Dr. Venu Akuthota MD Physiatrist

Dr. Venu Akuthota is a physiatrist in Aurora, Colorado and is affiliated with University of Colorado Hospital. He received his medical degree from Northeast Ohio Medical University and has been in practice for 20 years. Dr. Akuthota accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 23 doctors at University of Colorado Hospital who specialize in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Physiatrist: General Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine, Sports Medicine (Non-Surgical)

Hospital Affiliation

University of Colorado Hospital

Education & Medical Training

McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
Residency, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 1994–1998

Northeast Ohio Medical University
Class of 1994

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Certified in Pain Medicine

American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Certified in Sports Medicine

CO State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

A randomized trial of epidural glucocorticoid injections for spinal stenosis.
Friedly, J. L.,Comstock, B. A.,Turner, J. A.,Heagerty, P. J.,Deyo, R. A.,Sullivan, S. D.,Bauer, Z.,Bresnahan, B. W.,Avins, A. L.,Nedeljkovic, S. S.,Nerenz, D. R.,Standaert, C.,Kessler, L.,Akuthota, V.,Annaswamy, T.,Chen, A.,Diehn, F.,Firtch, W.,Gerges, F. J.,Gilligan, C.,Goldberg, H.,Kennedy, D. J.,Mandel, S.,Tyburski, M.,Sanders, W.,Sibell, D.,Smuck, M.,Wasan, A.,Won, L.,Jarvik, J. G.

Why Disability and Rehabilitation Specialists Should Lead the Way in Patient Reported Outcomes.
Friedly, J.,Akuthota, V.,Amtmann, D.,Patrick, D.

Kissing Spine and the Retrodural Space of Okada: More Than Just a Kiss?
Yang, A.,Emig, M.,Akuthota, V.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Rocky Mountain Group/Indiv - HMO/Private Pay
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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