Dr. Debora Tallio, MD

Dr. Debora Tallio, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Debora Tallio, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Lexington, KY and has been practicing for 28 years. She graduated from Wake Forest University in 1987 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation.Read her story

2134 Nicholasville Rd Ste 12

Lexington, KY 40503

Contact Information

(859) 687-6070

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
very high
more than 97% of peers
Chronic Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Tallio'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.

Dr. Tallio's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Tallio "Dr. Debora Tallio has over 20 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Her primary clinical interest is treating patients with musculoskeletal conditions or cancer using an integrative approach. She received training through the Center for Mind-Body Medicine in Washington DC 2014-2015. Currently she is enrolled in the Culinary Medicine certification program through Tulane School of Medicine. She also has an interest in helping couples with physical intimacy issues caused by their chronic musculoskeletal limitations. Dr. Tallio previously worked at University of Michigan Medical Center, Southeastern Regional Medical Center in North Carolina, and Lexington Clinic in Kentucky. She completed a residency in pediatrics at the Medical College of Georgia and a residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Michigan Medical Center."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tallio "Mindful Medicine mission statement:


Providing compassionate comprehensive care while recognizing

the relationship between one's mind, body, and spirit."

1  Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

1  Board Certifications

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

49  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis


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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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


  • University Of Central Florida
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • Wake Forest University
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Medical College Of Georgia
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Med College Of Georgia
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Center For Mind-Body Medicine
    Other Education | Completed 2015
  • Cerfication Program In Culinary Medicine
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tallio has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tallio's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tallio to family and friends
19 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Tallio'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 (1)

Dr. Debora Tallio is amazing, she truly cares about her patients! She uses a multipronged approach from nutrition to rehabilitation to medication if needed. I couldn't recommend a doctor any more than I could recommend Dr. Tallio and her amazing staff!
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