Dr. Ninad Sthalekar specializes in interventional spine procedures and pain management. He credits a number of inspiring mentors at medical school for his interest in treating spine disorders. Dr. Sthalekar earned his medical degree from St. George's University School of Medicine in Grenada. He completed his residency training at the JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute, which serves as the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department of the UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Jersey. Dr. Sthalekar completed a fellowship in Interventional Spine/Pain Management with Orthopaedic Spine Specialists in York, Pa.
Dr. Sthalekar embraces the latest advances in technology to increase the safety, efficiency and accuracy of the interventional procedures he performs. He routinely performs epidural steroid injections, facet joint injections, peripheral nerve blocks, spinal cord stimulator trials and all peripheral joint injections.
Dr. Sthalekar is board certified in pain medicine and physical medicine and rehabilitation. His professional memberships include the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, International Spine Intervention Society and the Physiatric Association of Spine, Sports and Occupational Rehabilitation (PASSOR). He has contributed to professional publications and participated in professional conferences.
Dr. Sthalekar's philosophy of care is to treat every patient with respect and compassion. He embraces the high standards of patient care and team attitude at Doylestown Hospital. "Many of our physicians are 'locals,'" says Dr. Sthalekar, "therefore patients and staff have the sense of personal attention without sacrificing the quality of care."
Dr. Sthalekar has a passion for exciting sports and enjoys snowboarding, playing ice hockey and riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle.