Kavita Manchikanti, MD


  • Interventional Pain Physician, Pain Management Center of Paducah
    and Ambulatory Surgery Center, Paducah, Kentucky; Pain Management
    Center of Marion and Pain Care Surgery, Marion, Illinois


Kavita Manchikanti, M.D. (Dr. Kavita) is an interventional pain management
physician practicing at the Pain Management Centers of Paducah, Kentucky
and Marion, Illinois and the Ambulatory Surgery Center of Paducah, Kentucky and the Pain Care Surgery of
Marion, Illinois encompassing multidisciplinary pain management programs.


Dr. Kavita graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts from Washington University in St.
Louis. She received her Doctorate of Medicine with distinction from the University of Kentucky College
of Medicine. She received her Fellowship in Pain Medicine and her Residency in Physical Medicine and
Rehabilitation from the University of Kentucky Medical Center.


Dr. Kavita’s professional and committee memberships include American Society of Interventional Pain
Physicians, North American Neuromodulation Society, Medical Quality Improvement Committee (Cardinal
Hill Rehabilitation Hospital), and Lexington Medical Society.


Dr. Kavita has experience working at UK CCTS Professional Student Mentored Research Program,
Amercorps, and the Pain Management Center. She has Honors for scoring greater than ninety percentile on
the 2015 Self-Assessment Exam for PGY-4 Residents, Best Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation(PM&R)
Resident Presentation, Academic Chief Resident for the Department of PM&R, and best Resident at
Leestown Division, VA Medical Center Lexington.


Dr. Kavita presented at a National Conference with a presentation titled ‘A Retrospective Examination of
Gait Changes Following Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy in Different Age Groups.” She has attended multiple
national conferences in Interventional Pain Management.


Dr. Kavita has been published in multiple peer reviewed scientific medical journals.