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Research and Publications

Dr. Birthi has presented in several conferences and has several publication including book chapter.

Evaluation and Treatment of the Chronic Pain Patient: Practice and Complexity John F. Peppin, Pravardhan Birthi, Bill H. McCarberg, and Yvonne D'Arcy.

Opioid Use in Chronic Pain Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease: A Systematic Review.

Nagar VR, Birthi P, Salles S, Sloan PA.

Pain Med. 2017 Aug 1;18(8):1416-1449. doi: 10.1093/pm/pnw238. Review.

Hypogonadism associated with long-term opioid therapy: A systematic review.

Birthi P, Nagar VR, Nickerson R, Sloan PA.

J Opioid Manag. 2015 May-Jun;11(3):255-78. doi: 10.5055/jom.2015.0274. Review.

Systematic review of radiofrequency ablation and pulsed radiofrequency for management of cervicogenic headache.

Nagar VR, Birthi P, Grider JS, Asopa A.

Pain Physician. 2015 Mar-Apr;18(2):109-30. Review.

Implications of bariatric surgery on chronic pain and opioid use.

Nagar VR, Birthi P.

J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother. 2015 Mar;29(1):51-3. doi: 10.3109/15360288.2014.997851. Epub 2015 Jan 5.

Chronic opioid pain management for chronic kidney disease.

Nagar VR, Birthi P.

J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother. 2015 Mar;29(1):48-50. doi: 10.3109/15360288.2014.997850. Epub 2015 Jan 5.

Botulinum toxin a injection to facial and cervical paraspinal muscles in a patient with stiff person syndrome: a case report.

Pakeerappa PN, Birthi P, Salles S.

PM R. 2015 Mar;7(3):326-8. doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2014.10.013. Epub 2014 Nov 6.

Interventional treatment of refractory cancer pain.

Birthi P, Sloan P.

Cancer J. 2013 Sep-Oct;19(5):390-6. doi: 10.1097/PPO.0b013e3182a631a2.

Pulsed radiofrequency for chronic abdominal pain.

Birthi P, Calhoun D, Grider JS.

Pain Physician. 2013 Jul-Aug;16(4):E443-5. No abstract available.

Arnold-Chiari 1 malformation type 1 with syringohydromyelia presenting as acute tetraparesis: a case report.

Schneider B, Birthi P, Salles S.

J Spinal Cord Med. 2013 Mar;36(2):161-5. doi: 10.1179/2045772312Y.0000000047.

Subcutaneous botulinum toxin A for the treatment of refractory complex regional pain syndrome.

Birthi P, Sloan P, Salles S.

PM R. 2012 Jun;4(6):446-9. doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2011.12.010. No abstract available.

Neuroleptic malignant syndrome associated with the use of carbidopa/levodopa for dystonia in persons with cerebral palsy.

Perry D, Birthi P, Salles S, McDowell S.

PM R. 2012 May;4(5):383-4. doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2011.11.008. No abstract available.

The use of intrathecal baclofen therapy for myoclonus in a patient with Lance Adams syndrome.

Birthi P, Walters C, Ortiz Vargas O, Karandikar N.

PM R. 2011 Jul;3(7):671-3. doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2010.12.023. No abstract available.

A rare case of tardive dyskinesia and akathisia induced by citalopram.

Birthi P, Walters C, Karandikar N.

PM R. 2010 Oct;2(10):973-5. doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2010.05.007. No abstract available.

Gait Changes in Patients Diagnosed With Cerebral Palsy (GMFCS level 3) After Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy: A Retrospective Study.

P Birthi, HJ Iwinski, RB Nickerson, H White.

PM&R, 2011 - Wiley Online Library.

Incomplete Paraplegia in an Adult With SCIWORA With Bowel and Bladder Continence Despite Absence of Sacral Sensation: A Case Report.

P Birthi, NS Karandikar, SS Salles .

PM&R, 2010 - infona.pl

Ceroid Lipofusicinosis and Rehabilitation: A Case Report.

T Ngo, P Birthi, S Salles.


An Unusual Case of a BB Gun-related Traumatic Brain Injury Manifested as Right Medial Longitudinal Fasciculus Injury-Case Report.

P Birthi, J Hammock, C Walters.


Recurrent UTI in Spinal Cord Injury, after Revision of Mitrofanoff Procedure: A Case Report.

J Patel.