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Rishi Agarwal, M.D.


Rishi Agarwal, M.D. 

As a physician at Northside Spine and Pain Specialists, Dr. Agarwal practices a comprehensive and personalized approach to treating head and neck pain, lower back pain, upper back and thoracic pain, abdominal pain, chronic pelvic pain, cancer pain, central pain, peripheral nervous system pain, and complex regional pain syndrome. He has particular interests in neuromodulation, vertebral augmentation, regenerative medicine, and the use of ultrasound for interventional pain management.

Dr. Agarwal completed fellowship training in Multidisciplinary Pain Medicine at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, in Chicago, Illinois. He also completed residency training in anesthesiology at the University of Florida, Gainesville. He attended medical school at the University of California, San Diego and undergraduate college at the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Agarwal has authored several peer-reviewed journal publications and book chapters, and has presented research at numerous national meetings.

Dr. Agarwal joined Northside Spine and Pain Specialists in 2018. He is an active member of the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA) and the American Society of Anesthesiology (ASA). In addition, Dr. Agarwal is a board certified Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology and is also board certified in Pain Management.

In his free time, Dr. Agarwal enjoys being with his family (which includes his wife, daughter, two dogs, and cat), watching sports (he's a fan of the Los Angeles Lakers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers), going to concerts, and investing in the stock market.

Areas of Care

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Management


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5670 Peachtree Dunwoody Road, Suite 900 
Atlanta, GA 30342
(404) 459-1838

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Cumming, GA 30041
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Canton, GA 30115 
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