Dr. Diana Cardenas MD Physiatrist

Dr. Diana Cardenas is a physiatrist in Miami, Florida. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Jackson Health System and Miami Veterans Affairs Healthcare System. She received her medical degree from University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and has been in practice for 37 years. Dr. Cardenas accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 4 doctors at Jackson Health System and one of 11 at Miami Veterans Affairs Healthcare System who specialize in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Physiatrist: General Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education & Medical Training

University of Washington
Residency, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 1973 - 1976

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Class of 1973

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Certified 37 years in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

FL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Elected Member, Institute of Medicine

Publications & Presentations

Assessment of rehabilitation outcomes among chronic dialysis patients.
Kutner, N. G., Cardenas, D. D.

Influences affecting radiologists' choices of academic or private practice careers.
Hillman, B. J., Fajardo, L. L., Witzke, D. B., Cardenas, D., Irion, M., Fulginiti, J. V.

Two phase 3, multicenter, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trials of fampridine-SR for treatment of spasticity in chronic spinal cord injury.
Cardenas, D. D.,Ditunno, J. F.,Graziani, V.,McLain, A. B.,Lammertse, D. P.,Potter, P. J.,Alexander, M. S.,Cohen, R.,Blight, A. R.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group HMO/Open Access
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United - River Valley Neighborhood Health Partnership
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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