Kathy Chou, DO

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Kathy Chou, DO

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Specialties: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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51 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019
US

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About Kathy Chou, DO


Kathy Chou, DO is an Assistant Professor in Regenerative and Rehabilitation Medicine at the Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons. She graduated from Cornell University with a Bachelor of Science in biological engineering. After earning her medical degree from Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, she completed residency in physical medicine & rehabilitation (PM&R) at Rutgers University/Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation where she also served as Chief Resident. She is also fellowship trained in multidisciplinary pain medicine at the University of Michigan and specializes in interventional pain management.


Dr. Chou's goal is to optimize level of function and improve quality of life for her patients. She practices multidisciplinary pain medicine, and customizes treatment plans for her patients, which can include medical, interventional, physical and behavioral therapies. She is skilled in fluoroscopic and ultrasound guided procedures for neurologic, musculoskeletal and spine pain.


Expertise:



  • Arthritis

  • Arthritis of Spine

  • Cortisone Injection

  • Degenerative Spinal Stenosis

  • Degenerative Spinal Disorder

  • Degenerative Spine Disease

  • Disorder of Intervertebral Disc

  • Herniated Disc

  • Hip Pain

  • Groin Pain

  • Knee Pain

  • Ankle/Foot Pain

  • Shoulder Pain

  • Elbow/Wrist/Hand Pain

  • Neck Pain

  • Back Pain

  • Cancer Pain

  • Muscle Strain

  • Musculoskeletal Pain

  • Nerve Blocks

  • Nerve Pain/ Neuropathy

  • Radiculopathy

  • Radiofrequency Ablation

  • Rotator Cuff Tear

  • Rotator Cuff Tendonitis/Tendinopathy

  • Runner's Knee

  • Sacroiliac Joint Pain

  • Coccyx Pain

  • Sciatica

  • Spinal Injections

  • Spinal Nerve Root Block

  • Spine Rehabilitation

  • Spondylosis

  • Sprains and Strains

  • Tendonitis

  • Trigger Point Injections

  • Facet joint syndrome

  • Failed back surgery

  • Scoliosis

  • Vertebral compression fractures

  • Cervicogenic headache

  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

  • Cancer or Cancer-Related Pain

  • Myofascial pain

  • Nerve entrapment

  • Neuralgia (ex. occipital, ilioinguinal, etc)

  • Peripheral neuropathy

  • Phantom limb pain


Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Education

  • Medical School: Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Internship: Atlantic Health- Morristown Medical Center
  • Residency: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
  • Fellowship: University of Michigan

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