Neurological Rehabilitation

Neurological rehabilitation programs at Johns Hopkins Medicine offer comprehensive rehabilitation for people with conditions affecting the brain, spinal cord and the peripheral nervous system. Each of our specialized programs has a dedicated group of experts who will create a personalized rehabilitation plan for your condition and recovery goals.

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Programs | Why Choose Johns Hopkins | Team

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Patient Resource Center
The Patient Resource Center provides assistance between appointments with your physician. For assistance between therapy appointments, please contact the clinic location.
Phone:  410-614-4030 and select option 2 | Fax: 410-614-4033

Schedule by phone

Physician appointments443-997-5476

Therapy appointments:
Maryland clinics except Bayview: 443-997-5476
Johns Hopkins Bayview: 410-550-0414
Sibley Memorial Hospital: 202-364-7665

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Why Choose Johns Hopkins

Our team includes rehabilitation physicians, therapists and psychologists skilled in caring for patients with a variety of neurological conditions.

We use proven rehabilitation techniques as well as advanced technologies such as noninvasive brain stimulation to give you the best chance of recovery.

Our team partners with you, your family and other health care providers to offer well-rounded care and support to help you restore function at your pace.


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Our Neurological Rehabilitation Team

Rehabilitation Physicians

  • Jackie Bhattarai, Ph.D., M.S.

    Expertise: Multiple Sclerosis, Multiple Sclerosis Rehabilitation, Neuropsychological Assessment and Intervention, Rehabilitation Psychology

  • Ning Cao, M.D.

    Expertise: Brain Injury Rehabilitation, Neurologic Rehabilitation, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Stroke, Stroke Rehabilitation

  • Tae Chung, M.D.

    Expertise: Dermatomyositis, Electrodiagnostic Medicine (EMG), Inclusion Body Myositis, Motor Neuron Diseases, Myositis

  • Pegah Dehghan, M.D.

    Expertise: Muscular Diseases, Neuromuscular Disease, Neuromuscular Medicine, Orthostatic Intolerance, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

  • Tracy Friedlander, M.D.

    Expertise: Botox Spasticity Treatment, Intrathecal Baclofen Therapy, Neuro Rehabilitation, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spasticity Management

  • Abbey Hughes, Ph.D., M.A.

    Expertise: Adjustment to Chronic Illness, Behavioral Sleep Medicine, Chronic Disease Management, Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Cognitive Rehabilitation

  • Christina Georgia Kokorelis, M.D.

    Expertise: Concussion Rehabilitation, Dysautonomia, Neurally Mediated Hypotension, Orthostatic Intolerance, Pediatric Rehabilitation

  • Daniel Krasna, M.D.

    Expertise: Botox Spasticity Treatment, Brain Injury Rehabilitation, Neurologic Rehabilitation, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Stroke Rehabilitation

  • Megan Hosey Mastalerz, Ph.D.

    Expertise: Adjustment to Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Critical Care Medicine, Neuropsychological Assessment and Intervention, Neuropsychology

  • Robert Samuel Mayer, M.D.

    Expertise: Botox Spasticity Treatment, Botulinum Toxin Injections, Cancer Rehabilitation, Cerebral Palsy, Chronic Pain

  • Preeti Raghavan, M.B.B.S.

    Expertise: Brain Injury Rehabilitation, Neurologic Rehabilitation, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spasticity, Stroke

  • Alexius Enrique G Sandoval, M.D.

    Expertise: Cerebral Palsy, Movement Disorders, Multiple Sclerosis Rehabilitation, Neurologic Rehabilitation, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Neurologic Rehabilitation Therapists

Rhonda Atallah | Physical Therapist

Expertise: ataxia, falls/balance, neurologic rehabilitation, parkinson's disease
Locations: Columbia

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Makenzie Belak | Physical Therapist

Certifications: Board-Certified Orthopedic Physical Therapist
Expertise
: amputee and prosthetics training, orthopedics, pelvic health
Location
: Baltimore

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Darlene Bloom | Occupational Therapist

