Our Pain Management Doctors

Monish Gariwala M.D.

Residency: Sinai Hospital, Baltimore, MD, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Fellowship: Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, Interventional Pain Medicine

Credentials: Board Certified in subspecialty of Pain medicine, Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Director, MANA Pain Center

Chief, Division of Pain Management, Maryland General Hospital, Baltimore, MD.

Clinical Interests: From simple Interventional Pain procedures like Epidural injections, Facet Blocks, Nerve Blocks, Radiofrequency ablations, etc. to complex procedures such as implants for intrathecal medicine delivery and Spinal cord stimulation. He is also very interested in EMG, Nerve Conduction Studies, Botox Injections, etc.


Elease Witherspoon, RN

Elease received her RN degree from Baltimore Community College. In her 24 years of operating room experience, 10 years as a certified surgical technologist and the rest as an RN, she served as team leader for the Neurosurgery Dept as well as charge-nurse for the OR at Sinai Hospital. Elease is currently the clinical nurse for the MANA pain management center and also functions as the coordinator for international medical missions.


Jewaher Abubaker, PA-C

Title: Physician Assistant, Pain Management


B.S. in Medical Science

Physician Assistant Program Alderson-Broaddus College, Philippi, West Virginia


Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)

Licensed by the Maryland Board of Physicians

Registered with the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA)

Clinical Experience:

Center for Pain Management Franklin Square Hospital

Physician Prompt Care Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Sommerset Medical Center


American Academy of Physician Assistants

Maryland Academy of Physician Assistants