Charles A. Odonkor, MD, is an assistant professor of interventional pain medicine, orthopaedics and rehabilitation at Yale University School of Medicine and the Yale New Haven Hospital.He completed medical school at Yale, PM&R residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital, research fellowship at Stanford, and interventional and chronic pain medicine at Harvard, Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Odonkor serves on many national committees, including serving as member of the Spine Intervention Society (SIS) Research Division and the SIS Membership Committee, as well as the North American Neuromodulation Society, Diversity and Outreach Committee.At Yale, he is involved in diversity and outreach efforts, medical student and resident education. He has published over 40 peer-reviewed medical journal articles, received research awards and grants from the North American Neuromodulation Society, American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Association of Academic Physiatrists, and Interventional Orthopaedic Society. He has given over 30 lectures at national and international conferences.Dr. Odonkor’s research focuses on clinical outcomes of minimally invasive techniques for the diagnosis and treatment of spine and joint pain, using mobile applications and wearable technology to monitor physical activity and performance in chronic pain and mobility-limiting musculoskeletal disorders. He is also interested in regenerative medicine, health disparities and neuromodulation research.
- Yale University School of Medicine
- New Haven, CT