Ashot Kotcharian, MD

Assistant Fellowship Director, Interventional Spine and Musculoskeletal Medicine

Ashot Kotcharian

Dr. Ashot Kotcharian is an instructor of physical medicine and rehabilitation at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Dr. Kotcharian sees and treats adults with a wide range of spinal and musculoskeletal diseases and disorders, including neck and low back pain, lumbar and cervical degenerative disease, scoliosis, spinal stenosis, facet joint disease, whiplash syndrome, cervicogenic headaches, arthritis pain, myofascial pain, sacroiliac and appendicular skeletal joint disease, and peripheral neuropathy.

He employs a comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach to the treatment of spinal and musculoskeletal disorders by integrating physical therapy and interventional pain-reducing medicinal procedures.  Through the use of minimally invasive, fluoroscopic-guided spinal procedures, including steroid injections, nerve blocks, and radiofrequency denervation, Dr. Kotcharian individualizes his treatment plan with a focus on functional restoration.

Dr. Kotcharian received his medical degree from the University of Toledo College of Medicine and completed his residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the University of Pennsylvania. He performed his fellowship in interventional spine and sports medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.