Tony George, DO
Tony George, DO is an Interventional Pain Medicine Specialist who is Board Certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. He completed his Transitional Internship at St Luke’s University Hospital in Bethlehem, PA and completed his residency at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, MA. He then completed his Interventional Spine Fellowship in the Department of Orthopedics at University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, MA. During his fellowship he got additional training in treating acute and chronic sports injuries among the high school and college athletes at the Orthopedic Sports Clinic.
Dr. George’s clinical interests include treating a wide spectrum of pain syndromes and sports injuries not limited to the neck and low back pain from disc herniation, spinal stenosis, facet mediated pain, sacral joint mediated pain, coccyx pain, chronic regional pain syndrome, cancer related pain, myofascial pain and arthritis pain from peripheral joints.
Dr. George employs both conservative and interventional management using minimally invasive techniques to optimize functional recovery for his patients. Dr. George believes in a three pronged approach to managing his patients’ ailments by reducing pain, improving function and improving their quality of life. His goal is to provide an excellent multidisciplinary care that fits the individual needs of his patients.
Dr. George is an active member of several professional organizations including International Spine Interventional Society, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians and North American Spine Society.
Dr. George actively participates in research and education with publications in peer reviewed journals. While at Tufts, he was instrumental in setting up a research initiative to study the Management of Low Back Pain from Lumbar Disc Herniation in the Omani population. He was invited by the Oman Medical College as a guest lecturer to speak to the medical students in the Sultanate of Oman. He is the recipient of multiple awards including the Gwen Clingman Memorial Award and Parminder S. Phull Humanitarian Award for his humanitarianism and service to the communities.