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We found 9 rehabilitation physicians who accept Child Health Plus near Williamsville, NY.

Dr. Jennifer Helen Gaborski, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
 

Dr. Jennifer Paul is a physiatrist in Rochester, NY. She is affiliated with Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester. She honors several insurance carriers, including Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid. Dr. Paul has an open panel. She studied medicine at SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. Dr. Paul (or staff) speaks Urdu, Greek, and Ukrainian.

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Dr. Mary Catherine Berowski, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
325 Essjay Road
Williamsville, NY
 

Dr. Mary Kauderer is a physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) specialist. Dr. Kauderer is professionally affiliated with Kaleida Health. She accepts Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, Medicaid, and more. After attending SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences for medical school, she completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo. In addition to English, Dr. Kauderer (or staff) speaks Mandarin and Spanish.

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Dr. David L Bagnall, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Other
4949 Harlem Road
Amherst, NY
 

Dr. David Bagnall is a specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Patient reviews placed him at an average of 2.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Bagnall is an in-network provider for Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, Medicaid, and more. Before performing his residency at Tufts Medical Center and Faulkner Hospital, Dr. Bagnall attended Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. Dr. Bagnall (or staff) speaks Spanish and German. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Kenmore Mercy Hospital, Kaleida Health, and Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Bagnall's practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Frederick B McAdam, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
100 College Parkway; Suite 100
Williamsville, NY
 

Dr. Frederick McAdam sees patients in Williamsville, NY and Orchard Park, NY. His medical specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). His average rating from his patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. He honors Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. McAdam obtained his medical school training at SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences and performed his residency at Erie County Medical Center. Dr. McAdam (or staff) speaks Spanish and German. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, Millard Fillmore Gates Circle Hospital, and Sisters of Charity Hospital - St Joseph Campus.

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Dr. James J Czyrny, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
4949 Harlem Road
Amherst, NY
 

Dr. James Czyrny specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). He is a graduate of SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. He is an in-network provider for Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Czyrny (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Arabic, and Japanese. He is professionally affiliated with Eastern Niagara Hospital Lockport Division, the University of Rochester Medical Center, and Millard Fillmore Gates Circle Hospital.

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Specializes in Physiatry
52 S Union Road; Suite 202
Williamsville, NY
 

Dr. Michael Geraci is a physician who specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Patients gave Dr. Geraci an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He takes Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences and Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Geraci (or staff) speaks Spanish and Italian.

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Specializes in Physiatry
5820 Main Street; Suite 200
Williamville, NY
 

Dr. S. David Miller's specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Miller takes. He attended medical school at SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Specializes in Physiatry
850 Hopkins Road
Williamsville, NY
 

Dr. Valerie Vullo's specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). She has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by her patients. Dr. Vullo accepts several insurance carriers, including Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid. She graduated from SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. She is affiliated with Degraff Memorial Hospital, Sisters of Charity Hospital, and Millard Fillmore Gates Circle Hospital.

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Specializes in Physiatry
3495 Bailey Avenue
Buffalo, NY
 

Dr. Jong-Chaur Shieh works as a physiatrist in Buffalo, NY. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. Dr. Shieh accepts Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with VA Western New York Healthcare System.

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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.