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We found 6 rehabilitation physicians who accept United Healthcare Silver 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' specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Chapis honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Coventry, and more. He graduated from Temple University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Temple University Hospital and York Hospital. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Phoenixville Hospital and Abington Health. His practice is open to new patients.

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

Dr. Saloni Sharma, who practices in Limerick, PA, Philadelphia, PA, and Bryn Mawr, PA, is a medical specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). She is professionally affiliated with Riddle Hospital. She attended medical school at Penn State College of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Sharma completed a residency program at Jefferson University Hospitals. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. Dr. Sharma is open to new patients.

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

Dr. David Lichten sees patients in Pottstown, PA. His medical specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Dr. Lichten is affiliated with Phoenixville Hospital. He attended medical school at St. George's University School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Lichten trained at Jefferson University Hospitals. Dr. Lichten's average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Coventry, and more.

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

Dr. William Cano sees patients in Pottstown, PA. His medical specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He honors Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of Granada Faculty of Medicine, Dr. Cano performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY, University at Buffalo and a hospital affiliated with SUNY Upstate Medical University. Dr. Cano is 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 is a specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. He works in Pottstown, PA. He accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Coventry, and more. Dr. Haley attended Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Temple University Hospital. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Phoenixville Hospital and Chestnut Hill Hospital.

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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. He is affiliated with Phoenixville Hospital. He honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Dankmyer's education and training includes medical school at Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and residency at Abington Memorial 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.