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Akhil Chhatre, MD

Director of Spine Rehabilitation
Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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  • Director of Spine Rehabilitation
  • Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery


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


Dr. Akhil Chhatre is an assistant professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation and neurological surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He is director of spine rehabilitation at Johns Hopkins.

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.

He 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.

He received his medical degree from the University of Missouri School of Medicine and completed his residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the University of Kansas Medical Center School of Allied Health. He performed his fellowship in interventional spine and sports medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. 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 is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, the International Spine Intervention Society, and the North American Spine Society.


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American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

The International Spine Intervention Society

The North American Spine Society.

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    • University of Missouri (Kansas City MO ) (2008)


    • University of Kansas Medical Center School of Allied Health / Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Kansas City KS ) (2012)


    • University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia PA ) (2013)


    • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehab (2013)
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    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Meyer 1-130
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Appointment Phone: 410-614-4030
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    Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
    4940 Eastern Avenue
    John R. Burton Pavilion, Terrace-level
    Baltimore, MD 21224
    Appointment Phone: 410-550-5299
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    Good Samaritan Professional Building
    5601 Loch Raven Boulevard
    Smyth Professional Building
    Suite 406
    Baltimore, MD 21239
    Appointment Phone: 443-444-4771


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