As a board-certified anesthesiologist and doctor of osteopathy, Rahul Sood, DO, is an integral part of the team at Metro Pain Centers. He is also a specialist in venous medicine with an extensive history and experience in treating lower extremity spider and varicose veins. He practices from the offices in Clifton, Middletown, Riverdale, Edison, and Jersey City, New Jersey; and Staten Island and Ardsley, New York.
Dr. Sood received a degree in pharmaceutical medicine from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. He received his certification as a doctor of osteopathy at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine.
He returned to Rutgers for his residency in Anesthesiology and fellowship training in Interventional Pain Medicine, gaining valuable experience at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
Dr. Sood is a double board-certified Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology and is also certified in Pain Medicine. He is the Chairman of Anesthesiology at New Bridge Medical Centers. His extensive education and nearly 10 years of professional experience in private practice have given Dr. Sood a passion for treating complicated pain issues. His specific interests include pain related to nerve problems, sports injuries, and cancer. His pharmacy background has proven to be an asset while managing intractable pain. Dr. Sood is also skilled in treatment for unsightly and painful varicose veins, including sclerotherapy and vein ablation.
Dr. Sood has been concentrating on finding new ways to improve his patient’s quality of life through regenerative medicine. He feels that platelet-rich plasma therapy and stem cell treatments will be monumental in the future of medicine.
Dr. Sood continues to add to his education, staying up-to-date on the latest techniques and methods for anesthesiology and pain medicine. He writes professionally, gives lectures, and has contributed to presentations at Westchester Medical Centers in Valhalla, New York, on the topic of interventional techniques in pain medicine.
Speaking four different languages — English, Spanish, Punjabi, and Hindi — Dr. Sood believes in open communication and in nurturing honest and forthright relationships. He strives to give compassionate, knowledgeable, and personalized care to all of his patients.
In his free time, Dr. Sood enjoys spending time with his family and participating in a variety of sports activities.
"Dr. Sood and Dr. Shah are very concise and knowledgable and have helped me and my wife live pain free without the need for oral medication."
"What a beautiful, lovely, amazingly kind group of doctors. Totally spent way too much time with me and actually listened and cared about my opinion."
"You have no idea the relief I felt when my daughter left her consultation smiling and is now back to a pain-free life! Thank you so much to all the doctors and staff."
"Dr. Sood and Dr. Shah really helped me to manage my pain; they have a awesome team that provides great patient care."
"I'm so grateful to the doctors at Metro Pain Centers for helping me get back to the 'go-getter' I used to be."
"As a working mom, I never had time to deal with my chronic back pain. I thought I'd never find relief until I found Dr. Sood and his team. Thank you!"
"Visiting Metro Pain Centers was the best decision I ever made for myself. They work wonders over there."
"I always hesitated making appointments with doctors, but Dr. Sood made me very comfortable and like I was his priority."
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