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Gene Tekmyster, DO, Physical Medicine/Rehab, Los Angeles, CA, Keck Hospital of USC

GeneTekmysterDO

Physical Medicine/Rehab Los Angeles, CA

Pain Medicine, Sports Medicine (Non-Surgical), Occupational Medicine

Interventional Spine Care and Sports Medicine

Overview of Dr. Tekmyster

Dr. Tekmyster is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation with subspecialty training in interventional spine care and sports medicine. He received his medical degree from Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine in California and went on to complete an Internal Medicine Internship at Seton Hall University-School of Health and Medical Sciences, Newark, New Jersey. Thereafter, he completed his residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at New York Medical College and State University of New York. Dr. Tekmyster also completed a fellowship at OSS Health/Sinai Hospital of Baltimore which provided in-depth training in sports medicine with a focus on advanced interventional spine care. His special interests include the care and prevention of athletic injuries, concussions and musculoskeletal ultrasound

Education & Training

  • OSS Health/Sinai Hospital of BaltimoreFellowship, Sports Medicine and Interventional Spine Fellowship, 2013 - 2014
  • SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn
    SUNY Health Science Center at BrooklynResidency, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 2010 - 2012
  • Touro University California College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Touro University California College of Osteopathic MedicineClass of 2008
  • Binghamton UniversityB.S., Biochemistry, 2003

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State License 2020 - 2023
  • CT State Medical License
    CT State License 2013 - 2022
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State License 2012 - 2023
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State License 2011 - 2014
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sports Medicine
  • AOA Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • AOA Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sports Medicine (CAQ)

Publications & Presentations

Journal Articles

  • Should Antiplatelet Medications Be Held Before Cervical Epidural Injections?  
    Furman MB, Tekmyster G, Davidoff S, Journal of PM&R, 1/1/2014
  • Cervical Disc Disease  
    Furman MB, Tekmyster G., eMedicine, 6/2012

Books/Book Chapters

Abstracts/Posters

  • An Interventionalists Approach to Anticoagulants
    Tekmyster, G, Image Guided Diagnoses and Treatment of Spine and Musculoskeletal Conditions: Advances and Controversies, 1/1/2014
  • Improving Safety and Outcomes for Interventional Spine Procedures
    Tekmyster, G, American Academy of PM&R Annual Assembly, National Harbor, MD, 10/1/2013
  • Hereditary Neuropathy with Liability to Pressure Palsies in Multiple Entrapment Neuropathies: A Case Report
    Oommen, B. Vadada, K. Tekmyster, G, Annual Meeting of the Association of Academic Physiatrists, New Orleans, LA, 3/1/2013
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Other

Press Mentions

  • Achy Back? You May Be Sitting Too Much
    Achy Back? You May Be Sitting Too MuchSeptember 10th, 2020

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Russian

Hospital Affiliations