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Naimish Baxi, MD

Physiatry, Spine
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About Dr. Baxi


Dr. Naimish Baxi focuses his expertise in the subspecialty of sports medicine, spine care, pain management, and musculoskeletal medicine. Dr. Baxi received his medical degree from New Jersey Medical School (formerly an institute of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, and now a unit of Rutgers School of Biomedical and Health Sciences). He completed an internship at the Jersey Medical Center (under the Barnabas health system), and residency in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. Following his residency, Dr. Baxi completed an Interventional Spine & Sports Medicine fellowship at Orthopedic and Spine Specialists (OSS) Health in Pennsylvania.

Dr. Baxi has been published many times in the field of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. He is a New Jersey native – growing up locally in East Brunswick – and he and his wife currently reside in Highland Park. He is fluent in Spanish and Gujarati. In his spare time Dr. Baxi remains dedicated to wellness and staying physically active, and he has a passion for exercise and nutrition. He follows the Paleo diet and is an avid Crossfitter.

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Specialized Centers

HSS Center for Regenerative Medicine

Special Expertise

Spinal Conditions
Musculoskeletal medicine
Non-surgical management of spine conditions
Ultrasound guided injections
Interventional spine procedures, including for the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine
Regenerative Medicine, including platelet rich plasma therapy
Electrodiagnostics (EMG/NCS)"


Fluroscopic spinal injections
Hyaluronate injections (gel)
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections
Electrodiagnostic testing (EMG/NCV)
Musculoskeletal ultrasound
Joint, bursa and soft tissue ultrasound guided injection
Trigger point injection
Epidural steroid injections
Facet injections
Medial branch blocks & ablations

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If your insurance is not listed, please call our office if you have questions regarding your insurance coverage. If you have out-of-network benefits, then your insurance may reimburse you for a portion of your office visit. We will work with you and your insurance to minimize your out-of-pocket costs. Financial assistance may be available for patients in need.



Assistant Attending Physiatrist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Assistant Professor, Weill Cornell Medical College


American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPMR)
Spine Intervention Society (SIS)


Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


Bergen Magazine's Top Doctors 2021


Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ, 2009


Jersey City Medical School, Jersey City, NJ, 2010


Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY, 2013


Orthopedic and Spine Specialists (OSS), York, PA, 2014

State Licensure


English, Gujarati, Spanish

For My Patients

Publications by Dr. Baxi

Selected Journal Articles

Selected Books/Chapters

Baxi, Naimish. "Shoulder and Hip Region Injections." Atlas of Image-Guided Spinal Procedures, by Michael B. Furman, Elsevier, Inc., 2018.

Kirschner J, Miccio V, Baxi N. "A Billing and Coding Workshop for PM&R Residents." Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Research. Volume 2(1).

Stitik T. Injection Procedures: Osteoarthritis and Related Conditions. Springer, 2011. (Contributor)

Sackheim, Kimberly. Rehab Clinical Pocket Guide, Rehabilitation Medicine. Springer, 2013. (Co-Author of Musculoskeletal Medicine Chapter)

Spinner, D, Kirschner, J, Herrera, J. Atlas of Ultrasound Guided Musculoskeletal Injections. (Co-Author of Shoulder Chapter)

Selected Presentations

3/21/2015, Grand Rounds, Saint Peters University Hospital, "Exercise Fitness; The Panacea"


Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

HSS has a long history of supporting appropriate relationships with industry because they advance HSS's mission to provide the highest quality patient care, improve patient mobility, and enhance the quality of life for all, and to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and their related disciplines through research and education.

Below are the healthcare industry relationships reported by Dr. Baxi as of March 06, 2023.

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HSS and its physicians make this information available to patients and the public, thus creating a transparent environment for those who are interested in this information. Further, the HSS Conflicts of Interest and Commitment Policy prohibits physicians from collecting royalties on products they develop that are used on patients at HSS.

Patients should feel free to ask their HSS physicians questions about these relationships.

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