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Dr. Kazuko Shem MD

Pain Management Physicians in San Jose, CA

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Dr. Kazuko Shem specializes in pain management, physical medicine and rehabilitation in San Jose, California.

Dr. Kazuko Shem has been compared 121 times. Details of Dr. Shem's 20 years experience as an MD, her hospital affiliation and education at University of California, San Francisco are available on your free doctor report.

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 Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise

Dr. Kazuko Shem identified specializing in Pain ManagementPain Management
A physician who provides a high level of care, either as a primary physician or consultant, for patients experiencing problems with acute, chronic or cancer pain in both hospital and ambulatory settings.
and Physical Medicine and RehabilitationPhysical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Physical medicine and rehabilitation, also referred to as rehabilitation medicine, is the medical specialty concerned with diagnosing, evaluating and treating patients with physical disabilities. These disabilities may arise from conditions affecting the musculoskelatal system such as neck and back pain, sports injuries, or other painful conditions affecting the limbs, for example, carpal tunnel syndrome. Alternatively, the disabilities may result from neurological trauma or disease such as spinal cord injury, head injury or stroke. A physician certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation is often call a physiatrist. The primary goal of the physiatrist is to achieve maximal restoration of physical, psychological, social and vocational function through comprehensive rehabilitation. Pain management is often an important part of the role of the physiatrist. For diagnosis and evaluation, a physiatrist may include the techniques of electromyography to supplement the standard history, physical, X-ray, and laboratory examinations. The physiatrist has expertise in the appropriate use of therapeutic exercise, prosthetics (artificial limbs), orthotics, and mechanical and electrical devices.
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She is certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

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 Hospital Affiliation

A hospital affiliation covers any doctor who has an affiliation, association or admitting privilege with a hospital. A doctor's particular affiliation to a specific hospital can translate to the overall quality of that provider.

Dr. Shem is affiliated with 1 hospital:

Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
751 S Bascom Ave
San Jose, CA 95128

 Education

Dr. Shem attended medical school at University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine and graduated in 1994 having 20 years experience.

While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.

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