Jay Gonchigar, M.D., Founder / Medical Director
Jay Gonchigar, M.D., Founder / Medical DirectorTreats Patients at our Waldorf & Prince Frederick Locations

Dr. Jay Gonchigar has been providing Maryland communities with comprehensive chronic pain management since 1996. He is the founder and Medical Director of Newbridge Spine & Pain Center, LLC, Newbridge Anesthesia, LLC, and was a founding member of Capital Area Pain Management Associates in 1999, one of the first freestanding pain management clinics in the area.

Dr. Gonchigar completed his Anesthesiology residency and fellowship in Pain Management at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA.

He served as faculty at Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA, prior to moving to Maryland. Dr. Gonchigar is board certified in Anesthesiology and also subspecialty certified in Pain Management by the American Board of Anesthesiology.

He is an active member of the American Pain Society, the American Society of Anesthesiologists and the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine. Dr. Gonchigar is the Chairman of the Department of Anesthesia at UM Charles Regional Medical Center. He is an avid reader and enjoys spending time with his family, hiking and canoeing.

  • Radiofrequency Ablation

  • Kyphoplasty / Vertebroplasty

  • Spinal Cord Stimulation

  • Comprehensive Treatment Plans

Patient Experiences

Newbridge Spine & Pain, Dr Gonchigar & Carlton McClellan are all extremely caring and professional. I always feel that they take the time to listen, discuss, and explain. Top notch in my book!!

Miles W

After a car accident left me with chronic pain, Newbridge Spine & Pain Center helped me so much. I am so thankful to have regained my quality of life again. It’s amazing what they have done for me.

Lea F.

Dr. Gonchigar and his team have become special people in my life. Even when they are really busy, I feel like I’m their only patient that day.

Dee Dee G