Kartik Swaminathan, MD, FAAPMR

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Interventional Pain Management

"I am a strong believer in physical activities and exercise as a strong pain reliever. Edward Stanley states, 'Those who think they have no time for bodily exercise will sooner or later have to find time for illness.' Sometimes, injuries and arthritis can get so painful that safe exercise is not possible.  With a careful and a detailed exam, I will try to find the root of the problem. Then, we can establish goals and work together to help you reach them.   I know that I cannot fix every problem, but I kindly communicate with my patients as much as possible to help them achieve their goals.  

After practicing musculoskeletal medicine for over 20 years and being fellowship trained in interventional spine procedures and sports medicine,      I will use my vast experience to help my patients to the best of my ability. I strive to be empathetic with my patients, as we have all experienced pain.  Ultimately, God has given us this perfect body that can heal itself, but every now and then it needs someone like me to guide it in the right direction to help it get better."

Credentials

Board Certified: American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

MBBS: University of Bombay, LTM Medical College

Training:

  • Orthopedic Surgery, University of Bombay, LTM General Hospital
  • Sports Medicine ABFM CAQ

Fellow: 

  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (FAAPMR)
  • Interventional Spine

Residency: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Temple University Hospital/Moss Rehab Hospital, Philadelphia, PA; Chief Resident 2002-2003

Former Clinical Instructor: Temple University Medical School 2002-2003

Member: 
  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine
DelawareToday Top Doctor 2015