Why Choose Emory

Why choose Emory Rehabilitation Medicine? 

  • Well-balanced in-patient experiences at the Shepherd Center and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta
  • Robust out-patient exposure at Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Center and Atlanta VA Medical Center
  • Opportunity to train at World Class facilities
    • Shepherd Center
      • One of the largest In-patient Rehabilitation Facilities in the county
      • One of the few Rehabilitation facilities with a fully functional Intensive Care Unit
      • Advanced Robotics for Spinal Cord Injury and Traumatic Injury patients
      • Model Center for Spinal Cord Injury
    • Grady Memorial Hospital
      • Level 1 Trauma Center with multiple surgical intensive care units
      • Neurological Intensive Care Unit with CT scanner on the same floor
      • Clinical trials involving mechanical thrombectomy for ischemic strokes
    • Children’s Hospital of Atlanta (CHOA)
      • One of the largest in-patient pediatric rehabilitation units in the county
      • Cutting edge robotics program
    • Emory Orthopaedics & Spine Center
      • Model practice for interdisciplinary Spine Care
      • Home of the Emory Sports Medicine Center
      • Exposure to Regenerative Medicine (Stem Cells and Platelet Rich Plasma)
  • Hands on experience
    • Botox for spasticity and migraines
    • Phenol Blocks
    • Intra-thecal Baclofen pump management (trials, refills and programming of the pump)
    • Peripheral Joint injections
    • Diagnostic Ultrasound and ultrasound guided injections
    • Fluoroscopic Guided procedures (facet, transforaminal, intralaminar, radiofrequency ablation at all levels)
    • Opportunity to perform EMG’s with board certified neurologists and physiatrists