Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Physician / Doctor, Rehabilitation Medicine is $210,740
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Physician / Doctor, Rehabilitation Medicines?
An early career Physician / Doctor, Rehabilitation Medicine with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $204,841 based on 19 salaries. A mid-career Physician / Doctor, Rehabilitation Medicine with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of …Read more
What Do Physician / Doctor, Rehabilitation Medicines Do?
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 …Read more
- 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.