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Tomi Prvulovic, M.D. is a physician specializing in interventional pain medicine/treatment and
regenerative medicine for chronic pain.

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Interventional pain medicine for chronic pain consists of various forms of minimally invasive treatments such as injections, branch blocks, radiofrequency ablation/rhizotomy, spinal cord stimulators, kyphoplasty, endoscopic discectomy and other modalities. Patients who have tried and failed conservative treatments/surgeries are ideal candidates for interventional pain management for treatment of their herniated discs, chronic back/leg pain, failed back surgery and CRPS (Complex Regional Pain Syndrome). 

The innovative field of regenerative medicine works to restore structure and function of tissues damaged by disease, trauma or congenital issues vs the current clinical strategy that focuses primarily on treating the symptoms.
 
The goal of this approach is to find a way to cure previously untreatable injuries and diseases.

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More about the Doctor

    Dr. Prvulovic was born in India where his father was working as a physician helping the underprivileged.   After eight years of living there, his parents returned to their home country of Yugoslavia where Dr. Prvulovic completed grammar and middle school.  Soon after, the family moved to Malta, an island in the Mediterranean where his father obtained a position as a physician, Medical Officer of Health, with the Ministry of Health.  College in Europe starts at the age of 14 and Dr. Prvulovic attended Saint Edward’s College, which is a sister-college of Oxford University in England. Upon completion of his studies at Saint Edward’s, he attended Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona, where his diligence to his studies awarded him multiple scholarships to help fund his education. He also worked several jobs as a dishwasher in a school cafeteria, waiter and busboy in many restaurants and held numerous positions in many commercial stores to supplement his expenses.

   Soon after this, his parents moved to Houston, Texas. As a result of this, Dr. Prvulovic and his brother transferred to the University of Houston where they completed college. Dr. Prvulovic completed medical school at Texas A&M College of Medicine and started his residency at Seton Hall University/Saint Joseph’s University Medical Center in Paterson, New Jersey. Soon after, he became an American citizen. After completing one year of transitional residency, he completed his anesthesiology residency at Hackensack University Medical Center.   In 1996, he started working at UMDNJ in Newark as an anesthesiology attending and was involved in interventional pain management overseeing residents and pain fellows. In the year 2000, Dr. Prvulovic began working at St. Anthony Community Hospital in Warwick, New York and also started his pain management practice in Goshen, New York.   He completed two years of specialized training in interventional pain management and is boarded in anesthesiology and pain management.  He has been performing interventional pain management and minimally invasive spine surgeries for the past 20 years. Dr. Prvulovic has undergone specialized training in minimally invasive spine surgery with several neurosurgeons. Dr. Prvulovic is also a clinical instructor/preceptor with Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is the Director of Pain Management at St. Anthony Community Hospital in Warwick, New York. Dr. Prvulovic is honored to be affiliated with the NYSTPBA as a State Trooper Surgeon and also with the NYSPIA Surgeon’s Group. Dr. Prvulovic’s goal throughout his medical career has been to improve patients’ pain as well as their quality of daily living and functionality.

Texas A&M University College of Medicine

August 1988 - June 1992

Hackensack University Medical Center

July 1993 - June 1996

Clinical Instructor/Preceptor with Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine

2015-Present

The University of Houston

August 1985 - May 1988

St. Joseph's University Medical Center

July 1992 - July 1993

Education
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Awards

The Century Club       Association

- 1992 -

Academic Excellence 
Scholarship

- 1988 -

Golden key National Honor Society

- 1986 -

The Leading Physicians of the World

- 2010 -

American Medical Association Award

- 1987 -

Award of Merit/ The Dean's List

- 1986 -