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Dr. Derek Lado, DO

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation ·  Male · Age 46

Dr. Lado

Dr. Derek Lado, DO is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Grand Rapids, MI and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Michigan State University / College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 2000 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation and pain medicine.


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(616) 325-1224

Dr. Lado accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Care Network
Cigna
Cofinity
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
Meridian Health Plan of Michigan
Meritain Health
Molina Healthcare
MHNet - Behavioral Health
MultiPlan
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Tricare
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Options PPO
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Dr. Lado's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lado treats Chronic Neck Pain more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Lado treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Fibromyalgia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lado treats Fibromyalgia more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Lado treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deposition Disease-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Epstein Barr Virus-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Primary Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Secondary Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Tension Myositis-Related Fibromyalgia
Trigger Point Injection
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lado performs Trigger Point Injection more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Lado performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection

Dr. Lado's conditions and procedures:

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Botox® Injection
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Back Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Injection Therapy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Migraine
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Nerve Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Numbness
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT)
  • Pain Management
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Physical Therapy
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stiff-Man Syndrome
  • Tingling Sensation
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Worker's Compensation Evaluations

About Me

Care Philosophy

As a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist, I strive to provide the most accurate assessments as well as the most personalized care. Whether it is diagnosing or treating, I am in it 100%

Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

2004
University Of Michigan Medical Center
Residency Hospital
2001
St. Johns Oakland Hospital
Internship Hospital
2000
Michigan State University / College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical School
1995
Donnelly College
1994
Michigan State University / James Madison College
Undergraduate School
2004
2001
2000
1995
1994

Awards

Dr. Lado's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lado

4.3

Based on 44 reviews

5 Stars
79.54545454545455%
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4 Stars
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(1)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
2.272727272727273%
(1)
1 Star
15.909090909090908%
(7)

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He didn't listen to what I was trying to tell him. Didn't really want to do the test that my pain management doctor who has known me for over 15 years, wanted done. We were not suspecting a new problem, just trying to rule out any other medical conditions. He touched my leg in maybe 3 places...Read More
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Dr. Lado is a blessing. My pain was out of control (fibromyalgia) and I was being referred from one doctor to the next so SOMEONE could figure out how to help me. After the first 3 visits over 3 weeks, I was feeling more than 75% better. With out any painful procedures. As an RN, I'm excited to...Read More
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I went to Dr Lado after many years 0f physical therapy on my back. L I was misdiagnosed all those years. I was referred to Dr. Clark by another PT. Dr.Clark referred me to Dr. Lado, who diagnosed my problem on my first visit! I have nerve damage from a Fractured fibula 10 yrs. ago. He got...Read More
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I am so grateful to have found Dr. Lado. Dr. Lado understands each patient responds differently to treatment and he uses his vast knowledge to give you the best treatment. He cares and treats you with respect for the individual you are.
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Dr Lado is a life saver, literally. I can't say enough good about him! I highly recommend him. He's very intelligent, thorough, & treats you like a human, not just another patient. I was referred to him for EMG's, his were so gentle vs other EMG's I've had. I decided to make him my ortho, as he...Read More
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