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Santa Maria Specialty Health Center – Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Santa Maria Specialty Centers’ Neurosurgery team provides general and specialized neurosurgical care for treatment of brain, spine  and nervous system disorders. Our team of neurosurgeons use advanced techniques such as: Endoscopic neurosurgery, Stereotactic and micro-neurosurgery and Minimally invasive surgery.

Our neurosurgeons use the most advanced techniques: minimally invasive, micro and endoscopic neurosurgery. We offer the latest in neurological treatments. We are accepting referrals for new patients.

This office also provides Neurosurgery and Pulmonology Services

Meet our Expert Team

Abraham Rasul, MD

Abraham Rasul, MD – Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Dr. Abraham T. Rasul, Jr is a board certified specialist in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation or a physiatrist with additional training in interventional pain procedures. He also trained in orthopedic surgery with fellowship in joint replacement and sports medicine. His practice is limited to nonsurgical treatment and rehabilitation of spine and joint related pain and injuries.

Although a physician by training he is involved in charitable work overseas and is recognized by several organizations including the University of the Philippines as a Distinguished Alumni for Overseas HealthCare in 2021. He has a Harvard Online Certificate in Healthcare Economics. He had lobbied and promoted Overseas Medicare Portability for Medicare beneficiaries living abroad. He is a published author in both orthopedic surgery and rehabilitation medicine publications, and speaker in various medical symposia. 

He had moved from the Metro Washington DC area to practice in the Central Coast with his wife, Dr. Maria Cecilia A. Rasul, an OB-GYN at French Hospital.

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Santa Maria Specialty Health Center

There is free parking in the spaces in front of the clinic and there is also street parking.

  • Joint and Spine Pain 
  • Disorders of the neck and back
  • Sports Medicine related injuries
  • Nerve Conduction Study
  • Ultrasound guided spine and joint injections as well as peripheral nerve blocks to control pain together with focused exercises and activity modifications to achieve pain control and improve functional mobility


Pacific Central Coast Health Centers contracts with most health insurance plans, including Medi-Cal, and provides health care services that fit your health plan benefits. If you have questions about the health insurance plans we accept, contact the office where you would like to be seen and our staff would be happy to answer any questions you may have.

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • CenCal
  • Cigna
  • Coventry – First Health
  • Health Net
  • Healthsmart – Interplan
  • Medi-Cal
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan – Beech Street
  • Networks by Design
  • Tricare
  • TriWest
  • United Healthcare
  • Western Growers


What makes our Expert Team at Santa Maria Specialty Health Center stand out?

At Santa Maria Specialty Health Center we offer three specialties services. Neurosurgery, Pulmonology and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 

Our Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation provider treats a range of physical conditions, such as neck pain, back pain, sciatica, numbness, sports injuries, and repetitive motion injuries without surgery. 

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Video: Leg Pain
Dr. Abraham Rasul, MD, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation