Dr. Roderica Cottrell, MD

Physical Medicine & RehabilitationFemaleAge 46

Dr. Cottrell
Accepting new patients
3211 Iris Dr Covington, GA 30016

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(770) 787-4042

Dr. Roderica Cottrell, MD is a Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Specialist in Covington, GA and has over 19 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from University Of Louisville School Of Medicine medical school in 2002. She is affiliated with Piedmont Rockdale Hospital. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Cottrell to book an appointment.

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No malpractice claims found for Georgia
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. Cottrell's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cottrell treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Cottrell treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
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Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cottrell treats Low Back Pain more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Cottrell treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Osteoarthritis of Spine
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cottrell treats Osteoarthritis of Spine more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Cottrell treats this condition more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Cottrell's conditions and procedures:

  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica as Seen in Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain

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Dr. Cottrell accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Blue Choice PPO, EPO-GA
Blue Choice-GA HMO-POS
Blue Essential Open Access-GA HMO
Blue Essential Open Access-GA POS
Blue Essential-GA PPO
Blue HRA Blue Choice-GA PPO
Blue HRA Blue Open Access-GA POS
Blue HSA Blue Choice-GA PPO
Blue HSA Blue Open Access-GA POS
Blue Open Access (Select Network)-GA POS
Blue Open Access (Small Grp)-GA POS
Blue Open Access-GA HMO
BlueChoice Healthcare Plan-GA
BlueChoice-GA HMO
BlueChoice-GA POS
BlueChoice-GA PPO
Healthy Support Open Access-GA POS
Healthy Support-GA PPO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway Enhanced (Small Grp)-GA
Pathway Guided Access Products-GA HMO
Pathway Guided Access-GA
Pathway Products - Pathway Network-GA HMO
Pathway X (on Exchange)-GA HMO
Pathway X Guided Access-GA
Pathway X Guided Access-GA HMO
Pathway-GA HMO
State Health Network - SHBP-GA
Traditional / Indemnity-GA
Traditional Health Plan-GA
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Coventry Health Care
Preferred PPO
United Healthcare

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Front office staff was friendly and helpful...back office staff the same. Dr. Cottrell was professional, informative and attentive to my needs as a patient, taking time to explain my test results and answer my questions. Overall, my experience at this office was exceptional.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Our mission is to provide excellent, patient-focused and comprehensive musculoskeletal care to the Atlanta community and surrounding areas.


Dr. Cottrell is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) specializing in the non-operative treatment of spinal and musculoskeletal...Read more


  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Spine Physiatry

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation


Emory University Hosptial
Residency Hospital
University Of Louisville School Of Medicine
Medical School


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What are Dr. Roderica Cottrell, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Cottrell frequently treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement), Low Back Pain, and Osteoarthritis of Spine. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Cottrell treats.

Where is Dr. Roderica Cottrell, MD's office located?

Dr. Cottrell's office is located at 3211 Iris Dr, Covington, GA 30016. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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3211 Iris Dr Covington, GA 30016

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Cottrell is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Piedmont Rockdale Hospital

Conyers, GA

57% Patient Experience Rating, 12% lower than the national average