Travis Edmiston, M.D., is a rehabilitation physician specializing in treating people with spinal cord injuries and dysfunction at the International Center for Spinal Cord Injury at Kennedy Krieger Institute. He uses modern treatment approaches that support all aspects of recovery after a spinal cord injury.
Dr. Edmiston obtained his medical degree from Oregon Health & Science University. He completed his residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, followed by a fellowship in spinal cord injury medicine at Kennedy Krieger Institute and Johns Hopkins.
Before joining Johns Hopkins and Kennedy Krieger, Dr. Edmiston worked as an attending physician for the inpatient acute spinal cord injury unit at the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center.
Dr. Edmiston’s research interests focus on improving recovery and independence for people with spinal cord injury. He has been involved with several quality improvement efforts focused on opioid safety, improving rates of discharge to the community after injury and integrating the multispecialty rehabilitation team earlier into a patient’s hospital care.