Shachi Patel, MD, is a double board-certified interventional pain management physician and the owner of Delmarva Pain and Spine Center in Newark, Delaware. She is an astute, patient-focused physician who offers multimodal treatment plans to address a wide range of pain conditions.
Dr. Patel earned her doctor of medicine at the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine in Hershey, Pennsylvania. She went on to complete her anesthesiology residency at Harvard Medical School – Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. She continued her subspecialty training in acute and chronic pain management at Weill Cornell Medical Center and Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. Dr. Patel is a down-to-earth and thoughtful physician. Attentive to patients’ individual needs, she believes that personalized care and combined therapies provide a focused approach that brings the best results and quality of life.
At Delmarva Pain and Spine Center, Dr. Patel treats a variety of pain conditions, including complex regional pain syndrome, neuropathy, and arthritis, with innovative therapies. She performs epidural and facet joint injections, trigger point injections, and joint injections. Dr. Patel also provides radiofrequency ablation, spinal cord stimulation, and regenerative medicine.
Dr. Patel and the team at Delmarva Pain and Spine Center welcome new patients and accept most insurance plans. Appointments are available by calling Delmarva Pain and Spine Center or booking online.
Dr. Patel did her residency in Anesthesiology at Harvard Medical School’s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. To further her education, she pursued subspecialty training in Interventional Pain Management at Weill Cornell Medical Center and Hospital for Special Surgery, where she further trained in acute and chronic pain management. During a subset of her training at Memorial-Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, she became adept in cancer pain management techniques.
Dr. Patel specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of joint and spine disorders.
She believes in a multi-modal approach to treating pain which includes:
- Medical Management
- Non-surgical Interventional Treatment
- Physical Therapy
- Epidurals (Cervical, Lumbar, Thoracic)
- Facet Joint Injections
- Medial Branch Blocks
- Radiofrequency Ablations
- Joint Pain Management
- Soft Tissue Injections
She is highly experienced with advanced spine therapies including:
- Vertiflex for Spinal Stenosis
- Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Stem Cell Therapies
- Spinal Cord Stimulation and Intrathecal Drug Delivery Systems
- Neurolytic Blocks
Dr. Patel has a strong interest in holistic and regenerative medicine, which involves applying the body’s own healing cells to damaged soft tissue to promote self healing. Dr. Patel’s treatments stimulate growth factors which result in natural healing of the affected area by forming new connective tissue like ligaments, collagen and tendons.