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We found 6 rehabilitation physicians who accept Coventry Bronze near Pottstown, PA.

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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 specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). He works in Pottstown, PA. Dr. Chapis's average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Temple University Hospital and York Hospital, Dr. Chapis attended Temple University School of Medicine. Dr. Chapis is affiliated with Phoenixville Hospital and Abington Health. He is accepting new patients.

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

Dr. Saloni Sharma's specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Before performing her residency at Jefferson University Hospitals, Dr. Sharma attended Penn State College of Medicine for medical school. She honors Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. She is professionally affiliated with Riddle Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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

Dr. David Lichten is a rehabilitation physician. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Jefferson University Hospitals, Dr. Lichten attended medical school at St. George's University School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Phoenixville Hospital.

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

Dr. William Cano is a medical specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Dr. Cano graduated from the University of Granada Faculty of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo and a hospital affiliated with SUNY Upstate Medical University. The average patient rating for Dr. Cano is 3.0 stars out of 5. He takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Phoenixville Hospital.

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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 works as a rehabilitation physician and pain specialist in Pottstown, PA. He is affiliated with Phoenixville Hospital and Chestnut Hill Hospital. He graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Haley trained at Temple University Hospital for residency. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry.

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

Dr. Christopher Dankmyer sees patients in Pottstown, PA. His medical specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). He is a graduate of Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and a graduate of Abington Memorial Hospital's residency program. Dr. Dankmyer is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally 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.