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We found 9 rehabilitation physicians who accept Silver Compass 4000 near Tampa, FL.

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Dr. Roberto Villaflor Dominguez, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
2914 North Boulevard
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Roberto Dominguez is a medical specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). He speaks Filipino. His professional affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital, St. Joseph's Women's Hospital, and St. Joseph Children's Hospital. Dr. Dominguez studied medicine at the University of the Philippines College of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Dominguez completed residency programs at Elmhurst Hospital Center and Philippine General Hospital. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Dr. Paul Bryan Kornberg, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine
2914 North Boulevard
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Paul Kornberg's specialty is pediatric rehabilitation medicine. Dr. Kornberg obtained his medical school training at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Kornberg average 4.5 stars out of 5. He 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. He is affiliated with St. Joseph's Hospital, St. Joseph's Women's Hospital, and St. Joseph Children's Hospital.

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Dr. Naomi Alpert Abel, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
7th Floor, Usf Department of Neurosurgery; 2 Tampa General Circle
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Naomi Abel is a physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) specialist in Tampa, FL and Saint Petersburg, FL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Abel include concussion and rehabilitation. She is affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF) Health. Dr. Abel accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. She is open to new patients. Dr. Abel obtained her medical school training at Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Abel include: Peszczynski Award of Excellence to the Outstanding Resident, Emery University and Recipient, Rho Chi Pharmacy Honor Society.

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Clinical interests: Concussion, Rehabilitation

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Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
4600 N Habana Avenue; Suite 28
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Roberto Perez-Millan's areas of specialization are physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. He is professionally affiliated with James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital (JAHVH). Dr. Perez-Millan attended medical school at Ponce School of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine, Other, Neuromuscular Medicine
2914 N Boulevard
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Venerando Batas specializes in spinal cord injury medicine and neuromuscular medicine. He graduated from the University of the Philippines College of Medicine. Dr. Batas is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Physiatry
2333 W Hillsborough Avenue; Suite 100
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Erick Grana specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and practices in Tampa, FL. He attended medical school at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. Dr. Grana has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Grana accepts.

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Dr. Melinda Hutcherson Hayes, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Neuromuscular Medicine
2914 North Boulevard
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Melinda Hayes is a Tampa, FL physician who specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and neuromuscular medicine. Her professional affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital, St. Joseph's Women's Hospital, and St. Joseph Children's Hospital. She graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. Dr. Hayes's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky. She is in-network 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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Dr. Rigoberto Nicholas Nunez, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
2914 North Boulevard
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Rigoberto Nunez is a physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) specialist. Dr. Nunez is affiliated with St. Joseph's Hospital, Kendall Regional Medical Center, and St. Joseph's Women's Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Central University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Nunez completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
4730 N Habana Avenue; Suite 104
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Robert Guirguis' specialties are physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. He practices in Tampa, FL. The average patient rating for Dr. Guirguis is 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from New York Medical College.

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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.