Dr. Joel Stuart Saal MD Physiatrist

Dr. Joel Saal is a physiatrist in Redwood City, California. He received his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 34 years.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Physiatrist: General Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education & Medical Training

Stanford University
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1984 - 1986

California Pacific Medical Center - California Campus
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1980 - 1983

Tulane University School of Medicine
Class of 1980

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Sports Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

General principles of diagnostic testing as related to painful lumbar spine disorders: a critical appraisal of current diagnostic techniques.
Saal, J.S.

Intradiscal electrothermal treatment for chronic discogenic low back pain: prospective outcome study with a minimum 2-year follow-up.
Saal, J.A., Saal, J.S.

Intradiscal electrothermal therapy for the treatment of chronic discogenic low back pain.
Saal, J.A., Saal, J.S.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Alliance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Wellmark Alliance Select
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