Dr. Jay Joshi, MD

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Dr. Jay Joshi, MD

Pain Medicine | Male

National Pain Centers 1585 Barrington Rd Ste 103, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169 Get Directions
(847) 701-3250

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Dr. Jay Joshi is a nationally recognized board certified Anesthesiologist and fellowship trained Interventional Spine and Pain Management physician who...
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  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Pain Medicine Anesthesiology

Board Certifications

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  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Menopause
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Diseases
  • Nerve Pain
  • Neuropathy, Motor and Sensory
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Perimenopause
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondolthesis
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic Disc Disorders
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain

Procedures Performed

  • Cancer Pain Management
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Discography
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Illinois.

  • 0

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Medical School
    University Of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey / Newark

    Graduated in 2000

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Moderator National Pain Broadcast, 2012
    • Featured Pain Physician Chicago Tribune, 2011
    • Advisory Board Chair, 2011
    • Advisory Board Counsel, 2012
    • Advisory Board Counsel, 2008
    • Honors Accelerated BS/MD Program, 2000
    • Advisory Board Counsel, 2010
    • Advisory Board Counsel, 2009
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  • Media & Publications
    • Female Chronic Pain, 2011
    • The Perception of Pain, 2011
    • Long-Duration PRF for CRPS, 2008
    • PNFS for Axial Neck Pain: A Case Report, 2009
    • PRF vs. Heat RF for Sacroiliac Joint Pain, 2007
    • SGB for Hot Flushes in Breast CA Survivors, 2008
    • Pain in the Pelvis, 2011
    • A New Mechanism of Action for Tamoxifen, 2009
    • Sympathetic Blockade for PTSD, 2008
    • Unifying Theory Linking CRPS, Hot Flashes, and PTSD, 2009
    • Multiple National Radio Interviews and Broadcasts, 2010-2011
    • First National Pain Broadcast, 2012
    • Hundreds of links and references, 2006-Now

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Joshi's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pain Medicine
  • Board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Why Does Experience Matter?

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Dr. Joshi's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Joshi

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

Dr. Joshi says...

Dr. Jay Joshi is a nationally recognized board certified Anesthesiologist and fellowship trained Interventional Spine and Pain Management physician who has distinguished himself via his solid reputation, education, experience, and leadership roles in national activities, including Advisory Boards, Educational and CME Programs, Publications, Speaking Events, and Consulting.  He is considered a National "Key Opinion Leader" in pain management and he has presented to a variety of audiences, both large and small, over 500 times.   Internationally, he has worked at the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland.  He has been featured on major TV networks, Radio, Print, and the Internet.

Dr. Joshi is a US born physician who was accepted into medical school at the age of 16 via an accelerated honors BS/MD program with multiple scholarships.  He completed an Internal Medicine internship at Northwestern and residency and fellowship at Henry Ford Hospital, one of the busiest interventional training programs in the country.

Clinically, he has served as the Medical Director of Pain Management at a large hospital in the Chicago area while simultaneously maintaining a busy private practice.  He has seen patients throughout America and provided treatment options and pain relief to patients that had not been able to get the correct diagnosis or outcomes from other physicians, hospitals, and universities.  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, Discograms, and Ketamine Infusions for intractable central sensitization pain, and Stem Cell Therapy.

As a respected advisor, he has provided knowledgeable, insightful, and creative scientific and strategic advice to numerous pharmaceutical, medical device, technology, automotive, media, marketing, and incubator companies.  He has also helped hospital systems and physician groups develop and improve their pain programs nationally.  He has been considered a thought leader on fraud, waste, abuse and general healthcare reform.

As a researcher, he has been involved in multiple research projects that have garnered international recognition and has contributed to the compendium of education by leading or being part of teams that were the first to describe multiple medical innovations.  In 2008, his publications described novel mechanisms for actions and new theories on various chronic conditions, including PTSD, hot flashes, and smoking cravings.  His current research emphasis encompasses central sensitization and his upcoming publications will provide a fresh and comprehensive new mechanism of action that may provide the missing link that may allow the masses to better understand the complexities of chronic pain.

As an innovator, he has been a part of a team that was first to describe multiple medical innovations.  Currently, he leads the team that has performed many additional first descriptions that should give millions of people with chronic pain new hope for relief.  In addition, he is one of only a handful of Anesthesiology/Interventional Pain physicians nationally involved in Stem Cell treatments with full capability of harvesting, refining, and deploying within the same visit.  The Stem Cells are harvested in a relatively non-invasive manner via the patient's own fat cells, thus bypassing bone marrow aspirations or embryonic tissue.

He is one of the few practicing physicians that possesses the rare ability to combine clinical medicine, research, humanism, strong intelligence/education, solid skills, and unwavering integrity/ethics.


Dr. Joshi's Care Philosophy

National Pain Centers was founded with the belief that all medical services, specifically pain management services, should be delivered with the highest quality standard of care available. We strongly believe that the key to a successful patient outcome is a physician who has a strong education, solid skills, and unwavering ethics.