We found 26 rehabilitation physicians near Tyler, TX.

Dr. Scott Joseph Lamb, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
1000 S. Beckham Avenue
Tyler, TX
 

Dr. Scott Lamb specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine and practices in Pittsburg, TX and Tyler, TX. He has received a 2.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. In his practice, Dr. Lamb focuses on pain management. He is professionally affiliated with ETMC First Physicians. Dr. Lamb is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Dr. Lamb attended the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine for medical school.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

Dr. Perry Chandler Wallach, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
700 Olympic Plaza; Suite 850
Tyler, TX
 

Dr. Perry Wallach is a physician who specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). He is affiliated with ETMC First Physicians. Dr. Wallach obtained his medical school training at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. His average rating from his patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Wallach is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Physiatry
1814 Roseland
Tyler, TX
 

Dr. James Michaels is a Tyler, TX physician who specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). He has a special interest in chronic pain management. On average, patients gave Dr. Michaels a rating of 2.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice. He studied medicine at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Electromyography, Chronic Pain Management, Nerve Problems

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Specializes in Physiatry
701 Olympic Plaza Circle; Second Floor
Tyler, TX
 

Dr. Donald Arego practices physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He graduated from Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Arego's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with ETMC First Physicians.

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Specializes in Physiatry
3414 Golden Road; Garden Level
Tyler, TX
 

Dr. Jerry Schwarzbach is a physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) specialist. After completing medical school at Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Schwarzbach performed his residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Clinical interests for Dr. Schwarzbach include spine problems. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice.

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Clinical interests: Electromyography, Nerve Problems, Spine Problems

Dr. Kenneth Ray Kemp Jr Jr., MD
Specializes in Physiatry
700 Olympic Plaza; #850
Tyler, TX
 

Dr. Kenneth Kemp's area of specialization is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Dr. Kemp graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Physiatry
700 Olympic Plaza Circle; Suite 850
Tyler, TX
 

Dr. Kevin Pauza practices physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) in Tyler, TX. Patients gave Dr. Pauza an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice. He studied medicine at Penn State College of Medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
1814 Roseland Boulevard; Suite 200
Tyler, TX
 

Dr. Jonathan Blau's specialties are physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. He practices in Tyler, TX. He is especially interested in spinal injection and electromyography (EMG). United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Blau takes. He graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin.

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Clinical interests: Electromyography, Botox Injection, Nerve Problems, Spinal Injection

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Specializes in Physiatry
3414 Golden Road; Garden Level
Tyler, TX
 

Dr. Chad McNeil practices physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Dr. McNeil's areas of expertise consist of back pain, spasticity, and neck pain. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Utah. He takes United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more.

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Clinical interests: Neck Pain, Nerve Pain, Spasticity, Back Pain

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Specializes in Physiatry
5100 Sweetbriar Lane; #627
Tyler, TX
 

Dr. Kathryn Park's specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). On average, patients gave her a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Park is in-network for Medicare insurance. She graduated from the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Interventional Pain Medicine, Addiction Medicine
2708 E 5th Street
Tyler, TX
 

Dr. James Holleman's areas of specialization are physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation), interventional pain medicine, and addiction medicine; he sees patients in Tyler, TX. Dr. Holleman graduated from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Specializes in Physiatry
3110 Park Center Drive
Tyler, TX
 

Dr. Ritesh Prasad is a physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) specialist in Tyler, TX. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Prasad takes United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Physiatry
3131 Troup Highway
Tyler, TX
 

Dr. Kevin Paul is a physiatrist. Dr. Paul is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Paul completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Interventional Pain Medicine
4295 Kinsey Drive
Tyler, TX
 

Dr. Kenneth Fults is a specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and interventional pain medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Fults average 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Fults is in-network for Medicare insurance. He graduated from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Specializes in Physiatry
3131 Troup Highway
Tyler, TX
 

Dr. Bradley Merritt's medical specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Dr. Merritt takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. He graduated from the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Electrodiagnostic Medicine
4295 Kinsey Drive
Tyler, TX
 

Dr. Janine Islam is a specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and electrodiagnostic medicine. She works in Tyler, TX. She honors United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more. Dr. Islam attended medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine.

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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.