Meet Your Team

Eric J. Coligado, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation


Dr. Eric Coligado provides evaluations and nonsurgical spine care for Spine Team Texas patients. He provides a wealth of experience in the area of worker’s compensation. He is certified to provide impairment ratings, IME’s, and EMG/nerve conduction studies.

As a physiatrist, Dr. Coligado provides treatment for patients’ pain in the neck, shoulder and upper extremities, lumbar (lower back) and legs. Prior to joining Spine Team Texas, Dr. Coligado spent three years in a group orthopedic practice and had a private practice in Euless, Texas, for seventeen years. Dr. Coligado holds a subspecialty certification in Pain Medicine through the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He also has achieved Diplomate status with two boards: The American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine and The American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He is a peer reviewer for several independent review organizations.

Dr. Coligado has consistently been listed in the Consumers’ Research Council of America’s Guide to America’s Top Physicians, and he’s been nominated as a “Top Doc” in his specialty by members of the Tarrant County Medical Society in Fort Worth Magazine several times. He was also nominated as a “Super Doctor” by his peers in Texas Monthly magazine.

He has served on several medical committees and currently holds many professional affiliations, including those with the following organizations: American Academy of Electrodiagnostic Medicine and American Academy of Physical Medicine/Rehabilitation.

Areas of expertise/services provided:
  • Impairment ratings, IMEs, and EMG/nerve conduction studies
  • Joint injections (sacroiliac, hips, shoulders)
  • Acupuncture
  • Multimodal medical management of pain with intent to limit narcotic utilization

Professional Qualifications

Board Certifications

The American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
The American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine

Medical School

Doctor of Medicine
University of Texas; Houston, TX


Transitional Internship
Central Texas Medical Foundation; Austin, TX
Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Northwestern University; Chicago, IL

Awards and Recognitions

  • “Top Doctor” by Fort Worth, Texas magazine (2006, ’08, ’09, ’12-’17)
  • "Super Doctor" in Texas Monthly (2013-2017)
  • “Top Doctor” Castle Connolly (2015-2018)
  • Consumer Research Council of America‘s Guide to American Top Physicians (2004, ’05, 2009-2013)

Personal Interests

Spending time with family, friends, and two dogs; traveling