Sandeep Sherlekar, M.D., was born and raised in Hong Kong and did his Medical Education at Delhi University in New Delhi, India. He was chosen among a few elite groups of applicants to do residency in Anesthesia at the highly acclaimed “All India Institute of Medical Sciences.” After moving to the United States, he re-certified in Anesthesiology Residency at Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia. He was chosen to serve as Chief Resident and helped establish the Pain Clinic during his tenure. Dr. Sherlekar went on to do his specialty fellowship in Interventional Pain Management at Harvard Medical School at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. Dr. Sherlekar began his esteemed career as a Pain Management Specialist and Anesthesiologist in Maryland in 1996. He founded Capital Area Pain Management Associates and was the Chairman of Anesthesiology for 10 years at Civista Medical Center. To keep updated with current trends in Anesthesiology Dr. Sherlekar continues to work part-time at Johns Hopkins. He is Board Certified in Pain Management and actively participates in International Society of Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery, The American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, American Pain Society, and North American Spine Society. Dr. Sherlekar has been working for many years with patients with low back, neck pain and spinal pain. He has a special interest in spine pain but has been managing patients with a myriad of symptoms and complaints that include pelvic pain, headaches, fibromyalgia, He has been publishing articles in Pain Management Journals over the years and has written and lectured extensively on the subject around the country. Dr. Sherlekar and all the physicians, surgeons, and anesthesiologists at American Spine, place a high value on patient education. Dr. Sherlekar enjoys educating doctors and patients alike about herniated disc, bulging disc, spinal arthritis, foraminal stenosis, and other back and neck problems so that patients can find relief from pain and other debilitating symptoms.