The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation offers a full spectrum of care at all levels – including acute care consultation, acute inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient rehabilitation, skilled nursing and long-term acute care consultation. Our interdisciplinary team of providers focus on optimizing function, performance, and quality of life for patients and others. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) physicians, also known as physiatrists, treat a wide variety of medical conditions affecting the brain, spinal cord, nerves, bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, and tendons. PM&R physicians evaluate and treat injuries, illnesses, and disability, and are experts in designing comprehensive, patient-centered treatment plans. We are committed to treating the whole person, not just the health problem. Excellence in education and research enhances our delivery of high quality patient-centered care.