About the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

With a staff of award-winning physicians, researchers, and faculty, the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) treats patients at the UPMC Rehabilitation Inst​itute, as well as on an outpatient basis.

Awards and Honors: Top Rehab Doctors, Programs, and Research

The department's reputation for the science and practice of rehabilitation attracts top doctors and investigators who continue to make advances in both clinical and research environments.

Learn more about the physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians nearest you.

Mission, Vision, Core Values


To maximize the health, function, and well-being of the people and populations we serve by providing the highest quality rehabilitative medical care, conducting highly relevant, cutting-edge research, and training the next generation of clinicians and researchers.


We will lead the nation in rehabilitation and disability research, education, and care. We will be the provider of choice for physiatric care, and a leading advocate for people with disabilities and their families.


  • Provide the highest quality evidence based rehabilitation care.
  • Hire and train dedicated, passionate, dynamic focused on innovative and family centered care within optimized team-based delivery models.
  • Maintain supportive and transparent academic and clinical environments.
  • Foster teamwork, cultivate education, promote research, and encourage advocacy.
  • Exceed our patients' expectations and maximize the health, function, and well-being of the people and populations we serve.

To make an appointment with a rehabilitation specialist visit our Contact Us page or call the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at 412-692-4400 or 1-800-533-8762 (533-UPMC).​​

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