UT Health San Antonio Department of Rehabilitation Medicine

Physican Medicine and Rehabilitation is a medical specialty that involves the evaluation and treatment of patients whose functional abilities have been impaired by trauma or disease processes. The goal of rehabilitation is to restore a patient’s functional independence throughout their inpatient and outpatient recovery.

The Department of Rehabilitation is fortunate to have an experienced and talented faculty who possess expertise in spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, pain management, sports medicine, orthotics and prosthetics, electrodiagnostic medicine, pediatric rehabilitation, and general rehabilitation. The faculty teach and practice in a multidisciplinary approach involving nurses, therapists, technicians and family members. This coordinates goals with the patient and their families to maximize their functional independence.

Discover an exceptional PM&R residency program that offers an unparalleled diversity of experiences and a vibrant community to connect with. Our expansive program provides a wide range of opportunities and fosters interactions with a multitude of teams.

At our institution, we prioritize your professional growth and offer a supportive environment. We encourage engaging in enriching experiences such as working alongside local team doctors in Sports Medicine, gaining expertise in Pediatric Rehabilitation and Pediatric Sports Medicine, delving into Musculoskeletal specialties, acquiring skills in Pain Management (including inpatient procedural/regional block call), honing your abilities in Spasticity, exploring the realms of Integrative Medicine, and diving into the intricacies of Neuroradiology.

We understand the significance of wellness and personal development, which is why we have a dedicated Wellness and Development Chief to guide you through your journey. We take pride in fostering a collegial atmosphere that encourages support and camaraderie among residents. You’ll find a nurturing community that values collaboration and ensures you have a strong support system throughout your residency.

Join our esteemed PM&R residency program and unlock a world of possibilities, diverse experiences, and unwavering support. Take the next step in your career and become part of our thriving community.


About the Long School of Medicine

The mission of the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine is to provide responsive and comprehensive education, research and service of the highest quality in order to meet the health-related needs of the citizens of Texas. In all aspects of fulfilling this mission, the Long School of Medicine is committed to demonstrating particular sensitivity to and focus on the South Texas region while fostering the broadest diversity and inclusion that ensures successful achievement of the institutional priorities

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