RALPH WHEELER, MD
BOARD CERTIFICATIONS & AWARDS:
American Board of Radiology
National Board of Medical Examiners
CAQ Vascular and Interventional Radiology
YEARS IN PRACTICE:
International Spine Intervention Society
Society of Interventional Radiology
American College of Radiology
Radiological Society of North America
Ralph B. Wheeler, M.D. is a Board Certified Pain Management Physician and is board certified and fellowship trained in Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology. Dr. Wheeler is a graduate of SUNY at Stony Brook and the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, New Jersey. He completed his internship in Internal Medicine at Mountainside Hospital in Montclair, New Jersey, his residency at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and his Fellowship training at Albany Medical College in Albany, New York.
Dr. Wheeler specializes in minimally invasive pain management for the treatment of persistent, painful spinal conditions including disc herniation, spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis, failed back surgery syndrome and failed neck surgery syndrome. He has further honed his skills in endoscopic spine procedures under the mentorship of Dr. Bryan J. Massoud.
EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ | M.D.
State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY | B.S.
Albany Medical College, Albany, NY | Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology Fellowship
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ | Chief Resident
Mountainside Hospital Montclair, NJ | Internal Medicine Internship
Wheeler RB, Sofka CM, Amorosa JK, Radiology-Pathology Case Conference: Pulmonary Eosinophilic Granuloma, New Jersey Medicine 1995 92(8): 526-528.
Wheeler RB, Rosenfeld DL, Vates TS, et al. Tuberous Sclerosis Presenting as Bilateral Flank Masses in an infant, J Clin Ultrasound 1997 Feb; 25(2): 90-2
Wheeler RB, Nosher JL, Goodell L. Radiology-Pathology Case Conference Emphysematous Pyelonephritis. Submitted for Publication-New Jersey Medicine
1986-1987: Effect of Nicotine on Cholecystokinin Levels in Rat Brain. Bronx VA Medical Center, Berson Research Laboratory, Bronx, NY
1985-1986: Efficacy of Sonication in the Sterilization of Operating Instruments. Stony Brook University Hospital, Department of Microbiology
Can Minimally Invasive Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusions Be Safely Performed as an Outpatient