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About Dr. Carol Y Crooks
Dr. Carol Y Crooks, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Saint Louis, MO. She has 17 years of experience. Her specialties include Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Crooks is affiliated with SSM St Joseph Health Center. Dr. Crooks has received 2 awards. She speaks English.
Dr. Carol Y Crooks has the following 1 specialty
- 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.
Dr. Carol Y Crooks has the following 10 expertise
- Nerve Damage
- Head Trauma (Craniocerebral Trauma)
- Chronic Pain
- Surgery Recovery
- EMG/Nerve Conduction Studies
- Sports Medicine
Dr. Carol Y Crooks has 1 board certified specialty
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Dr. Carol Y Crooks is Board Certified in 1 specialty
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Dr. Carol y. Crooks has my highest recommendations and my full trust and confidence. She worked with me when I was a 63 year old in-patient at a rehab hospital in St. Louis, MO, Dec 2011 - Jan 2012, during my initial treatment and rehab from a Traumatic Brain Injury sustained from a falling accident. She has superb abilities to communicate, deliver realistic and accurate assessments, develop and coordinate effective and challenging comprehensive PT/OT/Speech & Cognitive rehab treatment plans, and has unusual ability to motivate patients in a kind and friendly manner. She takes the time to explain things.
Patients' Choice Award (2014)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Dr. Crooks is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
17 Years Experience
University Of Missouri Kansas City School Of Medicine
Graduated in 2001
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Locations & DirectionsSt Louis Va Medical Center, 1 Jefferson Barracks Rd, Saint Louis, MO
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