Exceptional & Compassionate Pain Physicians

Our Pain Physicians have backgrounds in Anesthesiology and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.  This gives patients the tremendous benefit of a multidisciplinary, well-rounded expertise. Additionally, our physicians:

  • Are trained at residency and fellowship programs that are certified by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). This organization is nationally recognized as the highest standard of clinical study and training in each specialty.
  • Are Board Certified in Pain Management. Board certification demonstrates a physician’s exceptional expertise in a particular specialty and/or subspecialty of medical practice.

Our Pain Physicians

Vijay Mandhare, M.D.

Dr. Mandhare is a double board certified pain specialist and is the founder and medical director of Wake Spine & Pain Specialists. He was born and raised in Louisiana, where he completed his medical school and internship at LSU Medical Center.

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Timothy Reis, D.O.

Dr. Timothy Reis is a board-certified, fellowship-trained pain physician. He comes to Wake Spine and Pain Specialists eager to continue developing patient-centric treatment plans, including the most advanced interventional pain procedures.

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Mark Reznik, D.O.

Dr. Reznik performs fluoroscopically-guided epidural steroid injections, facet and sacroiliac joint injections, radiofrequency ablation, spinal cord stimulator trials and discograms.

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Brian Hertzberg, M.D.

Dr. Hertzberg is a double board-certified anesthesiologist and pain management physician who completed an ACGME accredited Pain Medicine Fellowship.

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Joseph Kundukulam, M.D.

Joseph Kundukulam, M.D.

Dr. Kundukulam is a double board-certified anesthesiologist and pain management physician who trained at an ACGME accredited Pain Medicine fellowship.

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Joseph Kundukulam, M.D.

Viren Desai, M.D.

Dr. Desai joins Wake Spine and Pain with nearly 20 years of experience in chronic pain management after 10 years of experience in anesthesiology.

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