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About Nasar Shahid, MD, FABPMR

Diplomate American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Diplomate American Board of Pain Medicine

Diplomate American Board of Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

Dr. Shahid has worked in renowned institutions worldwide. After completing his residency of Physical
Medicine and Rehabilitation at New York Presbyterian Hospital and fellowship of Pain and Sports Medicine at Portner Rehabilitation, Hawaii, he joined Columbia University as Assistant Professor in
Rehabilitation Medicine. He was medical Co-director of Spine Center at New York Presbyterian
Hospital /Columbia University. Later, he joined King Fahad Medical city Rehabilitation Hospital as
chairman.

Currently he is CEO of interventional Pain Management & Rehabilitation (IPMR) and integrated pain
and Rehabilitation Solutions (IPRS). He utilizes his enriched experience of interventional pain
procedures along with his unique Physiatric approach to diagnose and treat painful spinal and other
neuro-musculoskeletal disorders. Dr. Shahid believes in minimum use of medicinal drugs and invasive procedures. He inspires his
patients to lead a natural and healthy lifestyle. He uses injections and drug treatment only to break
pain cycle so that a patient can correct the bio-mechanical defaults and starts using therapeutic
exercises to prevent further consequences of chronic pain.

Dr Shahid is also using High Frequency Ultrasound Technology to diagnose and treat Musculoskeletal
disorders.

This latest cutting-edge technology helps not only in precise therapeutic joint and tendon injections, it is also safer in terms of radiation when compared with other diagnostic modalities.

Weight management and metabolic syndromes often accompany in most of patients with chronic
pain. Some of the patients struggle with their weight management for multitude of reasons including psychological, spiritual and physical stresses, leading to vicious cycle of compounding medical
problems.

Dr Shahid is an expert in exercise physiology as a board-certified physiatrist. He also has received certification in plant-based Nutrition Course from Cornell University. He can help patients understand
their specific metabolic problems and other related factors that may lead to metabolic syndromes. He
uses evidence based scientific approach to provide specific individualized plan for optimum physical
activity, diet counseling and stress reduction strategies to redirect metabolism.