Certifications: LSVT BIG! Certified Clinician
Expertise: driver re-education, neurologic rehabilitation
Location: Columbia

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Brittaney Colebank | Occupational Therapist, Acquired Brain Injury Fellowship Director

Certifications: Board-Certified in Physical Rehabilitation, Certified Brain Injury Specialist Trainer, Credentialed in Physical Agent Modalities, Neuro-IFRAH Trained
Expertise: neurologic rehabilitation
Location: Baltimore

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Hayley Cook | Physical Therapist, Clinical Specialist

Certifications: Board-Certified Neurology Clinical Specialist
Expertise: falls/balance, neurologic rehabilitation, vestibular rehabilitation
Location: Columbia

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Allison Copeland | Speech-Language Pathologist

Certifications: Certified Brain Injury Specialist
Expertise: cognitive rehabilitation, communication, neurologic rehabilitation, parkinson's disease, speech therapy, swallowing rehabilitation
Location: Columbia

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Thomas Costa | Physical Therapist

Certifications: LSVT BIG! Certified Clinician, Board-Certified Neurology Clinical Specialist
Expertise: falls/balance, neurologic rehabilitation
Location: Columbia

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Meredith Drake | Physical Therapist

Certifications: Board-Certified Neurology Clinical Specialist
Expertise: falls/balance, neurologic rehabilitation, vestibular rehabilitation
Location: Baltimore

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Kimberly Esposito | Physical Therapist

Certifications: Credentialed Clinical Instructor
Expertise: geriatrics, falls/balance, neurologic rehabilitation
Location: Baltimore

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Andrea George | Occupational Therapist

Certifications: Board-Certified Occupational Therapist, Certified in Saebo's Functional Dynamic Orthoses
Expertise: cognitive rehabilitation, neurologic rehabilitation
Location: Columbia

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Spencer Gonzaga | Physical Therapist

Certifications: Board-Certified Geriatrics Clinical Specialist
Expertise: cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, falls/balance, neurologic rehabilitation, orthopedics, total joint rehabilitation
Location: Baltimore

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Michelle Gosnell | Occupational Therapist

Certifications: LSVT BIG! Certified Clinician, Credentialed in Physical Agent Modalities
Expertise: neurologic rehabilitation, parkinson's disease
Location: Baltimore

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Rob Grader | Physical Therapist Assistant

Certifications: LSVT BIG! Certified Clinician
Expertise: neurologic rehabilitation, orthopedics
Location: Columbia

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Miriam Higgins | Physical Therapist, Clinical Specialist

Certifications: Board-Certified Orthopedic Physical Therapist, Credentialed Clinical Instructor
Expertise: headache, neurologic rehabilitation, orthopedics
Location: Baltimore

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Meaghan Isaacs | Speech-Language Pathologist

Certifications: Interactive Metronome Certified Therapist, Certified Vital Stim Therapist, LSVT LOUD Certified Clinician
Expertise: cognitive rehabilitation, neurologic rehabilitation, speech therapy, swallowing rehabilitation
Location: Columbia

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Elena Isaacson | Physical Therapist

Certifications: Board-Certified Neurology Clinical Specialist, LSVT BIG! Certified Clinician
Expertise: falls/balance, neurologic rehabilitation, parkinson's disease
Location: Baltimore

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Erin Klein | Speech-Language Pathologist, Clinical Specialist, Outpatient Speech-Language Pathology Fellowship Coordinator

Certifications: Certified Vital Stim Therapist, LSVT LOUD Certified Clinician, Interactive Metronome Certified Therapist, MBSImP Certified
Expertise: cognitive rehabilitation, neurologic rehabilitation, speech therapy, swallowing rehabilitation
Location: Baltimore

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Gina Kim | Occupational Therapist

Certifications: Certified Brain Injury Specialist, Interactive Metronome Certified Therapist, Certified Stroke Rehabilitation Specialist, Credentialed in Physical Agent Modalities, Certified in Saebo's Functional Dynamic Orthoses
Expertise: neurologic rehabilitation, neuro-optometric rehabilitation
Location: Baltimore

