Dr. Vijay  - Deuk Spine InstituteFrom St. Louis, Missouri and the Washington University School of Medicine where he served as Administrative Chief Resident, Dr. Vijay Katukuri joins Deuk Spine Institute’s Interventional Pain Management Team. Dr. Katukuri was honored as Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Resident of the year in 2011.

Dr. Katukuri’s clinical interests are in musculoskeletal physiatry and, in particular, curing patients with painful spinal conditions. He also treats sports injuries and has clinical expertise in electromyography and nerve conduction studies.

Dr. Katukuri shares a commitment to Deuk Spine’s Patient First culture and has elected a career choice in interventional pain management techniques moving patients away from narcotic pain medications and toward treatment modalities that cure the underlying ‘pain generators’.

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (AAPM&R)
  • American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP)


Dr. Katukuri earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine and a BS in computer science from Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan.