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We found 9 rehabilitation physicians who accept Cofinity near Detroit, MI.

Dr. Abdulghani Ghani Sankri-Tarbichi, MS, PhD, MD
Specializes in Adult Critical Care, Spinal Cord Injury Medicine, Neuromuscular Medicine, Sleep Medicine, Adult Pulmonology
4201 St Antoine; Suite 5 V
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Abdulghani Sankari's specialties are adult critical care, spinal cord injury medicine, and neuromuscular medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Sankari speaks Arabic. These areas are among his clinical interests: sleep disorders, spinal cord injuries, and snoring. He is affiliated with Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), Harper University Hospital, and Karmanos Cancer Center. Dr. Sankari graduated from the University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Sleep Disorders, Snoring, Spinal Cord Injuries

Dr. Lawrence James Horn, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
261 Mack Avenue
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Lawrence Horn's area of specialization is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Dr. Horn's areas of expertise include spasticity and traumatic brain injury. He has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans. He graduated from Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Detroit Super Doctors. Dr. Horn speaks Spanish. Dr. Horn's professional affiliations include Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), Harper University Hospital, and Sinai-Grace Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Botox Injection, Traumatic Brain Injury, Movement Disorders, Spasticity

Dr. Robert Alan Krasnick, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
13850; 12 Mile Road
Warren, MI
 

Dr. Robert Krasnick sees patients in Warren, MI and Macomb, MI. His medical specialties are physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Krasnick include back pain, bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, and neck pain. Dr. Krasnick's average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Cofinity, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna. After completing medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School, he performed his residency at Rush University Medical Center. Dr. Krasnick is affiliated with St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Neck Pain, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Arthritis, Sports ... (Read more)

Dr. Pano Lee Papalekas, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
261 Mack Avenue
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Pano Papalekas specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and practices in Saint Clair Shores, MI and Detroit, MI. Dr. Papalekas has a special interest in bloodless medicine/transfusion-free surgery, sports health, and spine problems. He is in-network for AARP, Cofinity, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Toledo College of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Detroit Super Doctors. He is conversant in Greek. Dr. Papalekas is affiliated with Detroit Medical Center (DMC) and St. John's Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Bloodless Medicine/Transfusion-Free Surgery, Sports Health, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Spine Problems

Dr. Kertia Libretto Black, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
261 Mack Boulevard
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Kertia Black is a rehabilitation physician. Her areas of expertise consist of musculoskeletal (orthopedic) rehabilitation, traumatic brain injury, and stroke rehabilitation. Dr. Black is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. She has received professional recognition including the following: Detroit Super Doctors. She speaks French. Dr. Black's professional affiliations include Hutzel Women's Hospital, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Harper University Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Traumatic Brain Injury, Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation, Stroke Rehabilitation, Brain Injury

Dr. Syed Rafeeq Ahmed, DO
Specializes in Physiatry
261 Mack Avenue
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Syed Ahmed specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Dr. Ahmed (or staff) is conversant in Urdu. Dr. Ahmed's professional affiliations include Hutzel Women's Hospital, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Children's Hospital of Michigan. He attended medical school at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans.

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Clinical interests: Musculoskeletal Problems

Dr. Lourdes Angeles Alfonso, MD
Specializes in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
261 Mack Avenue
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Lourdes Alfonso is a Detroit, MI physician who specializes in spinal cord injury medicine. Her areas of expertise consist of spinal cord injuries and spasticity. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans. Dr. Alfonso is conversant in Filipino. She is professionally affiliated with Hutzel Women's Hospital, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Harper University Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Musculoskeletal Problems, Spine Problems, Spinal Cord Injuries, Spasticity

Dr. Michael Majed Ajluni, MS, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
261 Mack Avenue
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Michael Ajluni specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). He graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Ajluni include spasticity, musculoskeletal injuries, and brain injury. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ajluni accepts. He is professionally affiliated with Hutzel Women's Hospital, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Children's Hospital of Michigan.

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Clinical interests: Musculoskeletal Injuries, Spasticity, Brain Injury

Dr. Maria Humayun, DO
Specializes in Physiatry
261 Mack Avenue
Detroit, MI
 

Dr. Maria Humayun practices physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) in Detroit, MI. Dr. Humayun has a special interest in stroke. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers. She graduated from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Humayun (or staff) speaks Urdu. Dr. Humayun is professionally affiliated with Hutzel Women's Hospital, Wayne State University Physician Group (WSUPG), and Harper University Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Stroke

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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.