After any type of surgery, pain is to be expected. The amount of pain that you have and its duration…
Preetesh P. Patel, MD
A board-certified Anesthesiologist since 2006, Dr. Preetesh Patel joined Comprehensive Pain Management in 2010. Dr. Patel obtained his undergraduate degree at Emory University in 1997 and attended Mercer University School of Medicine, where he was awarded his M.D. in 2002. He completed an internship in Internal Medicine at the University of Marylandaffiliated Franklin Square Hospital and residency in Anesthesiology at Emory University. Dr. Patel completed a Fellowship in Interventional Pain Management at the University of California, San Diego in 2009.
Prior to joining Comprehensive Pain Management, Dr. Patel served as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology at the University of California, San Diego. While at UCSD, Dr. Patel focused on General and Obstetric Anesthesiology and Perioperative Pain Management. He was also actively involved in resident and medical student education and lectured extensively on Epidural/Spinal Analgesia and Opioid Pharmacology.
Dr. Patel has expertise in a variety of minimally invasive therapies for the treatment of neck and lower back pain, including Epidural Steroid Injection, Selective Nerve Root Injection, Radiofrequency Ablation, Percutaneous Disc Decompression, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Sympathetic/Ganglion Blockade, and Vertebroplasty/Kyphoplasty for Osteoporotic Compression Fractures. He also has extensive experience with Intrathecal Therapy for the treatment of pain secondary to cancer.
Dr. Patel currently holds medical licenses in Maryland, California, and Georgia. Dr. Patel is an avid cyclist and golfer, and enjoys traveling in his free time.