Sudhir Diwan


Dr. Sudhir Diwan, nationally and internationally recognized as a key opinion leader in the field of pain management, is the President, Advanced Spine on Park Avenue, New York, and Associate Clinical Professor at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York. Dr. Diwan was the former Director of the Tri-Institutional Pain Fellowship Program and Division of Pain Medicine at Ivy League Weill Medical College of Cornell University for more than a decade, where he also served as associate professor of clinical anesthesiology, and on the faculty at the world renowned New York Presbyterian Hospital.


  Dr. Diwan has published extensively in prestigious peer-reviewed medical journals and medical books on a variety of pain management topics. He is on the Editorial Board for the Pain Physician – an official journal of the American Society of Pain Physicians (ASIPP) since 2008, and Pain Practice – official journal of World Institute of Pain (WIP) since 2009. Dr. Diwan is the Examiner for the Certification Board for American Board of Interventional Pain Physicians (ABIPP) and Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice (FIPP) offered by the World Institute of Pain. Dr. Diwan is Co-Editor for Intrathecal Drug Delivery for Pain and Spasticity, Vol 2, Timothy Deer, Series Editor, Elsevier-Saunders 2012, Co-Editor for Diwan-Staats’s Atlas of Pain Medicine Procedures, McGraw Hill Education 2015, and Advanced Procedures for Pain Management, A step-by-step Atlas, Springer US, 2018

            Dr. Diwan is recipient of many accolades including Lifetime Achievements award by American Society of Pain and Neuroscience (2020), League of Presidents Award by ASIPP (2020), Distinguished Service award by ASIPP (2017), Clinical excellence award by WVSIPP (2013), and Outstanding Contribution to Pain Management award by NYSIPP (2013).

            In addition to his busy pain management practice in New York City, Dr. Diwan lectures extensively and interacts regularly with experts in the field of pain medicine nationally and internationally. He has been guest speaker for many noteworthy organizations including the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP), American Society of Pain and Neuroscience (ASPN), Regional and State Societies Pain Meetings, the World Institute of Pain (WIP), NANS, INS, and numerous International Pain Societies and Congresses. Currently he is Executive Director of NYSIPP and Course Chairman of the Annual NY/NJ Pain Medicine Symposium. He is on executive boards of ASIPP and ASPN, and Immediate Past President of ASIPP.