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Sandy Foukarakis, DMSc, PA-C

Sandy Foukarakis, DMSc, PA-C, is a spine and sports medicine Physician Assistant who is experienced in treating patients of all ages for both sports and non-sports related injuries as well as chronic pain conditions, including neck pain, lower back pain, and arthritis. She places an emphasis on patient education and offers a variety of diagnostic and interventional pain procedures such as joint injections, trigger point injections, musculoskeletal ultrasounds, and bracing. Sandy sees patients in our Point Pleasant, Toms River, and Tinton Falls offices. 
Following her undergraduate education where she studied exercise science and biology, Dr. Foukarakis earned a Masters degree in Physician Assistant studies. In 2019, she completed a Doctorate of Medical Science, which included a fellowship in Spine & Sports Medicine, to maximize her knowledge of the field.  In addition to Spine and Sports Medicine, she has worked in emergency medicine for the last 7 years and continues to do so on a per diem basis.
Sandy is a Jersey Shore native and continues to live here with her two children. Since childhood, she has been a competitive athlete and continues to participate in charity endurance events, including triathlons, ½ marathons, and mud runs. Prior to becoming a physician assistant, she worked for many years as a personal trainer, which influenced her decision to become a PA. By continuing to evolve her techniques in spine & sports medicine, she combines her passions for medicine with human form and function to maximize results for her patients. She is committed to being well-versed in all the latest technology related to the field and offers education on both regenerative medicine and holistic approaches, as well as more traditional medical management. 



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If you’re looking for a multi-specialty medical group that offers interventional pain management, sports medicine, chiropractic care, acupuncture therapy, physical therapy, and orthopedic surgery, look no further than NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine.

We have eight offices and one ambulatory surgery center (ASC) located in and around Monmouth County, NJ and Ocean County, NJ, and we have many patients that visit us from the following towns:

  • Jackson, NJ
  • Point Pleasant, NJ
  • Barnegat, NJ
  • Brick, NJ
  • Lakewood, NJ
  • Manchester, NJ
  • Aberdeen, NJ
  • Marlboro, NJ
  • Freehold, NJ
  • Monroe, NJ
  • Glassboro, NJ
  • Any many others

Since the beginning, our doctors and staff have been committed to treating patients who suffer from several different types of painful spine, joint, and orthopedic conditions. Furthermore, our goal is not only to reduce pain through physical rehabilitation, therapy, or any of our procedures and treatment options, but to help all of our patients have their functionality and quality of life restored.

Doctors with Superior Medical Knowledge and Compassion

One of the many benefits of choosing NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine is that we only use the most innovative and modern treatment options and procedures. Furthermore, every service and treatment option we offer is available at each of our eleven offices. Therefore, you should expect to receive the treatment you need whether you visit our office in Jackson, NJ, Point Pleasant, NJ, Barnegat, NJ, Manchester, NJ, Aberdeen, NJ, Rahway, NJ, or Tinton Falls, NJ. Furthermore, when patients come to one of our offices, they are always greeted with smiles and treated with kindness.

Every member of a team is respectful and empathetic, and will go to great lengths to ensure your pain management needs are addressed. Another reason to choose our medical practice is because our team makes it one of their highest priorities to stay at the forefront of medical research so that they’re offering the best care possible. Lastly, our physicians and staff also make certain that patients have the knowledge they need to help them live pain-free lives.

Comprehensive and Customized Care Provided by NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine

While some patients may only require one service and/or treatment option and procedure, others may require customized care plans to help them get back on their feet. After your initial evaluation, your physician will create a custom-tailored treatment plan that they feel will offer you with the pain relief you want. In fact, you should not only expect to be recommended with a treatment plan that will help to reduce and/or eliminate your pain, but one that will aid in increasing your activity level, and reducing the amount of pain medicine you take. In the end, you will be provided with a comprehensive and customized care plan that will greatly improve the quality of your life.

Even though pain is an unavoidable part of life, it doesn’t mean you must suffer from it all throughout your lifetime. To learn more the doctors and staff at NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine, our pain treatment options and procedures, and our locations in and around Ocean County, NJ, and Monmouth County, NJ, please browse our site. To make an appointment, please don’t hesitate to do so online, or give one of the offices closest to your home in Brick, NJ, Lakewood, NJ, Marlboro, NJ, Freehold, NJ, Glassboro, NJ, or another area a call today.