About the UPMC Rehabilitation Institute
A Center of Excellence
As part of the largest rehabilitation network in western Pennsylvania — and one of the largest in the United States — the UPMC Rehabilitation Institute is a nationally recognized center of excellence for physical rehabilitation.
A leader in inpatient care, we offer:
We also provide short stay rehabilitation
designed to meet the needs of patients being discharged from the hospital but who are not quite ready to return home.
The Gold Standard in Rehabilitation
The UPMC Rehabilitation Institute is consistently recognized for providing advanced rehabilitative care, and has received:
- The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval™ for health care quality and safety.
- Certification for stroke rehabilitation from The Joint Commission.
Our experts at the UPMC Rehabilitation Institute combine extensive clinical experience with advanced technology and research to offer our patients cutting-edge treatments.
Board-certified physiatrists — physicians trained in physical medicine and rehabilitation — lead the institute's integrated patient care team.
Many of our physiatrists have specialty training and certifications in:
A Top Recipient of Research Funding
The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is among the top recipients of funds from the National Institutes of Health for rehabilitation-research funding.
The department is advancing the practice and science of rehabilitation in both clinical and research environments, and consists of:
- 21 physiatrists
- Six rehabilitation psychologists
- Six research scientists
Nationally recognized for pioneering research, our patients have access to technology and clinical trials unavailable anywhere else.