Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Specialists in Bangalore

Dr. Sumalatha K B

MBBS, MD, PGDGM

Consultant - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Overview

Dr. Sumalatha, with over seven years of experience, is specialized in providing comprehensive and evidence-based rehab care to patients of all ages (infants to elderly). She strives for holistic rehab in acute and subacute hospital units and in community settings. She has vast experience in handling differently abled patients and patients with pain.

Her areas of interest are neuro rehab (traumatic brain injury, stroke, spinal cord injury, nerve injuries), pulmonary rehab (COPD, ILD) (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Interstitial lung disease), cardiac rehabilitation (Post MI, CABG) (Coronary artery bypass grafting), ortho rehab (osteoarthritis, soft tissue pain, post-op rehab), oncology rehabilitation (to manage patients post-surgery/post radiation therapy), Pediatric rehab (cerebral palsy, myelomeningocele, muscular dystrophy), amputee rehab (amputee care and prosthesis prescription), diabetic foot care, rheumatology rehab (arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis) and geriatric rehab (Balance related issues, Osteoporosis management).

She has rich knowledge and experience in using Botulinum toxin injection (with or without ultrasound guided) for various neurological conditions. Dr. Sumalatha is an expert in handling Intra-articular injections, trigger point injection and specific peripheral nerve block to aid in the rehabilitation program.

Dr. Sumalatha has completed her MBBS training from Sri Siddhartha Medical College, Tumkur. Later, she pursued MD in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation from the Prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).

Area of expertise

She's specialized in providing comprehensive and evidence-based rehab care to patients of all ages (infants to elderly). Her areas of expertise are neuro rehab (traumatic brain injury, stroke, spinal cord injury, nerve injuries), pulmonary rehab (COPD, ILD), cardiac rehabilitation (Post MI, CABG), ortho rehab (osteoarthritis, soft tissue pain, post-op rehab), oncology rehabilitation (to manage patients post-surgery/post radiation therapy), Pediatric rehab (cerebral palsy, myelomeningocele, muscular dystrophy), amputee rehab (amputee care and prosthesis prescription), diabetic foot care, rheumatology rehab (arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis) and geriatric rehab (Balance related issues, Osteoporosis management).

She has rich knowledge and experience in using Botulinum toxin injection (with or without ultrasound guided) for various neurological conditions. Dr. Sumalatha is an expert in handling Intra-articular injections, trigger point injection and specific peripheral nerve block to aid in the rehabilitation program.

Awards and Recognitions

Gold Medal for best Paper presentation in IAPMR National Conference

Membership

Life Member of IAPMR (Indian Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation)

Life Member of Indian Podiatry Association

Papers published

Several publications in national and indexed journals