Comprehensive Rehabilitation Unit Provides Additional Levels of Care
Wesley Chay, M.D., speaks to Shepherd Center Radio in a new podcast.
Patients who have sustained a catastrophic injury resulting in an amputation, multiple trauma, spinal cord injury or acquired brain injury often require additional levels of care when entering rehabilitation. The Comprehensive Rehabilitation Unit at Shepherd Center was designed for patients who are admitted with conditions that occurred post-injury or disease.
The unit provides care to patients who require skin surgery for pressure injuries, patients admitting due to secondary medical complications associated with spinal cord and brain injuries and patients with a new diagnosis of a neurological disease, such as multiple sclerosis.
In a new Shepherd Center Radio podcast, Wes Chay, MD, discusses The Comprehensive Rehabilitation Unit at Shepherd Center, and how it provides additional levels of care to help secure better future health.
Download the podcast as an audio file above, or access it at shepherd.org/radio.
Dr. Chay joined Shepherd Center in 2017 and leads two interdisciplinary teams in the Comprehensive Rehabilitation Unit. Prior to his position at Shepherd Center, he served as the clinical director of the Inpatient Spinal Cord Injury Program in the Department of Physical Medicine at Rehabilitation at MossRehab in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania.
Shepherd Center provides world-class clinical care, research, and family support for people experiencing the most complex conditions, including spinal cord and brain injuries, multi-trauma, traumatic amputations, stroke, multiple sclerosis, and pain. An elite center recognized as both Spinal Cord Injury and Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems, Shepherd Center is ranked by U.S. News as one of the nation’s top hospitals for rehabilitation. Shepherd Center treats thousands of patients annually with unmatched expertise and unwavering compassion to help them begin again.