Dr. Scott Naftulin, DO

Dr. Scott Naftulin, DO

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
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Age 56
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Dr. Scott Naftulin, DO is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Bethlehem, PA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1987 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation, pain medicine, and more.

3400 Bath Pike Ste 400

Bethlehem, PA 18017

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • CoreSource
  • 17 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Naftulin performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Naftulin's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Naftulin "Dr. Scott Naftulin is based in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania at NERA Spine, Sports & Pain Medicine. He is a subspecialty physician at  Northeastern Rehabilitation Associates (NERA), a physician-owned medical practice providing integrated, multidisciplinary care to patients with painful spinal and joint disorders in a comfortable environment. This group of musculoskeletal specialists focus their clinical skills on the evaluation and treatment of disabling musculoskeletal and neurologic conditions.

We treat these conditions using the most effective medical, interventional, rehabilitative, surgical and alternative treatments presently available. Additionally, we provide disability management and medico-legal consultative services that are frequently required while addressing these painful medical conditions."

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4  Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Pain Medicine
  • Sports Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

3  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians**
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

81  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Alcoholic Polyneuropathy
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Cervicogenic Headache
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
  • Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Golfer's Elbow (Medial Epicondylitis)
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Migraine
  • Muscle Contraction Headache
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Pain
  • Neuritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoporotic Spine Fractures
  • Osteoporotic Vertebral Fracture
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyradiculoneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Post-Traumatic Headache
  • Radiculitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica as Seen in Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Back Pain
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40  Procedures

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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

  • Ursinus College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Metro Parkview Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Metropolitan Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • St Vincent's Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Mich St University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Naftulin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Naftulin's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Naftulin to family and friends
42 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (42)

  • 5
    (30)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Naftulin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I did not have a good experience with Dr. Naftulin. I had an injection in my neck in 2015 at a surgical center. Anesthesia was administered but he did not wait until it had taken full affect and it was very painful. When I said something to him he snapped back with something like, "well, it's going...more
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Dr. Naftulin is a contradicting, insulting, and one of the most asinine physicians I have ever met. I wish upon him the chronic pain I suffer from on a daily basis and be told so judgementally that his pain meds aren't helping him although it provides relief and provides some quality of life as he...more
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