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Ryan Sankovic, MD

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Dr. Ryan Sankovic


Double Board-Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation & Pain Medicine

Dr. Ryan Sankovic received his BS degree in Exercise Science from the University of South Carolina where he graduated Magna Cume Laude with Leadership Distinction in Research, the Magellan Scholar Award and was named Outstanding Student in Exercise Science.  He graduated from Northeast Ohio Medical University.  During medical school, Dr. Sankovic was a RREMS research scholarship recipient where he received The Electrode Store Award for Best Scientific Paper in the Medical Student category at the 2016 Annual Meeting for the Association of Academic Physiatrists.  Dr. Sankovic completed his physical medicine and rehabilitation residency at Beaumont (Corewell) Health in Michigan and furthered his medical training with a one year interventional pain medicine fellowship at Detroit Medical Center.  During residency and fellowship Dr. Sankovic focused on research to prevent the development of chronic pain in patients with traumatic brain injuries.

Dr. Sankovic is passionate about caring for his patients.  In addition to helping improve his patient’s chronic pain he aims to improve their function and quality of life as well.  His expertise lies in helping chronic pain patient improve not just their physical well-being but also their mental health which is often overlooked in patients with chronic pain.  He believes building strong patient-physician relationships is essential to successful patient outcomes.

During fellowship Dr. Sankovic received extensive training in multiple treatment modalities for chronic pain conditions including CRPS, post laminectomy syndrome, peripheral neuropathy, sacroiliac pain, low back pain and many others.

Dr. Sankovic sees patients in our Pooler and Statesboro offices.


Dr. Sankovic holds the following:

  • Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Board Certified in Pain Medicine


Dr. Sankovic is a member of the following:

  • The American Society of Pain & Neuroscience
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


Dr. Sankovic has completed the following:

  • University of South Carolina 2010-2014
  • Northeast Ohio Medical University 2014-2018
  • Beaumont Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency 2018-2022
  • Detroit Medical Center Pain Medicine Fellowship 2022-2023


Dr. Sankovic chose pain management to improve the quality of life and function of his patients.  He finds the field so rewarding and loves to hear about the positive impact he can make in his patients and their families lives.


In his spare time, Dr. Sankovic enjoys playing competitive tennis and traveling.

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