We found 7 rehabilitation physicians who accept Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida BlueOptions Essential near Vero Beach, FL.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Hospice and Palliative Medicine
average rating 3.46 stars (8 ratings)
1355 37th Street; Suite 301
Vero Beach, FL
 

Dr. Marcus Malone works as a physiatrist and hospice and palliative medicine specialist in Vero Beach, FL. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Malone honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia, Dr. Malone attended medical school at St. Matthew's University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Physiatry
average rating 3.91 stars (9 ratings)
1155 35th Lane; Suite 100
Vero Beach, FL
 

Dr. William Kane works as a rehabilitation physician. He is a graduate of Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. The average patient rating for Dr. Kane is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Kane is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
1986 35th Avenue
Vero Beach, FL
 

Dr. Miguel Rivera works as a rehabilitation physician and pain specialist. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Rivera honors.

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Specializes in Physiatry
average rating 3.97 stars (12 ratings)
1155 35th Lane; Suite 100
Vero Beach, FL
 

Dr. Alita Gonsalves Sikora sees patients in Vero Beach, FL. Her medical specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). She graduated from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. Dr. Gonsalves Sikora has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Physiatry
average rating 3.81 stars (4 ratings)
2096 38th Avenue
Vero Beach, FL
 

Dr. Igor Khromov specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Specializes in Physiatry
1285 36th Street; Suite 100
Vero Beach, FL
 

Dr. David Tran is a specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). He works in Vero Beach, FL. He attended medical school at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. Dr. Tran takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Physiatry
1600 37th Street
Vero Beach, FL
 

Dr. Jimmy Lockhart's specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Dr. Lockhart attended medical school at Meharry Medical College. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, 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.
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