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Specializes in Physiatry
826 Washington Road; Suite 210
Westminster, MD
 

Dr. Hyon Schneider sees patients in Havre De Grace, MD, Glen Burnie, MD, and Westminster, MD. Her medical specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). She has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by her patients. Dr. Schneider is in-network for Child Health Plus, Coventry, Family Health Plus, and more. After completing medical school at Ross University School of Medicine, she performed her residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center. She offers interpreting services for her patients. She is affiliated with MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center. Dr. Schneider is accepting new patients.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Interventional Pain Medicine
826 Washington Road; #210
Westminster, MD
 

Dr. Rajesh Jari's specialties are physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and interventional pain medicine. He practices in Owings Mills, MD, Westminster, MD, and Baltimore, MD. He has received a 2.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He accepts Medicaid and Medicare insurance. After completing medical school at the University of Nairobi School of Medicine and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Dr. Jari performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. He is professionally affiliated with MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center. Dr. Jari is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
412 Malcolm Drive; Suite 200
Westminster, MD
 

Dr. Julie Hoang is a physiatrist and pain doctor in Hagerstown, MD, Ellicott City, MD, and Westminster, MD. She obtained her medical school training at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. Dr. Hoang's average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. She is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with MedStar Health and Washington County Hospital. She is accepting new patients.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
826 Washington Road; Suites 210 & 112
Westminster, MD
 

Dr. Akil Benjamin specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Benjamin average 2.5 stars out of 5. He is professionally affiliated with MedStar Health. He is an in-network provider for Medicaid and Medicare insurance. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. Dr. Benjamin studied medicine at Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He trained at Temple University Hospital for his residency.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Interventional Pain Medicine
Spine Medicine &; Rehabilitation Therapies
Westminster, MD
 

Dr. Ira Kornbluth works as a physiatrist and interventional pain specialist in Owings Mills, MD, Baltimore, MD, and Silver Spring, MD. He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is professionally affiliated with MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center. Dr. Kornbluth is an in-network provider for Medicaid and Medicare insurance. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Kornbluth's office for an appointment. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College. For his residency, Dr. Kornbluth trained at a hospital affiliated with Jefferson Medical College.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Psychiatry & Neurology, Pain Medicine
826 Washington Road; Suite 112
Westminster, MD
 

Dr. David Rodriguez is a physician who specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Rodriguez is affiliated with MedStar Health, Adventist Rehabilitation Hospital of Maryland, and Washington Adventist Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. He graduated from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Rodriguez's medical residency was performed at Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine.

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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.