Dr. Estelle R Farrell, DO
is a Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation specialty provider based out of Phoenix, Arizona. The NPI number for Dr. Estelle R Farrell, DO
. Based on a NPI lookup from the NPI registry (NPPES), this provider holds a license number 3223 (Arizona).
Based on Medicare data from 2014, the provider did not
accept the Medicare approved amount as payment in full. did not
participate in the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS), which is a Medicare program that encourages healthcare professionals and group practices to report information on their respective quality of care. The provider did not
utilize electronic health records (EHR systems), which are important because they may improve a healthcare professional's ability to make well-informed treatment decisions. did not
participate in the 'Maintenance of Certification Program' (MOC), which encourages board certified physicians to continue learning and self-evaluating throughout their medical career. The provider did not
participate in the 'Million Hearts' initiative (MHI), which is a national initiative that encourages health care professionals to report and perform well on activities related to heart health in an effort to prevent heart attacks and strokes.
Taxonomy definitions, as per the National Uniform Claim Committee (NUCC): 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.
Pain Medicine is a primary medical specialty based on a distinct body of knowledge and a well-defined scope of clinical practice that is founded on science, research and education. It is concerned with the study of pain, the prevention of pain, and the evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of persons in pain. A comprehensive evaluation incorporates the physical, psychological, cognitive and socio-cultural contributions to pain. The treatment protocol may include pharmacological, invasive, behavioral, cognitive, rehabilitative and complementary strategies provided in a concurrent focused and patient specific manner. The pain medicine physician often serves the patient as a frontline physician regarding their pain, but also may serve as a consultant to other physicians, direct an interdisciplinary/multidisciplinary treatment team, conduct research, or advocate for the patient's pain care with public and private agencies. The Pain Medicine physician may work in variety of settings including office, clinic, hospital, university, or governmental/public agencies.Frequently Asked Questions:
What medical school
did Dr. Estelle R Farrell, DO attend?
What is Dr. Estelle R Farrell, DO's practice location
What clinic group practices
is Dr. Estelle R Farrell, DO a part of?
What PubMed-indexed publications
have been authored by Dr. Estelle R Farrell, DO?
What are the statistics (i.e. demographics)
of Dr. Estelle R Farrell, DO's patients?
What medical services and procedures
does Dr. Estelle R Farrell, DO provide?
What durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies (DMEPOS)
did Dr. Estelle R Farrell, DO provide?
What drugs / medications have been prescribed
by Dr. Estelle R Farrell, DO?
How many open payments from the drug industry (i.e. pharmaceutical companies)
has Dr. Estelle R Farrell, DO received?