Mehul J. Desai, MD, MPH
Mehul J. Desai, MD, MPH is the Director, Pain Medicine and Non-Operative Spine Services of the GW Pain Center at The George Washington University Hospital. He holds board certifications in physical medicine and rehabilitation and in pain medicine. His clinical interests include neuromodulation/spinal cord stimulation, discogenic pain/intradiscal therapy and myofascial pain.
Dr. Desai earned his medical degree from the University of Sint Eustatius School of Medicine (Netherland-Antilles). He completed his residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the Georgetown University Hospital. Dr. Desai went on to complete an ACGME-accredited pain medicine fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.
Dr. Desai has published articles in the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine and the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. His professional memberships include the American Academy of Pain Medicine, American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, International Spine Intervention Society and the Physiatric Association of Spine, Sports, and Occupational Rehabilitation.
Dr. Desai has presented at several national pain medicine meetings and serves as the principal investigator on several ongoing studies.