Joseph Tu MD
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
To Schedule an Appointment:
painful spine conditions; interventional techniques to manage spine pain; cancer pain; painful compression fractures; neuromodulation for chronic pain
radiofrequecy ablation for facetogenic pain; multi-disciplinary compression fracture management
Joseph C. Tu, MD, is assistant professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at The Ohio State University Medical Center.
Dr. Tu earned his medical degree from University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine in Iowa City, Iowa, and completed his residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at The Ohio State University Medical Center. Dr. Tu then went on to complete a fellowship in pain medicine at Northwestern University in Chicago, Ill. He also held a position as a spine interventionalist and pain specialist at Kaiser Permanente in Roseville, Calif., before returning to The Ohio State University Comprehensive Spine Center.
As a resident and a Pain Medicine Fellow, Dr. Tu has presented several posters and case reports at national conferences on physical medicine and rehabilitation and pain medicine topics. Currently, his research interest centers around interventional spine procedures and their effectiveness to improve patients’ pain symptoms, function in life and quality of life.
Dr. Tu is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the International Spine Intervention Society, the North American Neuromodulation Society, and the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine.