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Dr. Paulinder Rai, DO

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation ·  Male · Age 40

Dr. Rai

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation of Long Island

234 Orinoco Dr Brightwaters, NY 11718

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Dr. Paulinder Rai, DO is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Brightwaters, NY and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Ny Coll Of Osteo Med Ny Inst Of Tech Old Westbury in 2005 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation, sports medicine, and more.


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Dr. Rai was very caring. He recommended a trigger point injection for my chronic neck pain, and I was nervous about the procedure, but he explained everything he was doing and it didn't hurt at all! It helped too! I would definitely recommend him-- he's a good doctor and listens to you.
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Very thorough and caring doctor!
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Dr. Rai is a very knowledgeable doctor who takes his time with understanding all problems. I would recommend him to all my family and friends. His office staff is very friendly and welcoming and I felt well cared for.
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Dr. Rai takes time to listen to you. He is intelligent, trustworthy and caring!
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Dr. Rai is a wonderful professional with great knowledge and expertise! He takes time with his patients and listens to all concerns and provides thorough explanations. Dr. Rai truly cares about his patients and it is evident in his daily work. He makes for a wonderful experience and I highly recommend him!
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Such a great Dr. Knows what he's talking about friendly I'm an amputee kept getting blisters on my stump gave me a cream & said my leg wasn't fitting right worked with my prosthetist to get me a good fitting leg. Then my GF had a bad back I asked if he knew anyone & he specializes in that too. He's an all around great dr who cares about his patients
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About Me

Dr. Rai's care philosophy is to always pursue higher states of health and function through partnering with patients, empowering them through health education. 

Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Prosthetics & Orthotics
  • Sports Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

2009
Suny Downstate Medical Center
Residency Hospital
2006
Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center
Internship Hospital
2005
Ny Coll Of Osteo Med Ny Inst Of Tech Old Westbury
Medical School
2005
New York University-Steinhardt School Of Education
2000
New York University
Undergraduate School
2009
2006
2005
2005
2000

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

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(631) 300-0797

Dr. Rai accepts the following insurance:

Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Anthem
Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
GHI PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Pathway Enhanced Guided Access
Prism Blue Priority EPO
Fidelis Care
Fidelis Care HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthFirst
ABCD HMO
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Locals (any local)
MagnaCare
MagnaCare PPO
Medica
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
POMCO Group
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Medicaid
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Rai's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Gait Abnormality
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rai treats Gait Abnormality more than 96% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Antalgic Gait
  • Myopathic Gait
  • Scissoring Gait
  • Spastic Gait
  • Steepage Gait
Arthritis of the Elbow
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rai treats Arthritis of the Elbow more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Rai treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rai treats Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Rai treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Rai's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Amputated Arm
  • 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
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Back Sprain
  • Back Strain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Botox® Injection
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Compression Fracture
  • Custom Made Foot Orthotic
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Electrodiagnostic Procedure
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • 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
  • Low Back Procedure
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Manipulation Adjustment of Back and Neck
  • Migraine
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Obesity
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Orthotic Treatment
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT)
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pain Management
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Physical Therapy
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Pinched Nerve in Neck
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Postoperative Hip Fracture
  • Prosthetic
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Speech Therapy
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Stroke
  • Tension Headache
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Traumatic Amputation
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wounds

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Mercy Medical Center

Rockville Centre, NY

Southside Hospital

Bay Shore, NY