Interventional Pain Medicine
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Montefiore Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Interventional Pain Medicine Fellowship

The Montefiore Medical Center/ Albert Einstein College of Medicine Interventional Pain Medicine Fellowship Program is one of the largest Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education accredited physical medicine and rehabilitation pain programs in the country. 

The Educational Goal of the Pain fellowship program is to prepare fellows for the independent practice of interventional pain management, acquiring all general and pain medicine specific core competencies.

Our fellowship program operates with the mission of improving function and decreasing pain
in the communities we serve using responsible pharmacological mindedness, sound clinical judgment, and good science while integrating the newest interventional techniques.  We are dedicated to excellence in patient care with a focus on maximizing the function and health of individuals by minimizing pain, suffering and disability. 

Such care includes the delivery of acute and comprehensive pain medicine services in an interdisciplinary continuum of care geared toward the most positive, cost effective outcome possible.  Care is to be rendered in a respectful manner to all patients. 

Why Pain Medicine Fellows Choose Montefiore

The Interventional Pain Medicine Fellowship Program at Montefiore is dedicated to providing our fellows with the excellent clinical and didactic education that is requisite for the successful practice of pain management.  We actively enroll patients in clinical trials and are in a perpetual state of academic research. 

Our program also prepares fellows for future global medical fiscal changes by educating them in the business and administrative aspects of pain medicine.  We direct special focus to the personal development of our fellows, recognizing that to deliver the best possible patient care in a caring, respectful manner, specialists require both knowledge and skill. We are committed to providing Pain fellows the opportunity to excel in academic and clinical pain practice.

The Interventional Pain Medicine Fellowship Program operates out of the new Montefiore Hutchinson Campus, a state-of-the-art, 22,000 square foot facility located near our Einstein Campus and adjacent to beautiful Pelham and Westchester County

A philosophical pillar for this building was to integrate our institution’s individual Pain services in a central location.  Rehabilitation, Anesthesiology, and Neurology/Headache division have a shared floor.  Three Ambulatory Surgery suites, an eight-bed post-anesthesia care unit  (PACU) and a 12 office examination wing are some of the amenities in our suite. More than 90% of our fellows’ time is spent in this incredible location.

Apply for the Interventional Pain Medicine Fellowship Program at Montefiore

Applications are accepted via the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS®) and (Electronic Residency Application System). The application cycle begins on December 1.
We also invite prospective fellows download our Interventional Pain Medicine Fellowship Factsheet and to also contact us for additional information:

Sayed E Wahezi, MD  (Program Director)
Wilhelmenia Williams-Aponte (Program Administrator)
Phone: 718-920-2462

We are an Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS®) participant.  The application cycle begins December 1st.