Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals - Rehabilitation

Recognized by U.S. News & World Report

UT Southwestern Medical Center is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation's top 15 hospitals for rehabilitation.

Focused on Excellence and Innovation

The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at UT Southwestern Medical Center is dedicated to optimizing quality of life and function through excellence and innovation in patient care, research, and education.

Meet the Team

Our faculty members are specialists in physical medicine and rehabilitation and are dedicated to providing the very best in patient care.

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Our research efforts help to continuously improve patient care through the investigation of topics such as traumatic brain injury, burn rehabilitation, and wound care.

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The department’s residency and training programs are nationally recognized. Our outstanding faculty and staff are committed to training tomorrow’s physiatrists in clinical and basic science research on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disabilities in the areas of brain injury, pain, burn injury, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury, stroke, and electrodiagnostic medicine.

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Patient Care

Our department provides comprehensive rehabilitative care across the continuum, including acute hospital inpatient care, inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient rehabilitation, clinic services, and telehealth. We treat a wide variety of medical conditions affecting the brain, spinal cord, nerves, bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, and tendons. By focusing on nonsurgical diagnoses and management of conditions affecting function and quality of life, we seek to improve our patients’ mobility and lessen difficulties in cognition and communication.

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