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Conditions We Treat

Our top pain management doctors treat various acute and chronic pain conditions.

Treatments We Perform

Our certified physicians specialize in world class pain relief therapies.

Our Physicians

Meet our pain management doctors at one of our New York or New Jersey locations.

Clinical Research

Developing new methods for the advancement of pain management.


Our mission at University Pain Medicine Center is to provide each patient with state of the art care in a compassionate and professional environment. At University Pain Medicine Center, every patient is treated as an individual with a unique set of problems requiring a tailored therapeutic approach.

Treatments We Offer

Dr. Didier Demesmin

Dr. Didier Demesmin, M.D. is an Interventional Pain Medicine Specialist who is Board Certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine. He is the founder of University Pain Medicine Center. He graduated from Robert Wood Johnson Medical

Dr. Tony George

Tony George, DO is an Interventional Spine Specialist who is Board Certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. Dr. George’s clinical interests include treating a wide spectrum of pain syndromes and sports injuries not limited to…

Sejal Patel

Sejal Patel, MS, PA-C is a Nationally Certified Physician Assistant (PA-C). After completing her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Seton Hall University in 2000, Sejal then attended Seton Hall University/University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Physician Assistant program and….

Margaret Ahmed

Margaret Ahmed, MS, APN-C is a Nationally Certified Advanced Nurse Practitioner. Margaret has worked as a Registered Nurse for more than 15 years in a variety of specialties, including Oncology, Hospice, and Intensive Care before pursuing her Master’s Degree in Science at Monmouth…

Jennifer-Esena-198x300Jennifer Esena

Jennifer Esena, MSN, APN-C is a Nationally Certified Advanced Nurse Practitioner. After obtaining her Master of Science in Nursing at Seton Hall University, Jennifer worked as a Board Certified Registered Nurse specializing in Neurology. She then graduated from…

Upper Back & Neck Pain

is less common, however, when it does occur it can cause significant discomfort

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Middle Back Pain

is more likely than neck or lower back pain to be causes by serious underlying pathology

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Lower Back Pain

can result from many different causes and the associated pain may be mild to excruciating

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Read what our patients have to say about us!

  • "I am truly thankful to Dr. Demesmin and his wonderful staff at University Pain Medicine Center for their compassion, experience, and willingness to do whatever it takes to make each and every visit a positive experience. Not only is Margaret Ahmed, RN, APN-C extremely knowledgeable, her compassion and support is second to none. I am forever grateful..." Read More

    Andrew B.
  • "Dear Dr. Demesmin and Dr. Patel, I am so grateful to both of you for the interest you have shown about finding a positive solution for the nerve pain in my left leg. You have placed me into your very busy schedules many times and I want you to know how much that has meant to me. Sometimes, pain, especially the kind that prevents sleep and engaging in..." Read More

    Bonnie G.
    Bonnie G.
  • "Dr. Demesmin and his staff are amazing!! I have finally found relief for painful headaches through Cervical Radio Frequency Ablation treatment. Dr. Demesmin walked me step by step through this procedure and made me feel comfortable and at ease. Thanks to his care and treatment I am able to get my life back and resume my 14 miles a day walks..." Read More

    Joanne F.
    Joanne F.
  • "You will always find a friendly and professional staff at UPMC. Dr. Demesmin has a wonderful personality and is always looking for alternative ways to treat your pain..." Read More

    Mel L.
    Mel L.
  • "Dr. Demesmin has a wonderful and caring personality. He treats you as if you were his own family member..." Read More

    Mary S.
    Mary S.