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We found 10 rehabilitation physicians who accept Blue Choice Bronze PPO 005 near Shenandoah, TX.

Dr. Monica Elayne Baldridge, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
920 Medical Plaza Drive; Suite 340
Shenandoah, TX
 

Dr. Monica Crump's specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Dr. Crump attended MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston for residency. She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. She has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars.

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Clinical interests: Brain Injury, Rehabilitation

Dr. Ayse Dural, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
106 Vision Park Boulevard
Shenandoah, TX
 

Dr. Ayse Dural's area of specialization is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). She is especially interested in spine problems. Dr. Dural has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by her patients. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Dural graduated from Gazi University Faculty of Medicine. Her medical residency was performed at Michael Reese Hospital and a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her distinctions include: Dural A, Zhang H, McClendon E, Hayman LA, Taber KH; J. Comput Assist Tomogr. Mar-Apr; (2):295-8; and Impairment, Disability, and Life Satisfaction in Parkinson's Disease. She is affiliated with Kelsey-Seybold Clinic - The Woodlands.

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Clinical interests: Spine Problems

Dr. Benjamin Thaddeus Agana Jr., MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Electrodiagnostic Medicine
9200 Pinecroft Drive; Ste.# 360
Shenandoah, TX
 

Dr. Benjamin Agana's medical specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and electrodiagnostic medicine. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Agana attended Rush Medical College for medical school. Dr. Agana is affiliated with Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital.

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Dr. Shaun D Lehmann, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
2516 Grogens Park Drive; Suite A
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Shaun Lehmann sees patients in The Woodlands, TX, Houston, TX, and Tomball, TX. His medical specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Lehmann attended the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences for medical school. He is affiliated with Tomball Regional Medical Center.

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Dr. Thomas Robert Synek, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
3074 College Park Drive
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Thomas Synek sees patients in The Woodlands, TX, Spring, TX, and Pasadena, TX. His medical specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). He is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. On average, patients gave Dr. Synek a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and United Healthcare Plans, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Dan Elliott Wilson Jr., DO
Specializes in Physiatry
2516 Grogens Park Drive; Suite A
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Dan Wilson is a physician who specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). He is affiliated with Tomball Regional Medical Center. Dr. Wilson is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more. He is a graduate of A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine and a graduate of the University of Missouri Health System's residency program.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
9303 Pinecroft Drive; Suite 320
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Michael Sprintz specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation), anesthesiology, and pain medicine. Dr. Sprintz's clinical interests encompass pain management. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna Medicare, and more. He studied medicine at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University and a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF). Dr. Sprintz is affiliated with Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

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Specializes in Physiatry, Electrodiagnostic Medicine
111 Vision Park Boulevard; #140
Shenandoah, TX
 

Dr. Samuel Alianell's areas of specialization are physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and electrodiagnostic medicine; he sees patients in The Woodlands, TX and Shenandoah, TX. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Alianell studied medicine at SUNY Upstate Medical University.

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Specializes in Physiatry
9200 New Trails Drive; Suite 200
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Seema Rasheed's specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Specializes in Physiatry
6704 Sterling Ridge Drive; Suite E
The Woodlands, TX
 

Dr. Derek Lund's area of specialization is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas, Blue Choice, 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.