Specializing in PAIN MANAGEMENT

Dr. James Sanderlin - Physiatrist


“Pain not only interferes with our ability to do the things we love, it also affects the way we interact with those around us.  My goal is to help you understand the source of your pain and work to get you back to a higher quality of life.”

Dr. Sanderlin joined AOS as a non-surgical, pain management physician. His practice focus includes minimally-invasive Pain Management & Relief treatments, such as cervical, thoracic, and lumbar epidural steroid injections, medial branch and peripheral joint radiofrequency ablation, peripheral joint injections, and spinal cord simulator trials.

Top Treatments

  • Epidural Steroid Injection (ESI) in Cervical Spine
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation Trials

A Virginia native, Dr. Sanderlin has spent most of career in his home state, beginning with earning his undergraduate degree in Biology from James Madison University. He completed his Doctor of Medicine program, internship, and residency at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine. Following this, he was fellowship-trained at Virginia Interventional Spine Physicians.

After his fellowship, Dr. Sanderlin worked in practices in Richmond, North Carolina, and Hampton Roads. Additionally, he has served as a contributor to the Rehab in Review Newsletter, and has lectured and presented research to various departments at Virginia Commonwealth University. He is the author of multiple book chapters and journal articles.

Dr. Sanderlin, his wife Kate, and his son Henry live in Norfolk. Outside of work he enjoys running, golf, and spending time with his family.





What Dr. Sanderlin’s Patients are Saying


Epidural Steroid Injection (ESI) in Cervical Spine

Spinal Cord Stimulation Trials