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Dr. Narayan Surya Tata MD
Specializes in Pain Medicine, Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)
7280 West Licoln Highway
Schereville, IN

Dr. Narayan Tata is a physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine specialist. His average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Tata has indicated that his clinical interests include pain management. He honors Medicare insurance. He graduated from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Tata completed a residency program at Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

Dr. Krishna Dileep Parameswar MD
Specializes in Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation), Pain Medicine, Anesthesiology
7280 W Lincoln Highway
Crown Point, IN
(219) 864-9494; (219) 738-2100

Dr. Krishna Parameswar is a medical specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation), anesthesiology, and pain medicine. Dr. Parameswar's average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include pain management. His education and training includes medical school at Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine and residency at Rush University Medical Center. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Franciscan St. Anthony Health - Crown Point. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Parameswar's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

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Specializes in Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)
Merrillville, IN
(219) 756-7246; (219) 738-2100

Dr. Choong Yoon works as a physiatrist. He is professionally affiliated with Franciscan St. Anthony Health - Crown Point. He attended medical school at Korea University College of Medicine. Dr. Yoon completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with New York University (NYU). Dr. Yoon is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. He welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
8127 Merrillville Road; Suite D
Merrillville, IN
(219) 736-1266; (219) 738-2100

Dr. Peter Yu is a physician who specializes in spinal cord injury medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Yu is 1.5 stars out of 5. He is professionally affiliated with Franciscan St. Anthony Health - Crown Point. Dr. Yu accepts Medicare insurance. Dr. Yu's practice is open to new patients. He attended medical school at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)
Merrillville, IN
(219) 769-0777

Dr. Stephen Karol's specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). He attended medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr. Karol is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)
Merrillville, IN

Dr. Linda Stewart practices physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Dr. Stewart takes Medicare insurance. She graduated from Meharry Medical College.

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Specializes in Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)
1445 South Lake Park Avenue
Hobart, IN

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Specializes in Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)
499 S Court Street
Crown Point, IN
(219) 663-4888

Dr. Michael Owens specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and practices in Saint John, IN and Crown Point, IN. He graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. Dr. Owens is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)
403 W 81st Avenue
Merrillville, IN
(219) 756-6600

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Specializes in Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation), Pain Medicine
8687 Connecticut Street; Suite D
Merrillville, IN
(219) 750-9630

Dr. Arif Hussain specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine and practices in Merrillville, IN. Dr. Hussain is in-network for Medicare insurance. He studied medicine at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Specializes in Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)
9301 Madison Street
Crown Point, IN
(219) 662-5248

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Specializes in Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation), Sports Medicine
300 E 109th Avenue
Crown Point, IN
(219) 662-2400

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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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