The average salary for a Physician / Doctor, Rehabilitation Medicine is $199,680 per year. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$56,802 - $296,958
MEDIAN: $199,680

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$56,802 - $296,958  
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$56,950 - $297,458  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 37

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Job Description for Physician / Doctor, Rehabilitation Medicine

Physicians/doctors of rehabilitation medicine specialize in helping patients overcome long-term or permanent impairments resulting from injuries or illnesses. Many patients who seek doctors of rehabilitation medicine have sustained some sort of damage to the brain or central nervous system, which can restrict movement and the use of extremities as well as communication and cognitive functions. Doctors who specialize in rehabilitation also work with patients who have undergone amputations or suffered other structural damage to muscles, bones, or connective tissue and help them regain prior function in the affected areas.


Physician / Doctor, Rehabilitation Medicine Tasks

  • Diagnose and treat patients with conditions that require physical therapy and rehabilitation.
  • Collaborate with other physicians and specialists to coordinate optimal patient care and recovery.
  • Write prescriptions for any necessary rehabilitation equipment, such as prosthetics, crutches, or wheelchairs.
  • Recommend therapeutic treatments to aid in recovery, such as hydrotherapy, electrotherapy, and more.

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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5
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Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 4%