Dr. Lawrence Ogbechie MD
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physicians — Patton, CAContact Dr. Ogbechie
Dr. Lawrence Ogbechie specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation, gastroenterology, psychiatry in Patton, California. Details of Dr. Ogbechie's 35 years experience as an MD and education at Universite Nationale du Benin are available on your free doctor report.
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3102 E Highland Ave
Patton, CA 92369
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Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise
Dr. Lawrence Ogbechie identified specializing in
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., GastroenterologyGastroenterology
An internist who specializes in diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the digestive organs including the stomach, bowels, liver and gallbladder. This specialist treats conditions such as abdominal pain, ulcers, diarrhea, cancer, and jaundice and performs complex diagnostic and therapeutic procedures using endoscopes to see internal organs. and PsychiatryPsychiatry
A psychiatrist specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of mental, addictive, and emotional disorders such as schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, substance-related disorders, sexual and gender identity disorders, and adjustment disorders. The psychiatrist is able to understand the biologic, psychologic, and social components of illness, and therefore is uniquely prepared to treat the whole person. A psychiatrist is qualified to order diagnostic laboratory tests and to prescribe medications, evaluate and treat psychologic and interpersonal problems, and to intervene with families who are coping with stress, crises, and other problems in living..
LicenseDr. Lawrence Ogbechie has been confirmed to have a license in California
EducationDr. Ogbechie attended medical school at Universite Nationale du Benin Faculte des Sciences de La Sante and graduated in 1978 having 35 years experience. Additional Psychiatry training was conducted at Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science. Additional Psychiatry training was conducted at Finch University Health Science, Chicago Medical School.
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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