Adrian Popescu, MD

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Associate Professor of Clinical Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Ombudsman, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Pennsylvania
Director of Interventional Spine and Musculoskeletal Fellowship, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Director of Spine Services, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Physician Co-Lead, Neurosciences Service Line- Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Contact information
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Penn Medicine at Rittenhouse
1800 Lombard Street, 1st Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19146
Office: 215-893-2600
BA (Mathematics and Physics )
"I.L. Caragiale" National College, Ploiesti, Romania, 1994.
MD (Medicine)
"Carol Davila" University of Medicine, Bucharest, Romania, 2000.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Advanced diagnostic fluoroscopically guided blocks for spinal pain disorders

Advanced spine interventions including diagnostic and therapeutic nerve blocks using fluoroscopic and ultrasound guidance:

Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar advanced radiofrequency ablation procedures
Cervical lateral atlanto-axial joint therapeutic injections
Cervical atlanto-occipital joint injections
Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar diagnostic nerve blocks
Radiofrequency heat nerve ablations for chronic spinal pain
Cervical Tranforaminal Epidural Steroid injections
Thoracic Transforaminal Epidural Steroid injections
Lumbar Transforaminal Epidural Steroid injections
Caudal epidural steroid injections
Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar zygapophyseal joint therapeutic injections
Cervical, Thoracic or Lumbar discography studies
Spinal Cord neuromodulation
Vertebral augmentation procedures
Sympathetic nerve blocks
Ultrasound guided peripheral nerve blocks and therapeutic joint injections
Electrodiagnostic- electromyography and nerve conduction studies

Description of Other Expertise

Instructor for International Spine Injection Society
Instructor for North American Spine Society
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Last updated: 11/27/2022
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