Our Pegasus Spine & Joint Institute specialize in the non-surgical treatment of back pain, joint pain, neck pain, acute and chronic pain; including back pain, neck pain, joint pain, whiplash and car accident pain. Located in Dallas, Lancaster, Fort Worth, and Plano, Texas.
Pegasus Spine & Joint Institute is a fully integrated, comprehensive spine and joint clinic with state-of-the-art equipment available in each clinic. For patients with chronic pain, their approach is multidisciplinary. Our spine and joint physicians work closely with many other specialists including neurologists, psychologists, orthopedic and spine surgeons, and chiropractors to optimally coordinate the care of our patients. Proper diagnosis, clinically proven treatment plans and a team approach results in a healthy pain-free lifestyle. It is time to end your pain and book an appointment now!
Dr. Michael Ellman says, “As a competitive tennis player, I had to overcome significant injury to achieve my goals. I am very proud to have now dedicated my professional life to the treatment and rehabilitation of painful injuries.” Dr. Ellman sees the medical field as a fusion of art and science; providing creative and innovative approaches to achieve the goal of pain-free living. Dr. Ellman specializes in Pain Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Regenerative Medicine, and Electro Diagnostic Medicine. He most often treats: back pain, whiplash injuries, knee injuries, neck pain and shoulder injuries.
Dr. Michael Ellman is American Board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine. Dr. Ellman is a physiatrist who specializes in Pain Management. He is an expert in the field of non-surgical spine care, orthopedic medicine, rehabilitation, and EMG’s. Dr. Ellman’s knowledge and experience provides comprehensive treatment with an emphasis on functional restoration. Dr. Ellman has been in the private practice in the Dallas area since 1996 and patients appreciate his thorough, personalized approach and trust his extensive knowledge of pain medicine.
Dr Tejas Ozarkar is a double board-certified physician specializing in minimally invasive non-surgical orthopedics and pain management. He is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) and in Pain Medicine; both board certifications are through the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Ozarkar has performed thousands of injections into the spine and joints through his years of practice. He is proficient in ultrasound guided injections, fluoroscopy (X-Ray) guided injections, and landmark guided injections. Dr. Ozarkar regularly performs an array of ultrasound guided procedures such as nerve blocks, hydrodissections, stellate ganglion blocks, dry needling, joint injections, and soft tissue injections. Dr Ozarkar also performs fluoroscopically guided pain procedures such as epidural injections, facet injections, caudal epiduralysis of adhesions (Racz procedure), radiofrequency ablations, spinal cord stimulator trials and permanent implantations. Dr. Ozarkar is also an expert in the emerging field of regenerative medicine and is the Medical Director at the Riordan Medical Institute, known for providing cutting edge orthobiologic treatments and garners patients worldwide.
Dr. Ozarkar is a true Texan – born and raised in DFW. He graduated from Plano West Senior High School. He then went on to get his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Texas Tech University then also completed his medical degree at Texas Tech. Dr Ozarkar then matched to the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn), consistently ranked one of the best medical schools in the world, and completed his residency in PM&R. He then completed an interventional pain fellowship in the Department of Anesthesia at Texas Tech, which is known as one of the premier pain management training programs, well known for the invention of many popular pain management procedures.
Dr. Ozarkar has been published in journals such as PM&R and has presented research at the AAPM&R and Texas Pain Society meetings.