Faheem Abbasi, MD, FABPMR

Board Certified, Fellowship Trained in Pain Management

Dr. Abbasi is Medical director and founder of New Jersey Pain, Spine and Sports Associates. He has dedicated his career to provide people relief from various forms of acute and chronic pain syndromes. Dr. Abbasi treats people with different types of problems including but not limited to carpal tunnel syndrome, neck pain, back pain,  sciatica, joint pain, spinal pain, musculoskeletal injuries, disk herniation and radiculopathy, arthritis, myofascial pain and sports injuries. Dr. Abbasi uses the most comprehensive approach and interventional pain management techniques to treat many problems without surgery. He uses the latest diagnostic tests to make pin point diagnosis of the problem. His advanced interventional techniques will decrease the reliance on medications alone. Dr. Abbasi performs special diagnostic procedures such as Diagnostic Nerve Blocks, Discograms, Fluoroscopy and Electro Diagnostic Testing like NCV/EMG.

Dr. Abbasi is Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and fellowship trained in interventional pain management. He began his distinguished career in Internal Medicine in Nassau County Medical Center. From there he moved on to do a Residency at the prestigious New York Presbyterian Hospital in the field of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He completed his pain fellowship training at the Portner Orthopedic Rehabilitation Center in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Returning to New York, Dr. Abbasi worked in the department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation as an attending physician in charge of the Southside Hospital Spine Center. Since moving to New Jersey in 2006 he has opened his own practice, and is Director of The New Jersey Pain, Spine & Sports Associates, of North Brunswick. He also serves as Pain Physician to Alliance Rehab Center in Keyport and AIMS Clinic in East Brunswick New jersey.
Dr. Abbasi and his staff offer their patients superior clinical care and up-to-date techniques making their life pain free.
Dr. Abbasi is member of:


  • American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (AAPMR)
  • North American Spine Society  (NASS)
  • Physiatric Association of Spine, Sports and Occupational Rehabilitation (PASSOR)

Branko Skovrlj, MD

Fellowship Trained Neurosurgeon Specializing in Spine Surgery

Dr. Branko Skovrlj is a Board Certified, Fellowship Trained Neurological Surgeon specializing in spine surgery. He completed his neurological surgery residency at the renowned Mount Sinai Hospital in New York where he also completed two years of orthopedic spine fellowship training. Dr. Skovrlj specializes in minimally invasive spinal surgery as well as complex spinal, revision and spinal deformity surgery.

He is the author of 55 articles in spine peer-reviewed journals and has presented over 175 research papers at some of the most prestigious spinal society meetings nationally and internationally. Dr. Skovrlj focuses on providing you, the patient, the most comprehensive, evidence-based and up-to-date spine treatments. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish, Croatian and French.

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