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Mary Shaffer Keszler, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Expertise: Amputee Rehabilitation, Hyperhidrosis, Pain Management, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Prosthetic Evaluation, Prosthetics, Wound Care and Trauma ...read more
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Mary Keszler, M.D., is a rehabilitation physician specializing in amputee rehabilitation. Her expertise includes prosthetics prescription, management of post-amputation pain and hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating), as well as wound care. Dr. Keszler works closely with prosthetists, therapists and other medical professionals to help patients improve quality of life and achieve functional independence.
Dr. Keszler is fellowship-trained in amputation rehabilitation. During her years as a fellow at the University of Washington in Seattle and a resident at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, she was also actively involved in research. Dr. Keszler has co-authored several papers on amputation rehabilitation, neuropathic pain syndromes and phantom limb pain.
- Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Departments / Divisions
Centers & Institutes
- MD, The George Washington University School of Medicine (2013)
- Thomas Jefferson University Hospital / Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (2017)
- VA Puget Sound Health Care System (2018)
- American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehab / Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (2018)
Research & Publications
Keszler MS, Heckman JT, Kaufman GE, Morgenroth, DC. Advances in Prosthetics and Rehabilitation of Individuals with Limb Loss. Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am. 2019; 30(2):423-437. doi: 10.1016/j.pmr.2018.12.013.
Keszler MS, Gude T, Heckert K. Pain Syndromes Associated with Cerebrovascular Accidents. In: Freedman MK, Gehret JA, Young G, Kamen LB, eds. Challenging Neuropathic Pain Syndromes: Evaluation and Evidence-Based Treatment. 1st ed. St. Louis, MO: Elsevier; 2018
Yoo S, Keszler MS, Petrin Z. Amputation-Related Pain. In: Freedman MK, Gehret JA, Young G, Kamen LB, eds. Challenging Neuropathic Pain Syndromes: Evaluation and Evidence-Based Treatment. 1st ed. St. Louis, MO: Elsevier; 2018.
Finn SB, Perry BN, Clasing JE, Walters LS, Jarzombek SL, Curran S, Rouhanian M, Keszler MS, Hussey-Anderson LK, Weeks SR, Pasquina PF, Tsao JW. A Randomized, Controlled Trial of Mirror Therapy for Upper Extremity Phantom Limb Pain in Male Amputees. Front Neurol. 2017; 8(267):1-7. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2017.00267. PMID: 28736545.
Activities & Honors
- American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
- American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine