Dr. Robert Rankin Jr, MD

Dr. Robert Rankin Jr, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 37
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Dr. Robert Rankin Jr, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Temple University in 2007 and specializes in pain medicine and physical medicine & rehabilitation.Read his story

3401 N Broad St # 6

Philadelphia, PA 19140

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Community Health Choice
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Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Rankin Jr's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Rankin Jr "Dr. Rankin is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He is originally from Maryland and graduated with honors from the University of Maryland with a Biochemistry degree. He then attended Temple University's School of Medicine where he served as Student Council President and subsequently completed an Internal Medicine internship at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, where he was voted "Intern of the Year." Dr. Rankin then returned to Temple for his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, where he served as a Chief Resident. Afterwards, he completed a fellowship at Performance Spine and Sports Physicians where he gained additional training in Interventional Spinal procedures and advanced Pain Management techniques. Dr. Rankin also works in the field of Addiction Medicine, and has experience in treating patients with coexisting chronic pain and substance use disorders, a topic on which he frequently presents. Dr. Rankin has presented nationally on various topics within Rehabilitation Medicine and Pain Management. "

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
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Board Certifications

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

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Back Pain
  • Chronic Joint Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Vulvar Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Disorders
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • 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
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Pinched Nerve in Neck
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries of the Knee
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain

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Procedures

  • Bursa Injection
  • Cervical Block
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Cortisone Injection
  • Discography
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Lumbar Sympathetic Block
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Rhizotomy
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Temple University
    Medical School | Graduated 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rankin Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rankin Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rankin Jr to family and friends
5.0
based on 2 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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Dr. Rankin Jr'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
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

I saw Dr. Rankin in Germantown, MD. I'm not sure that he still practices at Temple. Regardless of where he practices, he's one of my favorite physicians I've ever met. Very good at explaining things and when I started to ask detailed questions, he understood quickly that I wanted to truly...more
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