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As a fellow in our program Dayton Outpatient Center, you are engaged in hands-on experience with a wide range of musculoskeletal and interventional procedures. You have the opportunity to work directly with the Program Director and faculty. In addition to clinical training, you will get the opportunity to to lead a monthly educational journal cohort with the program director and advanced providers, serve as team physician for a professional soccer club, get exposure to active clinical trials, and enjoy networking opportunities with pharmaceutical professionals.

Clinical Training

Fellows routinely assist in performing procedures and  receive training in cutting-edge techniques.

Procedures Taught

  • 5,000 fluorscopically-guided procedures/year in onsite Ambulatory Surgery Center
  • Basic and Advanced Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbosacral Spinal Interventions
  • Genicular/Suprascapular/Femoral nerve blocks/radiofrequency
  • Intra-articular Joint Injections
  • Kyphoplasty/Vertebroplasty
  • Superion Implant (Interspinous Spacer device)
  • MILD (Minimally Invasive Lumbar Decompression)
  • Posterior Sacroiliac Fusion
  • Peripheral Nerve Stimulation Trials and Implantation
  • Spinal Cord and DRG Stimulation Trials and Implantations
  • Intradiscal Interventions
  • Intrathecal Pump Placement and Management
  • Ultrasound-guided Interventions
  • PRP/Regenerative Medicine
  • Sports Team Coverage

Approximate % Exposure to the Spine by Region:

Cervical 30%
Thoracic 10%
Lumbar 60%

Approximate % Exposure to the Spine by Diagnostic Category:

Degenerative 60%
Trauma 10%
Deformity 10%
Tumor 5%
Pediatric 5%
Other 10%

Provisional Accreditation Status Fellowship positions available: 1

Priyesh Mehta, DO, Fellowship Director

Research/Publication Obligation: No

Additional Opportunities

In additional to clinical training,  as a fellow, you will get the opportunity to:

  • Lead a monthly educational journal cohort with the program director and advanced providers.
  • Serving as team physician for a professional soccer club
  • Networking opportunities with pharmaceutical professionals.

How to Apply

Requirements for consideration for the DOC Sports and Interventional Spine Fellowship include the following:

  • Completion of an accredited North American Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation residency
  • Current Ohio Allopathic/Osteopathic medical and DEA licensures. These need to be current prior to your fellowship start date
  • Confirmation of successful completion of the U.S. Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) and/or the Comprehensive Osterpathic Medical Licensing Examination (COMPLEX) prior to program acceptance
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Three letters of recommendation, including one from your residence program director

Submit Application
Please submit requirements listed above to

We are available to answer any questions you may have about our fellowship. Please contact Dr. Priyesh Mehta, at


Priyesh Mehta, DO |
1010 Woodman Drive, Dayton, OH 45432
Phone: (937) 608-3469 | Fax: (937) 252-3700