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Pain Management Consultation
67 Irving Pl, 10th Floor, New York, NY, 10003

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PLEASE NOTE:Additional forms are required to filled out upon arrival for appointments. Dr. Ramesh Sawhney, MD. Founder and Director – Ramesh Sawhney MD is anesthesiologist and Pain Management Specialist. He specializes in non-narcotic treatments for chronic pain. Dr. Sawhney has been practicing medicine for 35 plus years and routinely rates in the top 10 Doctors in the tri-state area. He founded Irving Place Surgical and Wellness Center and has helped hundreds if not thousands of patients to live a pain free life. Dr. Sawhney is a avid musician who has produced music for some very well known musicians.

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Doctor cured me

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Got taken care of immediately

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I was taken care of rapidly . The asst was very helpful and compassionate. The Dr explained what he was doing thoroughly as well as the follow up .

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I was treated respectfully and kindly.

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More like visiting a friend that has all the rite answers. You can trust him to tell you the truth and help in times of need.

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I have been under his care for over 15 years and would not see anyone else.

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Dr. Ramesh Sawhney is incredible! I have been seeing all different types of doctors over the last 8-9 years for my chronic back pain. Dr. Sawhney is the only doctor I have seen who thinks outside the box with regards to treatment options. So far he has helped my pain more in 3 months than all my previous procedures/doctors elsewhere. He also wants to know you as a person and never rushes the appointments to see another patient. Best doctor I know and I feel so lucky to be under his care.

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Dr. Sawhney is, by far, the best pain management physician who is always looking for the next best treatment for his patients.

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Overall it was alright. However, id rather try something even MORE holistic for my chronic neck pain. He's okay, but my definition of surgery is being cut opened and then sewn back up, literally. An injection or several injections is NOT surgery, no matter how dumb a doctor thinks their patient is.

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I liked his approach blending western and Indian medicines to treat my lower back pain. He and his receptionist were super nice. The only downside was having to fill out my information twice but that in no way detracts from my experience. I would highly recommend him to anyone dealing back pain.

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I'm the type of patient that likes to know and understand things before doing them. Dr. Sawhney could have taken more time to explain the plan and how it works. Perhaps I could have been clearer also but in the middle of me asking questions about how this medicine is supposed to work, he was already preparing the needle and getting ready to inject it. I wasn't done. The whole visit took about 7-8 minutes and I left without understanding what was just done to me.

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The office is easy to find. Everybody was nice & very professional. I will be returning. I felt very comfortable & the staff was very informative.

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Stay away from here! This place is a scam. The doctor comes off very sweet and caring but the staff is rude rude rude!! Especially the receptionist Hema!! So unprofessional! They have shady business practices especially with their billing. Once you question them about charges they give you the run around. It's a headache. Avoid it! They must be up to no good. Trying to scam innocent people!

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Dr. Sawhney is fantastic. Can't say enough on how much he's helped me. He and his staff are extremely knowledgeable, respectful, and professional.

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Consistently professional, on time, and knowledgeable. I've been in an immense amount of pain for a long time, and the doctors natural approach has changed my life. I strongly recommend him!!

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I am so grateful that I found Dr. Sawhney. After an intense cycling trip, I wound up reactivating an injury to my cervical spine. With four herniated discs in my neck and radiating pain down my arm and into my hand, I was suffering terribly. I couldn't sleep and was basically unable to participate in any normal daily activities. After two weeks of chiropractic visits and narcotic pain medications with no relief, I was desperate. Thankfully, I discovered Dr. Sawhney on ZocDoc. Dr. Sawhney's office is different than most doctor's offices. The waiting room is calm and peaceful-- not crowded. The staff is attentive and thoughtful and after I was consistently seen by Dr. Sawhney within five minutes of my arrival. On my first visit we sat together in his office and he listened carefully and took notes while I explained what was happening. Throughout the course of my treatment, he was always willing to answer my questions and to explain the treatment he was giving me, how and why it would work. I always felt that I was heard and I always left his office feeling like I had a good understanding of how I was progressing and what I could do at home to help my body heal. It is now three weeks since I first saw Dr. Sawhney and I feel a lot better. I sleep through the night without pain, I'm able to be out with friends and family, I can cook and work (I'm a teacher) and I'm ready to start yoga and swimming. Dr. Sawhney is great!

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I couldn't believe I finally found a doctor that truly cared about helping me. I have a few conditions that needed to be addressed and I've been bounced around from doctor to doctor that were either not very knowledgeable or just didn't care to help me. This was my first visit here and immediately I was taken in for a patient in-take by the chiropractor. He wanted a thorough understanding of everything going on; I immediately knew I was at the right place. Dr. Sawhney then saw me, where he provided treatment on the spot that immediately reduced the inflammation I was having. He gave me a thorough analysis of what was going on and then explained the treatment he would be providing. He's taking a holistic approach to my condition with a number of natural treatments which is exactly what i wanted. I couldn't be happier with finding this doctor. Such a relief!!

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In one intro appointment with Dr. Sawhney, my chronic back pain was remarkably improved. Not fixed, and he's very clear that fixing bodies is a holistic process that takes a long time, and a comprehensive approach, but improved to the level that back pain is not an all-day every-day issue for me. He and his staff have impeccable bedside manner, can discuss any issues with you in detail and comprehensively, without judgement or shaming. Having a rather sorted and distrustful relationship with doctors I was surprised by what a pleasant experience it was, and have total trust that in the next few months, my issues will be resolved with Dr. Sawhney's help. If you're in pain right now, stop reading reviews and make an appointment with this guy.

