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Dr. Samir Sharma is an interventional pain management doctor in Joliet. He treats chronic pain through invasive techniques that reduce pain levels, such as nerve blocks or injections.

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Pain & Spine Institute  

Accepting New Patients?

Yes, Dr. Samir Sharma is accepting new patients at this office.


744 Essington Road, Joliet, IL 60435

Office Hours

  Open Lunch Close

Office Details

Doctor Specialties Interventional Pain Management & Anesthesiology
Accepting New Patients? Yes
Practice Specialty Anesthesiology
Hospital Affiliation
  • Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center
Languages Spoken Arabic, English, French, German, Italian, Korean, Mandarin, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese

Insurance Accepted  

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield

About Dr. Sharma
Dr. Sharma


Born and raised in Joliet, Dr. Sharma graduated from Joliet West High School in 1993, and continued his college education at the Illinois Institute of Technology. Participating in an accelerated combined degree program integrating engineering and medicine, Dr. Sharma earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering in three years and completed medical school at the University of Health Sciences/Chicago Medical School in 2000.

Dr. Sharma completed a rotating internship in surgery and internal medicine in 2000- 2001 at Lutheran General Hospital, followed by residency in anesthesiology at RUSH Presbyterian St.-Luke’s Medical Center. In 2004, Dr. Sharma furthered his education in interventional pain management with fellowship training at the University of Michigan.

As a co-founding member of Pain & Spine Institute, Dr. Sharma brings significant experience in treating the most difficult pain syndromes to Joliet and the surrounding suburbs Chicago. Special interventional interests include facet neurotomy for spinal arthritis pain, minimally invasive herniated disc decompression, radio-frequency ablation for neuropathic pain, and spinal cord stimulation for failed back surgery syndrome.


Special Interests  

  • Botox
  • Discogram
  • Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Facet Spinal Joint Injections
  • Joint Injections
  • Occipital Nerve Blocks
  • Radiofrequency Ablasion

Education & Training  

Medical School


  • Rush-Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical CenterChicago, IL
    Residency in Anesthesiology • 2001 - 2004


  • University of Michigan Health SystemsAnn Arbor, Michigan
    Fellowship in Interventional Pain Medicine • 2004 - 2005

Languages Spoken  

  • English
  • Hindi

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