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Specializes in Pain Medicine, Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)

7280 West Licoln Highway
Schereville, IN

Clinical interests: Pain Management, Adolescent age 12 and above, Arthritis treament non, Back Pain, Chronic Pain, ... (Read more)

Dr. Narayan Tata is a medical specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. His areas of expertise include the following: back pain, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), and neck pain. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HFN, and HealthSmart. Before performing his residency at Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Dr. Tata attended Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Tata is conversant in Telugu. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Central DuPage Hospital, Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital.

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Specializes in Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)

1. The Neurological Institute & Specialty Centers; 521 East 86th Avenue
Suite Z Merrillville, IN
(219) 769-0777; (219) 738-2100

Dr. Stephen Karol is a physiatrist. Dr. Karol takes Medicare insurance. He attended medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Franciscan St. Anthony Health - Crown Point. His practice is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine, Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)

11456 S. Broadway
Crown Point, IN
(219) 756-2722

Dr. Bo Headlam's areas of specialization are physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and interventional pain medicine. He honors Medicare insurance. Dr. Headlam graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University.

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Specializes in Pain Medicine, Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

8127 Merrillville Road; Suite D
Merrillville, IN
(219) 736-1266; (219) 738-2100

(Average of 5 in 1 rating)

Dr. Peter Yu is a medical specialist in spinal cord injury medicine. He is affiliated with Franciscan St. Anthony Health - Crown Point. Dr. Yu takes Medicare insurance. His practice is open to new patients. He graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation), Pain Medicine

399 East 84th Drive
Merrillville, IN
(219) 756-7246; (219) 738-2100

Dr. Choong Yoon is a rehabilitation physician in Merrillville, IN and Crown Point, IN. He attended Korea University College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with New York University (NYU). Dr. Yoon is professionally affiliated with Franciscan St. Anthony Health - Crown Point. He is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)

521 Ee. 86th Place; Suite O
Merrillville, IN
(219) 886-6765

(Average of 5 in 2 ratings)

Dr. Linda Stewart works as a rehabilitation physician. She attended Meharry Medical College and then went on to complete her residency at Rush University Medical Center. Dr. Stewart 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

Dr. Mitchel Bershader is a physiatrist in Highland, IN and Merrillville, IN. He accepts Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)

1445 South Lake Park Avenue
Hobart, IN
(219) 942-7100

(Average of 5 in 3 ratings)

Dr. Olusola Olowe is a physician who specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Dr. Olowe is conversant in Spanish. Patient ratings for Dr. Olowe average 5.0 stars out of 5.

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Specializes in Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)

9301 Madison Street
Crown Point, IN
(219) 662-5248

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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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