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Eric K. Fanaee, MD

Dr. Eric K. Fanaee is a board-certified anesthesiologist with a subspecialty certification in Pain Medicine. Rising against the traditional “One size fits all” paradigm, Dr. Fanaee believes in a multidisciplinary approach to pain management—incorporating medications, interventions, and physical modalities—to decrease a patient’s pain, maximize their function and improve their overall quality of life.In addition to performing joint, spine, and soft tissue injections, Dr Fanaee also utilizes advanced techniques such as Kyphoplasty, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Ultrasound Guided nerve blocks, Radiofrequency Neurolysis, and the Intracept Procedure where indicated.


Dr. Fanaee received his medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine, graduating with honors. After completing his residency in Anesthesiology at the University of Chicago, he finished fellowship training in Pain Medicine at the prestigious NYU Langone Medical Center.

  • Member of American Society of Anesthesiologists, American Society of Regional Anesthesiologists, and the American Academy of Pain Medicine.
  • Co-authored a textbook chapter for surgeons who specialize in pain management, as well as directed formal educational pain medicine courses for residents, fellows, and primary care doctors.
  • Was the co-executive medical writer for the (now mandatory) pain medicine course required of all incoming NYU residents and attending physicians.
  • Certified in New York State Medical Marijuana Program.

Areas of Specialty

Interventional Spine and Pain Management
Epidural Steroid Injections
Nerve Blocks
Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA)
Intracept Procedure Basivertebral Nerve Ablation
Spinal Cord Stimulator


Publications & Presentations

Surgical Management of Pain. 
Marcus, N. Fanaee, E. Blanck, T. Outcome Assessment, IN:
2ndedition. Elsevier. Burchiel, Kim. 91-101, 2015
Primary author in a textbook chapter intended for use by neurosurgeons as a reference in making risk-benefit analyses when considering surgery for chronic pain syndromes
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