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Absolutely awful experience. I went to Dr. Sawhney for a pre-travel consultation, since he is listed as a travel medicine specialist. Dr. Sawhney eventually talked me into getting three vaccinations. He showed me the bottles afterwards to confirm that the shots he administered were the vaccines we discussed, and I saw that 2 of the vaccines were past their expiration date! Dr. Sawhney then tried to explain that these were the "manufactured on" dates (despite the fact that the dates said "EXP"), and then tried to explain that these expiration dates were only for "unrefrigerated" vaccines. He also said he would follow up with me the next day after talking to the vaccine manufacturer, but never did. I had to go to another doctor a few days later to get vaccinated again (she was also horrified by my story). In addition, I had talked to the receptionist on the phone for about ten minutes before coming into the office, and she had reassured me that these vaccinations would be covered by my insurance (she even said she called my insurance to check). This turned out to be completely incorrect. For an office that claims to specialize in travel medicine, I would expect the receptionist to be more accurate about insurance coverage for vaccinations, particularly after claiming to have checked with my insurance company. The receptionist also forgot to check me in (despite the fact that the office was almost completely empty) so I wound up waiting a long time for no reason. Finally, I later found out that in his attempts to sell me these vaccines, Dr. Sawhney misrepresented the risks involved (i.e., one of these viruses is only transmitted through infected blood, but he led me to believe it could be spread through food and water). Since my insurance does not cover vaccinations, I paid out of pocket (which I didn't mind, since I thought these vaccines were important), but I also later found that these vaccines are widely available at a fraction of what Dr. Sawhney charged me. Stay away.

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I was in huge pain from a severe groin pull that had inflamed a nerve and Dr. Sawhney addressed the issue right away! Awesome office!

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Firstly, he is a very interesting man. Fun to talk to. He uses cutting edge medical know-how to treat his patients, which is awesome. My pain was noticeably lessened with each treatment. It came back, which sucked, but he says with subsequent treatments it may go away permanently! How cool would that be!? I'm looking forward to seeing what he can do for me in the future.

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An excellent and thorough doctor who truly cares about his patients!

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He made me feel very comfortable

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Yelp keeps crashing my computer ?

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As a continuing patient of Dr. Sawhney, I have to say, he's still the best doctor I have ever seen! I still remember the first appointment I had with Dr. Sawhney.. I was an elite gymnast and was in severe chronic pain; I was bed ridden for months, was depressed, and had no insurance. I could barely walk. And being a gymnast training for the Olympics, we were taught to tolerate pain which unfortunately caused my injuries to get worse over time. I had my first visit with Dr. Sawhney, and I felt relief for the first time in what seemed like ions! I was able to walk out on my own! I still have a long way to go, but since then, it's only gotten better! He truly cares about his patients and wants to help you. He even found the root of my problem, that all those other doctors oversaw. As his patient, he treats me like family and when your going through rough times, that's all I can ask for! He really is a god send and I can't thank you enough! I highly recommend anyone that's in chronic pain due to sport injuries or in chronic pain to go see him! Not only is Dr Sawhney the best, but his staff Tara and Emma are on top of it! What else's can you ask for?

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It took 3 years to find a Dr. that knew how to treat my condition. I have been with him for 15 years and will follow him where ever he goes. We have met at many different offices and he has always gone out of his way to make sure he see's me.

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He is awesome!!!! I have an appointment with him tomorrow at 4:45PM. I will never go to another doctor aside from Dr. Sawhney.

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He is the best!

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He is absolutely the best there is hands down

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Dr. Sawhney is, quite honestly, the GURU of pain management! I have been sick for 19 years and have seen many many doctors and NO ONE is as professional, patient, dedicated, knowledgeable, and nice as he is! I live in New Jersey and the trip into NYC to see him is well worth it! I can't imagine ever seeing another doctor again!

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Great doctor. Highly recommended!

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Lovely doctor and staff. I recommend Dr. Sawhney for anyone seeking immediate pain relief from an elite doctor that actually cares about his patients.

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Comforting & understanding. Wonderful individual with the best doctor bedside manners that are truly hard to find anymore. Doctor said I would have immediate results and I did. Will be back for sure for my follow up!

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Dr. Sawhney is, by far, the best pain management doctor I have seen. He spends as much time with you as you need and makes you feel 100% comfortable. I trust every decision he makes for my health and I honestly believe he is doing everything he can to make me feel all well again! I have not one negative comment to make about Dr. Sawhney!! (Note: I usually see him a couple of times a month, but only used ZocDoc once)

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Im an ex elite gymnast turned coach, with no insurance. And after looking for a doctor to help me manage my chronic pain so I can have a normal life seemed impossible... Until I found Dr. Sawhney, who's an absolute god send. I honestly can't say enough about him... Not only is he one of the best doctors I had ever seen but he actually is one of "the best" doctors in the country! The minute I walked into his office, he welcomed me with open arms and wanted to help me regardless of not having insurance. He actually did a procedure right then and there and i had relief for a few days! It was amazing! He even addressed and found other problems that other doctors, hence orthopedic, didn't find! I really can't say enough about dr. Sawhney! I felt so comfortable around him and the fact that he's an over achiever makes me believe he will help me. We still have a long way to go... But he has a track record of helping other athletes, I know he can help me! Thank you dr. Sawhney! You really are the best!!

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the best of all doctors

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Doctor Sawhney is amazing. Extremely professional and very nice. The staff is very helpful. He has done wonders for me and given me my life back. I highly recommend him.

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Like no other