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Dr. Palak Mehta

Dr. Palak Mehta

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MBBS, MD - Anaesthesiology

Spine And Pain Specialist

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Pain Management Specialist

12 Years Experience Overall  (12 years as specialist)

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Dr. Palak Mehta (MD, AAFIPM, FIPP) is highly qualified in the field of pain management. She got expertise & completed her training at Kolkata, USA & Netherlands. She is the first lady in Gujarat to have the highest level of qualification. She has been invited regularly to national & international conference & courses to deliver lectures. She is also going regularly to Padjadran University, Indonesia to train doctors. She is a faculty & moderator of courses at Daradia Pain Clinic, Kolkata. She is also an associate editor of the Indian Journal of Pain.

Navjivan, Ahmedabad

Pain Care Clinic

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6th Floor, Addor Ambition, Beside Vimal House, Landmark: Behind Navkar institute, Near Navrang school six roads, Ahmedabad

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10:00 - 01:00
04:30 - 06:00

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10:00 - 01:00

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Common questions & answers

Q: When should I see a spine and pain specialist?

A: You should consult a spine and pain specialist when you have taken non-surgical treatment and home remedies, or over the counter painkillers and it still hasn't alleviated your pain.

Q: How does a spine and pain specialist treat pain?

A: A spine and pain specialist will usually recommend different types of treatments including: 1. Injections 2. Nerve blocks 3. Physical therapy 4. Implantable devices 5. Surgery 6. Trigger point injections

Q: What education is needed to become a spine and pain specialist?

A: Like any other doctor, a spine and pain specialist should complete an MBBS degree (5.5. yrs) and then follow it up with a specialisation in orthopaedics treatment MD or DNB (3 yrs). They need further training as a spine and pain specialist before practicing for the same.

Q: Is the spine specialist same as orthopaedic surgeon?

A: While an orthopaedic surgeon and a spine specialist have roles that match each other's, for instance, an orthopaedic surgeon also treats spinal conditions, a spine specialist's main specialisation is treating the spine.

Q: Does a spine and pain specialist perform surgery?

A: A spine and pain specialist can perform surgery as they have a relevant orthopaedic surgeon's degree and training as part of their education.

Services

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PRP Injection
Prolothrapy & Prolozone therapy for knee pain
Slipped Disc Management
Back Pain Management
Neck Pain management
Spine Pain Management
Failed Surgery Syndrome
Phantom Limb Pain
Spondylosis Management

Awards and Recognitions

FIPP ( Fellow in Interventional Pain Practice - 2011

Education

MBBS - B J Medical College Ahemdabad, 2002
MD - Anaesthesiology - B J Medical College Ahemdabad, 2006

Memberships

Indian Society for Study of Pain
Indian Society of Anaesthesiologists (ISA)
WORLD INSTITUTE OF PAIN
International Association for Study of Pain ( IASP)

Experience

2009 - 2015 Practising Pain Physician at Pain Care Clinic
2011 - 2014 Visiting Faculty at Padjadjaran University, Indonesia
2014 - 2015 Consultant Pain Specialist at GCS Hospital, Near Chamunda bridge
2009 - 2015 Consultant Pain Specialist at HCG Cancer Hospital , HCG Multispecialty Hospital

Registrations

G-14277 Gujarat Medical Council, 2006

Trainings and Certifications

AAFIPM - Daradia Pain Clinic & research Institue, 2009
FIPP - world Institue of Pain, Netherlands, 2011
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