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Professional Statement

  • Dr. Michael Jurkowich is a Board Certified Physiatrist who is fellowship-trained in Interventional Spine and Sports Medicine. He completed his fellowship training at Alabama Orthopedic Spine and Sports Medicine Associates (AOSSMA), as well as the world-renowned Andrew’s Sports Medicine Center in Birmingham, Alabama. Prior to this he completed his residency training at the State University of New York, Downstate, serving as Chief Resident in his final year.
  • Dr. Jurkowich attended Ross University School of Medicine where he graduated with High Honors. He currently remains an active member in multiple medical organizations including the North American Spine Society, American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, American College of Sports Medicine, and the New York Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
  • Dr. Jurkowich specializes in non-surgical treatment of headaches, neck and back pain through the use of epidurals, facet joint injections, sacroiliac joint injections, radiofrequency ablation, vertebral augmentation, discography and intra-discal steroid injections. He also performs ultrasound-guided peripheral joint injections for the treatment of a wide range of musculoskeletal pain secondary to acute injuries as well as chronic conditions such as arthritis.

Education

  • Medical School - Ross University School of Medicine
  • State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center (Residency)
  • Alabama Orthopedic, Spine and Sports Medicine Associates, Fellowship in Interventional Pain Management and Sports Medicine
  • Andrews Sports Medicine Center, Birmingham (Fellowship)
  • University of Medical and Dentistry of New Jersey, Internship in Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Language Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish