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Wael Elkholy, MD — Pain Management Specialist

Bell Mead, NJ — Wael Elkholy, MD, is being recognized by Continental Who’s Who as a Trusted Interventional Pain Management Specialist in the Medical field and in acknowledgment of his private practice accomplishments at Precision Pain & Spine Institute.      

Drawing on 36 years of experience in practicing medicine, Dr. Elkholy is an interventional pain management specialist and the owner of Precision Pain & Spine Institute. With eight offices in New Jersey and over 250 employees, Precision Pain & Spine Institute is the largest pain management practice in the state. The doctor specializes in minimally invasive procedures, including lumbar and cervical discectomy, and epidural injections, all with minimal opioid use.

Dr. Elkholy has a passion for helping others in need. He is adept at providing optimal patient care while striving to help patients achieve their healthiest, pain-free life. Able to communicate well with patients and families, the doctor is committed to staying up-to-date regarding medicine and wellness. He aims to provide patients with the highest level of care and bring forth dedication, skills, and the desire to impact the lives of others positively.

Dr. Elkholy received his M.D. (a seven-year program) from Cairo University School of Medicine in Cairo, Egypt. He completed his residency in internal medicine in the United States at The Brooklyn Hospital Center. He also completed an anesthesia residency and a pain management fellowship at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, where he was chief resident and resident of the year. The doctor is board certified in anesthesiology and pain management.

The doctor became an assistant professor at Yale University School of Medicine (1997-2000), teaching residents and fellows pain management, anesthesia, and acupuncture. He became the Pain Management Center director at VA Hospital – Yale University from 1997-2000. After leaving Yale University as an assistant professor, he was honored to stay on board as a clinical assistant professor from 2000-2002. Over the last several years, he has been in private practice performing pain management acupuncture and anesthesia.

Among his professional memberships and affiliations, Dr. Elkholy is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists.

Dr. Elkholy has various publications and abstracts in addition to his awards and honors. He has received a Certificate of Achievement Award from the New York Academy of Medicine, as well as the Outstanding House Officer Award, the Pain Management Directors Award, and the Chief Resident Award—all from Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Outside of his primary work, the doctor is the founder of the Talat Elkholy Charitable Foundation, which distributes over $200,000 annually to sponsor disadvantaged children for education in Africa.

The doctor would like to dedicate this recognition to the loving memory of his parents, Talat and Essmat Elkholy. He also wishes to acknowledge his brothers (Hakim, Mohamed, and Khaled), who are all medical professionals.

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