Dr. Sunitha Polepalle, MD

Dr. Sunitha Polepalle, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Pain Medicine  |  
Female  |  
Age 50
(31)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Sunitha Polepalle, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation pain medicine doctor who practices in Newburgh, NY. She is 50 years old and has been practicing for 22 years.Read her story

21 N Plank Rd

Newburgh, NY 12550

Contact Information

(845) 565-5943

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
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more than 73% of peers
Back Pain
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more than 49% of peers
Low Back Pain
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more than 44% of peers

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Dr. Polepalle's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Polepalle "Dr. Sunitha Polepalle is a Pain Management Doctor serving the Newburgh area for more than 20 years. She is Ivy League trained and specializes in spinal procedures including trigger point injections, epidural injections, facet injections, sacro-iliac injections, radio frequency ablation and spinal cord stimulator trials. Dr. Polepalle holds triple board certification from: American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, American Board of Anesthesiology (Pain Medicine) and American Board of Interventional Pain Physicians. She is also a Fellow of the World Institute of Pain. Dr. Polepalle was also awarded the Patients' Choice Award in 2014 by Vitals. Office Hours Monday through Friday: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm Insurances Accepted We accept most major insurances including Workmans Comp, No Fault and Medicare. "

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Polepalle "We treat each patient as an individual and provide a customized treatment plan that is specific for each patient.  Thus our visits are never rushed and each patient is given utmost care.  "
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Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Pain Medicine
  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Interventional Spine Medicine
  • Pain Medicine
  • Sports Medicine Pain Management
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Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)

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Procedures

  • Botox® Injection
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Cosmetic Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Columbia University / School Of Engineering and Applied Sciences
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • State University Of New York At Stony Brook-M.D.
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Transitional Medicine Overlook Hospital, Summit, Nj,
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation-Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, Ny,
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Polepalle has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Spanish
  • Telugu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Polepalle's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Polepalle to family and friends
3.1
based on 31 total reviews (9 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (13)

Dr. Polepalle's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

in Wallkill NY |
I am extremely please with the care that I have received from Dr Polepalle. I have had amazing success from her treatments. Dr Polepalle is always kind and patient. This was definitely the right path for me.
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in Walden, NY |
Dr. Polepalle was very professional and kind. She followed through on my treatment. I now have very little pain in my back. Before the pain was excruciating. I could barely walk. Without Dr. Polepalle's help I would not be able to live a normal life. I highly recommend her.
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in Newburgh, NY |
DR POLEPALLE IS ACARING AND KIND DOCTOR WHO LISTENS TO YOU AND REALLY TRIES HER BEST TO DO THE RIGHT THING TO HELP YOU.HER STAFF IS GREAT ALSO VERY FRIENDLY AND THAT MAKES YOU FEEL VERY COMFORTABLE. IVE NEVER HAD A PROBLEM THEY ALWAYS WORK WITH ME TO GET WHAT EVER I NEEDED.AND THERE NOT BAD ON THE...more
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Clayville, NY |
She is inconsiderate in making patients wait. Written prescriptions incorrectly and have had to go without medication for days.
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Newburgh, NY |
Dr. Sunitha Polepalle, is a great physician as she takes time with her patients a provides quality care. I received an epidural injection 1-3 months ago which alleviated my pain subsequently.I would highly recommend this physician
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Dr. Polepalle accepts 2 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Worker's Compensation
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Hospitals where Dr. Polepalle has admitting privileges

St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital
70 Dubois St
Newburgh, NY 12550
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