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We found 11 rehabilitation physicians who accept Medicare near Wappingers Falls, NY.

Dr. Amit S Dholakia, DO
Specializes in Physiatry
600 Westage Business Ctr Drive
Fishkill, NY
 

Dr. Amit Dholakia's specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). He obtained his medical school training at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He is especially interested in pain management. Dr. Dholakia is in-network for Medicare insurance. Dr. Dholakia is affiliated with Mount Kisco Medical Group (MKMG).

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

Dr. Hoon Jae Park, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
1772 South Road
Wappingers Falls, NY
 

Dr. Hoon Park practices physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) in Wappingers Falls, NY. He speaks Korean. In his practice, Dr. Park focuses on traditional chinese acupuncture, musculoskeletal problems, and rheumatic diseases. He is a graduate of Yonsei University College of Medicine. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Park accepts several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Child Health Plus, and POMCO.

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Clinical interests: Headache, Rheumatic Diseases, Shoulder Problems, Joint Pain, Fibromyalgia, Back Problems, Knee ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Physiatry
1207 Route 9; Suite 11
Wappingers Falls, NY
 

Dr. Larisa Bruma-Caracuda practices physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) in Wappingers Falls, NY. Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bruma-Caracuda accepts. Dr. Bruma-Caracuda attended Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) for residency.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Sports Medicine
1910 South Road
Poughkeepsie, NY
 

Dr. Richard Dentico is a physician who specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and sports medicine. Dr. Dentico accepts Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of New York Medical College. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
400 Westage Business Center Drive
Fishkill, NY
 

Dr. Devashish Sen specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. He graduated from Neta J. Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College & Hospital, Jabalpur and then he performed his residency at Boston Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Sen is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. He has received professional recognition including the following: Chief Resident, Boston Medical Center, Dept. of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Dr. Arefin Siddique, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
1315 Route 9; Suite 204
Wappingers Falls, NY
 

Dr. Arefin Siddique is a specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). He works in Cortlandt Manor, NY, Wappingers Falls, NY, and Sleepy Hollow, NY. He accepts the following insurance: Medicaid and Medicare. Dr. Siddique graduated from Chittagong Medical College. Dr. Siddique (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Spanish, and Italian. Dr. Siddique is professionally affiliated with Phelps Memorial Hospital Center and Phelps Memorial Hospital Association.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Interventional Pain Medicine
1207 Route 9; Suite 4
Wappingers Falls, NY
 

Dr. Gladys Cardenas sees patients in Wappingers Falls, NY and Rye Brook, NY. Her medical specialties are physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and interventional pain medicine. Dr. Cardenas's average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. She takes Cigna, Aetna, and Medicare, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of the University of Chile Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Cardenas (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, German, and French.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
1910 South Road
Poughkeepsie, NY
 

Dr. Samant Virk is a physiatrist and pain doctor in Poughkeepsie, NY. He honors several insurance carriers, including MVP Health Care, Child Health Plus, and Family Health Plus. He is a graduate of St. George's University School of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Virk speaks Spanish.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
1901 South Road
Poughkeepsie, NY
 

Dr. Vishal Rekhala practices physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. He graduated from Midwestern University, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
1207 Route; 9 Ste 11
Wappingers Falls, NY
 

Dr. Maria Rivera-Iturbe is a physician who specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. She is an in-network provider for Medicaid and Medicare insurance. Dr. Rivera-Iturbe attended medical school at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. She speaks Spanish.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
1910 South Road
Poughkeepsie, NY
 

Dr. Faguna Patel's specialties are physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. She practices in Commack, NY, Poughkeepsie, NY, and Fishkill, NY. Dr. Patel is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid. She is a graduate of the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic 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.