Dr. Karthic Babu Natarajan Pain Management Specialist in Chennai

Dr. Karthic Babu Natarajan

Pain Management Specialist, Chennai

MBBS, MD, DNB, FIPM, FIAPM, Fellow in Interventional Pain Practice (WIP, USA)

  • 18 Years Experience
  • 2 Hospitals


Dr Karthic Babu Natarajan is a senior consultant in Pain Management in Chennai. He is fellowship qualified Pain and Spine doctor. He specialises in treating patients with back pain, spine problems, disc herniation/ sciatica, neck and shoulder pain, musculo skeletal and joint pains, knee arthritis, nerve pain, headaches and cancer pain and palliative care. His treatments include medications, life style changes, pain injections into affected part of body and physical therapy. All pain medicine interventions are performed without open surgery. Patients who want to avoid open spine surgery and joint replacement surgery can consider pain management options.
  • Languages : English, Hindi, Tamil


Consultant, Apollo Hospitals, Chennai 2011 -  Present

Consultant Pain Physician, Synapse Pain & Spine Clinic, Chennai


  • Pain Management

  • Sports Injuries

  • Spine Related Disorders

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

  • Palliative Care

  • Osteo Arthritis Knee

  • Musculoskeletal Disorders

  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

  • Lumbar Spondylosis

  • IVDP (Inter Vertebral Disc Prolapse)

  • Cervical Spondylosis

  • Arthritis

  • Sports Medicine


  • Baclofen Pump Therapy

  • Balloon Kyphoplasty

  • Cancer Pain Management

  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection

  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection


  • Consultant in Pain Medicine 
  • Associate Professor in Medical College
  • Can perform Basic and Advanced image guided pain interventions
  • Fluoroscopy guided spine interventions


MBBS, 2002, Sri Ramachandra Medical College and R I, Chennai, India

MD, 2006, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, Mangalore, India

DNB, 2006, National Board of India, New Delhi, India

FIPM, 2008, Daradia / Aesculap Academy, Germany

Fellow in Interventional Pain Practice, 2009, World Institute of Pain, Texas Tech, USA

Fellow of Indian Academy of Pain Management, 2018, Indian Academy of Pain Medicine, New Delhi, India

Practice Information

Synapse Pain And Spine Clinic, Chennai

Synapse Pain And Spine Clinic, Chennai

Block- M/90, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Opp to RBI Staff Quarters, 7th Avenue, Besant Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu - 600090

Apollo Hospitals, Greams Lane

Apollo Hospitals, Greams Lane

21, Off Greams Road, Greams Lane, Chennai, Tamil Nadu - 600006

Achievements & Contributions

  • Gold Medallist during MBBSFellow in Interventional Pain Practice from World Institute of Pain"Pain Physician of the Year" Award 2017
  • Indian Society for Study of Pain
  • Indian Medical Association
  • Indian Society of Anaesthesiologists
  • International Association for the Study of Pain
  • World Institute of Pain

Patient Experience

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