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Dr. Roy Blackburn MD

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physicians in Eugene, OR

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Dr. Roy Blackburn specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation in Eugene, Oregon.

Dr. Roy Blackburn has been compared 182 times. Details of Dr. Blackburn's 27 years experience as an MD and education at American University of the Caribbean are available on your free doctor report.

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Dr. Roy Blackburn
132 E Broadway
Suite 716
Eugene, OR 97401
Neighborhood
Downtown

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 Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise

Dr. Roy Blackburn 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.
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He obtained board certification from The American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

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 Education

Dr. Blackburn attended medical school at American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine and graduated in 1987 having 27 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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  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

    677 E 12th Ave, Suite N180 Eugene, OR 97401

    • General Info
    • Accepted Insurance
      Cigna

    • Hospital Affiliation
      PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center
      Eugene, OR
    • Gender
      MALE
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

    242 Country Club Rd, Eugene, OR 97401

    • General Info
    • Years Experience
      27 Years Experience
    • Hospital Affiliation
      PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center
      Eugene, OR
    • Education
      Oregon Health & Science University
    • Gender
      MALE

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