Richard Koffler, M.D. is a distinguished physiatrist who provides clinical evaluations for patients with chronic pain and injuries. Dr. Koffler has dedicated his career to helping patients moderate—and even resolve—chronic pain symptoms for health conditions and sports injuries.
Dr. Richard Koffler is widely known as a skilled practitioner for injury and pain management and he is rated at 5 stars on WebMD. Patients have praised him for his effective treatment plans for rehabilitation and moderation of chronic pain symptoms.
Fairfield County Holistic Wellness Medical Marijuana Telemedicine Services
Patients who have chronic pain conditions, or other health issues, may experience problems traveling to a doctor’s office for a medical evaluation. If you are ready to apply for your medical marijuana card in Connecticut, schedule an online appointment with Fairfield County Holistic Wellness.
Fairfield County Holistic Wellness provides medical marijuana health evaluations for patients who have qualifying health conditions. If Dr. Koffler feels that medical cannabis would be therapeutically beneficial, he will provide a signed letter of recommendation.That letter is required to become registered with the Connecticut Medical Marijuana Program, and to receive your MMJ card.
Why Do I Need an Online Health Evaluation for Medical Marijuana?
In states that have enacted compassionate care legislation and medical marijuana programs, patients must be certified by a physician before they can become a medical card holder. The process involves an online medical evaluation with a physician who is educated in the area of medical cannabis and patient care.
Medical cannabis should only be used by patients who may see a wellness benefit. Because health conditions and symptoms can change over time, Dr. Richard Koffler recommends that medical marijuana patients schedule regular followup appointments. Dr. Koffler can help patients create a wellness plan that integrates medical marijuana for symptom relief.
During your online medical marijuana evaluation, Dr. Richard Koffler will review your health history, current and past diagnoses, prescription medications, and supplements. The consultation may include a pain inventory to accurately measure the patient’s experience of chronic pain and determine the frequency of inflammation and discomfort.
Patients can also ask for more information about medical cannabis pertaining to their unique health symptoms. If the patient meets the qualifying health conditions for Florida, New York, or Connecticut (depending on the location of permanent residence) they will be issued a signed recommendation letter from Dr. Koffler.
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About Richard Koffler, MD
Dr. Richard Koffler is a Physiatrist, which is defined as a medical specialist in the areas of medicine and physical rehabilitation. Richard Koffler, M.D. has international training and his patient care integrates western medicine with holistic practices from Eastern medicine and healing modalities (including certification as an acupuncture therapist).
Richard Koffler, M.D. graduated from the Sackler School of Medicine at Tel Aviv University, before completing an internship in Internal Medicine at Roosevelt Hospital, in New York City. Dr. Koffler completed a three-year residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Rusk Institute at the NYU Medical Center in New York City and became Board Certified in 1998.
Richard Koffler MD practices in New York City, Stamford Connecticut, and Miami Beach, Florida. He is licensed to provide telemedicine or online medical marijuana health evaluations in all three states for patients seeking approval for medical cannabis.
Dr. Koffler has committed himself to research on medical cannabis as a symptom option for chronic pain sufferers for several years. He is an advocate for doctor-supervised medical cannabis treatments for sports injuries and for chronic pain when patients have not experienced success in pain management with conventional therapies.