Vijay Vad, MD

Vijay Vad

Dr. Vijay B. Vad is is a physiatrist who specializes in non-surgical treatments for arthritis, spine, and sports injuries. Dr. Vad received his medical degree from the University of Oklahoma and received training in sports medicine as a fellow at Weill Medical College of Cornell University.

Dr. Vad is the author of several books about chronic pain, including Back Rx, The New Rules of Running, Stop Pain, Arthritis Rx, and Golf Rx.

He served as a physician for the men’s professional golf and tennis circuit.


  • MD – University of Oklahoma
  • Fellowship – Hospital for Special Surgery, New York City
  • Fellowship – Sports Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University

Areas of Specialization

  • Arthritis
  • Sports injuries
  • Spinal injuries

Clinic Information

Hospital for Special Surgery
519 E 72nd St., Suite 203
New York, NY 10021

Author profile last updated: August 5, 2019.