Dr. Shantanu Kulkarni, DO

Dr. Shantanu Kulkarni, DO

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
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Dr. Shantanu Kulkarni, DO is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Fort Wayne, IN and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Michigan State University / College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 1997 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation.Read his story

5050 N Clinton St

Fort Wayne, IN 46825

Contact Information

(260) 484-8551

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Top Care Areas

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Spinal Nerve Block
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Kulkarni's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kulkarni "Dr. Kulkarni joined Ortho NorthEast ("ONE") in the PainONE division to practice physical medicine and rehabilitation. He specializes in interventional spinal diagnostics and therapeutic treatments, electrodiagnostic studies, non-operative orthopaedics, spinal manipulation, workers' compensation injuries, and disability evaluations. After graduating with honors in Physiology from Michigan State University, Dr. Kulkarni earned his degree in Osteopathic Medicine from the College of Osteopathic Medicine at Michigan State University. He completed his rotating internship at Botsford General Hospital in Farmington Hills, MI. Thereafter, he completed his residency and served his last year as Chief Resident in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Michigan State University and Ingham Regional Medical Center in Lansing, MI. He has earned memberships into the Golden Key, Phi Kappa Phi, and Metropolitan National Honor Societies, and has received Letters of Commendation for academic achievement. Dr. Kulkarni is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He maintains memberships with the American Osteopathic Association, the American Osteopathic College of Physical Medicine Rehabilitation, the Physiatric Association of Spine, Sports, and Occupational Rehabilitation, the American Academy of Physical Medicine Rehabilitation, and the International Spinal Injection Society. Prior to joining PainONE, Dr. Kulkarni was in private practice in Pennsylvania. He lectures at national and local conferences and has a chapter publication on-line with Emedicine for physician CME. Dr. Kulkarni enjoys travel, golf, tennis, and skiing. He and his wife, an internal medicine physician, practice in Fort Wayne."
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1  Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

1  Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

87  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Back Impairment
  • Back Pain
  • Back Sprain
  • Back Strain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylitis
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Congenital Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Diseases Affecting Musculoskeletal System
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Pain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Sprain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Low Back Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Back Injuries
  • Lower Back Muscle Strain
  • Lower Back Sprain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Musculoskeletal Injuries
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Neck Injuries
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pain Disorder
  • Pain in Extremities
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Pinched Nerve in Neck
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica as Seen in Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Cord Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Disc Disorders
  • Thoracic Disorders
  • Upper Back Pain
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41  Procedures

  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Discography
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Knee Injection
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Block
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Medical Branch Block
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Pain Management
  • Pain Management Through Physical Therapy
  • Pain Medication Management
  • Pain Rehabilitation and Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Shoulder Injection
  • Spinal Injections
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon and Bursa Injection
  • Third Occipital Nerve Block
  • Thoracic Facet Joint Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Michigan State University, East Lansing, Mi
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • Michigan State University / College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Botsford General Hospital, Farmington Hills, Mi
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Michigan State University and Ingham Regional Medical Center, East Lansing, Mi
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kulkarni has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kulkarni's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kulkarni to family and friends
34 total reviews (18 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

  • 5
    (24)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Kulkarni's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (18)

My first visit went well and made me more comfortable. Dr. Kulkarni and staff are very professional. I would recommend them to any one.
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Very kind and considerate of my health issues. The initial evaluation was quick and painless. My after care reevaluation was the same. Dr. Kulkarni truly cares about his patients, and really cares about how you feel. Highly recommend him to anyone.
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great visit as always. Staff were friendly and helpful. A great experience for a Dr. visit. Thanks for being there for us!!
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He is very caring about my condition. He takes time to listen.
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I trust Dr Kulkarni and his team completely with my health care needs, I highly recommend him, if my Mother and sister lived closer I'd definitely refer them to the him.
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