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Dr. Michael Jurkowich, MD

Dr. Michael Jurkowich is one of our physicians, and is Board Certified in Physiatryt as well as fellowship-trained in Interventional Spine and Sports Medicine. He completed his fellowship training at Alabama Orthopedic Spine and Sports Medicine Associates.

Prior to this he completed his residency training at the State University of New York, Downstate, serving as Chief Resident in his final year.

Dr. Jurkowich attended Ross University School of Medicine where he graduated with High Honors. He currently remains an active member in multiple medical organizations including the Spine Intervention Society, American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, American College of Sports Medicine, and the New York Society of PhysicalMedicine and Rehabilitation.

Dr. Jurkowich specializes in non-surgical treatment of headaches, neck and back pain through the use of epidurals, facet joint injections, sacroiliac joint injections, radiofrequency ablation, vertebral augmentation, spinal cord stimulator trials, discography and intra-discal steroid injections. Through his extensive training in residency, Dr. Jurkowich is also certified to perform electrodiagnostic testing such as EMG/NCV which can prove vital in diagnosis and targeted treatment of such conditions.

Additionally, Dr. Jurkowich employs the technology of ultrasound to perform MSK examinations as well as peripheral joint and tendon injections for the treatment of a wide range of musculoskeletal pain secondary to acute injuries as well as chronic conditions such as arthritis.

Areas of Expertise
Musculoskeletal injuries Sports medicine Pain management Electrodiagnostic testing (EMG/NCV)
Hip and knee pain Neck and back pain Rehabilitation therapy Musculoskeletal pain
Thoracic pain Joint pain Joint injection Sympathetic pain
Board Certifications

American Board of PM&R, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2013

Education and Training

Fellowship, Alabama Orthopedic Spine and Sports Medicine Assoc., Interventional Spine and Sports Medicine, 2014

Residency, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2013

MD from Ross University School of Medicine (High Honors), 2009