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We found 32 rehabilitation physicians who accept Humana Platinum 500/HMO Premier near Naperville, IL.

Dr. Narayan Surya Tata, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
Naperville, IL
 

Dr. Narayan Tata's areas of specialization are physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. His average patient rating is 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Tata has a special interest in pain management. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Tata honors. He studied medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. He trained at Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago for residency. Dr. Tata is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Tata's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

Dr. Norman A Aliga, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
26w171 Roosevelt Road
Wheaton, IL
 

Dr. Norman Aliga sees patients in Wheaton, IL. His medical specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). These areas are among his clinical interests: amputee rehabilitation, prosthetics, and multiple sclerosis (MS). Dr. Aliga accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of the Philippines and a hospital affiliated with the University of Wisconsin, Dr. Aliga attended medical school at the University of the East, Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center. He has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors. Dr. Aliga (or staff) is conversant in Filipino and Ilocano. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Adventist GlenOaks Hospital. Dr. Aliga is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Prosthetics, Musculoskeletal Problems, Arthritis, Stroke, Multiple Sclerosis, Amputee ... (Read more)

Dr. Satheesh Muppavarapu, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
17w682 Butterfield Road; Suite 300
Oakbrook Terrace, IL
 

Dr. Satheesh Muppavarapu's area of specialization is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). His areas of expertise include the following: amputee rehabilitation, prosthetics, and amputees. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, CIGNA EPO, and more. Dr. Muppavarapu attended medical school at Guntur Medical College. Dr. Muppavarapu's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. His professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Prosthetics, Back Problems, Neck Problems, Ankle Problems, Arthritis, Spine Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Beth Barnhardt Froese, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
27650 Ferry Road; Suite 100
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. Beth Froese's medical specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Her areas of expertise include nerve conduction studies (NCS), trigger point injections, and osteoporosis. Dr. Froese accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. She graduated from East Carolina University, The Brody School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. She is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Back Problems, Musculoskeletal Problems, Neck Problems, Nerve Conduction Studies, Spine Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Steven M Gnatz, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
140 East Loop Road
Wheaton, IL
 

Dr. Steven Gnatz practices physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) in Carol Stream, IL, Homer Glen, IL, and Wheaton, IL. Clinical interests for Dr. Gnatz include joint injections, neck problems, and back problems. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gnatz takes. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and residency at Baylor University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Chicago Super Doctors. Dr. Gnatz is affiliated with Gottlieb Memorial Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Back Problems, Musculoskeletal Problems, Neck Problems, Arthritis, Joint Injections, Rehabilitation

Dr. Mary E Keen, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
Marianjoy Medical Group; 26w171 Roosevelt Road
Wheaton, IL
 

Dr. Mary Keen works as a physiatrist. These areas are among Dr. Keen's clinical interests: down syndrome, brain injury rehabilitation, and autism spectrum disorders (pervasive developmental disorders). She takes Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. She completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Washington. Dr. Keen has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors. She is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. She has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Down Syndrome, Brain Injury Rehabilitation, Cerebral Palsy, Autism Spectrum Disorders

Dr. Noel Rao, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Electrodiagnostic Medicine
26w171 Roosevelt Road
Wheaton, IL
 

Dr. Noel Rao's specialties are physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and electrodiagnostic medicine. He practices in Wheaton, IL and Chicago, IL. Dr. Rao's clinical interests include foot problems, dizziness, and multiple sclerosis (MS). His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Unfortunately, Dr. Rao is not currently accepting new patients. Before performing his residency at Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital, Denver and a hospital affiliated with Temple University, Dr. Rao attended St. John's Medical College for medical school.

