Dr. Christopher Dankmyer, MD

Pain Medicine •  Male • Age 57
  
Dr. Dankmyer
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Performance Spine and Sports Physicans

1603 E High St Ste A Pottstown, PA 19464

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Dr. Christopher Dankmyer, MD is a Pain Medicine Specialist in Pottstown, PA and has over 32 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Dankmyer has more experience with Spine and Pain Management than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University medical school in 1988. He is affiliated with medical facilities Phoenixville Hospital and Pottstown Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Dankmyer to book an appointment.


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This HAS to be the worst doctor in pain management! I saw him and he had SUCH an attitude from the second I met, even before I even had a chance to explain the problems that were plaguing me!
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About Me

Care Philosophy

As a physiatrist, I believe in providing the highest quality of care for patients in pain, using a non-surgical and multi-disciplinary approach. Improving the quality of life for my patients is of the utmost importance.

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Acute Pain Medicine
  • Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • Electromyography
  • Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Pain Medicine
  • Spine Physiatry
  • Sports Medicine Pain Management
  • Sports Rehabilitation Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

1993
Temple University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1990
Abington Mem Hospital
Residency Hospital
1989
Lankenau Hospital
Residency Hospital
1989
Lankenau Hospital
Internship Hospital
1988
Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
Medical School
1984
Saint Joseph's University
Undergraduate School

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(610) 970-4700

Dr. Dankmyer accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Amerihealth
Amerihealth PPO
Personal Choice PPO
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Capital Blue Cross
Capital Blue Cross PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
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Cigna PPO
Open Access
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Coventry Health Care
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Group Plan PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
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Keystone Health Plan East
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UnitedHealthCare
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United Healthcare
WellCare
WellCare PPO

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Practice Areas

Spine

Spine specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the bones of the spine, including degenerative spine disease, herniated discs, stenosis, and fractured vertebrae, with treatments including medication, physical therapy, and surgery.Compare with other Spine specialists.

Typically treats 63% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 14 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dankmyer treats Low Back Pain more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Dankmyer treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dankmyer treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Dankmyer treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Osteoarthritis of Spine
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dankmyer treats Osteoarthritis of Spine more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Dankmyer treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

Pain Management

Pain management specialists diagnose and treat pain and pain-related conditions through procedures including medication, electrical stimulation, physical therapy, and alternative therapies such as acupuncture.Compare with other Pain Management specialists.

Typically treats 65% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 11 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dankmyer treats Chronic Neck Pain more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Dankmyer treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dankmyer treats Low Back Pain more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Dankmyer treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dankmyer treats Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome more than 89% of their peers

Dr. Dankmyer treats this condition more than 89% of their peers

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Dr. Dankmyer's conditions and procedures:

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Botox® Injection
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Elbow Injuries
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Repetitive Motion Disorders
  • Repetitive Strain Injuries
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Steroid Injection
  • Supartz® Injection
  • Synvisc® Injection
  • Tension Headache
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Ultrasound-Guided Injection
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Performance Spine and Sports Physicans

Performance Spine and Sports Physicans1603 E High St Ste A Pottstown, PA 19464
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Phoenixville Hospital

Phoenixville, PA

65% Patient experience rating, 4% lower than the national average

Pottstown Hospital

Pottstown, PA

55% Patient experience rating, 14% lower than the national average