Dr. Vijay Vad is a physiatrist specializing in non-surgical treatments for arthritis, spine, and sports injuries at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. He is the author of several exercise-based health books on chronic pain, including Back Rx, the 2005 Wallstreet Journal Health Book of the Year. Dr. Vad also served as the physician for the professional men's golf and tennis circuit.


  • MD - University of Oklahoma
  • Fellowship - Hospital for Special Surgery, NYC
  • Fellowship - Sports Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Areas of Specialization

  • Non-Surgical Treatments for:
    • Arthritis
    • Sports Injuries
    • Spinal Injuries