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James P. Michaels, M.D.

    “My goal is to reduce pain and when possible eliminate pain."

    James P. Michaels, M.D.

    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

    JAMES P. MICHAELS, M.D.

    Physical Medicine
    Clinic Address: Garden Level, 3414 Golden Road, Tyler, Texas 75701
    Phone: (903) 939-7557

    Dr. Michaels specializes in General Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation practice with an emphasis in spine pain, spinal injections, electrodiagnostics, repetitive motion injuries, and sports medicine.

    “My practice emphasizes nonsurgical care for spine, joint and nerve problems,” Michaels explains. “My goal is to reduce pain and when possible eliminate pain. Pain management techniques and treatments cover a broad spectrum of care and I try to integrate these options to optimize each patients functional capabilities.”

    He is assisted by Physician’s Assistant Heather Rasnake, PA.

    EMG/Nerve Studies, Non-Surgical Injury Care, Chronic Pain Management

    Certification:
    American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
    Date: May 1997

    Licenses:
    Texas # K0525
    Date: 1996

    Fellowship:
    Tufts University School of Medicine
    Boston, MA
    New England Medical Center

    Internship:
    Breckenridge Hospital
    Austin, Texas
    Date: 1992 – 1993

    Undergraduate Education:
    Baylor University
    Waco, Texas
    B.S. – Biology
    M.S. – Gerontology

    American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
    Association of Academic Psychiatrists
    American Medical Association
    Texas Medical Association
    Smith County Medical Society
    American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians
    Certified Medical Review Officer
    Certified Independent Medical Examiner
    Fellow American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians
    Medical Director of Physical Medicine Department – NeuroCare Network
    Rehab in Review Editorial Board

    Tufts University, Chief Resident (1995 – 1996)
    Passed FLEX Component I, II and Texas Medical Jurisprudence (1992)
    President third Year Medical School Class
    Fellowship to Baylor University Graduate School
    Dean’s List – Baylor University

    Clinic Address: Garden Level, 3414 Golden Road, Tyler, Texas 75701

    Mailing Address: 816 S. Fleishel, Tyler, Texas 75701

    Hospital Privileges:
    East Texas Medical Center, Tyler, Texas
    Mother Frances Hospital, Tyler, Texas
    HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital, Tyler, Texas
    Marshall Regional Hospital, Marshall, Texas
    Texas Spine & Joint Hospital, Tyler, Texas

    Appointment Line: (903) 939-7501

    Phone: (903) 939-7557

    Fax (903) 939-7723