Akhtar Purvez, MD

Pain Management

Akhtar Purvez, MD

Languages: English

Dr. Purvez performs peripheral nerve stimulation, epidural steroid injections, facet joint blocks and radio-frequency ablation, genicular nerve block and denervation, lumbar sympathetic nerve block, celiac plexus block, stellate ganglion block, ganglion of Impar block, sacroiliac joint injections, joint and bursa injections, and spinal cord stimulation. He has an interest in pelvic pain, chronic headaches, RSD/CRPS, post-herpetic neuralgia pain, neuromodulation therapies, and comprehensive pain management.

Dr. Purvez enjoys mentoring, volunteering, running, hiking, spending time with family and friends, pain advocacy, writing and speaking on pain related and addiction issues. His book titled 'Pain Management Beyond Addiction' is under publication.


Pain & Spine Center of Charlottesville

Phone: (434) 328-2774

Fax: (434) 328-2776

1807 Seminole Trail, Suite 201
Charlottesville, VA 22901
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Medical School Government Medical College, India
Residency Anesthesiology, Boston University Medical Center
Fellowship Pain Medicine, University of Virginia

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified in Pain Management
  • American Board of Anesthesiology
  • American Board of Pain Medicine
  • American Board of Disability Analysts

Professional Memberships

  • American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
  • American Medical Association