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Richard H. Kaplan, M.D.Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, one of the most respected physical rehabilitation hospitals in the country, is proud to announce the election of two new members to its Foundation Board of Trustees, Richard H. Kaplan, M.D. and David S. Rasner, Esq.

Kaplan has his own medical practice specializing in physical medicine and rehabilitation. He also serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine and as an Attending Physician, both at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Kaplan is also a Consulting Physician at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital.

Rasner is a partner at Philadelphia law firm Fox Rothschild, LLP where he David S. Rasner, Esq.Co-Chairs the Family Law Group. His memberships include the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, and the Family Law Sections of the American, Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Bar Associations. Rasner also sits on the board of the Atwater Kent Museum.

Both Kaplan and Rasner began their relationship with Magee as patients.

A founding member of the Jefferson Health System, Magee Rehabilitation Hospital is the Philadelphia region’s first rehab hospital. Along with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Magee Rehabilitation is one of 14 federally designated model Regional Spinal Cord Injury Centers. Magee Rehabilitation is also home to the nation’s first brain injury rehab program to be accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.


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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