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Pooja R. Chopra

About Dr. Pooja R. Chopra

Pooja Chopra, MD earned a combined BA/MD degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and completed her medical residency in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Kentucky. She completed her fellowship in Pain Medicine at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX. Dr. Chopra treats chronic pain including cancer pain, musculoskeletal pain, and neurological pain. To perform optimal patient care, she offers each patient and individualized interventional treatment plan that may include tailored physical therapy, medication management, and interventional procedural treatments.

Dr. Chopra uses cutting-edge technology to help her patients experience lasting relief from pain. She does this without the need for invasive surgery or potentially addictive pain medications.

Dr. Chopra’s dedication to relieving pain, restoring range of motion, and improving her patients’ mobility and flexibility extends to minimally invasive surgery, including the Vertiflex™ Procedure and mild® procedure, a minimally invasive lumbar procedures. She also performs various interventional procedures including implantable spinal cord stimulation, intrathecal drug delivery systems, vertebral augmentation, and more.

She is a published author on various topics on pain medicine and teaches physicians across the country on new cutting-edge procedures. With a passion for long-term pain management, Dr. Chopra is thrilled to welcome new and returning patients.

  • Medical School
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City Combined BA/MD Program (Medical Doctor)
  • Residency
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (Preliminary Year, Medicine PGY1)
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (Anesthesiology PGY2)
  • University of Kentucky (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation PGY3)
  • Fellowship
  • MD Anderson (Interventional Pain)
  • Board Certification
  • American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Board Eligible ~ Pain Medicine Subspecialty Board Certification