Senior Consultant, Interventional Pain Management, Anesthesiology
Dr. Sudhir Diwan, nationally and internationally recognized as a key opinion leader in the field of pain management, is the executive director of Manhattan Spine & Pain Medicine. Board certified in pain medicine and anesthesiology, he completed his residency in anesthesiology at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital of Columbia University and fellowship in pain management at New York Presbyterian Hospital of Cornell University.
Dr. Diwan was the former Director of the Tri-Institutional Pain Fellowship Program and division of pain medicine at Weill Medical College of Cornell University (Ivy League) for 10 years, where he also served as associate professor of clinical anesthesiology, and on the faculty for the Jay Monahan Center for Gastrointestinal Health, the Comprehensive Spine Center, and the Jill Robert IBD Center for Gastrointestinal Health, all at the world renowned New York Presbyterian Hospital.
In addition to all areas in interventional pain management Dr. Diwan has special expertise in the area of spinal cord stimulation program, percutaneous discectomy, kyphyoplasty and cryotherapy
Dr. Diwan has published extensively in prestigious peer-reviewed medical journals and medical books on a variety of pain management topics. He is on the editorial board for the Pain Physician – an official journal of the American Society of Pain Physicians (ASIPP) since 2008, and was invited guest editor for Journal of Techniques in Regional Anesthesia and Pain Management 2009. Dr. Diwan is the examiner for the certification board for American Board of Interventional Pain Physicians (ABIPP) and Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice (FIPP) offered by the World Institute of Pain. He is the chairman of the Neuropathic Pain Council of the Neuropathy Association of America, and is a regular speaker for the New York State Society of Anesthesiologists on the topic of pain management and management of cancer pain.
In addition to his busy pain management practice, Dr. Diwan lectures extensively and interacts regularly with experts in the field of pain medicine nationally and internationally. Presently Clinical Associate Professor for the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, Dr. Diwan was the former Director of the Tri-Institutional Pain Fellowship Program and Division of Pain Medicine at Weill Medical College of Cornell University for 10 years, where he also served as associate professor of clinical anesthesiology. He has been guest speaker for many noteworthy organizations including the American Cancer Society, the American Society of Anesthesiology, the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, the World Institute of Pain, and numerous pain specialty societies and congresses in Europe. Currently he is CEO of NYSIPP and Course Co-Director of the Annuals NYSIPP/NJSIPP Pain Medicine Symposium.