Dr. Venkat Sethuraman, MD

Dr. Venkat Sethuraman, MD

Spinal Cord Injury Medicine  ·  
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Age 46
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Dr. Venkat Sethuraman, MD is a spinal cord injury specialist in Dallas, TX and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Pennsylvania in 1998 and specializes in spinal cord injury medicine, orthopedic spine surgery, and more.

12200 Park Central Dr Ste 135

Dallas, TX 75251

Contact Information

(972) 741-7189

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Sethuraman's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Neurostimulation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sethuraman performs Neurostimulation more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Sethuraman performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Implantable Peripheral Neurostimulators
  • Neurostimulation, Spinal
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sethuraman treats Low Back Pain more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Sethuraman treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Chronic Neck Pain
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sethuraman treats Chronic Neck Pain more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Sethuraman treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Sethuraman's conditions and procedures:

Achilles Tendinitis
Acrodysplasia Scoliosis
Acute Postoperative Pain
Adhesive Capsulitis
Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
Adult Scoliosis
Adult Scoliosis Correction
Adult-Onset Still's Disease
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
Anterior Spinal Artery Syndrome
Arachnoiditis
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Neck
Arthritis of the Spine
Arthroscopic Microdiscectomy
Arthroscopic Spine Surgery
Artificial Disc Replacement
Ataxia
Autoimmune Diseases
Autonomic Disorders
Back Disorders
Back Impairment
Back Injuries
Back Pain
Back Sprain
Back Strain
Back Tumor
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Broken Neck
Carotid Ultrasound
Carpal Tunnel Release
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cavernous Malformation of Spine
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
Cervical Block
Cervical Disc Degeneration
Cervical Disc Replacement
Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
Cervical Facet Joint Injection
Cervical Herniated Disc
Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
Cervical Medial Branch Block
Cervical Microdiscectomy
Cervical Radiculopathy
Cervical Spine Disorders
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Spine Reconstruction
Cervical Spine Surgery
Cervical Spondylitis
Cervical Spondylolisthesis
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari Malformation Type 2
Chiari Malformation Type 3
Chiari Malformation Type 4
Chiari's Deformity
Chronic Back Pain
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Coccygeal Pain
Complex Fractures
Complex Pediatric Spine Surgery
Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
Complex Spinal Instrumentation Procedure
Complex Spinal Reconstruction
Complex Spine Disorders
Complex Spine Surgery
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Compound Fracture
Compression Fracture
Congenital Spine Disorders
Cranial Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Decompression
Degenerative Disc Disease
Degenerative Scoliosis
Degenerative Spine Disorders
Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
Difficulty With Walking
Disc Arthroplasty
Disc Injection
Disc Replacement
Disc Surgery
Discitis
Discogenic Pain
Discography
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Dropfoot
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Endoscopic Spinal Surgery
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Hematoma
Epidural Steroid Injections
Facet Joint Pain
Failed Back Surgery Revision
Fibromyalgia
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
Foot Fracture
Fracture
Fracture Care
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
Gait Abnormality
Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Head and Neck Conditions
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hip Fracture
Hip Sprain
Image-Guided Spine Surgery
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis
Knee Disorders
Kyphoplasty
Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
Kyphosis
Kyphosis Surgery
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Limb Pain
Lordosis
Low Back Pain
Lower Back Injuries
Lower Back Muscle Strain
Lower Back Sprain
Lower Spine Surgery
Lumbar Disc Degeneration
Lumbar Disc Replacement
Lumbar Discography
Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
Lumbar Fusion
Lumbar Herniated Disc
Lumbar Laminectomy
Lumbar Malsegmentation - Short Stature
Lumbar Medial Branch Block
Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
Lumbar Microdiscectomy
Lumbar Puncture
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbar Spine Surgery
Lumbar Sprain
Metastatic Spinal Cord Cancer
Microdiscectomy
Microsurgical Spine Surgery
Migraine
Minimally Invasive Decompression for Spinal Stenosis
Minimally Invasive Lumbar Decompression (MILD)
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Myelopathy
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neck Injuries
Neck Muscle Strain
Neck Pain
Neck Surgery
Nerve Pain
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Occult Spinal Dysraphism
Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteomyelitis
Osteopenia
Osteoporotic Spine Fractures
Osteoporotic Vertebral Fracture
Paralysis
Pathologic Fracture
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pediatric Spinal Disorders
Pediatric Spinal Tumor
Pediatric Spine Deformities
Pediatric Spine Surgery
Pelvic Fracture
Percutaneous Disc Decompression
Percutaneous Herniated Disc Surgery
Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Phantom Limb Pain
Pinched Nerve
Pinched Nerve in Back
Plantar Fasciitis
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Revision of Arthroplasty Surgery
Revision Surgery
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sacroiliac Joint Injection
Sacrum Disorders
Scheuermann's Disease
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Sciatica as Seen in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Scoliosis
Scoliosis as Part of Neurofibromatosis
Scoliosis Surgery
Scoliosis With Unilateral Unsegmented Bar
Segmental Vertebral Anomaly
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Disorders
Spina Bifida
Spinal Anesthesia
Spinal Atrophy - Ophthalmoplegia - Pyramidal Syndrome
Spinal Bulbar Motor Neuropathy
Spinal Compression Fracture
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord and Brain Disorders
Spinal Cord Cancer
Spinal Cord Disorders
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Surgery
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Decompression
Spinal Discectomy
Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Injections
Spinal Instability
Spinal Instrumentation Procedures
Spinal Internal Fixation
Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I, With Congenital Bone Fractures
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Pump Implant
Spinal Reconstruction
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Rigidity
Spinal Spacer Procedure
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Tuberculosis
Spinal Tumor Surgery
Spine and Sports Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
Spine Deformities
Spine Dislocation
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Physical Therapy
Spine Surgery
Spinocerebellar Ataxia
Split Spinal Cord Malformation
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Spondylosis Cervical Without Myelopathy
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Steroid Injection
Still's Disease
Synovial Biopsy
Systemic Sclerosis
Tethered Spinal Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injection
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Torticollis
Total Disc Replacement
Trigger Point Injection
Upper Back Pain
Upper Extremity Pain
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Body Fusion Overgrowth
Vertebral Column Tumors
Vertebral Compression Fractures
Vertebral Fracture
Vertebral Fusion Posterior Lumbosacral Blepharoptosis
Vertebroplasty
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Whiplash
XLIF® (eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion) Procedure

