Dr. Ashot Kotcharian, MD

Dr. Ashot Kotcharian, MD

Interventional Spine Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 36
Dr. Ashot Kotcharian, MD is an interventional spine medicine specialist in Sarasota, FL and has been practicing for 3 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Ohio in 2010 and specializes in interventional spine medicine, sports rehabilitation medicine, and more.Read his story

2750 Bahia Vista St Ste 100

Sarasota, FL 34239

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  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Delaware
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthPartners
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Chronic Pain
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more than 99% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Kotcharian's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kotcharian "Dr Ashot Kotcharian is a Board Certified and Fellowship Trained Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Physician with a specialty in Interventional Spine and Sports Medicine. He served a most distinguished career in medicine as Assistant Professor of PM&R and as Assistant Fellowship Director of the Interventional Spine and Musculoskeletal Fellowship, both at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr Kotcharian has a strong background in interventional therapies for spine, disease, complex pain syndromes, peripheral joint disease and sports injuries. He is an expert at both diagnostic & interventional fluoroscopic-guided injections, nerve blocks and radiofrequency denervation."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kotcharian "Dr Kotcharian joins the mission of Sarasota Orthopedic Associates to get patients back on their feet, back to work, back in the game, and back to life."

5  Specialties

  • Interventional Spine Medicine
  • Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Spine Physiatry
  • Sports Rehabilitation Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

70  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylitis
  • Cervicogenic Headache
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Disc Disorders
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Back Pain
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23  Procedures

  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Cervical Medial Branch Neurotomy
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Fluoroscopic-Guided Hip Injection
  • Joint Drainage
  • Lumbar Discography
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Block
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Lumbar Transforaminal Injection
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Facet Joint Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Nebraska Wesleyan University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2005
  • Medical College Of Ohio
    Medical School | Graduated 2010
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014
  • Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • Russian
  • English

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After just one appointment with him, Dr. K seems very knowledgeable and kind. I look forward to working with him to get relief from my back pain.
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He was friendly, professional and had my diagnosis very quickly
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I liked him and his nurse! He seems very competent and experienced even though he hasn't been out of med school all that long. I guess that experience is fresh in his mind because he really knows what he's talking about. He is very good at explaining things and letting you ask all the questions...Read More
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Dr. Kotcharian is a very sympathetic physician and takes the time to listen to your concerns. His bedside manner is outstanding. I have seen him a few times for injections, and both times he explained step-by-step what he was doing and what to expect. He also is very responsive to emails and phone...Read More
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Very thorough and compassionate physician. Takes detailed history and pays attention to patient complaints and symptoms. Not a physician who will dismiss your symptoms and complaints. Listens amazingly well. Very responsive as well. Highly recommended. After seeing three different physicians for...Read More
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