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Beverly April Whittenberg, MD


Joining National Spine & Pain Centers in 2006, Dr. Whittenberg was recruited for her distinguished pain management skills. A leader among her colleagues, she was selected as Chief Resident during her residency and served as Chief Fellow while completing advanced fellowship training in interventional pain management at Beth Israel Medical Center of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She is respected and well-liked among patients, as well as her peers. Dr. Whittenberg draws on her experience with electrodiagnostics, physical and occupational therapies, pharmacotherapy, and interventional procedures to provide comprehensive pain management. With advanced diagnostic and therapeutic skills, she develops treatment plans customized to each patient, effectively resolving pain and restoring quality of life.

A knowledgeable and perceptive clinician, Dr. Whittenberg has written book chapters on complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) and on the use of physical modalities for pain management. She has also lectured on spinal cord stimulation, fibromyalgia, CRPS, non-opioid pain management, and degenerative joint diseases.

Dr. Whittenberg is board-certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation as well as Pain Medicine. She maintains active memberships in the American Academy of Interventional Pain Physicians and the American Academy of Pain Management.

An international traveler, Dr. Whittenberg enjoys exploring the cultural and natural attractions of foreign destinations.

What Patients Are Saying

“Dr. Whittenberg is excellent – she communicates clearly in plain English, and lays out the various treatment options. She is also very personable and able to put patients at ease. The procedures have been a big help for my back pain. I’ve recommended her to friends with back problems.”
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“Dr. Whittenberg has been treating me since 2008. She is the MOST caring doctor I have ever dealt with. I am just so pleased that I have her as my lead doctor and friend!” – Jamie

“Dr. Whittenberg is excellent – she communicates clearly in plain English, and lays out the various treatment options. She is also very personable and able to put patients at ease.” – Tom

“Since becoming Dr. Whittenberg’s patient, my pain level has significantly improved. She is very caring and kind. She has taken the time to get to know me and my husband. She spends time with me answering my questions and thoroughly explains my condition and any treatment I am to receive.” – Marilyn

Affiliations Fairfax
  • Top Doctors, Northern Virginia Magazine 2018
  • Fellow, American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Chief Resident, Beth Israel Medical Center
  • Chief Fellow, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Board Certification
  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Fellowship
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University United States Bronx, NY 2006
  • Internship
  • Hospital of University of PA United States Philadelphia, PA 2005
  • Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital United States Darby, PA 2002
  • Medical School
  • MCP Hahnemann University School of Medicine United States Philadelphia, PA 2001
  • Residency
  • Hospital of the University of PA United States Philadelphia, PA 2005
  • Undergraduate
  • Temple University United States Philadelphia, PA 1997


Learn more about patient ratings
  • 10/08/2020
    Rating: 5

    Everyone makes you feel comfortable during an uncomfortable procedure. Professionalism with Dr and assistant.

  • 10/07/2020
    Rating: 5

    Outstanding Patient and Customer Service!

  • 10/06/2020
    Rating: 5

    Friendly people and professional care.

  • 09/29/2020
    Rating: 5

    Competent, friendly