Dr. Paulinder Rai, DO

Dr. Paulinder Rai, DO

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
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Dr. Paulinder Rai, DO is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Brightwaters, NY and has been practicing for 9 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.Read his story

234 Orinoco Dr

Brightwaters, NY 11718

Contact Information

(631) 300-0797

Insurance Accepted

  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • 24 More

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Top Care Areas

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Gait Abnormality
very high
more than 97% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
very high
more than 95% of peers
Arthritis
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Rai's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Rai "Dr. Rai is a specialist in the field of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He focuses on the health and well-being of the whole person, utilizing the body's natural tendency towards health and repair to achieve improved states of health and function for all of his patients. He believes in the importance of strength and physical conditioning to maintain optimal health, and to treat and prevent injury. Nutrition plays a vital role in the pursuit of a healthy body, and this is also a focus of Dr. Rai's interventions. He believes in treating patients as partners in the healthcare dynamic, and he practices using a teaching model of medicine to help patients achieve their desired health and lifestyle goals. His areas of expertise include pain management, sports medicine and the treatment of various disabilities. He is an expert in the field of rehabilitation following limb loss."
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Care Philosophy

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

3  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

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

110  Conditions Treated

  • 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
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Compression Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Migraine
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Pinched Nerve in Neck
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Postoperative Hip Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stroke
  • Tension Headache
  • Traumatic Amputation
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wounds
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22  Procedures

  • Botox® Injection
  • Custom Made Foot Orthotic
  • Electrodiagnostic Procedure
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Injection Therapy
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Low Back Procedure
  • Manipulation Adjustment of Back and Neck
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Orthotic Treatment
  • Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT)
  • Pain Management
  • Physical Therapy
  • Prosthetic
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Speech Therapy
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rai has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rai's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rai to family and friends
12 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

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Dr. Rai's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

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...more
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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...more
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