Dr. Karthic Babu Natarajan is a certified pain management doctor from Chennai, India with 18 years of clinical experience. He is one of the dedicated, full-time spine and pain physicians from Tamil... Read More
Dr. Karthic Babu Natarajan is a certified pain management doctor from Chennai, India with 18 years of clinical experience. He is one of the dedicated, full-time spine and pain physicians from Tamil Nadu. He is the director and pain consultant in Synapse Pain and Spine Clinic in Adayar, Chennai. He is also an interventional pain management consultant in Apollo Hospitals, V.S. Hospital, and Apollo Spectra Hospitals, M.R.C Nagar, Chennai. He was a gold medalist during his M.B.B.S. He finished his M.D. in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine from Kasturba Medical College, M.N.G., Manipal Academy. He went on to do his D.N.B. and Fellowship in Interventional Pain Management (F.I.P.M.) from Aesculap Academy, Germany. He is the first pain physician to clear the exam and qualify as a Fellow in Interventional Pain Practice (F.I.P.P.) (W.I.P., U.S.A.) from south India in 2009. He is an experienced physician in treating back pain, disk herniation or sciatica, neck and shoulder pain, knee arthritis, joint pains, headaches or migraines, nerve-related pain, cancer pain, and palliation. He provides treatment through medications, pain interventions like injections, R.F. ablations, P.R.P. injections, botox injections, neurolytic blocks, etc., besides physical therapy and good rehabilitation. Patients who want to avoid open spine or joint replacement surgeries can consider pain management options. He performs all pain interventions through fluoroscopic or ultrasound image guidance. All treatments are scientific, allopathic, and evidence-based to maintain the highest standards of safety and accuracy. Besides treating patients with pain, he also trains junior doctors in pain interventions through his interventional pain courses. He is a regular speaker at national and international pain conferences. He is the chairman of the World Institute of Pain South Asia section and also an international examiner of F.I.P.P. examinations. He works with his team members Dr. Vanmathy, K.P. Kosygan, and Vidhyasagar in the Synapse Pain and Spine Clinic.
Academics & Trainings
World Institute Of Pain
FELLOW IN INTERVENTIONAL PAIN PRACTICE (WIP, USA)
Awards & Publications
He won the Pain Physician of the Year Award in 2017.