| Personal Quote: “As a physical medicine and rehabilitation physician, my greatest joy comes from providing patients with the knowledge about their diagnosis, so that together we can develop a treatment plan that improves their quality of life and function.”
| Specialty: Physiatrist – Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
| Fellowship Training: Interventional Spine and Musculoskeletal Medicine
| Certification: Board Certified – American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
| Sheena Bhuva, M.D.
Sheena Bhuva, M.D., A Plano, Texas native, has joined the Texas Back Institute as a Physiatrist. She completed her Interventional Spine and Musculoskeletal Medicine Fellowship at Desert Spine and Sports Physicians in Phoenix, Arizona. She earned her Doctorate of Medicine at Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine, Bryan and Dallas, TX in 2013. She completed her Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency, where she was Chief Resident at Baylor University Medical Center, Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation, Dallas, TX.
Her recent Honors include the Arnold P. Gold Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award (1 of 3 PM&R residents who have won this award from 2004-2016), the American Academy of Neurology Medical Student Prize for Excellence in Neurology, and The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago Sarah Baskin Award for Excellence in Research.
She is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the Spine Intervention Society, the North American Spine Society, and The Texas Medical Association.
Dr. Bhuva enjoys spending time with her family and friends playing board games and trying new restaurants. She also loves to travel and stay active by playing basketball and hiking. She has a second degree black belt in USA Martial Arts.
Peer-reviewed journal publications:
Bhuva S, Mookerjee S J “Turf Wars: Natural Grass vs Synthetic Surfaces, Review and Comments on Dr. George Balazs’s Article: “Risk of anterior cruciate ligament injury in athletes on synthetic playing surfaces: a systematic review,”” Sports Review Journal, NFP, 1(6):16-17, June 2016.
Schnitzer TJ, Wysocki N, Barkema D, Griffith J, Bhuva S, Welbel R, et al. Calcaneal quantitative ultrasound compared with hip and femoral neck dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry in people with a spinal cord injury. PM&R,4(10):748-55, Oct 2012.
Bhuva S, Reynolds M, Saracino G, Asrani S, Driver S, et al. Impact of acute inpatient rehabilitation after liver transplantation in patients with a high Model for End Stage Liver Disease (MELD) scores. Association of Academic Physiatrists. Sacramento, CA. Feb 2016. Also presented at Baylor University Medical Center Scholarly Day. Dallas, TX. Mar 2016.
Schnitzer TJ, Bhuva S, Welbel R.Screening for Osteoporosis for Individuals with Spinal Cord Injuries: Comparing Quantitative Ultrasound with Dual-Energy X-ray Absorptiometry. Graduate Student Research Symposium. Bryan, TX. Sept 2010, Mar 2011.
Quality improvement projects:
Efficiency of rapid response and code blue management at Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation. Baylor University Medical Center. Dallas, TX. Aug 2014-June 2015.
Plan, Do, Study, Act (PDSA) project: Early Rehabilitation Intervention in the Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) Setting for Patients with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS). Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine/Baylor University Medical Center. Dallas, TX. Mar 2013.
What’s up with opioids? May 2018. https://desertspineandsports.com/whats-up-with-opioids/
The link between vascular disease and spine disease. Mar 2018. https://desertspineandsports.com/link-vascular-disease-lumbar-spine-disease/
Is R.I.C.E still the answer for musculoskeletal injuries? Jan 2018. https://desertspineandsports.com/r-c-e-still-answer-musculoskeletal-injuries/
Monthly spine/MSK lectures. Desert Spine and Sports Physicians. Phoenix, AZ. Aug 2017-July 2018.
Needlecraft techniques and simulation. Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation. Dallas, TX. June 2017.
Grand rounds: Acute inpatient rehabilitation outcomes after liver transplant. Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation. Dallas, TX. May 2017.
Case report: Hip pain in a quad amputee. Baylor University Medical Center. Dallas, TX. April 2017.
Pars interarticularis fractures and other stress injuries. Baylor University Medical Center. Dallas, TX. April 2017.
Spine anatomy and pathology. Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation. Dallas, TX. March 2017.
Established Musculoskeletal & Ultrasound didactic curriculum and lecture series. Peer ultrasound instructor. Baylor University Medical Center. Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation. Dallas, TX. March 2016 – June 2017.
Stress injuries and fractures. OSS Health. York, PA. July 2016.
FIM scores. Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation. Dallas, TX. July 2016.
Femoral neuropathy. Baylor University Medical Center. Dallas, TX. Sept 2015.
Gout and pseudogout. Baylor University Medical Center. Dallas, TX. Aug 2015.
Vertebrobasilar syndromes. Baylor University Medical Center. Dallas, TX. April 2015.
Neurogenic bladder and bowel – RN education. Our Children’s House. Dallas, TX. April 2015.
Ulnar neuropathy. Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation. Dallas, TX. Aug 2014.
Mechanism, Treatment and Rehabilitation of Osteoporosis in Spinal Cord Injury. Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine. Bryan, TX. Dec 2010.
There are no upcoming events at this time.