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Dr. Jay Joshi

Pain Management
Vernon Hills, IL
22 years experience male

Locations

National Pain Centers

Elk Grove Village, IL

Address

800 Biesterfield Rd, Ste. 302, Elk Grove Village, IL
Directions

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Insurances accepted

BlueCross BlueShield

Medicare

Workers Compensation

Aetna

Cigna

Private Health Care System

Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)

UnitedHealthcare

National Pain Centers

Vernon Hills, IL

Office

Elk Grove Village, IL

National Pain Centers

Algonquin, IL

About

Bio

Dr. Joshi is the CEO and Medical Director of the National Pain Centers LLC. He is a locally and nationally recognized board certified Anesthesiologist and fellowship trained Interventional Spine and Pain Management physician who believes in an individualized, comprehensive approach to managing his patients. He has distinguished himself as a leader of National Advisory Boards, National Educational and CME Programs, National Publications, National Speaking Events, National Consulting, and National Media Appearances. He has served as an expert on fraud, waste, and abuse reform and has developed strategies for large companies regarding appropriate and effective medical marketing. Internationally, he has worked on global policies at the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland. He was accepted into medical school at the age of 16 via an accelerated honors BS/MD program with full scholarships. He completed an Internal Medicine internship at Northwestern and residency and fellowship at Henry Ford Hospital. He precisely performs Interventional Spine and Pain procedures that include Epidural Steroid Injections, Selective Nerve Root Blocks, Facet Joint Medial Branch Injections, Radiofrequency Ablation, Sympathetic Blocks, Spinal Cord Stimulators, Percutaneous Discectomy, and Discograms. He regularly lectures nationally on various pain management guidelines and strongly believes the key to a successful patient outcome is a physician who has a strong education, solid skills, and unwavering ethics.

