The Albany and Saratoga Centers for Pain Management medical team offers a comprehensive approach to the management of pain. We are dedicated to helping patients return to their active lives.
Dr. Ferrillo, owner and Medical Director, joined the Albany and Saratoga Centers for Pain Management in 2006 after earning his Medical Degree at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2001 and has specialized in both Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Regenerative Medicine, and Pain Management.
His passion is in helping others with musculoskeletal pain problems. Dr. Ferrillo is double Board-Certified and licenced to practice medicine and surgery in N.Y. State.
Dr. Scherl joined ASCPM in August 2022 after completing her fellowship in Interventional Spine, Sports & Regenerative Medicine at the Bodor Clinic in Napa, California.
She attended Brown University as an undergraduate and following graduation completed two years of research in New York City at the THANC foundation. She received her MD from Albany Medical College in 2017 and then went on to complete her residency in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Albany Medical Center in 2021. She served as chief resident and graduated with distinction in Leadership and Quality Improvement.
Dr. Scherl is board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. She has a special interest in regenerative medicine for the treatment of chronic musculoskeletal pain.
Dr. Dooley is board-certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation and in electrodiagnostic medicine.
She received her medical degree at Charles University in the Czech Republic and completed post-graduate work at medical centers in Florida and California.
Dr. Dooley completed her residency at the Nassau University Medical Center Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Program where she also served as chief resident.
She is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the Medical Society of the State of New York, Warren County Medical Society and the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine.
Robert Akey, P.A. has a special interest in sports medicine, including regenerative therapies and visco supplementation.
Robert Akey graduated as valedictorian of radiography from the School at UVM Hospital in 2004. Robert Akey finished his BS in Human Biology from University of Albany in 2016. Robert Akey worked as a radiographer at Albany Medical Center, then here at ASCPM for 6 years. Then graduated with a Masters in Physician Assistant studies at Albany Medical College.
PJ Schuman, PA-C is a board certified physician associate and brings with him over 30 years of diverse medical experience and expertise. He has, quite literally, performed thousands of minimally invasive procedures and minor surgeries throughout his career in a number of clinical settings/environments.
He is a graduate of Albany Medical College, SUNY, and HVCC. He completed clinical internships at Albany Medical Center, St. Peter’s Hospital, Albany VA Medical Center, The Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Children’s Hospital in Boston, MA. He is a distinguished fellow of the American Academy of Physician Associates and holds a medical device patent in his name regarding a fluid drainage procedure technique that he invented.
In addition to his board certification as a PA, PJ is a licensed radiologic technologist, ultrasonographer, vascular technologist and clinical bone densitometrist. PJ is also a formally trained and certified facial aesthetic injector through the Aesthetic Medical Educators Training program.
Meticulous and detailed, PJ combines his vast procedural experience along with the latest techniques, and most recent science in everything that he does to achieve optimal outcomes while maintaining safety and efficiency.
We are dedicated to the relief of pain and suffering. With a team of committed professionals and a comprehensive approach to pain management we feel that we can successfully treat most forms of pain. By incorporating education in our treatment program, we seek to motivate patients to become actively involved in their care.
Monday – Friday
8:30am to 4:30pm