Dr. Sergio Chacin is a Board-Certified Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physician, also known as Physiatrist, he is fellowship trained in Interventional Spine and Pain Management. He was born and raised in Venezuela, where he received his medical degree from Universidad del Zulia. Shortly after, he moved to the United States to continue his medical training. He completed an Internal Medicine Internship in St. Louis, MO. at St. Mary’s Health Center. He then relocated to New York City, where he finished his training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) at Metropolitan Hospital Center, an affiliate of the New York Medical College, where he also served as a Chief resident.
His experience includes serving as an Assistant Professor at Penn State College of Medicine and Attending Physician at Hershey Rehabilitation Hospital in Pennsylvania, where he treated patients with various disabling conditions, such as Stroke, Multiple sclerosis, Traumatic brain injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Spasticity, multiple trauma, among others.
Dr. Chacin subspecialized his training and completed an AAPMR-recognized Fellowship in Interventional Spine and Pain Medicine at the prestigious Performance Spine and Sports Physicians group in Pottstown, Pennsylvania. His main expertise include treating chronic and acute pain involving the neck, lower back, multiple joints as well as other painful disorders such as Migraine headaches and Myofascial Pain. He focuses his multidisciplinary treatment plan using several modalities, including Physical therapy, bracing, Interventional techniques, pain medications management, Psychological support, as well as lifestyle modifications when indicated.