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As of May 1, 2008, Jeanne Doherty, MD, will serve as the Assistant Medical Director of Magee Rehabilitation Hospital.

Over her years of dedicated service to Magee - which was named in the May, 2008 Philadelphia Magazine as a "Best Hospital" for stroke, brain injury, and spinal cord rehabilitation - Dr. Doherty has been instrumental in assisting both the Magee Physician Group and Magee Administration in the areas of Quality Improvement and Medical Administration.

As Assistant Medical Director, Dr. Doherty will continue to provide clinical coverage, as well as supervise the Utilization Review Department, hold a seat on the Hospital's Executive Staff, and act as the designated Chief Medical Officer in the case of any extended absences of Dr. Guy Fried, Chief Medical Officer.

Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, founded in 1958, is a 96-bed specialty medical rehabilitation hospital providing physical and cognitive rehabilitation services. Magee’s flagship facility is located in Center City Philadelphia. In addition to the main campus that offers comprehensive services for spinal cord injury, brain injury, stroke, orthopedic replacement, amputation, pain management and work injury, Magee provides an expanding out-patient network serving the surrounding communities. In 1985, Magee’s brain injury rehabilitation program became the first in the nation to be accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. Magee partnered with Jefferson Hospital to create one of the nation’s 14 federally designated centers for spinal cord injury rehabilitation. Magee has been rated one of America’s leading rehabilitation hospitals by U.S. News&World Report. Magee provides treatment to more than 5,000 individuals annually. Magee is authorized to treat wounded military personnel returning from war. Magee is not an Obligated Group Affiliate.

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