Dr. Melissa W Thibault M.D.
Physiatrist (Physical Medicine) | Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation201 Dates Dr Suite 201 Ithaca NY, 14850
Dr. Melissa Thibault is a physiatrist practicing in Ithaca, NY. Dr. Thibault is a medical doctor specializing in physical medicine and rehabilitation. As a physiatrist, Dr. Thibault focuses on a patients ability to function, and can treat multiple conditions that affect the brain, nerves, spine, bones, muscles, joints, ligaments and tendons. Dr. Thibault can diagnose and treat pain that is a result of injury, disease or a disabling condition. Physiatrists often lead a team of physical therapists, occupational therapists and physicians in a patients treatment or prevention plan.
Education and Training
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth 2000
Physical Medicine and RehabilitationAmerican Board of Physical Medicine and RehabilitationABPMR
- Peripheral Neuropathy
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Diplomate DIPLOMATE OF THE AMERICAN ASSOC OF NEUROMUSCULAR AND ELECTRODIAGNOSTIC MEDICINE DIPLOMATE OF AMERICA
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