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We found 6 rehabilitation physicians who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO near Dallas, TX.

Dr. Gregory David Powell, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
5701 Maple Avenue
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Gregory Powell practices physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) in Dallas, TX, McKinney, TX, and Plano, TX. He has a special interest in pain management. Dr. Powell's patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Powell's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Health Center for Diagnostics & Surgery and Pine Creek Medical Center. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

Dr. Radie Floyd Perry, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Radie Perry works as a rehabilitation physician in Dallas, TX. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dr. Perry attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Perry is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Rehabilitative Services
4103 Swiss Avenue
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Don West is a physician who specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and rehabilitative services. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. West attended medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. He speaks Spanish. Dr. West is affiliated with Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
5323 Harry Hines
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Eric Ray is a physiatrist and pain specialist in Grapevine, TX, Southlake, TX, and Dallas, TX. Dr. Ray has a 2.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He is a graduate of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Parkland Health & Hospital System. Dr. Ray is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Specializes in Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine
1935 Medical District Drive
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Rachel Martin specializes in pediatric rehabilitation medicine and practices in Harlingen, TX and Dallas, TX. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Martin honors. She is a graduate of the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Specializes in Physiatry
5323 Harry Hines Boulevard
Dallas, TX
 

Dr. Hima Doppalapudi, who practices in Dallas, TX, is a medical specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. She is a graduate of Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College.

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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.