Dr. David Lichten, MD
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Dr. David Lichten, MD


Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation | Male


Dr. David Lichten, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation doctor who practices in Pottstown, PA. He is 40 years old. Dr. Lichten is affiliated with Pottstown Memorial Medical Center and Phoenixville Hospital.

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Patient Reviews (17)
in Pottstown, PA 19464 |
Dr. Lichten was very caring and professional, he acted immediately to give me pain relief with a shot of Cortisone! He hit the "nail on the head" with that shot & it really helped me! I would recommend him to anyone & thank him for his excellent service! If you get Dr. Lichten as your Dr, you will be truly blessed for he knows what he's doing.?? Sincerely Janette R.
in Douglassville, PA |
Dr. Lichten was phenomenal with helping me with my spinal stenosis. He totally communicated with me and gave me so many options every step of the way. My pain is at 0 now after the epidurals, the PT, the Tens and the collar that he prescribed. I would definitely recommend Dr. Lichten and his staff. they couldn't be any more courteous and accommodating - oh, and I got seen right away on the day that I needed them most.
in Royersford |
After years of back problems, I've finally found a doctor whose diagnosis was right on. Even being a relatively young man, he is very skilled when performing procedures that could be otherwise painful or debilitating. I would recommend him highly
in Schwenksville, PA |
I have seen Dr Lichten several times now. He is professional, caring and interested in his patient's comfort.
in Boyertown, PA |
I have been suffering from headaches for more than 25 years... Dr Lichten is the first Dr/treatment that has really helped! Thank you sir, Rick Endy
in Perkiomenville, PA |
Dr. Lichten is friendly, intelligent & explains your health situation well. He is efficient, gentle & kind when performing treatments. I highly recommend him!
in Pottstown, PA |
Dr Lichten is fantastic both during the office visits and during the procedure. He takes the time to understand and discuss treatment options and works with you the get you better, not to simply mask symptoms.
in Collegeville, PA |
I had an appointment within one week of calling. A few minutes in waiting room. Dr. Lichten is kind, educated and is highly trained in his field. Dr. Lichten is getting the pain in my lumbar and knee down with injections meds and physical therapy. I am very happy to say I can start to live again and not be down with pain all the time. Dr. Lichten listens, he is sympathetic and compassionate. I highly recommend Dr.Lichten. Thank you Dr. Lichten. ??
in Pottstown, PA |
I highly recommend Dr. Lichten! I work as a registered nurse in the ICU. I chose to see Dr. Lichten for my chronic back pain because, being in the healthcare field, I knew that he had a wonderful reputation. His exam was very thorough and his diagnosis was very accurate. This was evidenced by the relief I had with diagnostic injections. I am now in the process of receiving therapeutic treatments for long-term pain relief. He also started me on a medication regimen that suits my specific needs.
in Chester Springs, PA |
I had chronic and serious back, nee and hip pain that limited my ability to walk, sleep and stand. It was constant and greatly limited my ability to do the things I need and like to do. Dr. Lichten scheduled me for some physical therapy and spine injections which together eliminated my pain. I could not be happier with the result. Anyone suffering from constant back, nee, or hip pain should see him. You don't need to live in pain. Thank you Dr. Lichten.
in Gilbertsville pa |
Dr. Lichten IA a doctor that really cares, he makes me feel like I'm part of his family and has great bed side manner, he is an excellent doctor and is one of the best in the area hands down. I completely trust and have full faith in him with my treatment.
in Pottstown, PA |
Dr Lichten is a life saver. He is understanding and he listens to his patients. I would recommend him and have done so MANY times.
in Reading, PA |
Dr.Lichten is sooo wonderful! Super professional and yet so relatable!! He did an amazing job of making me feel safe and comfortable throughout my injections! He set me up with a realistic plan of injections plus physical therapy and exercises to do at home which I believe are benefitting me from day one! Very excited to continue working with Dr.Lichten he's an incredible Dr and super nice down to earth person! 5+++++++ Stars!!
in Collegeville, PA |
I highly recommend Dr. Lichten. Thanks to his thorough evaluation and treatment plan, my pain is relieved and I've never felt better. He demonstrates professionalism, empathy, and also seemed to be as happy as I was that the treatments were successful.
in Collegeville, PA |
I came to Dr. Lichten after experiencing long term severe pain in my neck, shoulder and having chronic headaches. I was extremely skeptical regarding any type of pain management. However, he took the time to hear all of my concerns, what I had done thus far worked and took his time to explain all of my treatment and medication options. He has improved my overall pain level and I am now living a more normal life. He performed several injections, was very patient and professional.
in Pottstrown, PA |
I recently had an appointment with Dr. Lichten for severe neck pain. This was the first of three scheduled treatments. As the treatment progressed I realized I was in excellent hands and felt comforted. I was quite surprised when he said he was finished. He was caring and his experience was quite evident. I highly recommend him to anyone suffering from neck pain. Lorraine B.
in King of prussia, Pa |
There should be 10 star evaluation for this Gentleman and his staff. They are angels.. Dr. David Lichten is unmatched.. this Doctor knows what he's doing and I am proud to say he is my doctor. The staff in pottstown / collegeville are welcoming, proffessional caring and extremely understanding. Thanks are not enough
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  •  Specializes in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  •  Board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  •  Malpractice claims in Pennsylvania not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Disorders
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Injuries
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Back Pain


  • Medical School
    St Georges Med Sch
  • Internship Hospital
    Jersey City Med Ctr
  • Residency Hospital
    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Interventional Spine and Pain Management
  • Undergraduate School
    University at Albany

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Pain Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection