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We found 9 rehabilitation physicians who accept Coventry near Bronx, NY.

Dr. Wayne Laurence Stokes, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Sports Medicine
Docs Continumm Medical Group; 1915-25 Central Park Avenue
Yonkers, NY
 

Dr. Wayne Stokes specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and sports medicine. Dr. Stokes's education and training includes medical school at the University of Vermont College of Medicine and residency at National Rehabilitation Hospital. His areas of expertise include back pain, knee injury, and joint pain. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. Coresource, Vytra, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Stokes accepts. Dr. Stokes is professionally affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Bursitis, Joint Pain, Lumbar Spine Problems, Knee Problems, Ligament Problems, Musculoskeletal ... (Read more)

Dr. Jennifer Lisa Sayanlar, DO
Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
350 Engle Street
Englewood, NJ
 

Dr. Jennifer Sayanlar practices physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine in Summit, NJ and Englewood, NJ. Areas of expertise for Dr. Sayanlar include pain management, spine problems, and neck problems. Patients gave Dr. Sayanlar an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Sayanlar studied medicine at UMDNJ-School of Osteopathic Medicine. Her residency was performed at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. She is affiliated with Atlantic Medical Group and Overlook Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Back Problems, Neck Problems, Spine Problems, Pain Management

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Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
3146 Tremont Avenue
Bronx, NY
 

Dr. Robert Marini is a physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine specialist. Clinical interests for Dr. Marini include pain management. Dr. Marini is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and more. He graduated from Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine and the University of Guadalajara, University Center of Health Sciences. Dr. Marini speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Clara Maass Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

Dr. Kirk Lercher, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
5 East 98th Street; 6th Floor
New York, NY
 

Dr. Kirk Lercher's specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Dr. Lercher honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Workers' Compensation. He is a graduate of UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. For his residency, Dr. Lercher trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). Dr. Lercher (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu, Greek, and Ukrainian. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Lercher's office for an appointment.

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Dr. Brinda Sri Kantha Sullivan, DO
Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
1608 Lemoine Avenue; Suite 202
Fort Lee, NJ
 

Dr. Brinda Kantha's areas of specialization are physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine; she sees patients in Fort Lee, NJ and Raritan, NJ. She is professionally affiliated with JFK Medical Center. She is in-network for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Kantha graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and then she performed her residency at Temple University Hospital. Dr. Kantha (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Chinese.

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Specializes in Physiatry
5676 Riverdale Avenue; Suite 103
Bronx, NY
 

Dr. Donald Liss' area of specialization is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). In addition to English, Dr. Liss (or staff) speaks Hebrew, Spanish, and Russian. After attending Wayne State University School of Medicine, Dr. Liss completed his residency training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Empire BlueCross BlueShield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinctions: Bergen County Super Doctors; One of America's Top Doctors; and Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors.

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Dr. Joyce Goldenberg, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
2825 3rd Avenue; 4th Floor
Bronx, NY
 

Dr. Joyce Goldenberg is a specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Patients gave her an average rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Coventry, First Health, and Cigna are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Goldenberg accepts. She studied medicine at Autonomous University of Ciudad Juarez (UACJ). Dr. Goldenberg (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Hebrew, and Spanish.

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Specializes in Physiatry
 

Dr. Christine Pfisterer is a specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). She works in Teaneck, NJ. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver. She is a graduate of Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Pfisterer (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Greek.

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Specializes in Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine
3101 Eastchester Road
Bronx, NY
 

Dr. Saundra Nickens specializes in pediatric rehabilitation medicine and practices in Bronx, NY. She studied medicine at New York Medical College. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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.