Madhuri A. Dholakia, M.D.

Madhuri Dholakia, MD is a board-certified Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation specialist with over 10 years of experience in Electrodiagnostic and Musculoskeletal/Spine Medicine.  

She completed her residency training in 2006 at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, where she also served as Chief Resident. She then completed her fellowship training in MSK/Spine Medicine at the Rothman Orthopaedic Institute.  Dr. Dholakia specializes in the treatment of nerve injuries and neck/back pain through non-surgical treatment options and is proficient in the performance of electrodiagnostic studies (EMG/NCS).  Dr. Dholakia is a member of the teaching faculty at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital where she lectures on electrodiagnosis and participates in resident training.
 
Dr. Dholakia earned her medical degree at the MCP-Hahnemann School of Medicine in Philadelphia and her undergraduate degree at Villanova University in Villanova, PA.

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    Professional Profile

    Education
    • B.S., Villanova University
    • M.D., MCP-Hahnemann School of Medicine
    • Residency, Magee Rehabilitation, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    • Fellowship, Rothman Orthopaedic Institute
    Titles & Certifications
    • Board Certified, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
    Hospital Affiliations
    • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Professional Associations
    • Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

    Publications

    • Publications, Peer reviewed
    • Dholakia M, Kupfer M, Sher L, Dimuzio J, Freedman MK.  Retroperitoneal false aneurysm presenting as anterior thigh pain and weakness: a case report. Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87: 583-4, 2006.
    • Kupfer M, Dholakia M, O’Neill BJ. Effusion of the hips of a tetraplegic patient: a case report. J Spinal Cord Med 29:160-2, 2006.
       
    • Lectures by invitation
    • November 20, 2008 “The Applications of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound for the Physiatrist: Impact Cases and Clinical Pearls” – AAPMR Annual Assembly, San Diego
    • September 17, 2008 “Hip Pain: A Review of Four Cases” – Rehabilitation Medicine Grand Rounds, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Pennsylvania
    • July 27, 2007 “Shoulder Pain: A Review of Four Cases” -Rehabilitation Medicine Grand Rounds, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Pennsylvania
    • September 15, 2007 “Successful treatment of postherpetic radiculopathy using selective nerve root block: a case report” - AAPMR Annual Assembly, Boston 
    • October 27, 2005 “Retroperitoneal false aneurysm causing anterior thigh pain and weakness: a case report” - AAPMR Annual Assembly, Pennsylvania
    • Dholakia M, Conliffe T.: Poster 204: Successful treatment of postherpetic radiculopathy using selective nerve root block: a case report. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 88: E68, 2007. (Presented at the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Assembly, Boston, 2007)
    • Dholakia M, Kupfer M, Freedman MK.: Poster 151:Retroperitoneal false aneurysm causing anterior thigh pain and weakness: a case report. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 86: e31-e32, 2005. (Presented at the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Assembly, Philadelphia 2005)
    • Editorials, Reviews, Chapters, including participation in committee reports
       
    • Dholakia M, Fried G. Botulinum Toxin in Pain, Spasticity, and Dystonia. In: Freedman MK, ed. Minimally Invasive Musculoskeletal Pain Medicine. Informa Healthcare; 2006: 99-111.

     

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