Specialties
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Pain Management

Anesthesiology

Doctor Q&A

31 Answers
11 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Joshi
Pain Management 22 years experience
Yes: Could be a hernia. Could be an infection. You need to see a physician. Hopefully wait times in the uk are not too long.
A member asked:
Dr. Jay Joshi
Pain Management 22 years experience
As : As with most pain conditions, there can be a variety of potential problems that can cause the pain that you are describing. It is difficult to diagnos... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Joshi
Pain Management 22 years experience
Headaches: As with any medical condition, you should always consult your physician to have a proper workup and diagnosis. While there may be many possibilitie... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Joshi
Pain Management 22 years experience
The : The term "pain management" or "pain doctor" has been very misunderstood...Partly due to poor policing on the part of the medical profession. As a res... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Joshi
Pain Management 22 years experience
Yes: Ibuprofen and Acetaminophen work differently from each other. They are not in the same category of medications.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Joshi
Pain Management 22 years experience
Norepinephrine: Norepinephrine and some other neurotransmitter can have side effects because of their inherent pharmocokinetics...Or how they work. If you have side ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Joshi
Pain Management 22 years experience
Pelvic Pain: You should see a qualified specialist for any pain, especially when it becomes chronic. Pain is the bodies way of saying "something's wrong or not ha... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Joshi
Pain Management 22 years experience
Capsaicin: Capsaicin in the eyes can cause severe burning. Wash the eye out with water. If significant amounts are exposed, seek medical help to avoid issues o... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Joshi
Pain Management 22 years experience
Methylmorphine: Methylmorphine is also known as codeine. Codeine can have pain relieving and cough suppressant effects. It can also have the similar side effects as... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Jay Joshi
Pain Management 22 years experience
Ibuprofen: Totally different medications. I would ask you doctor if there is a safer and more effective alternative to Percocet though.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Joshi
Pain Management 22 years experience
There : There are many possibilities that can cause your persistent knee pain. Any of them ranging from problems in the knee and around the knee to from the ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Joshi
Pain Management 22 years experience
Painkiller: "painkiller" is a general term and not a medical term. Literally, it is something that "kills" the pain. That can include just about anything that i... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Joshi
Pain Management 22 years experience
Tenderness: As with most pain conditions, there can be a variety of potential problems that can cause the pain or tenderness. Tenderness to touch describes just ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Joshi
Pain Management 22 years experience
Back Pain: Could be unrelated. As with most pain conditions, there can be a variety of potential problems that can cause the pain that you are describing. It i... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Jay Joshi
Pain Management 22 years experience
Headaches: Headaches are complex and can be mistermed or misdiagnosed. As with most pain conditions, there can be a variety of potential problems that can cause... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Joshi
Pain Management 22 years experience
Headaches: Every patient is different. You must be seeing a physician if you are prescribed percocet. I would advise you consult your physician so that you are... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Joshi
Pain Management 22 years experience
Epidural: What you are describing may be unusual. You should contact the person that did the esi. Also, make sure that person is a physician and a properly tr... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Joshi
Pain Management 22 years experience
Yes: There could be numerous potential causes, including disk issues, nerve issues, joint issues, rib issues, soft tissue, bone issues, and more. A pr... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Joshi
Pain Management 22 years experience
OA: Oa and degenerative joint disease are slightly different, but the terms have been used interchangeably as well. A qualified specialist will be able t... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Joshi
Pain Management 22 years experience
Dependence: Tolerance refers to the body becoming tolerant to a specific medication or dose. A higher dose or different medication is needed to see the same effe... Read More
A 60-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Joshi
Pain Management 22 years experience
Headaches: Unusually high blood pressure, especially when symptomatic, is an emergency.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Joshi
Pain Management 22 years experience
Acetaminophen: Acetaminophen (Tylenol)
A member asked:
Dr. Jay Joshi
Pain Management 22 years experience
I : I agree that if you are able to walk, you may have a simple strain/sprain. However, I do not think that you need to see an orthopedic surgeon because... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Joshi
Pain Management 22 years experience
Yes: He should see someone who is trained in diagnosis and treatment of back/spine issues. While physicians in many specialties might be able to work up a... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Jay Joshi
Pain Management 22 years experience
As : As with most pain conditions, there can be a variety of potential problems that can cause the pain that you are describing. It is difficult to diagno... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jay Joshi
Pain Management 22 years experience
As : As with most pain conditions, there can be a variety of potential problems that can cause the pain that you are describing. It is difficult to diagno... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Jay Joshi
Pain Management 22 years experience
As : As with most pain conditions, there can be a variety of potential problems that can cause the pain that you are describing. It is difficult to diagno... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Joshi
Pain Management 22 years experience
Abdominal Pain: This might be related to the pancreas. As with most pain conditions, there can be a variety of potential problems that can cause the pain that you ar... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Joshi
Pain Management 22 years experience
Pelvic Pain: Short answer: everything! pelvic pain can be complex and quite frankly, can be misdiagnosed frequently. As with most pain conditions, there can be ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Joshi
Pain Management 22 years experience
Breakthrough Pain: Baseline or persistent pain is always there. Breakthrough pain occur quickly and lasts a limited amount of time.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Joshi
Pain Management 22 years experience
Shingles?: As with most pain conditions, there can be a variety of potential problems that can cause the pain that you are describing. It is difficult to diagno... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Joshi is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Joshi is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, I've seen 2 specialist now. I know without a doubt something has been wrong for 9 months but they can't figure it out. "(
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! Much appreciated, got an appt today.
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - New Jersey Medical School
Graduated 2000MD

Residency

Henry Ford Hospital

Residency

Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Awards

Medical Director of Pain Management, Alexian Brothers Medical Center
Finalist, Chicago Innovation Awards
Honors 7-year BS/MD Program, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - New Jersey Medical School

Affiliations

American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians
Chicago Medical Society
American Board of Anesthesiology

Publications

Embeda REMS Patient Study
A Randomized Controlled Feasibility Trial to Evaluate Peripheral Nerve field Stimulation Using Subcutaneous Placement of a Neurostimulation Lead in ...
Use of Peripheral Subcutaneous Field Stimulation for the Treatment of Axial Neck Pain: A Case Report
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