Varun Goswami, MD
Varun Goswami, MD

Interventional Pain Management

Triangle Region


Dr. Varun Goswami is an interventional pain physician who is board-certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and fellowship-trained in Interventional Spine and Musculoskeletal Medicine. He now serves as a physician for the EmergeOrtho—Triangle Region on the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Interventional Pain Management teams.

He specializes in nonsurgical orthopedic and spine treatments, including image-guided spine and joint injections utilizing fluoroscopy and ultrasound, electrodiagnostic testing, and minimally invasive procedures.

Dr. Goswami is an interventional physiatrist dedicated to providing patient-centered care focused on improving overall function and quality of life, collaborating with his patients to develop an individualized treatment plan.

Education and Expertise

Dr. Goswami was born and raised in North Carolina. He earned his undergraduate degree at North Carolina State University in Biological Sciences. He then went on to pursue his medical degree at Xavier University School of Medicine in Aruba.

He completed his residency training in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at East Carolina University in Greenville, NC, and served as chief resident in his final year. Following his residency, he completed a fellowship in Interventional Spine and Musculoskeletal Medicine at Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist in Winston-Salem, NC.


Dr. Goswami’s comprehensive training in both Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Interventional Spine & MSK (musculoskeletal) medicine allows him to diagnose and treat a number of conditions, including:

  • Back Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Joint Pain
  • Sciatica
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease Herniated Disc
  • Herniated disc
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Vertebral Compression Fractures
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Peripheral Neuropathy


Dr. Goswami applies the following interventional pain management techniques and image-guided treatment options to help address the conditions listed above and more:

  • Epidural steroid injections
  • Selective nerve root blocks
  • Occipital nerve blocks
  • Facet joint injections
  • Sacroiliac joint injections
  • Peripheral joint injections (shoulder, elbow, wrist, hip, knee, ankle, foot, etc.)
  • Bursa injections
  • Joint arthrograms
  • Joint viscosupplementation injections
  • Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) injections
  • Piriformis and a variety of other musculoskeletal injections
  • Peripheral nerve blocks (suprascapular, carpal tunnel, cubital tunnel, etc.)
  • Trigger point injections
  • Electrodiagnostic testing (EMG/NCS)
  • Medial Branch nerve blocks and radiofrequency ablation
  • Genicular (knee) nerve blocks and radiofrequency ablation
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Peripheral Nerve Stimulation
  • Kyphoplasty for vertebral compression fractures

Community Connections

Dr. Goswami enjoys spending his free time with his wife and two young boys. He loves to live an active lifestyle by playing tennis, pickleball, racquetball, basketball, and working out. He also enjoys watching college basketball and is an avid NC State Wolfpack fan.


  • Undergraduate education: North Carolina State University—Biological Sciences
  • Graduate education: Xavier University School of Medicine—Doctor of Medicine
  • Residency: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at ECU Health Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Interventional Spine and Musculoskeletal Medicine at Wake Forest Baptist


  • North American Spine Society (NASS)
  • International Pain and Spine Intervention Society (IPSIS)
  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPM&R)
  • Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP)

If you live with pain and mobility issues due to an illness or injury, you could benefit from working with a pain management specialist like Dr. Goswami. Request a consultation with Dr. Goswami now. Or, call us at 919-220-5255 any time to speak with an EmergeOrtho—Triangle Region team member to Emerge Stronger. Healthier. Better.

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