Dr. Dorene Opava-Rutter MD

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Los Angeles, CA

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About

Dr. Dorene Opava-Rutter, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Los Angeles, CA. She has 26 years of experience. Her specialties include Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Opava-Rutter is affiliated with Saint John's Health Center, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center and St John's Regional Medical Center. She speaks English.

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Education

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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Dorene Opava-Rutter has the following 8 areas of expertise, 1 specialty and 1 board certification.

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

A physiatrist is a doctor who specializes in the rehabilitation and physiological treatment of patients with an illness or injury that affects movement.
These specialists have extensive knowledge of the nerves, muscles, bone, and brain. Physiatrists are also experts in pain medication.
Some common conditions that physiatrists treat are rheumatoid arthritis, neurological and spinal disorders and injuries, chronic pain disorders, like fibromyalgia, and musculoskeletal issues, like broken bones and torn muscles.
These physicians also often coordinate a team of other specialists in order to maximize the patient's recovery, such as occupational therapists, speech therapists, neurologists, orthopedists, and counselors.

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Expertise

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Board Certification

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Locations & Directions

VA Greater Los Angeles Health Care System

11301 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90073

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