Assistant Professor, The Arthur S. Abramson Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology
Dr. Sayed Wahezi earned his medical degree from the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at Buffalo and completed his Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Montefiore Medical Center, where he served as Chief Resident. He then completed an Interventional Spine fellowship at Spine Technology and Rehabilitation under the mentorship of Joseph D. Fortin. Following his training he completed a Pain Medicine Fellowship at Montefiore Medical Center, where he cultivated the clinical and academic development of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Interventional Spine Division.
Dr. Wahezi currently serves as Assistant Professor at Montefiore Medical Center in New York City and is the Program Director of the ACGME accredited Interventional Pain Fellowship. He has created a fellowship with an interventional focus and multidisciplinary foundation. His mission is to create an academic environment which fosters the growth of Interventional Pain through the investigation and development of new devices and techniques.
Dr. Wahezi is a long-standing member of the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP) and serves on ASIPP’s Department Chairs and Program Directors (DCPD) Committee. He is a nominated AAPMR delegate representative for the American Medical Association’s (AMA) Expert Panel on Pain Management. He also serves as a member of the Academy of Academic Physiatrists’ (AAP), Program for Academic Leadership (PAL) and is co-founder of the Basic Sciences Pain committee at Montefiore Medical Center. He has given several lectures as an invited speaker across the country.
Dr. Wahezi has authored more than thirty publications in peer reviewed pain journals, book chapters, abstracts, and posters, and has presented at national meetings. He is actively involved in several basic science and clinical studies in Interventional Pain management. His basic science interests include the development of animal models for pain and physiology of neuropathic pain. His clinical research interests include innovative percutaneous pain treatments.
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