Who We Are
Dr. Ved Aggarwal
Dr. Ved Aggarwal is the founder and managing partner of Texas Pain Institute. He completed medical school in India and graduated at the top of his class when he was 21 years old.
Dr. Kent Mitchell
Born and raised in Texas, Dr. Kent Mitchell specializes in pain management. He received his undergraduate degree in biomedical science at Texas A&M, and went on to graduate from The University of Texas Medical School at Houston.
Dr. Cristina Bartis
Dr. Cristina Bartis, MD, grew up in Dallas, Texas and graduated from UT Southwestern Medical School. She is a fellowship-trained interventional pain specialist with a background in anesthesiology and completed residency and fellowship at the University of Illinois Chicago.
Dr. Jay Bhatla
Dr. Jay Bhatla, MD, is a fellowship-trained interventional pain management specialist who is dual board certified in anesthesiology and pain medicine.
Dr. David Alvarado
Dr. David Alvarado, M.D. was born in Portland, Oregon and completed his undergraduate degree at Oregon State University. His love of science inspired him to apply to medical school. Becoming a doctor was a way Dr. Alvarado could combine his love for science and his interest in interacting with patients into a fulfilling career.
Glenda grew up in a small town in Wisconsin, but fell in love with Texas as a child after visiting family on several occasions. She moved to Texas “as soon as she could” and graduated from the University of Arlington with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Biology in 2003.
Puja Sakhrani, PA-C
Puja grew up in India, and moved to the United States at the age of 11. She completed her Bachelors and Masters degree at the University of South Alabama and has been practicing as a physician assistant since 2009.