Atul Bhat, MD

Physiatry, Spine
Located In

North Chelmsford


Dr. Bhat is a graduate of the University of Bombay, India where he completed his medical training as well as a residency program in Orthopedic Surgery. Upon arrival to the United States, he served as the International Clinical Research Spine Fellow at the Research Institute International in Gainesville, Florida. His residency training in New York included a surgical internship at the Lenox Hill Hospital followed by a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency at the NYU Medical Center.

Dr. Bhat specializes in the non-surgical management of spinal and occupational disorders. His interventional spine fellowship at the Penn Spine Center at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania enables him to pursue diagnostic and therapeutic approach to patients with spine-related pain. He is capable of managing the non-surgical continuum of care and at the same time is well-versed with the indications for surgical intervention. By virtue of his training, he focuses on restoration of function as an integral part of patient outcomes.

Dr. Bhat is board certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He is an active member of the various societies dedicated to the field of spine care. As a Clinical Instructor at the Tufts University School of Medicine he is actively involved in spine-related research. He has authored numerous publications dedicated to spinal conditions in peer reviewed journals as well as contributed to book chapters.

Dr. Bhat lives in the Merrimack Valley with his wife and their two daughters.

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Tufts Health Plan

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Interventional Spine Fellowship: Penn Spine Center at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


Surgical Internship: Lenox Hill Hospital


Orthopedic Surgery Residency: University of Bombay, India

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency: NYU Medical Center

Medical School

University of Bombay, India

  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Certification

  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Clinical Instructor, Tufts University School of Medicine

  • Castle Connolly and Boston Magazine Top Doctor 2022-Present

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