Dr. Atul L. Bhat, MD

Physiatrist at Orthopaedic Surgical Associates

Meet Dr. Atul L. Bhat, MD

Dr. Bhat is a board-certified and fellowship-trained physiatrist with Orthopaedic Surgical Associates in North Chelmsford, MA.

He specializes in the non-surgical management of spinal and occupational disorders, taking a diagnostic and therapeutic approach to patients with spine-related pain.

Dr. Bhat at a Glance

  • He has deep expertise managing the non-surgical continuum of care and is well-versed with the indications for surgical intervention.
  • As a Clinical Instructor at Tufts University School of Medicine he is actively involved in spine-related research. He authored numerous publications dedicated to spinal conditions in peer-reviewed journals.

Dr. Bhat is committed to restoring function and alleviating pain. He works in collaboration with Dr. Mark A. Lapp, MD, North Chelmsford, MA, 01863 at Orthopaedic Surgical Associates.

Directions to our primary location in North Chelmsford, MA

How Dr. Atul L. Bhat, MD Can Help You


  • Physiatrist
  • Pain Medicine and Management Physician


  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Coccydynia
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Herniated Disc/Bulging Disc
  • Ligament Sprain
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Muscle Pain
  • Muscle Strain
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Piriformis Syndrome
  • Sacroiliac (SI) Joint Dysfunction
  • Sciatica/Radiculopathy/Leg Pain
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic Spine Disorders
  • Whiplash


  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Exercise
  • Injections/Blocks
  • Intradiscal Electrothermal Therapy (IDET)
  • Physical Therapy
  • Rehabilitation

Accolades for Dr. Atul L. Bhat, MD

Professional Distinctions

  • Clinical Instructor, Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Interventional Spine Fellowship, Penn Spine Center at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • North American Spine Society
  • International Spinal Intervention Society

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified, American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Office Information for Dr. Atul L. Bhat, MD

14 Research Place Suite 200 North Chelmsford, MA 01863 Driving Directions

Primary Location

14 Research Place
Suite 200
North Chelmsford, MA 01863

Orthopaedic Surgical Associates

Lowell General Hospital

Nashoba Valley Medical Center

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