John M Vasudevan, MD

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Department: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Contact information
Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
1800 Lombard Street, 1st Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19146
Office: 215-893-2668
Fax: 215-893-2686
Education:
BS (Biochemistry, Comprehensive Honors)
University of Wisconsin, 2002.
MD (Medicine)
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, 2007.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

-Evaluation and treatment of endurance athletes (e.g., running, cycling, swimming)
-Medical direction of mass participation events (e.g., half-marathon, triathlon)
-Clinical and therapeutic use of musculoskeletal ultrasound

Description of Other Expertise

-Medical Advocacy Leadership and efforts at local, state, and national levels

Description of Research Expertise

-Study of clinical outcomes of platelet-rich plasma for musculoskeletal conditions

Selected Publications

Amy Marturana Winderl, C.P.T. and Christa Sgobba: 5 Running Injuries Every New Runner Should Know About. SELF Magazine: self.com/story/beginner-runner-injuries-that-are-normal-how-to-fix-them August 2020.

Christa Sgobba: I Finally Found Running Socks That Fit, and I Haven’t Had a Blister Since. SELF Magazine: https://www.self.com/story/running-socks-kane11 February 2020 Notes: I was the medical expert interviewed for this article.

Pan J, Vasudevan JM: Piriformis Syndrome: A Review of the Evidence and Proposed New Criteria for Diagnosis. Challenging Neuropathic Pain Syndromes: Evaluation and Evidence-Based Treatment. Freedman M, Gehret J, Young G, Kamen L (eds.). Elsevier, 2018.

Vasudevan JM, Logan A, Shultz R, Koval JJ, Roh EY, Fredericson M: Comparison of Muscle Onset Activation Sequences between a Golf or Tennis Swing and Common Training Exercises Using Surface Electromyography: A Pilot Study. J Sports Med (Hindawi Publ Corp) June 2016.

Jason Pan, John M. Vasudevan: Unilateral Femoral Neuropathy after Childbirth in the Context of an Undiagnosed Underlying Peripheral Polyneuropathy: A Case Report. PM&R 7(9): S217, September 2015.

Keziah Sully, John M. Vasudevan: Successful Treatment of Popliteal Artery Entrapment Syndrome with a History of Freiberg's Disease: A Case Report. PM&R 6(9): S191, September 2014.

Vasudevan JM, Browne BJ: Hemiplegic Shoulder Pain: An Approach to Diagnosis and Management. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics of North America. Adam L. Schreiber (eds.). 25(2): 411, May 2014.

Reish AG, Bastas G, Caldera FE, Vasudevan JM: Invasive Psoas Lymphoma Presenting as Lumbosacral Radiculopathy: A Case Report. PM&R 5(9): S288, September 2013.

Baheti ND, Vasudevan JM, Naber RI, Fredericson M.: Physiotherapy, pain management, and surgical interventions for low back pain: initial review. World Clinics: Anethesia, Critical Care, and Pain: Pain Management. Baheti DK (eds.). Jaypee (Philadelphia, PA). 1(1): 283-95, 2013 Notes: ISSN 2320-3978.

Fetouh SK, Kupfer M, Torabi R, Vasudevan JM: Glycogen Storage Disease Type 1 and Tophaceous Gout as a Cause of Spinal Cord Injury: A Case Report. PM&R 4(10): S263, October 2012.

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Last updated: 01/05/2021
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