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Sekhri, Nitin, MD 
Medical Director, Pain Management

Sekhri, Nitin K.
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About

Language(s): English, Spanish
Division: Pain Management
Division Title: Medical Director
Board Certification: American Board of Anesthesiology

Dr. Nitin Sekhri has joined Westchester Medical Center in January of 2014 as the Medical Director of Pain Management and is currently an Assistant Professor at New York Medical College.

Dr. Sekhri is board certified in both Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine. A local New Yorker, Dr. Sekhri earned his Chemical Engineering degree from Manhattan College before attending Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

He completed his residency in Anesthesiology at Columbia University Medical Center, serving as Chief Resident in his final year. He went on to complete his Fellowship in Pain Medicine at Columbia and was recognized as a Virginia Apgar Research Scholar, with his research focusing on Mathematical Modeling of Pain during labor.

After fellowship, Dr. Sekhri joined the Departments of Anesthesiology and Pain and Palliative Care Medicine at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, where he specialized in both inpatient and outpatient pain management with a focus on interventional procedures for cancer pain. Through a variety of innovative techniques and treatment modalities, as well as a strong patient focus and a collaborative practice approach, Dr. Sekhri helped transform the Englewood program into a premier pain management program.

Dr. Sekhri offers to aim a compassionate and comprehensive plan for optimal pain treatment, allowing every patient to return to an optimal level of function in his or her work and personal life. His clinical focus is on interventional pain management, in particular radiofrequency for chronic joint pain, minimally invasive spine procedures and comprehensive treatment of cancer pain.

He enjoys spending time with this wife and children, and is an avid drummer and photographer.

Professional Memberships:

Board of Directors, Eastern Pain Association

American Interventional Headache Society

American Pain Society

American Academy of Pain Medicine

American Society of Anesthesiologists

Awards/ Professional Recognition:

Surgeon, New York State Police

Education

Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY
Residency: Chief Resident, Anesthesiology - Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY
Primary Fellowship: Pain Medicine - Columbia University Medical Center and New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY

Specialties

Specialties: Anesthesiology
Pain Management
Special Clinical Interest:

Anesthesiology, Pain Management and Palliative Care. 

Other clinical interests include:

Radiofrequency neurotomy

Vertebral body augmentation

Cancer pain

Neuromodulation

 

Locations

Brain and Spine Institute

19 Bradhurst Avenue, Suite 2900 South
Hawthorne, NY 10532
Phone: 914.493.2363
Fax: 914.493.2505