“I partner with my patients and work with them to develop an individualized treatment plan based on their specific needs. My focus is patient-first, and my goal is always optimal health for my patients. I believe trust and honesty are key elements in the patient-physician relationship, and I work closely with my patients to keep them well.”

Areas of Expertise

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine


Internship and Residency

Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA
2016 and 2017

Medical School

George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences
Doctor of Medicine
Washington, DC

Undergraduate School

Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Bachelor of Science
London, Ontario, Canada

Hospitals Affiliated With

George Washington University Hospital
Virginia Hospital Center


“Intervertebral disc temperature mapping during disc biacuplasty in the human cadaver” Pain Physician (2015): Desai M.J., Ollerenshaw J., Harrison R., Yu L., Sayal P., Crone T., Dine A.

“Lumbar Zygapophyseal Pain During Extension-Based Stabilization Protocol Following Lumbar Transdiscal Biacuplasty” Pain Practice (2013): Sayal, P.K., Desai, M.J.

“Epidural contrast flow patterns of transforaminal epidural steroid injections stratified by commonly used final needle-tip position” Pain Medicine (2011): Desai, M.J., Shah, B., Sayal, P.K.


Dr. Sayal is passionate about Pain Medicine and working closely with his patients across the DC-area to help them achieve their optimal health. Dr. Sayal went to the George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences in Washington, DC, and completed his post-doctoral residency training at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA.