Dr. Paula Kilmer-Ernst, MD

Dr. Paula Kilmer-Ernst, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  |  
Female  |  
Age 50
(12)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Paula Kilmer-Ernst, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Kalamazoo, MI and has been practicing for 21 years. She graduated from Wayne State Univ Som in 1997 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation.

601 John St Ste M-124

Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Contact Information

(269) 341-7500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Kilmer-Ernst performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
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Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
50

Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Back Pain

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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

  • Wayne State Univ Som
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • St. John Hospital and Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • William Beaumont Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kilmer-Ernst has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kilmer-Ernst's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kilmer-Ernst to family and friends
4.3
based on 12 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
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Dr. Kilmer-Ernst's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Kalamazoo, MI
She's a great listener who provides appropriate options with thorough explanations for each. I never felt rushed as she took the time to review everything carefully. Totally confident in her abilities and recommendations.
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in Battle Creek, MI
I absolutely love this woman. She is so understanding and listens when a patient says something is wrong. After 18 years Dr. Kilmer is the only one who actually figured out there was something seriously wrong with my back. I highly recommend her and the whole staff. What a great place.
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