Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease, Cervical Degenerative Disc Herniation, Cervical Radiculopathy, Cervical Spondylosis, Lumbar Degenerative Disease, Lumbar Disc Herniation, Peripheral Neuropathies, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spinal Disorders, Spinal Stenosis
Akhil Chhatre, MD, recently joined the Johns Hopkins Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation as a specialist in spine physiatry. Previously, Dr. Chhatre worked as an interventional spine and sports fellow at the Hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania after completing a residency in physical medicine & rehabilitation at the University of Kansas Medical Center.
Dr. Chhatre sees and treats adults with a wide range of spinal diseases and disorders, including neck and low back pain, lumbar and cervical degenerative disease, scoliosis, spinal stenosis, facet joint disease, whiplash syndrome, sacroiliac and appendicular skeletal joint disease, and peripheral neuropathy. Dr. Chhatre has a special interest in helping patients regain function and reduce pain using non-surgical techniques and performing pain-reducing medicinal procedures, including steroid injections, nerve blocks and radiofrequency denervation.
Dr. Chhatre is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, the International Spine Intervention Society and the North American Spine Society.