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Neerav J Bhatla, MD


Primary Specialties: Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine

Dr. Jay Bhatla is a fellowship-trained interventional pain management specialist who is double board-certified in anesthesiology and pain medicine. He takes pride in providing patient-centered care and developing individualized treatment plans for his patients to assist them in maintaining their active lifestyles and improve their quality of life. He is an expert in providing minimally invasive diagnostic and therapeutic injections that can decrease the need for extensive surgery.

After earning a bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University, he received his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. The University of Illinois served as the site for his internship, residency in anesthesiology and fellowship focusing on pain medicine. Dr Bhatla brings nearly a decade of experience as a practicing physician in the field of pain management to the National Spine and Pain Centers.

Dr. Bhatla is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists and the Spine Intervention Society. His training and experience have contributed to his philosophy of quality patient care with an understanding and respect for chronic pain. His pleasant demeanor and excellent bedside manner help put patients at ease during an often difficult time.

Affiliations Keller, Decatur
  • Fellowship
  • University of Illinois at Chicago United States Chicago, IL 2012
  • Internship
  • University of Illinois at Chicago United States Chicago, IL 2011
  • Medical School
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical School United States Dallas, TX 2007
  • Residency
  • University of Illinois at Chicago United States Chicago, IL 2011
  • Undergraduate
  • Texas A&M University Health Science United States College Station, TX 2003


  • 04/30/2022
    Rating: 4

    The doctor and [...] are very professional but treat me like a person. They ask questions.

  • 04/30/2022
    Rating: 5

    Staff was very friendly and efficient. Doctor was very helpful.

  • 04/27/2022
    Rating: 5

    Dr. Bakhta is compassionate and listens to your concerns. His staff very friendly and professional.

  • 04/27/2022
    Rating: 5

    My physician, Dr.Jay Bhatla and his Staff are courteous, efficient and professional and always make me feel like they sincerely care for my health and well being.