Jesse Hatgis, DO completed his medical school training at the prestigious New York College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYCOM). He then completed several post-graduate training programs through Nova Southeastern University/Larkin Community Hospital in South Miami, FL, including a traditional rotating internship, physical medicine and rehabilitation/physiatry residency, and pain medicine fellowship.
Dr. Hatgis is a double board-certified osteopathic pain management/physical medicine and rehabilitation physician. As an interventional pain physician, Dr. Hatgis utilizes a variety of advanced therapies including, but not limited to, spinal cord stimulation, dorsal root ganglion stimulation, intrathecal pain pumps, kyphoplasties, tumor ablation, radiofrequency ablation, minimally invasive lumbar decompression, nerve blocks, joint injections, and biologics-based therapies. He strives to build relationships with his patients and takes pride in seeing their clinical improvement.
In his spare time, Dr. Hatgis enjoys traveling, exercise, playing and watching sports, playing and listening to music, and spending time with his family.
Dr. Hatgis has authored and peer-reviewed numerous publications in various medical literature resources, specifically on sacral insufficiency and vertebral compression fractures, vertebral augmentation, original uses of Cortoss cement, Baastrup’s disease, percutaneous cervical discectomies, cauda equina syndrome, and innovative techniques for the usage of intraspinal radiofrequency ablation for the treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis, facet cysts, and interspinous cysts. He is currently a principal investigator for a study being conducted by Abbott’s neuromodulation division.
Dr. Hatgis has given countless lectures and taught many workshops for medical students, residents, fellows, and attending physicians. He is a heavily involved member of the American Osteopathic College of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AOCPMR), where he previously held the positions of Course Director for the 2017 Mid-Year Meeting and Scientific Seminar and Resident Council President and Vice President. Currently, he is a member of the Pain Medicine Committee, Education Committee, and Member Needs Assessment Task Force.