Dr. David Bilstrom, MD

Dr. David Bilstrom, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
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Age 57
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Dr. David Bilstrom, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Blackfoot, ID and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from UNIV OF IL COLL OF MED in 1987 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation and functional medicine.Read his story

326 Poplar St

Blackfoot, ID 83221

Contact Information

(208) 782-2444

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Autoimmune Diseases
high
more than 85% of peers
Acupuncture
high
more than 80% of peers
Bone Disorders
normal
more than 75% of peers

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Dr. Bilstrom's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bilstrom "For nearly 25 years, Dr. Bilstrom has been a physician specializing in physical medicine and rehabilitation. He was an attending physician at a number of Chicago-area hospitals, served in private practice, and practiced at rehabilitation institutes throughout the United States. As the Director of the Bingham Memorial Center for Functional Medicine and The International Autoimmune Institute in Blackfoot, Idaho, Dr. Bilstrom works closely with experts in a number of medical specialties to evaluate, diagnose and treat chronic and autoimmune diseases. Taking the mind, body, and spirit into consideration, he understands firsthand the benefits integrated medicine can provide to patients. Dr. Bilstrom is triple board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Functional and Regenerative Medicine, and Medical Acupuncture. He attended medical school at the University of Illinois in Rockford, Illinois, and completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, Colorado. He initially sub-specialized in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation, serving as Associate Director of the Spinal Cord Injury program at Charlotte Institute of Rehabilitation in North Carolina. Dr. Bilstrom has extensive experience in Anti-Aging & Regenerative Medicine, Medical Acupuncture, Integrative Medicine, and Complementary and Alternative Medicines. Dr. Bilstrom is a Fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture, and the Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine. He lectures nationally and internationally on issues related to pain management, acupuncture, complementary medicine, and health and wellness. He was the Founder and Medical Director of the Adaptive Sports and Adventure Program (A.S.A.P.) at the Charlotte Institute of Rehabilitation. Prior to coming to Bingham Memorial Hospital, Dr. Bilstrom was the Medical Director at The Oasis Center for Health—one of the premier Functional & Integrated Medical Centers in the Midwest—in Hinsdale, Illinois. When Dr. Bilstrom is not practicing medicine and helping to improve the lives of people suffering from chronic diseases, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two children."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bilstrom "As the Director of the Bingham Memorial Center for Functional Medicine and The International Autoimmune Institute in Blackfoot, Idaho, Dr. Bilstrom works closely with experts in a number of medical specialties to evaluate, diagnose and treat chronic and autoimmune diseases. Taking the mind, body, and spirit into consideration, he understands firsthand the benefits integrated medicine can provide to patients."

2  Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Functional Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

44  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Back Pain

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2  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

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • UNIV OF IL COLL OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • West Suburban Hospital Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • University Of Colorado
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bilstrom has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bilstrom's Reviews

2.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bilstrom to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Bilstrom's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I love Dr. Bilstrom. I’ve sent several friends and family to him. He’s helped all of them.
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