Neil Chatterjee, M.D.
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Specialist
Dr. Chatterjee is a board-certified, fellowship-trained physician who specializes in the non-operative treatment of spine, joint, neuropathic, and muscle pain. He has expertise in encompassing the treatment of cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine pain in addition to myofascial pain, pelvic dysfunction, painful neuropathies, lower back pain during pregnancy, adolescent sport and spine injuries, and fibromyalgia. Dr. Chatterjee works with each of his patients to reach the goal of alleviating their pain, restoring and maximizing function, and improving their overall quality of life. He utilizes various techniques in the diagnosis and treatment of neuropathic, visceral, musculoskeletal, and spine pain. He begins with a conservative approach, including pharmacologic treatment, overseeing proper exercise and manual treatment, and if indicated, proceeds to more advanced techniques, including spinal interventions and peripheral joint injections. Dr. Chatterjee is trained in performing diagnostic and therapeutic spine injections under fluoroscopy, electrodiagnostic testing, and medical acupuncture. A major focus in his treatment approach is education of his patients on methods of preventing degenerative disc disease through smoking cessation, weight loss, proper nutrition, and exercise strategies.
Prior to joining the Virginia Spine Institute, Dr. Chatterjee served as an assistant professor of Neurosurgery and Pain Medicine at The George Washington University in Washington, DC. In this role, he trained physiatry and anesthesiology residents, medical students and physician assistants. He also led several lectures on pain management. Dr. Chatterjee is a fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and an active member of the International Spine Intervention Society and the American Academy of Pain Medicine.
Creighton University, Omaha, NE
Ben Gurion University in Collaboration with Columbia University Health Sciences, Beer Sheva, Israel and New York, NY
St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, CT
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY; The University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell, with clinical rotations at Weill-Cornell University Medical Center; Columbia Presbyterian University Medical Center; Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY
Spine Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation