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VKP Medical
• 920 Main Street Niagara Falls, NY 14301
• 5 Limestone Drive Buffalo, NY 14221

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MEET OUR TEAM

Dr. Vikas Pilly, MD

Dr. Vikas Pilly received his medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine in Dominica, West Indies after receiving his bachelor’s degree from the University of California-Riverside. He completed his residency of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation from the University Of Rochester Medical Center. Dr. Pilly is Board certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation as well as receiving a Pain Management Board Certification by the American Board of Pain Medicine.

Dr. Pilly has several years of experience in prescribing conservative treatments and performing interventional procedures in treating spinal and musculoskeletal disorders and has served as a clinical instructor at D’Youville College teaching chiropractic students about pain management.

Dr. Pilly uses a unique multidisciplinary approach to pain including assessing for biomechanical dysfunctions and collaborating with other providers such as physical therapists and chiropractors who assist in the treatment plan. His goal is to use a multidisciplinary approach with the hopes of reducing opioid medication consumption, maximizing functional outcomes and if possible avoid the need for surgery.

EDUCATION / DEGREES

Sep 1, 1992 – Jun 28, 1996 UNDERGRADUATE TRAINING UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA RIVERSIDE
Degree: Bachelors of Science
Major: Biochemistry

Aug 1, 1996 – Nov 30, 2001 MEDICAL SCHOOL TRAINING ROSS UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
Dominica, West Indies
Degree: Doctor of Medicine

RESIDENCES

Jul 1, 2002 – Jul 31, 2003 PRELIMINARY YEAR IN INTERNAL MEDICINE GEISINGER MEDICAL CENTER
Program Director: Mary O’Keefe, MD

Jul 1, 2004 – Jun 30, 2007PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION RESIDENCY
Program Director: K. Rao Poduri, MD

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

American Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Member of the Association of Academic Physiatrists

Spine Intervention Society

AWARDS / CERTIFICATIONS

Feb 14, 2002 ECFMG CERTIFICATION

Aug 1, 1992 – Jun 28, 1996UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, RIVERSIDE
Riverside, California
California State Grant

May 2009 BOARD CERTIFIED BY THE AMERICAN BOARD OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION

Apr 18, 2010CERTIFICATION IN MANIPULTATION UNDER ANESTHESIA
Gordon MUA course in Toledo, Ohio

Jun 2014PAIN MANAGEMENT BOARD CERTIFICATION BY THE AMERICAN BOARD OF PAIN MEDICINE

PUBLICATIONS

“Should Advanced Age (65 yrs and older) and Low Ejection Fraction (<35%) Preclude Prosthetic Fitting and Ambulation?”

Published in the 2007 issue of the American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

Summer 1993UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, RIVERSIDE, Riverside, Ca.
Department of Toxicology/Microbiology
Research Director: Dr. Rajesh Mehra
Objective: Culturing bacteria and isolating bacterial strains resistant to various antibiotics and extracting their resistance-encoding Genes

Feb 2001 – Apr 2001ST. FRANCIS MEDICAL CENTER, Evanston, IL
Department of Radiology
Title: “The Specificity of Renal Colic as a Predictor of Urinary Tract Calculi” Co-author: Dr. Thomas Cronin

Fall-Winter 2005 UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER MEDICAL CENTER, Rochester, NY
Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Reviewer
Reviewed and edited articles for the 2005 special edition of Disability and
Rehabilitation on “Assistive Technology”

Apr – Oct 2006 UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER MEDICAL CENTER, Rochester, NY
Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Title: “Should Advanced Age (65 yrs and older) and Low Ejection Fraction (<35%) Preclude Prosthetic Fitting and Ambulation?”
Co-researchers: Dr. Jacob L. Lochner, D.O, Dr. Kanakadurga R. Poduri, M

PRESENTATIONS / SEMINARS

Apr 4, 2005 CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION SEMINAR
University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
Division of Physical Medical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Topic: “Multiple Sclerosis”

May 11, 2006 CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION SEMINAR
University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Topic: “Lumbar Disc Herniations”

May 22, 2006 GRAND ROUNDS PRESENTATION
University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
Department of Anesthesiology/Pain Management
Topic: “Lumbar Disc Herniations”

Apr 10-14, 2007 POSTER PRESENTATION
2007 Annual Convention of the Association of Academic Physiatrists – Puerto Rico
Topic: “Should Advanced Age (65 yrs and older) and Low Ejection Fraction (<35%) Preclude Prosthetic Fitting and Ambulation?”

Sep 8, 2008 CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION SEMINAR
Kenmore Mercy Hospital – Buffalo, NY
Topic: “Back Pain”

Oct 16, 2010 RADIO SHOW SEMINAR ON PAIN MANAGEMENT
WWW.KB 1520AM (Buffalo, NY)

 

 

 

 

Why VKP Medical

VKP Medical is made up of an expert team of medical professionals dedicated to diagnosing your pain, creating a personalized care plan, and getting you back to your activities of daily living. Whether you got hurt on the job, injured in a motor vehicle accident, or are recovering from a surgery or a repetitive use injury, VKP Medical professionals can help you find relief from your pain. In order to create your specialized care plan, we go through a thorough diagnosis stage and a detailed medical history. Then, we conduct a comprehensive physical examination and compile all the information to develop a care plan designed exactly for your needs. VKP Medical offers a range of treatments including physical therapy, epidural steroid injections, trigger point injections, and joint injections. The optimal combination of treatments is implemented to provide you with the most pain relief and best chances of long-term recovery. At VKP Medical, we pride ourselves on taking a holistic approach to pain management and ensuring that each patient’s needs are met.