Physician Profiles

Dr Michael Slobasky

Michael S. Slobasky, DO, DABPMR
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Michael Slobasky, D.O., is the Founder of Global Neuro & Spine Institute. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He is triple board certified in pain medicine, and in physical medicine and rehabilitation.  After completing his undergraduate studies at the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1997, he earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Midwestern University in Glendale, Ariz., in 2002.

Dr. Slobasky did his internship in New York, NY at St. Vincent’s Midtown Hospital (formerly St. Clare’s). This was followed by a residency in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (Physiatry) at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA where he served as Chief Resident. Following his residency, Dr. Slobasky completed an ACGME accredited Fellowship in Interventional Pain Medicine at Temple University Hospital and the clinics of Mid Atlantic Spine. Dr. Slobasky prides himself on performing spinal injections, electrodiagnostics, and minimally invasive spine surgeries with as little patient discomfort as possible.

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Dr Allan Vrable

Allan Vrable, DO, PT, DABPMR
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Dr. Vrable is co-owner, partner, and a practicing physician of Global Neuro & Spine Institute.  He is Triple Board Certified in the sub-specialty of Interventional Pain Medicine, Subpecialty of Sports Medicine and Specialty of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (Physiatry).

Dr. Vrable is originally from Columbus, OH where he earned a degree in Exercise Physiology and subsequently a Master’s degree in Physical Therapy. Soon after, Dr. Vrable attended medical school in Phoenix, AZ and went on to graduate at the top of his class. He served as Chief Resident at a top tier residency program in Miami, FL where he concentrated on Spinal Cord Injuries, Traumatic Brain Injuries, and Musculoskeletal Diseases. Dr. Vrable then completed an ACGME-accredited fellowship in Interventional Pain Medicine with advanced training in Surgical Implantation and Electrodiagnostics.

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Dr Shatabdi Patel
Shatabdi Patel, MD
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Dr. Patel is double boarded in the Specialty of Neurology and sub-specialty of Headache Medicine. She is also fellowship trained in Interventional Pain Medicine.

Dr. Patel is originally from New Jersey where she completed her undergraduate studies at Rutgers University. She subsequently attended Medical School at Ross University. She then joined Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia where she completed her internship in Internal Medicine followed by a residency in Neurology. She then went on to complete a Headache Medicine Fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital as well and an ACGME- accredited Interventional Pain Medicine Fellowship at Beth Israel Medical Center in Manhattan, NY. Dr. Patel is proficient in neuropathic pain, headaches, spinal injections, joint injections, Spinal Cord Stimulators, and electrodiagnostics.

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Dr. Vijay Katukuri, MD, DABPMR
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Dr. Vijay Katukuri is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He has fellowship training in Interventional Physiatry/Pain Management. He currently holds medical licenses in Florida and California.

Dr. Katukuri’s clinical interests are in musculoskeletal physiatry and, in particular, treating patients with painful spinal conditions. He also treats sports injuries and has clinical expertise in electromyography and nerve conduction studies.

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drAnsariDr. Amer Ansari, D.O., DABPMR
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Dr. Vijay Katukuri is Fellowship Trained in Interventional Pain Management
Board Certified Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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