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  • S. Nadeem Ahsan, MD

    As Director of the Einstein Pain Institute, and as Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Interventional Pain at Jefferson Medical College, S. Nadeem Ahsan, M.D., is responsible for overseeing the development and implementation of evidence-based, guideline-driven patient care plans utilizing advanced treatment modalities for a wide range of chronic pain conditions including axial-spine and radicular pain, repetitive stress disorders, headaches, neuropathies and complex regional pain syndromes.

    Dr. Ahsan completed his residency training in clinical anesthesiology and fellowship training in pain management at Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia. He is board certified in both anesthesiology and pain management. He has extensive expertise in the diagnosis and management of complex pain syndromes utilizing fluoroscopically-guided diagnostic and therapeutic procedural interventions. Dr. Ahsan has special interest in intra-thecal therapy, spinal cord stimulation and peripheral electro-neuromodulation for the treatment of intractable pain syndromes.

    Dr. Ahsan has been recognized as a Top Doc by Philadelphia magazine by Castle Connolly, a national peer-survey organization, and is also recognized as one of the nation's Top Pain Management Physicians by US News & World Report.

    An avid oarsman, Dr. Ahsan has rowed at both national and international levels. His other hobbies include trekking, literature and photography. His wife is also a physician and they are the proud parents of three daughters.

    Top Doc, 2011, Philadelphia magazine
    Top Doc, 2012, Philadelphia magazine
    Top Doc, 2013, 
    Philadelphia magazine
    Top Doc, 2014, Philadelphia magazine

    Locations & Hours

    Albert Einstein Medical Center


    Frankford Hospital Phila.

    Medical School

    Univ. of Karachi, Pakistan


    Albert Einstein Medical Center

    Board Certifications
    • Pain Management
    Takes Referrals for:
    • Pain Management
    Areas of Interest
    • Backs/Spines
    • Head & Neck Surgery
    • Hand/Wrist Surgery
    • Pain Management
    • Sports Medicine
    Additional Languages
  • S. Nadeem Ahsan