We found 52 rehabilitation physicians who accept United Healthcare Platinum POS near Elkins Park, PA.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
2630 Holme Avenue; Second Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Jeremy Simon is a physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine specialist in Philadelphia, PA and Media, PA. His education and training includes medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and residency at a hospital affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University. Dr. Simon is especially interested in pain management. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He accepts Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Riddle Hospital and Nazareth Hospital. Dr. Simon is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

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Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
301 East City Avenue; First Floor
Bala Cynwyd, PA
 

Dr. Gerald Dworkin's areas of specialization are physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. Patients gave Dr. Dworkin an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. He is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and a graduate of Jefferson University Hospitals' residency program. Dr. Dworkin's professional affiliations include Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital, Bryn Mawr Hospital, and Mercy Philadelphia Hospital. He has an open panel.

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Dr. Mitchell Kirk Freedman, DO
Specializes in Physiatry
2630 Holme Avenue; 2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Mitchell Freedman works as a rehabilitation physician. He is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and a graduate of Jefferson University Hospitals' residency program. His areas of expertise include knee replacement, lower back strain, and torticollis. Dr. Freedman's patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. He accepts Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Methodist Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Elbow Pain, Rhabdomyosarcoma, Knee Pain, Neck Pain, Bursitis, Shoulder Pain, Bone Cancer, Sarcoma, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ellen Kathleen Casey, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Family Medicine, Sports Medicine
10 Shurs Lane
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Ellen Casey works as a rehabilitation physician, family medicine physician, and sports medicine specialist. Her areas of expertise include the following: radiculopathy (nerve root disorder), stress fractures, and joint injections. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Casey honors. Dr. Casey graduated from the University of Virginia School of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Casey completed residency programs at Pennsylvania Hospital and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Pennsylvania Hospital, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP), and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Pain, Sports Health, Hip Pain, Tendonitis, Radiculopathy, Herniated Disc, Lower Back Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Meeta Devendra Peer, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
9701 Bustleton Avenue
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Meeta Peer's medical specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Areas of particular interest for Dr. Peer include neurorehabilitation and electromyography (EMG). She is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She graduated from B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad and B.J. Medical College, Pune. In addition to English, Dr. Peer (or staff) speaks Hindi. Dr. Peer's hospital/clinic affiliations include Einstein Healthcare Network and Nazareth Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Electromyography, Neurorehabilitation

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Specializes in Physiatry
2 Bala Plaza, Suite Il52; 333 City Line Avenue
Bala Cynwyd, PA
 

Dr. Scott Davidoff's area of specialization is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). In his practice, Dr. Davidoff focuses on back pain. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. He attended medical school at Temple University School of Medicine. He is affiliated with Lankenau Medical Center. Dr. Davidoff's practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Back Pain

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Specializes in Physiatry
2 Bala Plaza, Suite Il52; 333 City Avenue
Bala Cynwyd, PA
 

Dr. Jeffery Rowe is a rehabilitation physician. In his practice, he is particularly interested in back pain. Dr. Rowe accepts Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Bryn Mawr Hospital. Dr. Rowe welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Back Pain

Dr. Michael Francis Saulino, MD
Specializes in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
60 Township Line Road
Elkins Park, PA
 

Dr. Michael Saulino is a spinal cord injury medicine specialist. His clinical interests include spasticity, pain management, and stroke rehabilitation. He is an in-network provider for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Saulino graduated from Penn State College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University. He has received the distinction of Philadelphia Super Doctors. Dr. Saulino is professionally affiliated with Einstein Healthcare Network.

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Clinical interests: Spina Bifida, Spinal Cord Injuries, Spasticity, Pain Management, Stroke Rehabilitation, ... (Read more)

Dr. Gilbert Lafontant, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
60 Township Line Road
Elkins Park, PA
 

Dr. Gilbert Lafontant is a physician who specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Clinical interests for Dr. Lafontant include musculoskeletal (orthopedic) rehabilitation and cancer rehabilitation. He takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Temple University. He is affiliated with Fox Chase Cancer Center and Einstein Healthcare Network.

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Clinical interests: Cancer Rehabilitation, Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation

Dr. Kristie Y Kim, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Acupuncture, Neuromuscular Medicine
60 Township Line Road
Elkins Park, PA
 

Dr. Kristie Kim's areas of specialization are physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation), acupuncture, and neuromuscular medicine. She attended medical school at Yonsei University College of Medicine. She completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. In her practice, Dr. Kim focuses on electromyography (EMG). Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kim honors. She is professionally affiliated with Einstein Healthcare Network.

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Clinical interests: Electromyography, Tendonitis, Musculoskeletal Problems, Chronic Pain, Acute Pain

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Specializes in Physiatry
2 Bala Plaza, Suite Il52; 333 City Line Avenue
Bala Cynwyd, PA
 

Dr. Roy Lerman's specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). His areas of expertise include back pain, bursitis, and facet injection. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. After completing medical school at Temple University School of Medicine, Dr. Lerman performed his residency at Stanford Hospital & Clinics. Dr. Lerman is professionally affiliated with Bryn Mawr Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Lumbar Sympathetic Block, Bursitis, Lower Back Problems, Strains, Facet Injection, Radiofrequency ... (Read more)

Dr. Thomas Ken Watanabe, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
60 Township Line Road
Elkins Park, PA
 

Dr. Thomas Watanabe's medical specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Areas of expertise for Dr. Watanabe include concussion and spasticity. He honors Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school, Dr. Watanabe completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Watanabe is professionally affiliated with Einstein Healthcare Network.

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Clinical interests: Traumatic Brain Injury, Concussion, Spasticity

Dr. David James Van Why, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
60 Township Line Road
Elkins Park, PA
 

Dr. David Van Why is a medical specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). His clinical interests encompass neurorehabilitation, musculoskeletal (orthopedic) rehabilitation, and stroke rehabilitation. Dr. Van Why is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Van Why's residency was performed at Jefferson University Hospitals. He is affiliated with Einstein Healthcare Network.

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Clinical interests: Neurorehabilitation, Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation, Left Ventricular Assist Device, Stroke ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Physiatry
2 Bala Plaza, Suite Il52; 333 City Line Avenue
Bala Cynwyd, PA
 

Dr. Marc Effron's area of specialization is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Effron has a special interest in back pain. He is professionally affiliated with Bryn Mawr Hospital. He takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Effron welcomes new patients. He attended medical school at SUNY Upstate Medical University.

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Clinical interests: Back Pain

Dr. Keri Marie Lavigne-Langenstein, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
7600 Central Avenue
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Keri Lavigne-Langenstein is a specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). She works in Philadelphia, PA and Lancaster, PA. Dr. Lavigne-Langenstein honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. She graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical University. She trained at Ohio State University Medical Center for her residency. She is professionally affiliated with Lancaster General Health.

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Dr. Patricia Ellen Riley, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
8131 Roosevelt Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA
 

Dr. Patricia Riley works as a physiatrist in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Riley is professionally affiliated with Nazareth Hospital. She honors Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and more. She is a graduate of MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and a graduate of Graduate Hospital's residency program.

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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.