THOMAS. P. RAGUKONIS, MD
“There is no need to suffer with chronic back pain,” says Dr. Ragukonis, a dual board-certified anesthesiologist and pain management
expert with a long track record of exceptional outcomes. For nearly 20 years, he and his team have provided state-of-the-art, minimally inva-
sive pain management techniques with the highest standard of patient care and comfort. Known for achieving dramatic improvements with-
out major surgery, he performs spine interventions using advanced implantable devices, minimizing back or limb pain through spinal cord
stimulation. He also offers disc decompression, nucleoplasty, radiofrequency neurolysis, endoscopic discectomy and endoscopic percutaneous
Dr. Ragukonis works closely with experts in related disciplines to establish a comprehensive personalized treatment plan for every patient.
“We are very thorough when it comes to diagnosis and we devise a multidisciplinary effort based on the patient’s need and origin of pain,” he
says. “We collaborate with spine surgeons, osteopaths, neurosurgeons, psychologists, neurologists, chiropractors—anyone who will benefit
that patient’s overall outcome.”
Recognized as a compassionate, caring physician, this repeat New Jersey Monthly Top Doctor has also been named a Top Doctor in the New
York metropolitan area by Castle Connelly Medical Ltd. and has been listed in The Leading Physicians of the World. Medical director of both
Bergen Pain Management and Elite Pain Management, Dr. Ragukonis is also a clinical assistant professor at Rutgers NJ Medical School and a
consultant for spinal cord stimulation at St. Jude Medical.
HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS: HackensackUMC Mountainside, Montclair; Overlook Medical Center, Summit. MEDICAL TRAINING:
UMDNJ (MD); Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center (residency).
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