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Tony George, DO

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Tony George

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Interventional Physiatry and Pain Management
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About Tony George

Tony George, DO, FAAPMR is a board-certified interventional pain and musculoskeletal physiatrist.

Dr. George graduated from Loyola University Chicago, where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Biology. He earned his medical degree at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine. Afterward, he received postgraduate training at St. Luke’s Hospital and Health Network in Bethlehem, PA, and Tufts Medical Center in Boston, MA. He completed his fellowship in interventional spine and minimally invasive techniques at the Department of Orthopaedics at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, MA.

Dr. George has authored books, book chapters and is published in many medical journals in interventional physiatry and pain medicine. He edited “Clinical Guide to Musculoskeletal Medicine” and “Orthopedic Rehabilitation: Principles and Practice”. He has given lectures on topics related to neuromodulation, musculoskeletal physiatry and minimally invasive interventions in his specialty. Dr. George is board certified in Pain Medicine and in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

He is passionate about organizing medical mission trips internationally to countries like Honduras, Guatemala, Dominican Republic, Belize, India, Nepal, and Cambodia.

Accomplishments

  • Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine
  • Parminder S. Phull Humanitarian Award
  • Clingman Memorial Award for Excellence in Community Service
  • TOUCH Community Service Award
  • Cancer Committee Member, St. Peter’s University Hospital, New Brunswick
  • Pain and Palliative Committee Member, St. Peter’s University Hospital, New Brunswick
  • Clinical Research Committee, American Society of Pain and Neuroscience 
  • Advocacy and Policy Committee, American Society of Pain and Neuroscience 
  • Member, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Member, American Society of Pain and Neuroscience
  • Member, International Spine Intervention Society
  • Member, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians
  • Member, North American Spine Society

Additional Information:

Assistant: Ashley Dalton

Phone: 732-283-2663, ext. 5102

Email: AshleyD@uognj.com

Hospital Affiliations:

Accepting New Patients:

No

Procedures:

Cervical and Lumbar Medial Branch Blocks

Discography

Sacroiliac Joint Injections

Dorsal Column Stimulator Trial Placement

Cervical and Lumbar Facet Joint Injections

Nerve Conduction Studies (NCS)

Cervical and Lumbar Facet Joint Radiofrequency Ablation

Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injections

Electromyography (EMG)

Intra-Articular, Non-Fluoroscopically Guided Joint Injections: Shoulder, Elbow, Hip, and Knee

Sympathetic Ganglion Injections

Lumbar Percutaneous Disc Decompression/Nucleoplasty

Conditions:

Greater Trochanteric Hip Bursitis

Spondyloarthropathy

Shoulder Bursitis

Peripheral Mono or Poly-neuropathy

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar Radiculopathy

Sciatica

Brachial Plexus and Lumbar Plexus Neuropathy

Coccydynia

Piriformis Syndrome

Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow)

Cervical and Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Arthritis

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

Lateral and Medial Elbow Epicondylitis

Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

Mid to Low Neck & Back Pain

Publications:

  • George T. Parkash A, Bocanegra A, Ovrom E, D’Souza R, Hagedorn, J. Overview of PDN. Accepted, Pending publication.
  • Hagedorn JM, Engle AM, George TK, Karri J, Abdullah N, Ovrom E, Bocanegra-Becerra JE, D'Souza RS. An overview of painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy: Diagnosis and treatment advancements. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2022 Jun;188:109928. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2022.109928. Epub 2022 May 14. PMID: 35580704. 
  • George T, Hagedorn, J. Artificial Intelligence in Neuromodulation. Under review.
  • George T, Hagedorn, J, Deer T. et al. Multicenter retrospective study assessing how thenumber of prior lumbar spine surgeries before SCS trialing affects the outcomes of SCS afterimplantation. Under Review.
  • Budwany R, Poston C, George T. (2022) Back Pain: Strain and Myofascial Pain. In: Mostoufi A, George T, Tria AJ. (eds) “Clinical Guide to Musculoskeletal Medicine”, A Multidisciplinary Approach. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-92042-5_3
  • Budwany R, George T, Deer T. (2022) Failed Back Syndrome. In: Mostoufi A, George T, Tria AJ. (eds)“Clinical Guide to Musculoskeletal Medicine”, A Multidisciplinary Approach. Springer, Cham.https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-92042-5_11
  • Mostoufi A, George T Mostoufi Y. (2022) Spinal Deformities. In: Mostoufi A, George T, Tria AJ. (eds) “Clinical Guide to Musculoskeletal Medicine”, A Multidisciplinary Approach. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-92042-5_12
  • Mostoufi A, Saulle M, George T, Scott C, Chin J, Mostoufi Y. (2022). Knee Disorder: Extra-articular. In: Mostoufi A, George T, Tria AJ. (eds) “Clinical Guide to Musculoskeletal Medicine”, A Multidisciplinary Approach. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-92042-5_44 
  • Mostoufi A, George T, Zhang K, Mostoufi E, Azuh O, Cote J, Sung K, Lui G. (2022) Plexopathies and Neuropathies. In: Mostoufi A, George T, Tria AJ. (eds) “Clinical Guide to Musculoskeletal Medicine”, A Multidisciplinary Approach. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-92042-5_57
  • George T Hagedorn, J. (2022) Osteoporosis. In: Mostoufi A, George T, Tria AJ. (eds) “Clinical Guide to Musculoskeletal Medicine”, A Multidisciplinary Approach. Springer,Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-92042-5_54
  • George T., Mostoufi A., Yuse C., Tiu T. (2020) Achieving Milestones in Post-acute Rehabilitation.In: Scuderi G., Tria A., Cushner F. (eds) Rapid Recovery in Total Joint Arthroplasty. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-41223-4 17
  • George T., Mostoufi A., Oommen B., Yuse C., Demesmin D. (2020) Immediate Postoperative Rehabilitation. In: Scuderi G., Tria A., Cushner F. (eds) Rapid Recovery in Total Joint Arthroplasty. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-41223-4 16
  • George T., Demesmin D. (2019) Nerve Function and Neurons.In: Deer T., Pope J., Lamer T., Provenzano D. (eds) Deer's Treatment of Pain. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-12281-2 4
  • Chronic Pain. Mostoufi, A. Essentials of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (2nd ed.)Walter R. Frontera, MD, PhD, Julie K. Silver, MD and Thomas D. Rizzo, Jr., MD.Literature research and contribution. 
  • Su, P, George, T, Wennemer, H. Below the Knee Ampuation for Treatment of Chronic Type-II Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Affecting Right Lower Extremity for Restoration of Function: A Case Report. AAPM&R 2014 Annual Assembly Submission. 10/2014
  • George, T, Su, P, Martinez-Silvesterin, J, Waheed, R. Quadriceps Hematoma as a Complication of Knee Manipulation in a Patient on Anticoagulation. Case Report. AAP 2014 Annual ssembly. 2/2014

Education:

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, Lewisburg

Residency:

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Tufts Medical Center, Boston

Internships:

St Lukes Hospital and Health Network, Transitional Internship, Bethlehem

Fellowships:

Department of Orthopedics UMass Memorial Medical Center, Interventional Spine, Worcester