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Karen Kulp | Occupational Therapist

Certifications: Certified Brain Injury Specialist
Expertise: driver re-education, neuro-optometric rehabilitation, neurologic rehabilitation
Location: Columbia

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Susan Kyle | Occupational Therapist

Certification: Credentialed in Physical Agent Modalities
Expertise: neurologic rehabilitation, driving risk assessments
Location: Baltimore

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Peiting Lien | Physical Therapist, Clinical Resource Analyst

Certifications: Board-Certified Neurology Clinical Specialist, C2 Schroth Certification
Expertise: ataxia, neurologic rehabilitation, POTS, scoliosis
Location: Timonium

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Amy Lowe | Physical Therapist

Certifications: Board-Certified Orthopedic Physical Therapist
Expertise: orthopedics, vestibular rehabilitation, aquatic therapy
Location: Timonium

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Daniel Ludwig | Physical Therapist

Certifications: Board-Certified Neurology Clinical Specialist
Expertise: neurologic rehabilitation, vestibular rehabilitation
Location: Baltimore

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Ed Lyons | Physical Therapist

Expertise: amputee and prosthetics training, neurologic rehabilitation, oncology, orthopedics
Location: Baltimore

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Jacqueline Melton | Speech Language Pathologist

Certifications: MBSImP Certified
Expertise: cognitive rehabilitation, communication, neurologic rehabilitation, speech therapy, swallowing rehabilitation
Location: Baltimore

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Mariah Miano | Physical Therapist

Expertise: vestibular rehabilitation, falls/balance
Location: Columbia

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Jennifer Millar | Physical Therapist

Expertise: facial motor rehabilitation, falls/balance, neurologic rehabilitation, vestibular rehabilitation
Location: Baltimore

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Nicole Miller | Physical Therapist

Certifications: Board-Certified Neurology Clinical Specialist
Expertise: falls and balance, neurologic rehabilitation
Location: Baltimore

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Allison Nogi | Physical Therapist

Certifications: Board-Certified Neurology Clinical Specialist
Expertise: neurologic rehabilitation, falls/balance, vestibular rehabilitation
Location: Baltimore

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Michelle Prettyman | Physical Therapist

Expertise: falls/balance, neurologic rehabilitation, parkinson's disease
Location: Baltimore

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Susan Ricard | Physical Therapist Assistant

Certifications: LSVT BIG! Certified Clinician
Expertise: orthopedics, neurologic rehabilitation
Location: Lutherville

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Makenzie Skrabal | Physical Therapist

Expertise: neurologic rehabilitation
Location: Baltimore

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Hannah Smith | Physical Therapist

Certifications: Board-Certified Neurology Clinical Specialist
Expertise: falls/balances, neurologic rehabilitation
Location: Baltimore

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Anne Spar | Physical Therapist, Clinical Specialist

Certifications: Board-Certified Neurology Clinical Specialist
Expertise: falls/balance, neurologic rehabilitation, vestibular rehabilitation
Location: Columbia

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Avital Steinberg | Physical Therapist

Certifications: LSVT BIG! Certified Clinician
Expertise: falls/balance, neurologic rehabilitation, parkinson's disease, vestibular rehabilitation
Location: Columbia

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Jyo Supnekar | Occupational Therapist, Clinical Specialist

Certifications: Board-Certified Hand Therapist, Certified Lymphedema Therapist, certified in neurodevelopmental treatment for stroke
Expertise: breast cancer, hand therapy, lymphedema, neurologic rehabilitation, oncology, orthopedics - upper extremity, orthotic fabrication
Location: White Marsh

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Daniel Tekeste | Occupational Therapist

Certifications: Certified Stroke Rehabilitation Specialist
Expertise: neurologic rehabilitation
Location: Baltimore

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Stephanie Williams | Physical Therapist

Expertise: ataxia, falls/balance, neurologic rehabilitation, parkinson's disease
Location: Columbia

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Cerebellar Ataxia Exercises

Learn from our physical therapist Jennifer Millar as she discusses and demonstrates exercises that can help manage the symptoms of ataxia.