Inpatient Rehabilitation

Patient Outcomes

UT Southwestern's Inpatient Rehabilitation Program helps patients with a variety of diagnoses to return to their everyday lives. Patients receive one-on-one therapies as well as additional therapy that may be concurrent, co-treatment, or group therapy.

Our "Patient Satisfaction Ranking: Likelihood to Recommend" is in the 93 percentile, according to CMS Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems.

We are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities
in the following specialties:

  • Comprehensive Rehabilitation
  • Stroke Specialty Program
  • Spinal Cord Specialty Program
  • Brain Injury Specialty Program

Patient Outcomes for 2021

Learn about our patient demographics and outcomes by clicking here for infographics, or see tables below.

Diagnosis Cases Admitted Average Age UTSW Average Stay (days) National Average Stay (days) Gender - Male Gender - Female Average # therapy minutes/week
Total Cases 892 66 12 13 60% 40% 1,055
Stroke 166 63 14 16 60% 40% 984
Brain Injury 126 63 12 13 68% 32% 943
Spinal Cord Injury 146 65 13 16 53% 47% 939
Orthopaedic 121 73 11 13 44% 56% 951
Medically Complex, Cardiac, and Pulmonary 174 69 11 12 52% 48% 1,014
Neurology 82 57 14 13 51% 49% 961
Diagnosis UTSW - % Discharged to Community Nation - % Discharged to Community UTSW - % Discharged to Acute Hospital Nation - % Discharged to Acute Hospital UTSW - % Discharged to Skilled Nursing Facility Nation - % Discharged to Skilled Nursing Facility UTSW - Change in Self-care Measure* UTSW - Change in Mobility Measure*
Total cases 81% 78% 11% 11% 7% 10% 45.1 45.5
Stroke 74% 74% 10% 11% 16% 15% 36.6 40.7
Brain Injury 80% 77% 13% 13% 5% 9% 36.0 42.3
Spinal Cord Injury 80% 77% 13% 12% 6% 11% 47.9 46.2
Orthopaedic 88% 82% 4% 7% 7% 10% 51.0 49.8
Medically Complex, Cardiac, Pulmonary 78% 80% 16% 13% 6% 7% 50.4 46.3
Neurology 88% 80% 9% 12% 4% 8% 44.7 48.4