Ajai Sambasivan, MD
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
- Clinical Interests:
- Interventional Pain Management, low back pain, myofascial pain, osteoarthritis, tendinopathies, regenerative Medicine
- Board Certification:
American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
George Washington University School of Medicine, 2011
Baylor College of Medicine, 2015
UMDNJ-Rutgers Medical School, 2016
Ajai Sambasivan, M.D., is an assistant professor at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth.
He is board-certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and primarily focuses on diagnosing and managing musculoskeletal and spine pain with therapy, bracing, medications, diagnostic testing and imaged-guided interventional procedures.
Dr. Sambasivan is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and American Registry for Diagnostic Sonography.
A Sambasivan, P Joseph. Bilateral Anterior Thigh Hematomas From Concurrent Use Of Warfarin And Topical Diclofenac Patches. 2014 Association of Academic Physiatry Annual Assembly. Poster Presented.
A Sambasivan, S Pandit. Bilateral Brachial Plexus Injury After Hanging Suicide Attempt: Abstract. PM&R. 2013 September; 5 (9) Supplement: S187.
Desai M, G Padmanabhan, A Sambasivan, G Kamanga-solo, A Dharmappa. Directional Preference Following Epidural Steroid Injection In Three Patients With Acute C7 Radiculitis: A Case Series. Pain Practice. 2013 September; 13(7): 559-565.
G Padmanabhan, A Sambasivan, M Desai. 3-Step Treadmill Test and McKenzie MDT to Establish Directional Preference in a Patient with Spinal Stenosis: A Case Report. Journal of Manual and Manipulative_Medicine Therapy. 2011 February; 19(1): 35–41.
Desai M, G Padmanabhan, A Sambasivan, G Kamanga-solo. Directional Preference Following Epidural Steroid Injection In Three Patients With Acute Cervical Radiculopathy: Abstract. Pain Medicine. 2011 March; 12(3)2: 470-533.
G Padmanabhan, A Sambasivan, M Desai. Three-step Treadmill Test And Mckenzie Mechanical Diagnosis And Therapy To Establish Directional Preference In A Patient With Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: Abstract. Journal of Manual and Manipulative Medicine Therapy. 2010 December; 18(4): 218–240.
- UT Physicians Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Sports Medicine & Spine Clinic
5420 West Loop South, Suite 1100
Bellaire, TX 77401
- UT Physicians Orthopedics – Texas Medical Center
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Houston, TX 77030
- TIRR Outpatient Medical Clinic
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