Dr. Karthic Babu Natarajan is a certified pain management doctor from Chennai, India. 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 & Spine Clinic in Adyar, Chennai.
He is also the Interventional Pain Management consultant in Apollo Hospitals, V S Hospital, and Apollo Spectra Hospitals, MRC Nagar, Chennai. He finished his MD in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine from Kasturba Medical College, MNG, Manipal Academy. He went on to do his DNB and Fellowship in Interventional Pain Management (FIPM) from Aesculap Academy, Germany.
Dr. Karthic Babu Natarajan is the first pain physician to clear the exam and qualify as a Fellow in Interventional Pain Practice (FIPP) (WIP, USA) from south India in 2009. He is an experienced physician in treating Back pain, disc herniation/sciatica, neck and shoulder pain, knee arthritis, joint pains, headaches/ migraine, nerve-related pain, cancer pain, and palliation.
He provides treatment through medications, pain interventions like injections, RF ablations, PRP injections, botox injections, neurolytic blocks, etc, besides physical therapy and good rehab. Patients who want to avoid open spine or joint replacement surgeries can consider pain management options.
Dr. Karthic Babu Natarajan performs all pain interventions through fluoroscopic /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 Secretary of the Indian Society for the Study of Pain in Tamil Nadu and also an international examiner of FIPP examinations. He works with his team members Drs Vanmathy, KP Kosygan, and Vidhyasagar in the Synapse Pain and Spine Clinic.