About Suneetha Budampati, M.D.

Dr. Suneetha Budampati brings years of experience in interventional pain medicine to National Spine & Pain Centers. Prior to her arrival, she practiced in suburban Maryland after completing advanced fellowship training in Interventional Pain Management. Dr. Budampati was introduced to medicine by her physician parents. Throughout her childhood, she observed their experiences dealing with the challenges and rewards of their work. This ultimately influenced her decision to become a doctor.

Dr. Budampati’s decision to specialize in the field of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation for residency training was fostered by an unwavering desire to help improve people’s functional health and quality of life. Subsequently, during her fellowship training, she advanced her skills in Interventional Pain Management and Electrodiagnostic Medicine. Her expertise includes fluoroscopic-guided spinal injections, percutaneous intradiscal therapies, neurostimulation, radiofrequency neurotomy and percutaneous vertebroplasty.

Dr. Budampati is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Pain Management. She maintains active memberships in the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, the International Spine Intervention Society, the North American Spine Society and the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

An advocate for strong doctor-patient relationships, Dr. Budampati consistently tries to achieve successful results by dialoguing openly with patients to fully appreciate their expectations and to keep them informed and actively engaged in establishing their treatment and rehabilitation program.

During her leisure time, Dr. Budampati enjoys singing Southern Indian Classical music and can also be found riding the scenic parkways in Virginia on her motorcycle, a hobby she shares with her husband. She is an avid certified scuba diver and bicycle rider. She is enjoying pursuing these interests along with her children as they get older.  Multilingual, Dr. Budampati is fluent in Telugu, Hindi, and Urdu.


  • Arlington VA Pain Management Clinic

    Arlington, VA (Shirlington) Office

    2800 Shirlington Road, Suite 102 Arlington, VA 22206

    Phone: 703.738.4336

The relief was almost immediate. I got rid of my medication overnight. It’s remarkable. My husband said, ‘I can hug you without worrying about hurting you!’ According to Dr. Budampati, Patti’s prognosis is excellent. “Those bones are now probably the strongest bones in her body,” she said. Patti (view full story)

Dr. Budampati and staff understand my chronic pain situation. They make my visit as pleasant as can be, considering I am receiving injections in my lower back and on occasion both of my shoulders. Dr. Budampati carefully monitors the multiple cortisone injections I receive, so that they do not have an adverse effect in the long run. Dr. B and staff are excellent and I would recommend them to anyone.” Angel

“I am grateful for Dr. B’s care and treatment which has allowed me to regain some of my mobility and life quality. Not only is she treating my condition as it presents currently, but she has reassured me that there are possible treatments for the future should they become necessary. I feel that I am in good hands with her. Thank you.” – Jackie