Irfan M. Elahi
Dr. Irfan M. Elahi joined UBNS in 2021. He received his Bachelors of Science degree from the University of Maryland. From there he went on to earn his medical degree from Kansas City University of Medicine before completing his residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation from The Cleveland Clinic. Following his residency training, he then completed a fellowship in Interventional Spine at Johns Hopkins before joining UBNS.
Dr. Elahi’s focus is to help patients regain function and reduce pain through interventional pain management techniques. His area of research involves interventional spine outcomes. Dr. Elahi implements a comprehensive approach in order to diagnose and treat acute and chronic pain generated from the spine, peripheral joints, as well as the head/face. Some of these conditions include Arthritis, Chronic Pain, Coccydynia, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Degenerative Disc Disease, Myofascial Pain, Occipital Neuralgia, Radiculopathies, Sacroiliac Joint Disease, Scoliosis, Spinal Stenosis, Spondylosis, as well as Trigeminal Neuralgia.
Some of the interventional pain management techniques Dr. Elahi utilizes to treat these conditions include, epidural injections, medial branch blocks, facet joint injections, radiofrequency ablation/neurolysis, ganglion impar blocks, occipital and trigeminal nerve blocks, spinal cord stimulation, sacroiliac joint injections, trigger point injections and botox injections.
Dr. Elahi is on staff at the Catholic Health System and sees patients in our Comprehensive Neuroscience Center office in Williamsville, NY.
He is a member of the North American Spine Society, Spine Intervention Society, and the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.