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Chirag J. Kalola, MD

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Physiatry)

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Specialties
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Physiatry)
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Area of focus ?
Physiatry, Spine Care, Acupuncture
Languages spoken
English, Gujarati

Dr. Kalola's Locations

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798 Hausman Road
Suite 100
Allentown, PA 18104
United States

798 Hausman Road
Suite 100
Allentown, PA 18104-9116
United States

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About Dr. Kalola

Philosophy of care

My experience as a patient allows me to put myself in my patients’ shoes. I think about what they’re going through and try to answer all of their questions before they even ask. I’m passionate about getting people back to doing what they want to do, whether it’s going back to work, golfing or playing with their grandchildren. It’s rewarding to improve a patient’s quality of life.

Why I entered medicine

Members of my family are physicians, and I was an EMT in college. However, I was inspired to become a physiatrist when I had a tumor removed from my leg. The surgery led to nerve problems that affected my ability do everyday activities, like getting in and out of a chair. I believe these functional issues are often overlooked in medicine, and as a physiatrist, they are the things I address for my patients.

Personal interests

I enjoy spending time outdoors. I go to parks, bike and ski. My best times are the ones I share with my family, especially my daughter and son.

Education

Undergraduate
Muhlenberg College, BS - Biology & Natural Science, 1999

Medical Training
Tulane University School of Medicine, MD - Doctor of Medicine, 2003

Training

Internship 2003
John Peter Smith Hospital, Fort Worth, TX

Residency 2004
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Residency 2005
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Residency 2006
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Loyola University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Certifications

American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
American Board of Pain Medicine - Pain Medicine

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