Dr. S. Vengurlekar is a Board Certified Interventional Pain Specialist and he specializes in the interventional Treatment of pain disorders. He is passionate about providing relief from pain and suffering to his patients.
Dr. Vengurlekar has had extensive experience in performing minimally invasive procedures in Scottsdale and other suburbs of Phoenix for the last several years. His practice has been exclusively devoted to the treatment of a broad spectrum of pain disorders. He is the top Premier Pain Specialist in the South West.
From the age of 4 yrs, Dr Vengurlekar was ambitious about becoming a surgeon. Dr. Vengurlekar is a proud product of St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore, India, internationally recognized as one of the premier medical schools in the world. He entered medical school at the age of 16 and graduated after completing a year of residency in surgery, medicine, obstetrics-gynecology, orthopedics, and pediatrics. Throughout his earlier schooling, High School and Medical School, Dr. Vengurlekar topped his class, remained on the Dean’s List and won honors and prizes in various specialties in both the University and other competitive exams.
He then completed a surgical residency and became a board certified surgeon. He was an instructor in general surgery in Jawaharalal Nehru Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, a referral and major medical and teaching center in Pondicherry, India.
Dr Vengurlekar completed a year of cardiovascular and thoracic surgery training at Sinai Hospital, Detroit, Michigan. Following that specialty training, he trained at the Bronx Lebanon Hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein Medical Center in New York. During his training, A tragic event occurred with one of the patients in pain and he was moved by the pain and suffering of patients and made a commitment to go into the challenging field of treating and helping patients in pain and suffering. He completed training in anesthesiology, pain, critical care, and cardiac anesthesia at Loyola University Medical Center of Chicago, Illinois. During his extensive training and residencies in multiple specialties, Dr. Vengurlekar also gained tremendous experience as an ER Physician in Illinois and Indiana.
To summarize, Dr. Vengurlekar has had extensive and intensive training in multiple specialties, is extremely knowledgeable and experienced in a variety of medical specialties, widely acclaimed as a skilled diagnostician, is a compassionate and dedicated physician, and committed to the care of his patients, to whom he feels privileged to serve. He has earned tremendous respect of his fellow colleagues, medical professionals, nursing staff and the community. He is well known for his dexterity and skills in performing cutting age minimally invasive interventions for successfully treating pain patients.
“To be an excellent specialist, one must be an excellent doctor first”. - Dr. Christian Bernard, pioneer cardiac surgeon.
Dr. Vengurlekar is board certified in surgery (India), anesthesiology, and also has added subspecialty certification in pain management. Dr. Vengurlekar regularly attends conferences and courses to constantly evaluate cutting edge technologies and procedures that he can apply to help his patient population.
Dr. Vengurlekar has been instrumental in educating the medical and paramedical community at large in the Phoenix area suburbs through his numerous presentations and lectures. He serves on the committees of pain management at the local hospitals. Dr. Vengurlekar comes from a varied cultural background. He speaks seven languages, and he has been educated in a Jewish school, a Catholic School, and a Catholic medical school. His patient population is comprised of individuals from all walks of life, races and religions. Dr. Vengurlekar believes in providing the highest level of care to all of his patients without distinction or discrimination.