Dr. Venu Akuthota, MD

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Dr. Venu Akuthota, MD

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.

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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.

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    Dr. Akuthota's Performance
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      EXCELLENT
    • Explains condition(s) well
      EXCELLENT
    • Answers Questions
      EXCELLENT
    • Time well spent
      EXCELLENT
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      VERY GOOD
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      10 to 15 minutes
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    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.

    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

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    • Pain Medicine
    • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    • Sports Medicine

    Conditions Treated

    • 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

    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

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

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

    Procedures Performed

    • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
    • EMG (Electromyography)
    • Electrodiagnostic Procedure
    • 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