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Brite John Chalunkal, DO Pain Management Physician
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Brite John Chalunkal, DO Pain Management Physician
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Brite John Chalunkal, DO

Dr. Chalunkal is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine. His educational background includes a PM&R residency at Columbia University and an anesthesia pain fellowship with Interventional Spine training at the University of Michigan. His experience spans from cancer rehabilitation at Memorial Sloan Kettering to the treatment of sports-related spine disorders at the Hospital for Special Surgery.

He is committed to delivering the highest caliber of evidence-based clinical care to his patients. He has a passion for interventional spine medicine, cancer rehabilitation, and musculoskeletal spine rehabilitation. He treats spine and peripheral joint related dysfunction using multimodal treatment regimens that include therapeutic exercise and minimally invasive image-guided injections.

Dr. Chalunkal —co-author of articles published in peer-reviewed journals such as the Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Journal including a chapter on management of musculoskeletal disorders in Therapeutic Programs for Musculoskeletal Disorders—has presented on a range of physical medicine and rehabilitation topics at national medical meetings including the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the Association of Academic Physiatry. 

Dr. Chalunkal is currently welcoming new patients and accepts most insurance plans. He is on the medical staff at Baylor Medical Center at McKinney, Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas and the Sammons Cancer Center.

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis

Brite John Chalunkal, DO
  • McKinney

    5236 West University Drive
    Suite 2000

    McKinney, TX 75071

  • Frisco

    The STAR
    3800 Gaylord Pkwy
    Suite 810

    Frisco, Tx 75034

  • Columbia University Department of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine
  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
  • NewYork–Presbyterian Hospital
  • University of Michigan
  • Association of Academic Physiatrists