About Me

Care Philosophy

In terms of my practice philosophy, we place our patients as the priority. We employ conservative treatment protocols, and perform minimally invasive spine surgery to allow patients to get BACK to living healthy active lifestyes.

Specialties

  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
  • Interventional Spine Medicine
  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

2005
The Mayo Clinic
Fellowship Hospital
2004
Thomas Jefferson University
Residency Hospital
2000
Thomas Jefferson University
Internship Hospital
1998
Medical College Of Pennsylvania
Medical School
1994
Rutgers College
Undergraduate School
2005
2004
2000
1998
1994

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Dr. Sethuraman's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sethuraman

3.9

Based on 96 reviews

5 Stars
71.875%
(69)
4 Stars
1.0416666666666667%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
2.0833333333333335%
(2)
1 Star
25%
(24)

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My son saw Dr. Sethuraman after having two failed back surgeries and was barely walking . Dr. Sethuraman knew exactly what needed to be done to fix his problem . He explained everything to us about what to expect before and after surgery . He is the most caring Dr. that we have seen. His office...Read More
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I was referred over to Dr Sethuraman. I had 2 insurance companies and was pressured into having my surgeries at a hospital the he possibly had financial ties with. Also, a small jar ointments and lotions from his preferred apothecary. It was delivered without my insurance being filed. It showed a...Read More
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After 4 visits and about to schedule my surgery, Dr Sethuramen cancelled my surgery because he didn't take Obamacare. I called BCBS and they said he is in network and should have accepted me. I filed a complaint against him. Do not trust this Dr. His concern is money, not the patient!
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This Dr is not a good choice for fusion surgery, he stopped seeing me after a second neck fusion surgery that he performed and has neglected to offer any help since his billing staff messed up with a invoice that wasn't submitted to the insurance company properly. There are better doctors out...Read More
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Dr Sethuraman operated on my back, L4-5 fusion. He performed what a second followup surgeon called a "botched" surgery that was also "archaic" (his words) compared to what other procedures that were available at the time. This second doctor also said he had seen other patients that Sethuramn had...Read More
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