We found 10 rehabilitation physicians who accept MyBlue Silver 1603 near Fort Myers, FL.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
3033 Winkler Avenue
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Christopher Dawson works as a rehabilitation physician and pain doctor in Fort Myers, FL. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia and a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Dr. Dawson attended medical school at West Virginia University School of Medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Dawson is 2.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He has received the distinction of Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, West Virginia University School of Medicine.. In addition to English, Dr. Dawson speaks Spanish.

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Specializes in Physiatry
12700 Creekside Lane; Suite 301
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. James Weiner is a rehabilitation physician. He studied medicine at Eastern Virginia Medical School. He completed his residency training at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth and a hospital affiliated with Eastern Virginia Medical School. Dr. Weiner's patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Weiner honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Kenneth J Galang, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
13710 Metropolis Avenue; Suite 110
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Kenneth Galang's medical specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and osteopathic manipulative medicine. Dr. Galang graduated from the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
2531 Cleveland Avenue; Suite 1
Ft Myers, FL
 

Dr. Allen Tafel is a specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. He works in Fort Myers, FL. Dr. Tafel attended medical school at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Physiatry
35 Barkley Circle; Suite 1
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Vidya Kini, who practices in Fort Myers, FL, is a medical specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Her average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Kini takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Physiatry
8960 Colonial Center Drive; Suite 210
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Sebastian Klisiewicz practices physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). He attended medical school at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Interventional Pain Medicine
8255 College Parkway; Suite 100
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Michael Frey is a physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and interventional pain medicine specialist in Fort Myers, FL. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Frey is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Physiatry
8960 Colonial Center Drive; Suite 210
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Donna Lanthier's specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. She studied medicine at New York Medical College.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
13470 Parker Commons Boulevard; Suite 105
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Keith Susko is a specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. He works in Fort Myers, FL. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Susko is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Eastern Virginia Medical School.

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Specializes in Physiatry
2776 Cleveland Avenue
Fort Myers, FL
 

Dr. Bryant Vuong is a physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) specialist in Fort Myers, FL. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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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.
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