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We're with you every step of the way
Our rehabilitation medicine specialists are here for patients with a wide range of disorders, including brain injuries, burns, fractures, trauma injuries, stroke, chronic pain conditions and more. Our goal is to restore function so you can get back to doing what you love.

Overview

The physicians, occupational and physical therapists, speech language pathologists, recreation therapists, rehabilitation nurses, and support staff at the Staten Island University Hospital's Rehabilitation Medicine Department provide the highest quality patient care. Our department combines services with:

  • The Stroke Center
  • Department of Orthopedics
  • The Regional Burn Center
  • The Heart Institute

Our department's well-known programs include:

  • A comprehensive 49-bed inpatient rehab unit for adults
  • Inpatient brain injury rehab for adults
  • Outpatient adult rehab (two locations)
  • Outpatient pediatric rehab and early intervention through the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

We are focused on consumer satisfaction and continually enhance the quality of our services. We are recognized by:

  • The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)
  • The Joint Commission
  • The New York State Department of Health
  • Recover

The patients we serve have a range of disorders including:

  • Amputations
  • Brain injuries
  • Burns
  • Cancer
  • Cardiopulmonary disorders
  • Chronic pain conditions
  • Hip fractures
  • Joint replacements
  • Major multiple trauma
  • Neurological conditions such as multiple sclerosis and Parkinson's disease
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Strokes
  • Brain injuries (traumatic and nontraumatic)

Those with potential to benefit from an intensive interdisciplinary rehab program should be referred for evaluation by our rehab clinicians.

CARF accreditation

Staten Island University Hospital is a Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)-accredited site. CARF accreditation signals a service provider’s commitment to continually improving services, encouraging feedback and serving the community. Southside hospital is CARF-accredited for Comprehensive Inpatient Medical Rehabilitation.