We found 6 rehabilitation physicians who accept Aetna Leap Everyday near Pottstown, PA.

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Dr. Saloni Sharma, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
400 Enterprise Avenue
Limerick, PA
 

Dr. Saloni Sharma specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and practices in Limerick, PA, Philadelphia, PA, and Bryn Mawr, PA. Dr. Sharma is affiliated with Riddle Hospital. Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sharma honors. Her practice is open to new patients. Dr. Sharma is a graduate of Penn State College of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Sharma completed a residency program at Jefferson University Hospitals.

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Dr. Gregory John Chapis, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
1603 E High Street; Suite A
Pottstown, PA
 

Dr. Gregory Chapis is a physician who specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). He is affiliated with Phoenixville Hospital. His education and training includes medical school at Temple University School of Medicine and residency at Temple University Hospital. The average patient rating for Dr. Chapis is 3.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Coventry, and more.

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Dr. David Lloyd Lichten, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
1603 E High Street; Suite A
Pottstown, PA
 

Dr. David Lichten, who practices in Pottstown, PA, is a medical specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). He is professionally affiliated with Phoenixville Hospital. Before performing his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals, Dr. Lichten attended St. George's University School of Medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Lichten average 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. William Guillermo Cano, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
1601 Medical Drive
Pottstown, PA
 

Dr. William Cano is a specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. Dr. Cano is professionally affiliated with Phoenixville Hospital. He attended the University of Granada Faculty of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo and a hospital affiliated with SUNY Upstate Medical University. He has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Cano is an in-network provider for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Thomas Raymond Haley, DO
Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
1603 E High Street; Suite A
Pottstown, PA
 

Dr. Thomas Haley's specialties are physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. He practices in Pottstown, PA. His professional affiliations include Phoenixville Hospital and Chestnut Hill Hospital. He studied medicine at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Haley's medical residency was performed at Temple University Hospital. He is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Christiopher Charles Dankmyer, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
1603 E High Street; Suite A
Pottstown, PA
 

Dr. Christopher Dankmyer is a rehabilitation physician in Pottstown, PA. Dr. Dankmyer takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry. His education and training includes medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and residency at Abington Memorial Hospital. He is affiliated with Phoenixville Hospital.

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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.