Ronny Kafiluddi, MD, PhD, FIPP, Interventional Pain Management Physician with the Spine Institute of Columbia Memorial Hospital

Get to know Interventional Pain Management Physician Dr. Ronny Kafiluddi, who serves patients in Hudson, New York.

Dr. Kafiluddi is board-certified and fellowship-trained in interventional pain management and minimally invasive spinal procedures. He has been named as one of the TOP 150 Pain Physicians in the United States.

Dr. Kafiluddi has keen interests in MRI imaging, spinal diagnostics, and minimally invasive spinal procedures such as vertebral augmentation after a vertebral fracture, spinal and peripheral nerve stimulation, as well as endoscopic lumbar disc decompressions. He founded a private practice in the Midwest and managed the clinic for a numbers of years before joining The Spine Institute of Columbia Memorial Hospital. Located in Hudson, NY inside the Lower Level of the Medical Office Building on the hospital’s campus, The Spine Institute of Columbia Memorial Hospital is the choice of patients who seek personal attention for their back and neck pain.The institute offers a superior level of care from a team of surgeons and staff who specialize in a multi faceted approach to the diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of spinal conditions.

Dr. Kafiluddi is a Fellow of the World Institute of Pain, a Diplomat of the American Board of Interventional Pain Practice, as well as a member of the North American Neuromodulation Society and the North American Spine Society.

Dr. Kafiluddi completed his undergraduate and graduate studies in physical chemistry at Utrecht University in the Netherlands. He subsequently earned his Doctorate Degree (PhD) in Pharmacology and Toxicology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, Arkansas. Wanting to further his education, Dr. Kafiluddi received his Medical Degree (MD) from the University of Toronto, Canada in 1993. He then completed his residency in anesthesiology at Harvard University (Brigham and Women’s Hospital) and his fellowship in pain management and palliative care medicine at Penn State University (Hershey Medical Center). In 2004, he completed a fellowship in minimally invasive spinal medicine and surgery in Bothell, Washington.

Interventional pain management or interventional pain medicine is a medical subspecialty which treats pain with invasive interventions such as facet joint injections, nerve blocks (interrupting the flow of pain signals along specific nervous system pathways), neuroaugmentation (including spinal cord stimulation and peripheral nerve stimulation), vertebroplasty, kyphoplasty, nucleoplasty, endoscopic discectomy and implantable drug delivery system. As an Interventional Pain Management Physician, Dr. Kafiluddi focuses on the evaluation, treatment, and prevention of pain. He follows a conservative approach which is very much patient centered.

Dr. Kafiluddi attributes his success to his persistence and satisfaction in what he does. He is very family oriented and enjoys swimming, table tennis, soccer, hiking, and playing with his German Shepherd dog.

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