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We found 20 rehabilitation physicians who accept Humana Bronze 6450/HMO Premier near Wheat Ridge, CO.

Dr. Joyce L Oleszek, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine
3455 Lutheran Parkway; Suite 230
Wheat Ridge, CO
 

Dr. Joyce Oleszek's specialty is pediatric rehabilitation medicine. Dr. Oleszek is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. She attended Wayne State University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver for residency. Awards and/or distinctions she has received include Denver's Top Docs - Pediatric Rehabilitation, 5280 Magazine (2011) and Denver's Top Docs - Pediatric Rehabilitation 2011 - 5280 Magazine. Dr. Oleszek's hospital/clinic affiliations include Children's Hospital Colorado, the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH), and the University Physicians.

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Clinical interests: Cerebral Palsy, Movement Disorders, Dystonia, Spasticity, Neuromuscular Disorders, Rehabilitation

Dr. Susan E Ladley Obrien, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
777 Bannock Street
Denver, CO
 

Dr. Susan Ladley's specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). She speaks Spanish. Her professional affiliations include Denver Health Medical Center, the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH), and the University Physicians. Dr. Ladley obtained her medical school training at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine and performed her residency at Tufts Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver. Dr. Ladley accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Spine Problems, Spinal Cord Injuries, Brain Injury, Rehabilitation

Dr. Michael R Dichiaro, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine
3455 Lutheran Parkway; Suite 230
Wheat Ridge, CO
 

Dr. Mike Dichiaro's area of specialization is pediatric rehabilitation medicine. After completing medical school at Ohio State University College of Medicine, Dr. Dichiaro performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver. He is especially interested in stroke and cerebral palsy. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Dichiaro honors. Dr. Dichiaro's professional affiliations include Children's Hospital Colorado, the University of Colorado Health (UCHealth), and the University Physicians.

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Clinical interests: Nerve Problems, Cerebral Palsy, Spine Problems, Stroke, Neuromuscular Disorders, Injuries, Trauma, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Physiatry
777 Bannock Street
Denver, CO
 

Dr. Michelle Pepper's area of specialization is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). She is professionally affiliated with Denver Health Medical Center, the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH), and the University Physicians. She honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Pepper's education and training includes medical school at Medical College of Wisconsin and the University of Utah School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Rehabilitation

Dr. Michael L Blei, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
777 Bannock Street; Mc 7782
Denver, CO
 

Dr. Michael Blei practices physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Dr. Blei's hospital/clinic affiliations include the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) and the University Physicians. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Utah, Dr. Blei attended medical school at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Neuromuscular Disorders, Rehabilitation

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Specializes in Physiatry
2801 Youngfield Street; Suite 150
Golden, CO
 

Dr. Douglas Hemler is a rehabilitation physician in Golden, CO. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. He has indicated that his clinical interests include pain management. Dr. Hemler is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Hemler graduated from Creighton University School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. He is affiliated with Centura Health.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

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Specializes in Physiatry
255 Union Boulevard; Suite 380
Lakewood, CO
 

Dr. Ranee Shenoi specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). She is affiliated with Centura Health. After attending the University of Texas Medical School at Houston for medical school, she completed her residency training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Shenoi honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Other
2150 W. 29th Avenue; Suite 600
Denver, CO
 

Dr. Samuel Chan is a rehabilitation physician. His average rating from his patients is 2.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Chan include pain management. Dr. Chan is professionally affiliated with Centura Health. Dr. Chan honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. After completing medical school at the University of Washington School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Washington.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

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Specializes in Physiatry
4485 Wadsworth Boulevard; 105
Wheat Ridge, CO
 

Dr. Gareth Shemesh is a rehabilitation physician. Dr. Shemesh attended medical school at St. George's University School of Medicine. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Physiatry
2801 Youngfield Street; Suite 150
Golden, CO
 

Dr. Kyle Morgan is a medical specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. His education and training includes medical school at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine and Baylor College of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Morgan is professionally affiliated with Centura Health.

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Specializes in Physiatry
255 Union Boulevard; #380
Lakewood, CO
 

Dr. Byron Jones specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and practices in Lakewood, CO. Patient ratings for Dr. Jones average 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Physiatry
3555 Lutheran Parkway; Suite 320
Wheat Ridge, CO
 

Dr. Shimon Blau is a physiatrist in Wheat Ridge, CO. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Blau is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
1380 S Santa Fe Drive; Suite 100
Denver, CO
 

Dr. Kathy McCranie is a rehabilitation physician and pain doctor. She takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. She attended medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Physiatry
2480 W 26th Avenue; Building B Suite 90
Denver, CO
 

Dr. Usama Ghazi's area of specialization is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Midwestern University, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Specializes in Physiatry
4251 Kipling Street; Suite 220
Wheat Ridge, CO
 

Dr. Robert Kawasaki is a physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) specialist in Wheat Ridge, CO. He is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Kawasaki attended medical school at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Physiatry
4251 Kipling Street; Suite 220
Wheat Ridge, CO
 

Dr. John Sacha sees patients in Wheat Ridge, CO. His medical specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Patient reviews placed him at an average of 1.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Sacha accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine.

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What is Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation?

The specialty of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) is not one that many people are immediately familiar with, yet it is one that serves thousands of people every year. Also known as Physiatry, it is sometimes simply referred to as Rehabilitation or Rehab. This specialty focuses on restoring quality of life for patients who are experiencing physical pain or loss of function after a traumatic illness or injury. After major surgery, a car accident, a long illness such as cancer, or a major change to the body (such as the loss of a limb), it is the PM&R physicians who help patients begin to feel better and put the pieces of their life back together again.

PM&R physicians work with patients who have been disabled by pain or the loss of motion or cognition, and they find ways to restore function. They may consult with other physicians such as neurologists, orthopedists, physical therapists, or psychiatrists. PM&R specialists treat the whole person, not specific symptoms or illnesses, and their goal is to help patients lead active and able lives.

One example of services performed by a physical medicine and rehabilitation physician is teaching a patient who just had a leg amputated how to get around the house, use the bathroom, bathe, and care for themselves. A different example might be helping a patient learn how to walk again after a traumatic brain injury. Because there are so many different causes of pain and disability, the list of services provided by PM&R physicians is nearly endless. Generally, services that are provided by a PM&R specialist can fall into one of the following care categories:
  • Self-care skills (bathing, grooming)
  • Physical care (feeding, taking medication)
  • Mobility
  • Respiratory care (ventilator care, exercises for lung function)
  • Communication
  • Cognitive skills (memory, problem solving)
  • Vocational training
  • Pain management
  • Psychological counseling (adapting to a disability)

Because there are so many options, it can be a very creative specialty. When accidents, pain, or illness cause disability, it is the physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists who are there to give patients their life back.