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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

If you have had a major illness, injury or surgery, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation can help you regain function physically and mentally. Vanderbilt Health offers a range of rehabilitation services, as well as complementary therapies to enhance your well-being. Our specialists do not simply focus on a single part of your body, but on your whole self, helping optimize your quality of life.

Conditions We Address

We manage and design treatment plans for patients with a wide range of injuries and illnesses, including:

Meet Your Care Team

Saumya G. Aujla

Saumya G. AujlaMD

    Cancer pain, Chronic Back Pain, Failed Back Surgery Syndrome, Interventional Pain, Neuropathic Pain, Pain Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Gerasimos Bastas

Gerasimos BastasMD, PhD

    Amputation, Musculoskeletal Problems, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation
Gurjeet S. Birdee

Gurjeet S. BirdeeMD, MPH

    General Pediatrics, Integrative Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Yoga Therapy
Heidi Chen

Heidi ChenMD

    Musculoskeletal Problems, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation, Spine
Ashley M. Eaves

Ashley M. EavesMD

    Pain Management, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Barton W. Huddleston

Barton W. HuddlestonMD

    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Holly A. Kniery

Holly A. KnieryMSN, FNP

    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
Caroline Lassen-Greene

Caroline Lassen-GreenePhD, MS, BS

    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Psychology
Elizabeth G. Walsh

Elizabeth G. WalshPhD

    Clinical Psychology, Psychology

Why Choose Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Vanderbilt

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    Knowledge and experience

    Our rehabilitation specialists have extensive experience treating patients recovering from trauma, neurological conditions, orthopaedic problems, cancer and other illnesses, and surgical procedures. At Vanderbilt, you have access to orthopaedic certified specialists, sports certified specialists, certified hand therapists, certified manual therapists and certified women’s health specialists.

  • diploma, award, ribbon, Recognized care, quality
    Recognized care

    Our specialty programs in spinal cord injury, stroke and trauma are accredited by The Joint Commission. And our Vanderbilt Dayani Center for Health and Wellness is the first medical fitness facility in Tennessee to be accredited by the Medical Fitness Association.

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    Consultation service

    Research has shown that early rehabilitation enhances functional outcomes. Our rehabilitation specialists consult with clinicians in acute care units such as the trauma center and the neuro ICU to provide recommendations about your post-acute care and early rehabilitation interventions.

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    Advanced technology

    Our procedure suite at the Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabiliation Hospital is equipped with state of the art equipment used for interventional spine and musculoskeletal procedures. Our team of physicians, radiology technicians and staff nurses work together to provide a safe and comfortable procedure environment. 

  • conference, Team approach, people, staff, partners
    Team approach

    We collaborate with others on your care team, in areas such as orthopaedics and internal medicine. Together we design a care plan that meets your unique needs.

  • health, circle, cross, Comprehensive care
    Comprehensive care

    We care for your whole self: body, mind and spirit. Our Osher Center for Integrative Health offers research-proven therapies like acupuncture, massage and mind-body counseling to complement traditional treatments.

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    Advanced research

    As part of an academic medical center, we investigate new, more effective approaches to care in fields including sports medicine, pain medicine, and rehabilitation and physical medicine. This means you have access to the latest treatment options available.

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    Seamless care

    We make it easy for you to transition from the hospital to outpatient clinics and even home care, if needed.

Tests, Treatments and Services

We offer a full range of tests, treatments, and services including:


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