointestinal Health.

The list of positions he currently holds include: President of New York Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, Examiner for the American Board of Interventional Pain Physicians and Chairman of the Neuropathic Pain Council of Neuropathy Association. He also speaks regularly on the management of cancer and non-cancer pain for the New York State Society of Anesthesiologists.

Offering the latest state-of-the-art treatments in all aspects of chronic pain management, Dr. Diwan specializes in the most complex and challenging cases. These include failed back surgery syndromes, chest wall pain syndromes and cancer related pain, to name a few. Examples of some of the therapies which make up Dr. Diwan's impressive array are spine injections, radiofrequency neurolysis, minimally invasive spinal surgery, spinal cord stimulators and implantable infusion pumps.

As well as keeping hands-on in the field of pain management, Dr. Diwan also inspires and educates other health professionals by speaking and lecturing throughout the U.S. and worldwide.

Joining The Spine & Pain Institute of New York means Dr. Diwan expands the already highly talented team which makes up the center. Each an expert in his or her field, the philosophy and aim of all who work there is dedication to diagnosing, treating and managing all aspects of pain by utilizing the least invasive treatment possible with cutting edge technology.

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Crystal Molfino
Spine & Pain Institute of New York
Staten Island, NY