Dr. Rajat Sekhar, MD

Dr. Rajat Sekhar, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 35
(19)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Rajat Sekhar, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in New Haven, CT. He is 35 years old and has been practicing for 9 years.

20 York St

New Haven, CT 06510

Contact Information

(203) 688-4242

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

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Autoimmune Diseases
high
more than 88% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
more than 88% of peers
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
more than 86% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sekhar "Chronic pain can drastically affect a person both physically, psychologically and socially. I therefore employ a multidisciplinary and multimodal approach to pain management by incorporating other specialties, medications and injections to treat a variety of pain conditions."

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
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Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Pain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Migraine
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Pain, Intractable
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Primary Fibromyalgia
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain

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Procedures

  • Baclofen Pump Therapy
  • Botox® for Chronic Migraine
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Cryoablation
  • Discography
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Ganglion Impar Block
  • Intrathecal Drug Delivery System Insertion
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Block
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Occipital Nerve Block
  • Pain Management
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Transforaminal Epidural Block
  • Trigger Point Injection

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Stony Brook U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • St Georges Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • Upstate Medical University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Upstate Medical University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Upstate Medical University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sekhar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sekhar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sekhar to family and friends
4.7
based on 19 total reviews
Dr. Sekhar's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Sekhar accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Sekhar has admitting privileges

Yale - New Haven Hospital
20 York St
New Haven, CT 06510
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