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Posts by Ashwin N. Babu, MD

  • In this video, Ashwin Babu, MD, sports medicine physiatrist, discusses the development of non-operative, regenerative medicine treatments that tap into a patient’s natural reserve of growth factors to speed up healing processes.


Dr. Babu received his BA Magna Cum Laude from Rutgers University - New Brunswick and his medical degree at Rutgers - New Jersey Medical School as part of the combined BA/MD program. He pursued a residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) at Northwestern University,Feinberg School of Medicine/Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, where he served as Chief Resident during his final year. He then completed a fellowship in PM&R Sports Medicine at the Spaulding/Harvard Medical School program. He now serves as the Associate Program Director for the Harvard/Spaulding PM&R Residency Training Program. Dr. Babu is board certified in PM&R and Sports Medicine. He is a member of the Mass General Sports Medicine Center, and is an Instructor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Harvard Medical School. He serves as a team physician for the New England Revolution MLS team and for the USA Paralympic Soccer team. He also serves as a consultant for the New England Patriots, Boston Bruins, Harvard University, Suffolk University and Curry College. He has a clinical interest in all aspects of non-operative sports medicine including shoulder, elbow, wrist, hip, knee and ankle injuries. He works closely with patients, coaches, trainers, physical therapists and other physicians to develop personalized strategies to help athletes get back to the sports they love faster, prevent further injury, and improve performance. He has particular expertise in ultrasound-guided interventions, regenerative medicine, and he teaches for several national academies.

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