Dr. Akshay Garg is a board certified, fellowship trained, Interventional Pain Medicine physician skilled in the management of a wide range of conditions including musculoskeletal pain of the back, neck, and joints, neuropathic disorders, and cancer-related pain. He is adept in utilizing both fluoroscopy and ultrasound image guidance to safely and effectively perform a variety of advanced interventions, including spine and joint injections, radiofrequency ablations, and neuromodulation. His goals are to provide compassionate care to optimize pain control, enhance physical function and psychological well-being, and improve his patient’s overall quality of life.
Originally from Washington D.C., Dr. Garg completed his undergraduate and medical school training as a part of the highly selective seven-year dual B.A./M.D. program at The George Washington University and The George Washington University School of Medicine. He went on to the Mount Sinai St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center for internship, and stayed in New York City to complete his residency in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at the Mount Sinai Hospital. He served as Chief Resident during his final year and was awarded a prestigious scholarship from the American Pain Society.
Dr. Garg subsequently completed a highly competitive ACGME-accredited Interventional Pain Medicine fellowship at the Weill Cornell Tri-Institutional Pain Medicine Program. His rigorous training was centered at three prestigious New York institutions: The New York-Presbyterian Hospital, The Hospital for Special Surgery, and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.
Dr. Garg has published extensively in various Pain Medicine journals and textbooks and continues to remain involved in cutting edge research for the advancement of the field through national and international pain societies. He is board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (ABPMR).
Outside of his professional life, Dr. Garg enjoys spending time with his family, traveling domestically and internationally, and cheering on local sports teams.