Mount Sinai Morningside Rehabilitation Medicine
The Mount Sinai Morningside rehabilitation center provides expert care to any person in need of rehabilitation medicine services, as needed, during a patient’s stay. Our practice provides a customized and evidence-based approach to ensure optimal recovery to function and health.
Patients in our 15-bed, short-term rehab unit have daily access to the program's intensive physical and occupational therapies, and speech-language pathology services. All of our patients are well cared for by an excellent around-the-clock rehab nursing and medical staff. There are three private rooms available on this unit.
In addition to the physiatrist (a doctor who specializes in rehabilitation medicine), the inpatient rehab team includes a nurse practitioner, rehab nurses, social worker, and home care nurses. The rehab team meets regularly for interdisciplinary team and patient/family education conferences and continues through follow-up after discharge.
When you come to Mount Sinai Morningside, we offer a wide range of services specific to rehabilitation medicine including:
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Physical and Occupational Therapy
- Speech and Language Pathology
- Stroke Rehabilitation
Patients range from those being treated for stroke, traumatic brain injuries, orthopedic conditions, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, amputations, and other general medical or surgical diagnoses. The typical length of stay is two to three weeks.
Typical patients include those with upper and lower extremity fractures, tendonitis, repetitive strain injuries, arthritis, lumbar/thoracic/cervical spine conditions, hand and wrist injuries, vestibular conditions (imbalance and dizziness), neurological conditions (such as stroke), respiratory and cardiac conditions, chronic pain, and those who need orthopedic post-operative care.
Designated Stroke Center
As a designated Stroke Center, Mount Sinai Morningside has a strong and comprehensive rehabilitation program. Stroke patients are ensured access to our rehabilitation expertise throughout the entire range of care from emergency department and inpatient stay through outpatient follow-up.
For more information about all of our services, please call 212-523-4000.