Dr. Woska completed his residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Columbia University, New York Presbyterian Hospital. He served as chief resident in his final year. After completion of residency, he spent an additional year in New Orleans completing a fellowship in interventional pain medicine and spine injections. He has received specialized training in the diagnosis and treatment of complex pain disorders including herniated disc, disc degeneration, facet arthopathy, sacroiliitis, radiculopathy and cervicogenic headache. He is able to perform electrodiagnostic testing including EMG.
Dr. Woska is the author of a book entitled "The Rehab Pocket Survival Guide" which is a standard reference for rehabilitation residents. He has collaborated on a chapter in discography in an interventional radiology textbook, and has participated in various research projects involving interventional pain procedures for pain of spinal origin.
Dr. Woska is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine, Electrodiagnostic Medicine and Sports Medicine. He performs a variety of procedures aimed at diagnosis and treatment of pain. These involve transforaminal epidural steroid injections, facet joint injections, discography, intradiscal treatments, medial branch blocks, and radiofrequency denervation of the lumbar, thoracic and cervical spine. He also performs state of the art intradiscal therapies, percutaneous discectomy, biacuplasty and spinal cord stimulators. Arthrography and therapeutic joint injections can be performed in the knee, hip, shoulder and sacroiliac joints.
Electrodiagnostic testing, including Nerve Conduction Studies and EMG is performed using state of the art equipment and techniques in order to diagnose nerve and muscle diseases.
Dr. Woska is involved in teaching. He attends Columbia University where he supervises the EMG lab and teaches residents and fellows. He provides grand round lectures and has been an invited speaker at national conferences and medical schools.
Dr. Woska is currently the Executive Director of the New Jersey Society of Interventional Pain Physicians and remains active in legislative affairs.
State of New Jersey, State of New York
Sports Medicine, 2013; American Board of Pain Medicine, 2004; ABMS Subspecialty Board Certified in Pain Medicine, 2003; American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine, 2003; American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2002; National Board of Medical Examiners, 1998
Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch, NJ; Monmouth Medical Center South, Lakewood, NJ; Columbia University, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY; Lakewood Surgery Center, Lakewood, NJ; Centrastate Medical Center, Freehold, NJ
Fellow, Louisiana State University, Interventional Spine and Musculoskeletal Medicine, New Orleans, LA, 2001-2002
Chief Resident, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Columbia University - College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY 2000-2001
Resident, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Columbia University - College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY 1998-2000
Intern, Internal Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, NY, 1997-1998
Medical, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, NJ 1993-1997
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, 1989-1993
New Jersey Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, Executive Director
New Jersey Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Previous Officer
International Spinal Injection Society
North American Spine Society
American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
International Association for the Study of Pain
American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians
American Association of Electrodiagnostic Medicine
Performing Arts Medicine Association
Monmouth County Medical Society
New Jersey Medical Society
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