Dr. Sunitha Polepalle, MD

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Dr. Sunitha Polepalle, MD

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Pain Medicine | Female

(845) 565-5943

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Dr. Sunitha Polepalle is a Board Certified Anesthesiologist, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Doctor serving the Newburgh area for more than...Read more

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Polepalle to family and friends
2.9
based on 24 total surveys (3 with reviews)
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Polepalle's Office & Staff
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (24)
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in Newburgh, NY |
I felt very good coming to this office. My prayers was answered and she did a beautiful job for me today. I will return for my back condition. She helped me to walk again and I full of tears.
in Walden, NY |
Doctor Polepalle have relieve in one year all my discomfort of lower back pain I experience and live with for 5 years. I recommend Dr. Polepalle to all my friends and family she is a blessing.
in Wallkill |
Doctor Polepalle preformed a nerve ablation on the right side of my back. I immediately had pain relief there. It did not relieve the pain on the other side-that is the next procedure. Dr. Polepalle explained everything in detail, and was verbally supportive during the procedure. I was in a twilight sleep for most of it. You're woken up a bit so that you can tell her if you are feeling any pain that you should not be feeling. I would recommend this procedure to anyone experiencing back pain.
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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

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  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • 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
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)

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Background Check

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    State University Of New York At Stony Brook-M.D.

    Graduated in 1992

  • Internship Hospital
    Transitional Medicine Overlook Hospital, Summit, Nj,

    Completed in 1993

  • Residency Hospital
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation-Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, Ny,

    Completed in 1996

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Spanish

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pain Medicine
  • Board certified in Pain Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Polepalle's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
31 – 45 minutes

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Dr. Polepalle says...

Dr. Sunitha Polepalle is a Board Certified Anesthesiologist, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Doctor serving the Newburgh area for more than 15 years. Dr. Polepalle is experienced in Physical Therapy, Facet Arthritis and Trigger point injections. She is 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 and Medicare.
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Dr. Polepalle says...

  • Trigger point injections
  • Epidural injections
  • Facet injections
  • Radiofrequency ablation
  • Spinal cord stimulator trials
  • EMG/NCV Diagnostic Testing
  • Braces
  • Physical Therapy
  • Non Narcotic Medications
  • Disc Herniation
  • Disc Bulge
  • Facet Arthritis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Rotator Cuff Arthritis
  • Knee Arthritis