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Physiatrist Jay Panchal, MD, Joins the Englewood Health Physician Network

Physiatrist Jay Panchal, MD, Joins the Englewood Health Physician Network

Jay Panchal, MD, physiatrist

October 5, 2020 — Physiatrist Jay Panchal, MD, has joined the Englewood Health Physician Network and Englewood Hospital. Dr. Panchal’s clinical interests include back and neck pain, musculoskeletal injuries, joint disease, interventional pain management, and sports medicine. He joins Englewood Orthopedic Associates and welcomes new patients.

“My goal as a physiatrist is to improve patients’ function and help them safely return to activities they love doing, whether it be playing sports or simply being more active,” says Dr. Jay Panchal. “I listen carefully to my patients to determine the best non-surgical treatment plan to improve their quality of life.”

“We are excited to welcome Dr. Panchal to our team of medical professionals. His expertise in physical medicine and rehabilitation will further our mission to provide our patients with innovative treatment options to improve function, enhance quality of life, and allow for the quickest recovery possible,” says Asit Shah, MD, PhD, chief of orthopedics, at Englewood Health, and an orthopedic surgeon with Englewood Orthopedic Associates.

Dr. Panchal received his MD from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. He did a physical medicine and rehabilitation residency at Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation and a spine and sports medicine fellowship at Hospital for Special Surgery, in Manhattan. He is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the Association of Academic Physiatrists, the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, the North American Spine Society, and the Spine Intervention Society. In addition to English, Dr. Panchal is fluent in Gujarati.

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