Devi Nampiaparampil Wiki – Devi Nampiaparampil Biography
Devi Nampiaparampil famously known as Dr.Devi Nampiaparampil is an American physician, journalist, and researcher who specializes in preventing and treating chronic pain. She performs x-ray-guided invasive spinal procedures for pain, teaches medical students and trainees, comments on medical issues for various platforms, and appears on news and talk shows. She has appeared on the daytime soap opera General Hospital.
She started working for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in 2008 and started the Brain Injury Clinic at the VA Central California in Fresno. She moved to New York City in 2009 to direct and develop the Pain Management program at the VA Hudson Valley. She served as the head of the regional Pain Management program for the New York/ New Jersey region but stepped down to further develop the VA’s Interventional Pain Management program in New York City. She established the Veterans’ Hospital in Manhattan as a referral center for invasive pain procedures. She was an assistant professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at NYU School of Medicine from 2009 to 2015 and then was promoted to associate professor. In 2015, she was elected to the board of the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians.
She appeared as a physician on the daytime soap opera, General Hospital, before becoming a physician in her real life. She intermittently appeared on the show between 2002 and 2005. She made her debut as a medical expert on television on The Dr. Oz Show when she demonstrated Botox injections for chronic migraine pain in front of a live audience. Mehmet Oz nicknamed her Dr. Devi when she appeared on his show. Since then, she has had appeared on the national news over 400 times to explain medical developments.
She has been working on a documentary short, entitled, “A Life For A Life: Trading Organs For One More Today,” which won a Jury Award at the Directors Guild of America Student Film Awards. She published a related article in Newsweek.
In 2016, she became an on-air medical contributor for Fox 5, analyzing medical developments for Good Day NY, Fox 5 News at 5, News at 6, and News at 10. She is also an editor for Pain Physician, an academic journal for pain management specialists.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs recognized her for “outstanding service” and NYU Langone Medical Center honored her for her achievements in research and education. The Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R) at Harvard Medical School honored her for her efforts “to further the field of PM&R.” Nampiaparampil has won research awards from institutions and organizations such as Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, the Massachusetts Medical Society, the American Pain Society, and the American Society for Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine.
She was educated at Ardsley High School in New York . Between 1995 and 2002, she attended the seven-year combined B.A./ M.D. program at Northwestern University, where she double-majored in economics and biology. She completed her specialty and subspecialty medical training at Harvard Medical School. In 2015, she became an associate professor of Rehabilitation Medicine at NYU School of Medicine, WNYW-Fox 5 NY’s on-air medical contributor, and opened her own private practice, Metropolis Pain Medicine, in downtown Manhattan. She also has a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
Devi Nampiaparampil Age
She was born on May 13, 1977 in New York, New York, United States.
Devi Nampiaparampil Husband
She married her husband Hormis Thaliath in 2015. They were married on a Saturday at the Church of St. Paul the Apostle in Manhattan. Previously from 2005-2010 she was married to her ex-husband John Hyunsuk Pang.
Devi Nampiaparampil Children
She has a child, Akira.
Devi Nampiaparampil Parents
She is the daughter of Mary and Joseph Nampiaparampil, Catholic Indians who had immigrated to the U.S. from Kerala, India.
Devi Nampiaparampil Instagram
Devi Nampiaparampil’s Instagram account is @doctordevi. Her Instagram bio reads, “Doctor, teacher, investigator”