Akhtar  Purvez, M.D. Independent Medical Examiner

Contact Information

  • Company: Pain & Spine Center of Charlottesville
  • Phone: (434) 328-2774
  • Cell: (434) 825-2481
  • Fax: (434) 328-2776
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Specialty 1: Pain Management - Medicine

Specialty Focus: Interventional Pain Management, Sports Medicine, Workmans Compensation Cases, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Orthopedic-Non Surgical, Disability Evaluation, Neurology, Physical Medicine and Rehab. Extensive experience in Independent Medical Evaluation, Second opinions and chart reviews.

Medical School: University of Virginia

License(s): Virginia

Years in Practice: 12

Experience:
  • 12 years performing IMEs
  • 75 IMEs performed

Additional Information

Dr. Purvez is a highly qualified and experienced interventional pain physician who trained in Head & Neck Surgery in India, in Anesthesiology at Boston University and in Pain Medicine at the University of Virginia. Dr. Purvez is certified by the American Board of Pain Medicine, the American Board of Anesthesiology in Pain Medicine, and the American Board of Disability Analysts. He has been in pain practice since 2002. He has been a member of American Society of Interventional Pain Physician (ASIPP), Spine Intervention Society (SIS) , American Medical association (AMA) and American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain medicine (ASRA). He has authored numerous articles and a book chapter on pain in American College of Physicians (ACP) Manual of Critical Care. His new book ' Chronic Pain Management in an Age of Addiction' is set to release in October 2018 and is available for pre-order. He has more than fifteen years of experience as an expert witness in Interventional pain management, work related injuries, motor vehicle accident cases and professional conduct issues.