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.
Board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon Dr. Kendall Carll is skilled to treat the back injuries of North Texas patients. Dr. Carll has helped hundreds of patients find relief from chronic back pain. Using his specialized skills, Dr. Carll assesses and diagnoses back conditions before creating a customized treatment plan to help patients achieve relief in as minimally invasive manner as possible. When a condition does warrant surgery, Dr. Carll is extensively skilled in the latest surgical techniques to provide optimal outcomes. Dr. Carll and his support staff are committed to helping you take back and ultimately increase your quality of life.
After graduating first in his class from The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, Dr. Carll enrolled in and obtained his medical degree from The University of Florida, graduating cum laude in 2003. During his medical school career, Dr. Carll was inducted into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Society. He remained at the University of Florida while completing his internship in general surgery and residency in orthopedic surgery. Upon completion of his residency, Dr. Carll relocated to Texas to continue his training with the Dallas Spine Fellowship Program. In order to remain current with advances to his field, Dr. Carll completes numerous hours of continuing education courses every year.
Patient care is paramount for Dr. Carll and his team. It is Dr. Carll’s primary goal to restore function and improve his patients’ quality of life. In most situations, Dr. Carll is able to guide patients through the steps of conservative care by working closely with physical therapists, chiropractors, and pain management specialists to avoid surgical intervention. When surgery is required, Dr. Carll is highly trained in the latest techniques in spinal surgery. Dr. Carll is especially skilled in minimally invasive and motion preservation surgery techniques. He is also experienced in the performance of anterior and posterior fusion surgeries and decompression surgeries.