Akhtar Purvez, MD Expert Witness


Contact Information

  • Phone: (434) 328-2774
  • Fax: 434-328-2776
  • Website: www.PainSpineCenters.com
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties:

Pain Management - Medicine and Independent Medical Examinations

Specialty Focus:

Interventional Pain Management, Sports Medicine, Workmans Compensation Cases, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Orthopedic-Non Surgical, Disability Evaluation, Neurology, Physical Medicine and Rehab


Residency, SURGERY, The Brooklyn Hospital Center, Brooklyn, NY; Residency, Anesthesiology, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA; Fellowship, Pain Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

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Additional Information

Dr. Purvez is a highly qualified and experienced interventional pain physician who trained in Head & Neck Surgery in India, in Anesthesiology at Boston University and in Pain Medicine at the University of Virginia. Dr. Purvez is certified by the American Board of Pain Medicine, the American Board of Anesthesiology in Pain Medicine, and the American Board of Disability Analysts. He has been in pain practice since 2002. He has been a Clinical Adjunct Professor at Lincoln Memorial University. He has been a member of the American Society of Interventional Pain Physician (ASIPP), Spine Intervention Society (SIS), American Medical Association (AMA) and American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA). He has authored numerous articles and a book chapter on pain in the American College of Physicians (ACP) Manual of Critical Care. His new book ' Managing Chronic Pain in An Age of Addiction' published by Rowman and Littlefield has been very well received by professionals, policy planners, advocates, and the public. It is widely available. He has almost two decades of experience as an expert witness and independent medical evaluator in Interventional pain management, work-related injuries, motor vehicle accident cases and professional conduct issues.