Dr. Scott Naftulin is based in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania at NERA Spine, Sports & Pain Medicine. He is a subspecialty physician...Read More
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Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More
Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the United States.
Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which he or she practices. A board-certified doctor is more likely than a non-board-certified doctor to have the most current skills and knowledge about how to treat your medical condition.
Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
After completing specialty residency training in Physiatry, Dr. Scott Naftulin completed an additional year of subspecialty training at Michigan State University in EMG (electromyography) and Sports Medicine. For over two decades, he has focused on the treatment of painful and disabling conditions such as low back, neck and joint pain. As a Clinical Professor and Master Instructor, he has developed expertise in the diagnosis and successful treatment of these medical conditions. His active involvement in academics keeps Dr. Naftulin abreast of the most up-to-date therapies available. His busy clinical practice allows him to maintain an expert skill-set necessary to handle complex medical situations.
Procedures performed by Dr. Scott Naftulin include: image-guided injections throughout the neuraxis, epidural steroid injections, selective spinal nerve blocks, diagnostic medical branch blockade, facet joint injections, sacroiliac joint injections, discography, radiofrequency (RF) neurotomy/ablation, spinal cord stimulator trials/implants, ultrasound (US) guided joint injections, stellate ganglion blocks, lumbar sympathetic blocks, intradiscal injections, platelet-rich plasma (PRP)/stem cell injections, carpal tunnel injections, trigger finger injections, tennis elbow injections, percutaneous discectomy, mild, and pulsed RF.
Having performed over 50,000 procedures himself, he is a Master Instructor with over 10 years of experience teaching other physicians how to safely and correctly perform these procedures.
The procedures are performed in multiple settings including the office, hospital or surgery center depending upon patient preference and other factors.
Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.
No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
Graduated in 1987
Completed in 1988
Completed in 1989
Completed in 1992
Completed in 1993
Graduated in 1983
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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.