Venu Akuthota, MD Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Dr. Venu Akuthota, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine
Aurora, CO 80045 (4 other locations)
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About Dr. Venu Akuthota MD

Dr. Venu Akuthota, MD is a doctor primarily located in Aurora, CO, with other offices in Aurora, CO and Denver, CO(and 3 other locations). He has 27 years of experience. His specialties include Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine.

Dr. Akuthota has received the following awards:


Dr. Venu Akuthota has 5 locations

Uchealth Physical Therapy And Rehabilitation Clinic Anschutz Medical Campus 1635 Aurora Ct Fl 4 Aurora, CO 80045
University Colorado Hospital Spine Center Rehabilitation Medicine & Interventional Pain 12605 E 16th Ave Aurora, CO 80045
CU Sports Medicine 2000 S Colorado Blvd Twr 1 # 45 Denver, CO 80222
Uchealth Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion Anschutz Medical Campus 1635 Aurora Ct Aurora, CO 80045
Uchealth Cu Sports Medicine Colorado Center 2000 S Colorado Blvd Ste 4500 Denver, CO 80222


Dr. Venu Akuthota has the following 2 SPECIALTIES

A physiatrist is a doctor who specializes in the rehabilitation and physiological treatment of patients with an illness or injury that affects movement. These specialists have extensive knowledge of the nerves, muscles, bone, and brain. Physiatrists are also experts in pain medication. Some common conditions that physiatrists treat are rheumatoid arthritis, neurological and spinal disorders and injuries, chronic pain disorders, like fibromyalgia, and musculoskeletal issues, like broken bones and torn muscles. These physicians also often coordinate a team of other specialists in order to maximize the patient's recovery, such as occupational therapists, speech therapists, neurologists, orthopedists, and counselors.

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Venu Akuthota has the following 13 expertise

  • Rehabilitation
  • Chronic Pain
  • Back Pain
  • EMG/Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Arthritis
  • Injury
  • Prosthetics
  • Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI)
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Osteoporosis
  • Nerve Damage
  • Surgery Recovery
  • Sports Medicine


4 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)

    Top 10 Doctor - State Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2015, 2014)

    Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2015, 2014)

    On-Time Doctor Award Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.


27 Years Experience

Mcgaw Medical Center


Northeast Ohio Medical University

Graduated in 1994

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More about Dr. Venu Akuthota

Dr. Venu Akuthota is Professor and Vice Chair of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. He is quadruple-certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine, Pain Medicine and Electrodiagnostic medicine. Dr. Akuthota is the author of more than 80 publications and has spoken and chaired various national and regional conferences. He offers expertise in the aggressive non-surgical management of low back and neck injuries through sports medicine and injection techniques. Dr. Akuthota currently also serves as a team physician for University of Colorado Buffaloes and University of Denver Pioneers. He directs The Spine Center and the PM&R residency program.

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