Joining National Spine & Pain Centers in 2006, Dr. Whittenberg was recruited for her distinguished pain management skills. A leader among her colleagues, she was selected as Chief Resident during her residency and served as Chief Fellow while completing advanced fellowship training in interventional pain management at Beth Israel Medical Center of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She is respected and well-liked among patients, as well as her peers. Dr. Whittenberg draws on her experience with electrodiagnostics, physical and occupational therapies, pharmacotherapy, and interventional procedures to provide comprehensive pain management. With advanced diagnostic and therapeutic skills, she develops treatment plans customized to each patient, effectively resolving pain and restoring quality of life.
A knowledgeable and perceptive clinician, Dr. Whittenberg has written book chapters on complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) and on the use of physical modalities for pain management. She has also lectured on spinal cord stimulation, fibromyalgia, CRPS, non-opioid pain management, and degenerative joint diseases.
Dr. Whittenberg is board-certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation as well as Pain Medicine. She maintains active memberships in the American Academy of Interventional Pain Physicians and the American Academy of Pain Management.
An international traveler, Dr. Whittenberg enjoys exploring the cultural and natural attractions of foreign destinations.
Fairfax, VA Office
3031 Javier Road, Suite 100 Fairfax, VA 22031
Washington, DC Office
3 Washington Circle Northwest #305 Washington, DC 20037
What Her Patients Have To Say
“Dr. Whittenberg is excellent – she communicates clearly in plain English, and lays out the various treatment options. She is also very personable and able to put patients at ease. The procedures have been a big help for my back pain. I’ve recommended her to friends with back problems.” – first seen on Vitals.com