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We found 6 rehabilitation physicians who accept Humana near Johns Creek, GA.

Dr. Otuseun Afolabi Olufade, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Interventional Pain Medicine, Sports Medicine
3855 Pleasant Hill Road; Suite 470
Duluth, GA
 

Dr. Oluseun Olufade is a specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation), interventional pain medicine, and sports medicine. His areas of expertise include the following: facet injection, plantar fasciotomy, and sports health. Dr. Olufade's professional affiliations include Emory Clinic, Emory Johns Creek Hospital, and Emory University Hospital. He studied medicine at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. For his residency, Dr. Olufade trained at Temple University Hospital. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Clinical interests: Plantar Fasciotomy, Sports Health, Sacroiliac Joint Injection, Sacroiliac Joint Pain, Neck Pain, ... (Read more)

Dr. William Jay Lichtenfeld, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
6300 Hospital Parkway; Suite 400
Johns Creek, GA
 

Dr. William Lichtenfeld works as a physiatrist and pain specialist. Dr. Lichtenfeld's clinical interests encompass pain management. He is professionally affiliated with Emory Johns Creek Hospital. He is a graduate of UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Lichtenfeld trained at Pennsylvania Hospital for residency. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

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Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
3905 Johns Creek Court; Suite 200
Atlanta, GA
 

Dr. Jose Mathew is a physician who specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. Dr. Mathew's hospital/clinic affiliations include Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital and Emory Johns Creek Hospital. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine and performed his residency at Nassau University Medical Center.

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Dr. Kristen Leigh Willett, DO
Specializes in Physiatry
6335 Hospital Parkway; Suite 200
Johns Creek, GA
 

Dr. Kristen Willett's area of specialization is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). She has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by her patients. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Willett include spinal injection, electrodiagnostic testing, and spine problems. Dr. Willett is professionally affiliated with Emory Johns Creek Hospital and Resurgens Orthopaedics. She is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Willett attended Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University.

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Clinical interests: Electrodiagnostic Testing, Spinal Injection, Spine Problems

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Specializes in Physiatry
4055 Johns Creek Parkway; Suite A
Suwanee, GA
 

Dr. Ernest Howard is a physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) specialist. Dr. Howard is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. His areas of expertise include the following: pain management, stroke, and carpal tunnel syndrome. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University, Dr. Howard attended Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia for medical school. His professional affiliations include WellStar and Atlanta Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Lower Back Problems, Musculoskeletal Problems, Spine Problems, Stroke, Electromyography, Carpal ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Physiatry
3215 Mcclure Bridge Road
Duluth, GA
 

Dr. Sunil Bhole's specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Bhole has received professional recognition including the following: Atlanta Super Doctors.

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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.