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About

Dr. Akwasi Amponsah

Interventional Pain Management Specialist and Anesthesiologist

Dr. Amponsah is affiliated with some of the most well-respected medical centers in Northern and Central New Jersey. His affiliations include Cooperman Barnabas medical center, Newark Beth Israel Hospital and University Hospital in Newark, NJ, where he serves as the Head of Neuromodulation and Program Director for the Interventional Pain Medicine Fellowship program.

Dr. Akwasi Amponsah, MD is a double board-certified interventional pain management specialist and Anesthesiologist currently practicing in NJ. He is the medical director and founder of The Center for Advanced Pain Management and Wellness center. A compassionate and empathetic physician, he has amassed over 10 years of clinical experience in both field of pain medicine and anesthesiology.

Dr. Amponsah earned his medical degree from the Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in Piscataway, NJ, where he received the coveted Gross Anatomy teaching fellowship after his first year of medical school. He completed his residency training in anesthesiology at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ. He went on to complete an interventional pain medicine fellowship at then Columbia University Physicians & Surgeons-affiliated St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Medical Center in New York City.

 

Dr. Amponsah is affiliated with some of the most well-respected medical centers in Northern and Central New Jersey. His affiliations include Cooperman Barnabas medical center, Newark Beth Israel Hospital and University Hospital in Newark, NJ, where he serves as the Head of Neuromodulation and Program Director for the Interventional Pain Medicine Fellowship program.

 

Dr. Amponsah has interests in clinical research and has attended as well as presented poster presentations nationally and internationally. He has presented poster presentations at national & international pain medicine conferences including the American Society of Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine, International Neuromodulation Society in Barcelona, Spain, North American Neuromodulation Society, and New Jersey/New York Society of Interventional Pain Physicians. He has given grand rounds lecture to a highly-respected Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in his home country of Ghana, on the topic of Chronic Pain Management.

 

He is a mentor and preceptor to college and medical students, residents and pain medicine fellows. 

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