Anthony L. Dragovich, M.D.

Pain Medicine Physician located in Salem, VA & Christiansburg, VA

About Dr. Dragovich

Board-certified anesthesiologist and pain medicine physician Anthony L. Dragovich, MD, is dedicated to relieving suffering through the use of cutting-edge technology and medication management, and empowering patients with information about the foundations of a healthy life: nutrition, exercise, sleep, and stress management. He offers his expertise in placing implantable devices and using ultrasound-guided procedures at Blue Ridge Pain & Spine Associates in Roanoke, Salem, and Christiansburg, Virginia.

Having grown up in Illinois, Dr. Dragovich earned his bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Chicago, where he graduated with honors and was a four-year varsity football letterman. He went on to complete his medical degree at Saint Louis University School of Medicine and was commissioned as a captain in the Army after graduation.

In his 13 years of military service, Dr. Dragovich served as an Army flight surgeon, built the Fort Bragg, North Carolina, pain clinic into the second-largest in the Department of Defense, held numerous leadership positions, and finished with the rank of lieutenant colonel. He also served a six-month tour in Iraq as a trauma anesthesiologist and pain medicine consultant, which he still considers to be his greatest professional accomplishment.

Dr. Dragovich completed his residency in anesthesiology at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and his pain medicine fellowships at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He works continuously to expand his knowledge of pain medicine and has authored many peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters.

When he isn’t working with patients, Dr. Dragovich enjoys spending time with his wife and five busy children. He’s happy to call Roanoke home and looks forward to serving his community at Blue Ridge Pain & Spine Associates.

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Board-certified anesthesiologist and pain medicine physician Anthony L. Dragovich, MD, is dedicated to relieving suffering through the use of cutting-edge technology and medication management, and empowering patients with information about the foundations of a healthy life: nutrition, exercise, sleep, and stress management. He offers his expertise in placing implantable devices and using ultrasound-guided procedures at Blue Ridge Pain & Spine Associates in Roanoke, Salem, and Christiansburg, Virginia.

Having grown up in Illinois, Dr. Dragovich earned his bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Chicago, where he graduated with honors and was a four-year varsity football letterman. He went on to complete his medical degree at Saint Louis University School of Medicine and was commissioned as a captain in the Army after graduation.

In his 13 years of military service, Dr. Dragovich served as an Army flight surgeon, built the Fort Bragg, North Carolina, pain clinic into the second-largest in the Department of Defense, held numerous leadership positions, and finished with the rank of lieutenant colonel. He also served a six-month tour in Iraq as a trauma anesthesiologist and pain medicine consultant, which he still considers to be his greatest professional accomplishment.

Dr. Dragovich completed his residency in anesthesiology at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and his pain medicine fellowships at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He works continuously to expand his knowledge of pain medicine and has authored many peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters.

When he isn’t working with patients, Dr. Dragovich enjoys spending time with his wife and five busy children. He’s happy to call Roanoke home and looks forward to serving his community at Blue Ridge Pain & Spine Associates.


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