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We found 6 rehabilitation physicians who accept Blue Advantage Silver HMO 004 near Allen, TX.

Dr. Cortland Kenneth Miller, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
1105 N Central Expressway, Suite 2370; Texas Health Allen, Mob 2
Allen, TX
 

Dr. Cortland Miller's area of specialization is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Miller honors. He graduated from Emory University School of Medicine and Ohio State University College of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. Dr. Miller has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Rising Stars. He is affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen. He welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Brent Byron Belvin, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
1101 Raintree Circle; Suite 240
Allen, TX
 

Dr. Brent Belvin, who practices in Allen, TX and Richardson, TX, is a medical specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). He graduated from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. Dr. Belvin completed his residency training at JPS Health Network and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. In his practice, Dr. Belvin focuses on pain management. Patients gave Dr. Belvin an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Resources. Dr. Belvin is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

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Specializes in Physiatry, Rehabilitative Services
850 Central Parkway E; 275
Plano, TX
 

Dr. Don West specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and rehabilitative services and practices in Dallas, TX and Plano, TX. He speaks Spanish. Dr. West is affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. Dr. West is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients.

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Dr. David Gerard Garrigues, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
1105 N Central Expressway, Suite 2370; Texas Health Allen, Mob 2
Allen, TX
 

Dr. David Garrigues is a rehabilitation physician and pain specialist. He is especially interested in pain management. Dr. Garrigues accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Before performing his residency at Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Dr. Garrigues attended the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Dr. Garrigues (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, French, and Italian. He is affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen. Dr. Garrigues is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

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Specializes in Physiatry
1001 Raintree Circle
Allen, TX
 

Dr. Ivan Figueroa is a specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). He works in Allen, TX, Dallas, TX, and Plano, TX. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dr. Figueroa attended medical school at Ponce School of Medicine. Dr. Figueroa is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Figueroa is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Allen and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas.

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Specializes in Physiatry
4201 Medcal Center Drive; #300
Mckinney, TX
 

Dr. Shikaripur Manjunath is a rehabilitation physician in Plano, TX and McKinney, TX. Dr. Manjunath (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, German, and Hindi. Dr. Manjunath studied medicine at J.J.M. Medical College. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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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.