Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Specialists in California

Los Angeles (1470)Pasadena (994)Commerce (706)Long Beach (622)Van Nuys (374)
Culver City (353)Northridge (265)Huntington Park (229)Lancaster (210)Fullerton (148)El Monte (147)Covina (129)San Diego (124)South Pasadena (119)Altadena (113)Gardena (109)Pomona (104)Fresno (100)Santa Fe Springs (100)Sacramento (99)Torrance (72)San Jose (71)San Francisco (68)North Hollywood (66)North Hills (63)Pacoima (63)Arcadia (55)View Park (55)Orange (52)West Covina (51)Glendora (49)Santa Monica (49)Westminster (47)Santa Clarita (44)Compton (43)Lynwood (43)Napa (41)Palmdale (40)Riverside (40)Glendale (36)Susanville (36)San Leandro (33)Woodland Hills (33)Irwindale (31)Oakland (31)Sherman Oaks (31)Redwood City (30)San Rafael (30)Norwalk (28)Loma Linda (27)Whittier (25)Baldwin Park (24)Monrovia (24)Palm Springs (24)Pico Rivera (24)Rosemead (24)Bakersfield (23)San Dimas (23)Greenville (22)Cerritos (21)Downey (21)Fairfield (21)Yucca Valley (21)Santa Barbara (20)Santa Rosa (20)Beverly Hills (19)Irvine (19)Palo Alto (19)Santa Ana (19)Walnut Creek (19)Roseville (18)Santa Cruz (18)Anaheim (17)Chatsworth (17)Los Gatos (17)Ontario (17)Lawndale (16)Monterey Park (16)Granada Hills (15)Modesto (15)San Fernando (15)Newport Beach (14)Oxnard (14)Vallejo (14)Visalia (14)Burbank (13)La Puente (13)Rancho Cucamonga (13)Encino (12)Huntington Beach (12)Madera (12)Monterey (12)Redondo Beach (12)Santa Maria (12)Ventura (12)Artesia (11)Fontana (11)Rancho Mirage (11)San Mateo (11)Stockton (11)Union City (11)Bell (10)Berkeley (10)Camarillo (10)Carlsbad (10)Chico (10)Escondido (10)Fountain Valley (10)Fremont (10)Mission Viejo (10)Montebello (10)Novato (10)Panorama City (10)Redding (10)Redlands (10)Corona (9)La Mesa (9)Laguna Hills (9)Martinez (9)Montclair (9)Mountain View (9)Palm Desert (9)Canoga Park (8)Moreno Valley (8)Newhall (8)San Luis Obispo (8)San Pedro (8)Thousand Oaks (8)Vacaville (8)Valencia (8)Bell Gardens (7)Costa Mesa (7)Cupertino (7)Duarte (7)Folsom (7)Greenbrae (7)Inglewood (7)La Jolla (7)Salinas (7)San Bernardino (7)San Ramon (7)South El Monte (7)Westlake Village (7)Campbell (6)Colton (6)Garden Grove (6)La Verne (6)Lodi (6)Los Altos (6)Mount Shasta (6)Murrieta (6)Pleasanton (6)Reseda (6)S Pasadena (6)Simi Valley (6)Sylmar (6)West Hollywood (6)Atascadero (5)Azusa (5)Carson (5)Daly City (5)Encinitas (5)Grass Valley (5)Hawthorne (5)Laguna Niguel (5)National City (5)Rialto (5)San Clemente (5)Sunnyvale (5)Tarzana (5)Vista (5)Aptos (4)Arroyo Grande (4)Auburn (4)Brea (4)Brentwood (4)Carmichael (4)City of Industry (4)Concord (4)Gilroy (4)Hawaiian Gardens (4)Highland Park (4)Marina Del Rey (4)Mather (4)Menlo Park (4)Placentia (4)Pleasant Hill (4)Poway (4)Sonora (4)Templeton (4)West Hills (4)Bellflower (3)Buena Park (3)Chula Vista (3)Citrus Heights (3)Danville (3)El Segundo (3)Elk Grove (3)Eureka (3)Hayward (3)Hermosa Beach (3)Laguna Beach (3)Livermore (3)Marysville (3)Mill Valley (3)Mission Hills (3)Oakhurst (3)Oceanside (3)Paramount (3)Petaluma (3)San Marcos (3)Saratoga (3)Scotts Valley (3)South Gate (3)Turlock (3)Tustin (3)Ukiah (3)Upland (3)Woodland (3)

Learn more about Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Doctors

A physical medicine and rehabilitation doctor specializes in diagnosing and treating people of all ages with muscle, bone, and nervous system conditions that affect physical and mental abilities. Physical medicine and rehabilitation doctors are experts in preventing and minimizing disability. They provide long-term or lifelong care for such conditions as stroke, sports injuries, and spinal cord injuries.

A physical medicine and rehabilitation doctor typically:

  • Evaluates a patient’s medical history and educates the patient about disability prevention and how to maximize cognitive and physical function

  • Performs a physical exam that includes evaluation of blood pressure, vital signs, general health, and functional ability

  • Orders and interprets laboratory and imaging tests and prescribes medications

  • Diagnoses and treats acute and chronic diseases and conditions that affect mobility and cognitive functioning

  • Provides direct care for problems of mobility and cognitive function in the office, hospital, and rehabilitation facility

  • Diagnoses, treats and monitors conditions that increase the risk of disability, such as neuromuscular disorders and chronic pain

  • Works closely with your primary care doctor, other specialists, and members of your healthcare team to provide optimal care

Physical medicine and rehabilitation doctors may also be known by the following names: physiatrist, physical rehabilitation doctor, rehab doctor, physical medicine doctor, and rehabilitation doctor.

There are 9271 specialists practicing Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation in California with an overall average rating of 3.9 stars. There are 240 hospitals in California with affiliated Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation specialists, including Cedars - Sinai Medical Center, Good Samaritan Hospital and John Muir Health, Walnut Creek Medical Center.