Dr. Christina Kwasnica, MD

Dr. Christina Kwasnica, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
Female  ·  
48 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Christina Kwasnica, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 23 years. She specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation and pediatric rehabilitation.

Valley Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, P.C.

222 W Thomas Rd Ste 114

Phoenix, AZ 85013
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • Arizona PHCS
  • Assurant Health
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • Bankers Life and Casualty
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bridgeway Health Solutions
  • Cigna
  • City of Mesa Health Plan
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
  • CopperPoint Mutual
  • CRS

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Kwasnica performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Gait Abnormality
very high
more than 98% of peers
Cerebral Palsy
very high
more than 91% of peers
Brain Disorders
more than 76% of peers

Dr. Kwasnica's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kwasnica "Dr. Kwasnica believes patients with TBI benefit from the team approach to rehabilitation.  Wether it be physical or cognitive issues, she uses the multitude of resources Barrow has to maximize patient function."

2  Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Pediatric Rehabilitation

2  Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

49  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Injury
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Head Trauma
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stiff-Man Syndrome
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Upper Back Pain
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6  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago IL
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Northwestern University - Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kwasnica has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kwasnica's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kwasnica to family and friends
8 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Kwasnica's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I had Dr. Kwasnica in 2004 after a major motorcycle accident. She was excellent in guiding my rehabilitation as both in-patient & out-patient. If not for her, I would not be as progressed in my abilities as I am. Thank You Doc, Diane Plunkett
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Dr. Kwasnica is the worst Doctor in town. Let's start by stating that a Physiatrist doesn't do anything. I've never heard of that. It's not like she's saving lives (I.e. surgeon, cardiologist). I've met her a couple of times and she let's her emotions get the best of her in her line of profession....more
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