WAHEED BAKSH, MD, DPTPAIN MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST
The Pain Center of Virginia and West Virginia is a premier facility offering a multi-disciplinary approach to treating pain. The Pain Center offers both interventional and noninterventional treatments for chronic and acute pain in a caring, patient-centered environment.
Waheed Baksh, MD, DPT specializes in the treatment of acute and chronic pain syndromes including mechanical neck and low back pain, radiculopathies, complex regional pain syndrome, fibromyalgia, myofascial and musculoskeletal pain syndromes. His multi-disciplinary approach is aimed at improving his patient’s functional mobility and quality of life. He has also authored literature in many peer reviewed publications including The Pain Physician, The Pain Journal, PM&R Journal as well as a book chapter in the Atlas of Ultrasound Guided Musculoskeletal Injections.
Dr. Baksh grew up in Monroe, New York. He attended the University of South Carolina on a baseball scholarship where he studied and played ball for three years before transferring to James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. He earned All-Colonial Athletic Association honors as a senior first baseman and was named co-most valuable player for the Dukes and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology. Upon graduation, he signed a free agent contract with the New York Yankees organization to play professional baseball.
After a successful stint with the Yankees, he received his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. It was here that Dr. Baksh began to realize the impact pain has on every aspect of a patient’s life, which led him to develop comprehensive treatment solutions focused on a multidisciplinary approach. He further advanced his understanding of chronic pain and the impact it has on functional mobility and quality of life during his residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Texas/Baylor College of Medicine.
He later trained in an ACGME accredited pain fellowship at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. He is a board-certified physician and holds a faculty position as Assistant Clinical Professor in the department of Neurosurgery at the West Virginia University School of Medicine in Morgantown, West Virginia.
The Pain Center has three locations in Martinsburg, West Virginia, Winchester, Virginia and Hagerstown, Maryland.