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Kulbir Singh Walia, MD


Primary Specialties: Anesthesiology, Pain Management

Kulbir Singh Walia, M.D. sees patients in the Shrewsbury and Freehold, NJ offices of Premier Pain Centers, which recently joined forces with National Spine & Pain Centers, one of the nation’s largest pain management practices. He specializes in interventional pain management and strives to develop treatment plans that blend measures such as physical therapy and conservative medication management with minimally invasive procedures, when necessary.

Dr. Walia has practiced with Premier Pain Centers since 2008 and prior to joining PPC, he spent eight years with Lehigh Valley Pain Management in Allentown, PA. He actively participates in clinical trials to find new medications that modulate or block pain receptors and has published several professional articles on topics related to anesthesiology and pain management.

Dr. Walia earned his medical degree from the Gandhi Medical College in Bhopal, India, where he completed an internship and residency in anesthesiology. He also performed a residency in anesthesiology at the University Hospital of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Newark before completing a fellowship in pain medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Hospital in Baltimore. Dr. Walia was recently named “Top Doctor 2018” by NJ Top Docs, a division of US Top Docs.

“I am excited about the ways in which advances in medical technology, including efforts to decipher the human genome, can help us continue to refine and target our chronic and acute pain therapies,” he said. “Every time we can offer our patients a new approach to treating their pain, I am reminded why I chose to pursue this field. The future of pain relief is very promising.”

In his free time, Dr. Walia enjoys spending time with family and friends, listening to music, gardening and playing table tennis.

Top Doctor 2018 New Jersey award

Affiliations Shrewsbury, Freehold
  • Academy of Integrative Pain Management
  • American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
  • Spine Intervention Society
  • Fellowship
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital United States Baltimore, MD 2000
  • Internship
  • Ghandi Medical College India Bhopai 1990
  • Medical School
  • Gandhi Medical College India Andhra Pradesh 1989
  • Residency
  • Ghandi Medical College India Bhopai 1993
  • University Hospital United States Newark, NJ 1999


  • 07/17/2021
    Rating: 5

    Dr. Walia was super compassionate and patient with my [...] year old mother and took care of her knees with cortisone shots the day we were there (rather than making her come back, which is difficult).

  • 07/16/2021
    Rating: 5

    Dr Walia is an extraordinary doctor with experience and compassion for who is is taking care of and his staff is courteous and accommodating I always feel they do their very best every visit and Dr Walia works very hard to relieve my pain. I’m grateful for such a competent group of talent under one roof!

  • 07/15/2021
    Rating: 5

    [...] Dr. Walia is amazing. [...]

  • 07/15/2021
    Rating: 5

    Dr. Walia is very caring, listens to all my concerns, has a treatment plan, overall he is an excellent physician. Plus, his staff is very efficient.