Richard H. Adams, MD

"I am a physician specializing in physical medicine and rehab. This specialty serves all age groups and treats problems that touch on all major systems in the body. Our focus is the restoration of function to people ranging from simple physcal mobility issues to those with complex cognitive involvement. My job is to treat any disability resulting from disease or injury. I serve as a leader of an interdisciplinary team. I have been recognized on the "Best Doctors in America" list. Several of my patients have been featured in magazines and newspaper articles. Rehabilitation's goal is for the improvement of quality of life issues."

Clinical appointment as Associate Clinical Professor, University of California at Irvine.

Medical Directorships:

  1. Neuro Rehabilitation Program (LBMMC Brain Injury)
  2. Transitional Rehabilitation Services (Community Re-entry Program)
  3. Winways (Community Re-entry Program)

Clinical Areas of Interest/Expertise:

  1. Brain Injury
  2. Acute/Chronic Pain Management
  3. Spinal Cord Injury
  4. Muscle-Skeletal Disorders a) Strain/Sprain b) Myofascial c) Fibromyalgia
  5. Amputations
  6. Cardiac Rehab
  7. Pulmonary Rehab
  8. Acute/Subacute Rehab
  9. Medical/Legal a) Expert Witness b) Life Case Planning
  10. Therapeutic Hyperbaric Oxygen
  11. Alternative/Complementary Medicine a) Acupuncture b) Biofeedback c) Herbal Medicine
  12. Spasticity Management a) Botox injections b) Oral Medications
  13. Balance Disorders
  14. Neuromuscular Disorders
  15. Pediatric Rehab

This physician is a member of MemorialCare Physician Society which drives clinical outcomes and performance for MemorialCare Health System.

Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Pediatric

Types of Care

Education

Type:
Medical Education
Institution:
University of Guadalajara School of Medicine
Date Completed:
1975
Type:
Residency
Institution:
UC Irvine Medical Center

MemorialCare Hospital Affiliations