Dr. Balaji Charlu, MD

Dr. Balaji Charlu, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
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Age 43
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Dr. Balaji Charlu, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Newport Beach, CA and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Michigan State University College Of Human Medicine in 2001 and specializes in pain medicine, sports medicine, and more.

22 Corporate Plaza Dr

Newport Beach, CA 92660

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Charlu's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Charlu treats Back Pain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Charlu treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Charlu treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Charlu treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Charlu treats Low Back Pain more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Charlu treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Charlu's conditions and procedures:

Adhesive Capsulitis
Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Autonomic Disorders
Back Pain
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Coccygeal Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Cortisone Injection
Degenerative Disc Disease
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Injection
Fibromyalgia
Fracture
Gait Abnormality
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
Myelopathy
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pelvic Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Block
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Radiofrequency Ablation
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Trigger Point Injection
Upper Back Pain
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Biography

Dr. Balaji Charlu, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Newport Beach, CA and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Michigan State University College Of Human Medicine in 2001 and specializes in pain medicine, sports medicine, and more.

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Sports Medicine

Education

  • University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Fellowship Hospital
  • Baylor University
    Residency Hospital
  • University Of Medicine and Dentistry Of New Jersey
    Internship Hospital
  • 2001
    Michigan State University College Of Human Medicine
    Medical School
    2001

Awards

Dr. Charlu's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Charlu

3.8

Based on 34 reviews

5 Stars
64.70588235294117%
(22)
4 Stars
2.9411764705882355%
(1)
3 Stars
2.9411764705882355%
(1)
2 Stars
5.882352941176471%
(2)
1 Star
23.529411764705884%
(8)

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I was diagnosed with degenerative disc disease in 2015 and my GP sent me to Balaji Charlu who was supposed to be an expert in Back, Spine & Neck. MRI showed a 9 mm herniated disc (lumbar) that was unfortunately symptomatic and was causing pain, discomfort, and sciatica in my left leg. He pushed...Read More
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