Dr. Venu Akuthota, MD

Accepting
New Patients

Dr. Venu Akuthota, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation | Male

Learn about this Doctor

Care Philosophy

My philosophy is to take the time to get an accurate diagnosis and figure how biomechanics and other factors influence the specific diagnosis. I believe working with a team of providers helps us give a very patient-centric treatment plan.Read more

Personal Bio

I am a non-operative specialist in the care of spine and sports injuries. My expertise is to listen to...Read more

Dr. Akuthota's Experience

100Experience
Match
Experience Match

See how Dr. Akuthota's experience matches your preferences.

4
Specialties

For the best healthcare for your needs, choose a doctor who specializes in your medical condition.

3
Board Certifications

Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which they practice.

89
Conditions Treated

Check to see that this provider treats your medical condition.

25
Procedures Performed

Check to see that this provider performs the procedure that you need.

Background Check

Check to see if your provider has any malpractices, board actions, or sanctions.

Education

Learn more about where this provider went to medical school, residency, and more.

Awards & Recognition

View information about special awards and recognition for this provider.

Languages Spoken

Check to see what languages this provider and/or staff speak.

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

View memberships and affiliations associated with this provider.

Visiting Dr. Akuthota

Dr. Akuthota accepts 14 insurance carriers

View all insurance carriers

14 Insurance Carriers Accepted*

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment

/* /.overlay-container */}

Affiliated Hospitals

Hospital Quality

Check out the quality of care at the 1 hospitals where Dr. Akuthota has admitting privileges.

Hospital Quality Awards

×

Reviewing Dr. Akuthota

Dr. Akuthota's Review Details
4.3 based on 11 responses
Help millions around the nation find the right doctor by sharing your experience with your doctor.
Key Survey Insights
  • Trustworthiness
     (11)
  • Helpfulness
     (11)
  • Staff
     (11)
  • Scheduling
     (11)
Experience with Dr. Akuthota
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (11)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (11)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (11)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
     (11)
Dr. Akuthota's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
     (11)
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
     (11)
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
     (11)
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (9)
Have you seen Dr. Venu Akuthota, MD?
Are you Dr. Venu Akuthota, MD? Post a response on your personalized profile.
×

Specialties

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

Board Certifications

Why It Matters: Dr. Akuthota's Board Certifications

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

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Sports Medicine

Conditions Treated

Dr. Akuthota says..

My expertise is built on years of teaching the next generation of physicians both locally and nationally.  The treatment plan is built on evidence-proven and emerging innovations.

This information was supplied by or on behalf of the provider.
  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Migraine
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Multiple Injuries
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Overuse Injuries
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Back Pain

Procedures Performed

Dr. Akuthota says..

I have been a teacher of various spinal procedures mostly involving non-operative injection methods.  I have been an avid researcher of various methods for spinal procedures.  We try to provide as comfortable experience as possible without adding unnecessary risks.

This information was supplied by or on behalf of the provider.
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Electrodiagnostic Procedure
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Low Back Procedure
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Percutaneous Aspiration for Spinal Cord Cyst or Syrinx
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Colorado.

    What is medical malpractice
  • 0
    Sanctions

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

    What is a sanction or disciplinary action
  • 0
    Board Actions

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

    What are board actions

Education

  • Medical School
    Northeastern Ohio Universities Colleges Of Medicine and Pharmacy

    Graduated in 1994

  • Internship Hospital
    Northwestern Memorial Hospital

    Completed in 1995

  • Residency Hospital
    Northwestern Mem/Nw U Med Sch

    Completed in 1998

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Northwestern Mem/Nw U Med Sch

    Completed in 1999

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    What is a recognized doctor
  • Media & Publications

    Dr. Akuthota has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships &
Professional Affiliations

Dr. Akuthota does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Akuthota and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your free profile.

×

Dr. Akuthota's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Board certified in Pain Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
×

Why Does Experience Matter?

Even specialists specialize. One orthopedic surgeon might do nothing but hip surgeries, while another does nothing but knees. If you want the best possible care, it’s critical to match your medical need with the doctor who truly specializes in treating it.

×

Patient Satisfaction Results for Dr. Akuthota

Overall Patient Satisfaction Score

Dr. Akuthota's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Akuthota

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
×

Dr. Akuthota says...

I am a non-operative specialist in the care of spine and sports injuries.  My expertise is to listen to patients to gear a very specialized treatment plan for their condition.  With two decades of experience, I have been recognized locally, nationally and internationally as a leader in the care of spine conditions.

×

Dr. Akuthota's Care Philosophy

My philosophy is to take the time to get an accurate diagnosis and figure how biomechanics and other factors influence the specific diagnosis.  I believe working with a team of providers helps us give a very patient-centric treatment plan.  

×

Dr. Akuthota says...

My expertise is built on years of teaching the next generation of physicians both locally and nationally.  The treatment plan is built on evidence-proven and emerging innovations.

×

Dr. Akuthota says...

I have been a teacher of various spinal procedures mostly involving non-operative injection methods.  I have been an avid researcher of various methods for spinal procedures.  We try to provide as comfortable experience as possible without adding unnecessary risks.