Dr. Ravi Krishna Kalathur

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MD - Anaesthesiology, CIPS - Certified Interventional Pain Sonologist, Fellowship in Interventional Pain Practice(FIPP), MBBS, Diplomate, American Board of Headache Medicine

Spine And Pain Specialist


Pain Management Specialist


17 Years Experience

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Dr. Kalathur completed his Anaesthesiology training from Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Chennai. He later trained in Pain Management under Dr. Srinivas Chiravuri, Director- Implants Programme, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA. He is now an invited Faculty at the same Pain Clinic (U of Mich, Ann Arbor) he was trained. He is currently a Senior Consultant in the Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine at Apollo Hospitals, Greams Road, Chennai.He is a pioneer in using ultrasound in pain interventions and received his training for the same at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Germany, and Austria. He is the first and only Pain Physician from India to be awarded prestigious Certified Interventional Pain Sonlogist - CIPS by World Institute of Pain - USA. He is the only Pain Management Specialist in India to be awarded both FIPP & CIPS certification, by the World Institute of Pain- USA. He is a certified Diploma in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound, awarded by Spanish University- UCAM.He is the only American Board certified in Headache Medicine. He is the founder of Chennai Ultrasound Study Group - CUSG, a school for teaching Pain Interventions. He also conducts workshops at international conferences in the area of ultrasound and Fluoroscopic guided pain interventions.

T Nagar, Chennai

Back & Pain Centre


62, Gopathi Narayanaswami Chetty Road, Thiyagaraya Nagar., Landmark: Next to Jain Temple, GN Chetty Road, Chennai

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Trigger point Injections
Intra- Articular Injections
Epidural steroid injections
Intrathecal pump Implantation
Percutaneous Discectomy
Epiduroscope and Caudal neuroplasty
PRP Injections
Interventional Pain management
Ultrasound guided Interventions
Joint Injections
Spine Injections
Ultrasound guided Pain Interventions
Fluoroscopic guided Pain Interventions



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MD - Anaesthesiology - Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai, 2003
CIPS - Certified Interventional Pain Sonologist - World Institute of Pain (USA), 2015
Fellowship in Interventional Pain Practice(FIPP) - World Institute of Pain (USA), 2017


2008 - 2017 Consultant Pain Physician, Apollo Hospitals- Greams Road at Apollo Main Hospital & Cancer Hospital

Awards and Recognitions

Certified Interventional Pain Sonologist - 1st Indian Pain Physician to be Awarded - 2015
Fellowship in Interventional Pain Practice - 1st Indian to be Awarded both CIPS & FIPP - 2017
Invited Faculty at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA - 2016


Life Member, Indian Society for Study of Pain
Member, American Interventional Headache Society
Member, American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
Member, International Association for Study of Pain ( IASP )
Life Member, Musculoskeletal Society - MuSOC


74964 Tamil Nadu Medical Council, 2004
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