Aakash Thakral, MD

About Me

professional picDr. Thakral is a fellowship-trained Interventional Pain Medicine physician who is board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.

Dr. Thakral was born and raised in northern Virginia. He attended Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) in Richmond, Virginia, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree with summa cum laude honors. He then obtained his Doctor of Medicine degree from VCU School of Medicine. He completed a General Surgery internship at VCU before moving to New Jersey for a Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R) residency at Rutgers RWJMS – Hackensack Meridian JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute. During his residency, he served as Academic Chief Resident. He completed an additional 1 year of training in an ACGME-accredited Pain Medicine fellowship at JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute.

Dr. Thakral specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of spine and musculoskeletal injuries. He is passionate about using a comprehensive approach in treating his patients’ pain, with a focus on improving their functional abilities. In addition to utilizing conservative measures such as personalized exercise and therapy programs, Dr. Thakral is trained to perform a variety of fluoroscopic and ultrasound-guided injections, including to the back, neck, joints, and soft tissues.

Areas of expertise

  • Musculoskeletal Medicine
  • Pain Management and Rehabilitation
  • Spinal Injections



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Main Office
325 Princeton Avenue
Princeton, NJ 08540
Forsgate Office
11 Centre Drive
Monroe Twp., NJ 08831
Neck & Back Institute
727 State Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
Plainsboro Office
5 Plainsboro Road
Suite 490
Plainsboro, NJ 08536
Ewing Office
340 Scotch Road
Ewing, NJ 08628
Robbinsville Office
1 Union Street
Suite 305
Robbinsville, NJ 08691