National Spine & Pain Centers is proud to announce the following physicians have been named Top Doctors 2018 by Virginia Living magazine. Each physician is recognized as a leader in the field of pain management. Learn more about our doctors in the excerpts below and continue to read their full biography.
An expert in interventional pain management techniques, Dr. Dade is particularly interested in treating neck, back, and sports-related musculoskeletal injuries. His advanced expertise helps patients achieve significant pain relief without surgery and enables them to return to normal, active lifestyles. He has lectured and published on a variety of rehabilitation and pain management topics to his peers and patients… continue
An expert clinician with advanced training in sophisticated, non-surgical techniques, Dr. Kendall administers pain-relieving therapies that significantly improve quality of life. He is one of the region’s most proficient physicians in performing fluoroscopic-guided procedures, including epidural nerve blocks, radiofrequency ablation, intradiscal electrothermal annuloplasty, vertebroplasty, spinal cord stimulation, and non-surgical disc decompression techniques… continue
A published author on various rehabilitation and pain management topics, Dr. Protopapas has also served as a guest lecturer in Harvard’s continuing medical education program. Specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic musculoskeletal and spinal pain, she uses a range of sophisticated, non-surgical treatments to provide pain relief for her patients… continue
Dr. Shanbhag quickly identifies, locates and treats each patient’s unique source of pain. He is one of few physiatrists both nationally and internationally to have completed advanced training in minimally invasive spine surgery. Board-certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine, Dr. Shanbhag treats the spectrum of spine, joint, nerve, muscle and soft tissue pain, with an emphasis on the therapeutic treatment of spinal disease… continue