Dr. Aleksandr Goldvekht is board certified in PMR as well as Pain Management. He specializes in the comprehensive multidisciplinary approach of treating acute and chronic pain in patients of all ages. His areas of special interest and expertise include but not limited to treating degenerative conditions of the cervical and lumbar spine and peripheral joints, musculoskeletal disorders, acute, sub- acute and chronic pain conditions, post-operative and neuropathic pain. He utilizes interventional fluoroscopic and ultrasound guided procedures, opioid and nonopioid pharmacotherapy and performs nerve conduction/ EMG studies.
Dr. Goldvekht's postgraduate studies included a residency at Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital. This broad-based program included in-patient training in Spinal Cord Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury and Stroke at Schwab Hospital as well as out-patient clinic training in Sports Medicine at UIC Musculoskeletal Clinic, U of C Hospitals Pain Clinic, Nortwestern University Hospitals EMG/nerve conduction lab. He also completed a Pain Management Fellowship at the John H Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING:
MD, Ross University School of Medicine, Portsmouth, Dominica, West Indies
-Internship: Washington University, Barnes Jewish Hospital, St Louis, MO
-Residency: Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital, Chief resident, Chicago, IL
-Fellowship in Pain Management: John H Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL
Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS INCLUDE:
American Medical Association
American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
American Pain Society/Midwest Pain Society
North American Spine Society
American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine