Dr. John A Horton MD Physiatrist

Dr. John Horton is a physiatrist in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including UPMC Mercy and UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside. He received his medical degree from University of Washington School of Medicine and has been in practice for 21 years. Dr. Horton accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 20 doctors at UPMC Mercy and one of 15 at UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside who specialize in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Physiatrist: Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

Clinical Interests: Neurogenic Urinary Bladder, Muscle Spasticity, Pressure Ulcer, Spinal Cord Injuries, Spinal Injuries

Hospital Affiliation

UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside
Ranked #12 in Rehabilitation

UPMC Mercy

Education & Medical Training

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1993–1994

UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School
Residency, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 1994–1997

UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School
Fellowship, Spinal Cord Injury Medicine, 1997–1998

University of Washington School of Medicine
Class of 1993

Duke University
Other Training, Biomedical and Electrical Engineering, 1979–1983

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Certified 6 years in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Certified 6 years in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

PA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna HMO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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