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Biography

Dr. Divya Agrawal is a board-certified Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation specialist, with sub-specialty training in non-surgical interventional spine care.

She earned her medical degree at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. She then went on to complete her residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the New York Presbyterian Hospitals of Columbia and Cornell. Dr. Agrawal then finished her sub-specialty training in Interventional Spine and pain management at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California.

Dr. Agrawal has expert training and several years of experience in diagnosing and providing non-surgical treatment options for patients suffering from various conditions related to the spine. She takes pride in her ability to effectively communicate and connect with, as well as educate patients who are seeking to alleviate their pain and optimize their function.

She has co-authored a book chapter on facet joint imaging, and has published studies on facet joint interventions. Dr. Agrawal has also served as a lecturer on fluoroscopic spine imaging and proctor for interventional spine procedures for the North American Spine Society, as she enjoys passing along her knowledge and expertise to others in her field. She has lectured to PM&R residents and to the local Chicagoland community on behalf of The Arthritis Foundation on topics related to non-surgical spine care.

Dr. Agrawal is a member of North American Spine Society, Spine Intervention Society, and American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Practice Emphasis

  • Non- surgical spine interventions
  • Electrodiagnostics

Special Procedures

  • Cervical, thoracic, and lumbar epidural steroid injections
  • Cervical, thoracic, and lumbar selective nerve root blocks
  • Cervical, thoracic, and lumbar facet joint injections
  • Sacroiliac joint injections
  • Cervical, thoracic, lumbar, and sacral medial branch/lateral branch blocks
  • Cervical, thoracic, lumbar and sacral radiofrequency ablation
  • Lumbar provocative discography
  • Spinal cord stimulator trials
  • Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections
  • Peripheral joint injections (shoulder/hip/knee)
  • Genicular nerve blocks for knee pain
  • Genicular nerve radiofrequency ablation
  • Greater occipital nerve blocks
  • Trigger point injections
  • Piriformis injections
  • Iliopsoas bursa injections
  • Lumbar sympathetic blocks
  • Stellate ganglion blocks

Second Language

  • Hindi

Disclosures

None

Education / Certifications

  • Medical School
    University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas
  • Internship
    Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, New York
  • Residency
    The New York Presbyterian Hospitals of Columbia and Cornell, New York, New York
  • Fellowship
    Stanford University Hospital, Palo Alto, California
  • Certification
    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Physician Office Locations

Sofija and Jorge O. Galante Orthopedic Building

1611 West Harrison Street
Chicago, Illinois 60612