Dr. Anjuli Desai, M.D.
Austin Pain Doctor, Capitol Pain Institute
Dr. Anjuli Desai is double board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine. Prior to joining Capitol Pain Institute, she served as Chief Resident as well as Clinical Instructor at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia. She is currently an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Texas A & M. Dr. Desai’s areas of expertise include performing diagnostic EMG (electromyography) and NCS (nerve conduction studies) to evaluate numbness, pins and needles or burning pain in the arms or legs. She also specializes in the treatment of spine pain, joint and musculoskeletal disorders, and fibromyalgia. Dr. Desai administers a variety of outpatient pain management procedures including fluoroscopic-guided spine injections and nerve blocks.
Publications & Recognition
Dr. Desai has contributed to the field of pain management in a variety of ways. She wrote a chapter on spinal cord stimulation in the Comprehensive Pain Medicine and Interventional Pain Management Board Review textbook, and was nominated to attend the first Women’s Leadership Summit for women making strides in the field of neuromodulation.
Dr. Anjuli Desai is married to Dr. Rishin N. Desai, a local Periodontist. They live in Austin with their three children and newly adopted dog, Dolly. When she is not practicing medicine, Dr. Desai enjoys spending time on the nearby lakes with her family and trying out Austin’s eclectic restaurants