Dr. Kathryn Hirtzer - NPI #1568869907

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Doctor located in Albuquerque, NM


Dr. Kathryn Hirtzer is a female Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Doctor (taxonomy code 208100000X) located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Dr. Kathryn Hirtzer's NPI Number is #1568869907 and has been listed in the NPI registry for 4 years. Dr. Kathryn Hirtzer's practice location is listed as: 818 Menaul Blvd Nw Albuquerque, NM 87107-1245 and can be reached via phone at (505) 242-4079.

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Taxonomy

The taxonomy code for Dr. Kathryn Hirtzer's main specialty, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, is 208100000X. 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 musculoskeletal system such as neck and back pain, sports injuries, or other painful conditions affecting the limbs, such as 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 called 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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Health Care Provider Information
 NPI # 1568869907
 Phone (505) 242-4079
 Fax Not Available
818 Menaul Blvd Nw
Albuquerque, NM 87107-1245
 Gender F
 Website Not provided
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (NM)
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  • Sole Proprietor? No
  • Is Sub-Organization? Not Available
  • Parent Org Name: Not Available
 Updated 12/1/2014
 Added 12/1/2014
 Viewed on 4/22/2018
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