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Magee Rehabilitation Hospital in Philadelphia—an internationally renowned physical rehabilitation hospital specializing in the treatment of spinal cord injury, brain injury, stroke and orthopedic issues—is pleased to announce Timothy Young, MD as the new Medical Director of Brain Injury Rehabilitation.Dr. Timothy Young

As a brain injury physiatrist at Magee, Dr. Young will be responsible for directing and enhancing Magee’s inpatient and outpatient brain injury programs. Magee's comprehensive brain injury rehabilitation care system includes Acute Rehabilitation, Community Reintegration, Day Hospital, Mild Brain Injury Program, Independent Medical (Physiatric) Evaluations (IMEs), Neuropsychological Evaluations, and Lifetime Follow-Up.

"I’m excited to be at Magee," said Dr. Young. "Magee has always been uncompromising in it’s commitment to delivering excellence in care to its patients and has not waivered from that mission. To achieve these results, Magee has assembled an expert staff along with the latest technologies, allowing us to provide an unrivaled comprehensive rehabilitation program."

Dr. Young completed Medical School at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana, and his Residency at Harvard/ Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. His prior experience includes time as a neuro-rehabilitation physician for the Rehabilitation Division of Gaylord Hospital in Wallingford, Connecticut, and as Faculty Physician for the Traumatic Brain Injury Unit of the Carolinas Rehabilitation Hospital in Charlotte, North Carolina.

In addition to thriving in medicine, Dr. Young was a member of the U.S. Olympic Rowing Team from 1993 – 1996, and earned a silver medal at the Olympic Games as well as other national championships and international medals. He is currently a FISA adaptive rowing classifier.

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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