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Dr. Amelia Eastman, DO

Dr. Amelia Eastman, DO

Physiatrist (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation), Pain Medicine Specialist, Sports Medicine Specialist, Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine Specialist
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    Overview

    Amelia Eastman, DO, is a board-certified physical medicine and rehabilitation physician who meets with patients at different types of UC San Diego Health clinics to help with pain issues and rehabilitation. She uses a hands-on approach to diagnose injury and illness and encourage the body's natural tendency for good health. Dr. Eastman has extensive training in alternative health fields as well as conventional medicine, allowing her to integrate all aspects of health in the best method for each patient. She specializes in the nonsurgical treatment of musculoskeletal injuries, including neck pain, back pain, and sports injuries. Her work in physical medicine and rehabilitation also includes meeting with patients before and after joint replacements or other surgery to decrease pain, increase movement and regain function. In her work at the pain clinic (appointments by referral only), she specializes in using osteopathic manual medicine to ease muscle pain through techniques including counterstrain and muscle energy. She is a member of the Exercise and Physical Activity Resource Center (EPARC) at the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology, and a reviewer for the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Her research interests include sports concussion, back pain in workers, and validating objective physical activity and performance measures. She is involved in numerous research trials in the areas of pain, functional decline, fall prevention, and exercise.Dr. Eastman completed a residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Baylor College of Medicine and a residency in preventive medicine at UC San Diego School of Medicine. She earned her medical degree from Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific in Pomona, Calif. Dr. Eastman is board-certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation and public health and general preventive medicine. Before attending medical school, Dr. Eastman worked as a professional mountain and river guide in South America and New Zealand. In addition, she has lived and worked in health care in Africa and Australia. She has two patents pending for medical inventions to improve functional performance.UC San Diego Health LinksFor more information, see http://health.ucsd.edu/specialties/pain/Pages/default.aspx.

    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Physiatrist (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)

    Pain Medicine Specialist

    Sports Medicine Specialist

    Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine Specialist

    Education & Training

    Downey Regional Medical Center (Internship)

    Baylor College Of Medicine (Residency)

    Medical Degree - Western University of Health Science

    Other Degree - Baylor College of Medicine in Houston

    Other Degree - UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego

    Medical Degree - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Specialist

    Medical Degree - Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Public Health

    Board Certifications

    American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

    American Board of Preventative Medicine

    Insurances

    Please contact Dr. Eastman's office to confirm accepted insurance plans.

    Locations

    UC San Diego Health - La Jolla - Primary Care Internal Medicine

    8939 Villa La Jolla Drive

    La Jolla, CA 92037

    (858) 657-8000

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    UC San Diego Health - La Jolla: Genesee Avenue - Family Medicine

    9333 Genesee Avenue

    San Diego, CA 92121

    (858) 657-8600

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    UC San Diego Health - Perlman Medical Offices - Pain Management

    9350 Campus Point Drive

    La Jolla, CA 92037

    (858) 657-6035

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    UC San Diego Health

    200 West Arbor Dr

    San Diego, CA 92103

    (858) 657-7000

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    UC San Diego Health - La Jolla: Genesee Avenue

    9333 Genesee Avenue

    San Diego, CA 92121

    (858) 657-7000

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    UC San Diego Health - Perlman Medical Offices

    9350 Campus Point Drive

    La Jolla, CA 92037

    (858) 657-7000

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Amelia Eastman accepting new patients?

    Yes, Amelia Eastman is accepting new patients at this time.

    Does Amelia Eastman offer online booking?

    Please contact Dr. Eastman's office at (858) 657-8000 for information about online booking, telehealth, or to schedule an appointment.

    Does Amelia Eastman offer telehealth appointments?

    Please contact Dr. Eastman's office at (858) 657-8000 for information telehealth appointment availability or for scheduling assistance.

    Which language(s) does Amelia Eastman speak?

    Amelia Eastman speaks English.

    Which board certifications does Amelia Eastman have?

    Amelia Eastman is certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and American Board of Preventative Medicine.

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