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Clinical interests: Dizziness, Multiple Sclerosis, Brain Injury Rehabilitation, Back Problems, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, ... (Read more)

Dr. Shubhra Mukherjee, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine, Rehabilitative Services
27650 Ferry Road
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. Shubhra Mukherjee is a pediatric rehabilitation medicine and rehabilitative services specialist. Clinical interests for Dr. Mukherjee include neurorehabilitation, spasticity, and disabilities. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Mukherjee graduated from the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine. Her training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alberta. Her distinctions include: AACPDM Gage Award for Multi-media; Donnelly Disability Ethics Scholar, RIC; and Transition Task Group, BMCC. Dr. Mukherjee is professionally affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Botox Injection, Spina Bifida, Cerebral Palsy, Neurorehabilitation, Disabilities, Musculoskeletal ... (Read more)

Dr. Vasillos E Stambolis, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
Marianjoy Medical Group; 26w171 Roosevelt Road
Wheaton, IL
 

Dr. Vasillos Stambolis' specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Dr. Stambolis attended medical school at the University of Athens Faculty of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Stambolis completed a residency program at NYU Langone Medical Center. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Workers' Compensation are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Stambolis takes. He has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors. He is conversant in Greek. Dr. Stambolis's professional affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Urodynamics, Spinal Cord Injuries

Dr. Barbara Ann Heller, MD, DO
Specializes in Physiatry
150 E. Willow Avenue; Suite 300
Wheaton, IL
 

Dr. Barbara Heller is a physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) specialist in Lombard, IL, Wheaton, IL, and Glen Ellyn, IL. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Heller include holistic approaches, osteopathic medicine, and alternative medicine. Patient reviews placed Dr. Heller at an average of 2.0 stars out of 5. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Heller honors. She studied medicine at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her residency training at Rush University Medical Center. Dr. Heller's hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Rush Oak Park Hospital. She is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Holistic Approaches, Osteopathic Medicine, Alternative Medicine

Dr. Mahesh V Ramachandran, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
17w682 Butterfield Road; Suite 300
Oakbrook Terrace, IL
 

Dr. Mahesh Ramachandran's area of specialization is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Dr. Ramachandran's hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. He attended medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. His training includes a residency program at Loma Linda University Medical Center. He honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA EPO. Unfortunately, he is not currently accepting new patients.

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Dr. Larissa Rae Ramaizel, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine
26w171 Roosevelt Road
Wheaton, IL
 

Dr. Larissa Pavone specializes in pediatric rehabilitation medicine. She honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. She attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and SUNY Upstate Medical University for medical school and subsequently trained at Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago for residency. Dr. Pavone is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Rush Oak Park Hospital. She welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Thomas Y Pang, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
17w682 Butterfield Road; Suite 300
Oakbrook Terrace, IL
 

Dr. Thomas Pang specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). He is professionally affiliated with Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital, and Delnor Hospital. After completing medical school at Rush Medical College and Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Pang accepts. He is open to new patients.

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Dr. Anjum Sayyad, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
26w171 Roosevelt Road
Wheaton, IL
 

Dr. Anjum Sayyad specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and practices in Wheaton, IL. Her clinical interests include dystonia, spasticity, and spine problems. She is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Adventist Hinsdale Hospital, and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital. Dr. Sayyad honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Dr. Sayyad has an open panel. She graduated from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. For her professional training, Dr. Sayyad completed a residency program at Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago.

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Clinical interests: Back Problems, Musculoskeletal Problems, Neck Problems, Spine Problems, Stroke Rehabilitation, ... (Read more)

Dr. Steven E Mayer, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Sports Medicine
27650 Ferry Road; Suite 100
Warrenville, IL
 

Dr. Steven Mayer's areas of specialization are physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and sports medicine; he sees patients in Warrenville, IL, Naperville, IL, and Geneva, IL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Mayer include knee problems, nerve conduction studies (NCS), and sports health. Dr. Mayer is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. After attending Indiana University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Wisconsin. On average, patients gave him a rating of 1.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Mayer is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Shoulder Problems, Back Problems, Knee Problems, Neck Problems, Nerve Conduction ... (Read more)

Dr. Padma Kamakshi Srigiriraju, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
26w171 Roosevelt Road
Wheaton, IL
 

Dr. Padma Srigiriraju practices physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Dr. Srigiriraju's clinical interests include dizziness, parkinson's disease, and pain management. She is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and Workers' Compensation, as well as other insurance carriers. She is accepting new patients. Before completing her residency at Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital, Dr. Srigiriraju attended medical school at Guntur Medical College.

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Clinical interests: Dizziness, Tennis Elbow, Musculoskeletal Problems, Stroke Rehabilitation, Swallowing Problems, ... (Read 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.