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About Dr. Karen Kowalske
Dr. Karen Kowalske, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Dallas, TX, with other offices in Dallas, TX and Dallas, TX . She has 31 years of experience. Her specialties include Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Kowalske is affiliated with UT Southwestern Medical Center/William P Clements Jr University Hospital, University Hospital - Zale Lipshy and Parkland Memorial Hospital. Dr. Kowalske has received 2 awards. She speaks English.
Dr. Karen Kowalske 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. Karen Kowalske has the following 11 expertise
- Chronic Pain
- EMG/Nerve Conduction Studies
- Head Trauma (Craniocerebral Trauma)
- Nerve Damage
- Spinal Cord Injuries
- Sports Medicine
- Surgery Recovery
Dr. Karen Kowalske is Board Certified in 2 specialties
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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Dr. Kowalske is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
UT Southwestern Medical Center/William P Clements Jr University Hospital
Parkland Memorial Hospital
UT Southwestern University Hospital - St. Paul
Sam Rayburn Memorial Veterans Center
Dallas County Hospital District
Children's Medical Center of Dallas
Parkland Health & Hospital System
UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
UT Southwestern Zale Lipshy Hospital
31 Years Experience
University Of Florida College Of Medicine
Graduated in 1985
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Dr. Karen Kowalske accepts the following insurance providers.
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS TX BlueChoice
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA LocalPlus
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Humana National POS
- Humana Preferred PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
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