Ospina Medical was founded to answer the need for exceptional, personalized, and ethical medical care in New York City. Our practice specializes in interventional orthopedic and pain medicine therapies that are focused on restoring function and improving pain. We believe that educating you about your conditions and all available treatment options allows for a more informed and patient-centric care plan. Treating you with compassion, honesty and respect are the cornerstones of our approach to delivering the highest quality care.
Areas treatedCervical Spine, Elbow, Foot & Ankle, Hand & Wrist, Hip, Knee, Lumbar Spine, Shoulder, Thoracic Spine
Dr. Rajivan Maniam is one of Manhattan’s leading regenerative medicine and interventional pain physicians. He completed his anesthesiology residency at Columbia University Medical Center and his interventional pain fellowship at Harvard Medical School’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital. He is currently double-board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine through the American Board of Anesthesiology. Additionally, he has completed advanced certifications in regenerative medicine through the Interventional Orthopedic Foundation as well as extensive training in functional medicine through the Institute for Functional Medicine.
Dr. Maniam received his undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences from Cornell University with a concentration in Neurobiology and Behavior. He then attended Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School where he was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society for his compassionate patient care.
Throughout his training, Dr. Maniam has had a strong interest in regenerative medicine and its growing role in treating patients with orthopedic injuries. By partnering with Regenexx, Dr. Maniam is able to provide the most advanced and evidence based regenerative medicine treatments available today. Furthermore, by melding regenerative medicine with Dr. Maniam’s functional medicine training, he is able to create customized treatment plans that allow for sustained efficacy and improved outcomes.
Nationally, Dr. Maniam continues to remain active in several national organizations including the Spine Intervention Society, the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, the North American Neuromodulation Society, the Interventional Orthopedic Foundation, and the Institute for Functional Medicine. Dr. Maniam has delivered both local and national presentations on various topics within the field of pain management and continues to be heavily involved in new clinical research trials and resident and fellow teaching.
Dr. Maniam strives to provide individualized, evidence based, treatment strategies to better serve the needs of his patients. By utilizing a combination of regenerative medicine, interventional procedures and functional medicine, Dr. Maniam strives to not just alleviate pain but improve his patients overall health and function.
In his spare time, Dr. Maniam enjoys traveling, playing tennis, and spending time with his family and friends.
Dr. Matthew Kohler has been a leader in the field of Interventional Pain and Regenerative Medicine in Manhattan since he completed his post-doctoral training in 2016. Dr. Kohler did his residency in Anesthesiology and his fellowship in Pain Medicine at the prestigious Columbia University Medical Center, part of New York City’s top ranked New York Presbyterian Hospital system. He is double-board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine through the American Board of Anesthesiology. Following his training and prior to co-founding Ospina Medical, Dr. Kohler spent over three years honing his skills in one of Manhattan’s premier private practice medical groups as the Director of Regenerative Medicine.
Dr. Kohler has an undergraduate degree in Human Biological Anthropology from Emory University, which has provided him with a unique and comprehensive understanding of human form and function from an evolutionary and systems perspective. He then received his Medical Degree from the University of Virginia, one of the nation’s leaders in innovative and collaborative medical teaching and research. It is during his time at the University of Virginia that his core principles of engaging in the highest quality patient care, education, research, and service to the community were firmly instilled.
Dr. Kohler understands the need for a proven yet personalized treatment plan to help alleviate his patients’ suffering. He generally encourages a holistic and conservative approach whenever possible to help improve his patients’ quality of life while minimizing risks. Through continued post-graduate education in regenerative medicine with the Interventional Orthobiologics Foundation and participation with the Regenexx network, Dr. Kohler is positioned to provide his patients with the most advanced and evidence-based orthobiologic therapies available. Additionally, his extensive training in ultrasound- and fluoroscopy-guided spine and joint interventions gives him a unique skillset to provide focused and precise treatments exactly where his patients need it.
Due to his desire to give his patients the best possible outcomes and truly provide the most comprehensive and tailored care, Dr. Kohler has also undergone additional education in genomics-based personalized medicine. This gives him unique insight in how to optimize his patients’ health prior to any treatments and give them the tools to stay healthy and prevent further re-injury or degeneration.
In his free time Dr. Kohler enjoys attending concerts and art galleries, trying different New York City restaurants, traveling abroad, and maintaining an active lifestyle.
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