Pain Management Specialists

Vittal R. Nagar, MD, PhD

Vittal R. Nagar, MD, PhD

Pain Management and Rehabilitation

About Dr. Nagar

“My choice to work at Kinisi Institute for Movement was more than just a gut feeling. At Kinisi, the staff work with a motto to treat each patient as a whole person, not just the disease. Kinisi provides a great working environment of team members that provide excellent patient care.”


Dr. Nagar has spent last 5 years in Lexington Kentucky completing his Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency and a Fellowship in Interventional Pain.  During this time, he also completed a PhD in rehabilitation sciences at Texas Tech University Health Sciences, Lubbock TX. Prior to moving to Kentucky, he graduated from J.S.S Medical College, Mysuru, India and then completed an orthopedic surgery residency at Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, Hubli, India

Dr. Nagar specializes in interventional pain Management, physical medicine and rehabilitation, musculoskeletal medicine and neuropathic pain management. He has conducted research and authored key publications related to chronic pain and rehabilitation medicine.

Dr. Nagar’s Professional Affiliations:

  • American Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians
  • American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
  • North American Neuromodulation Society
  • Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Board Eligible in Pain Medicine
  • Started at SCRMC in July 2017

For Dr. Nagar, his family is very important. He enjoys not only spending time playing silly games with his son but also traveling, music, photography, trekking, hiking, cycling, yoga, bowling, tennis, soccer, cricket and reading books.