Shepherd Center Welcomes Jacqueline Rosenthal, M.D., to Medical Staff
Dr. Rosenthal is treating patients with multiple sclerosis.
Neurologist Jacqueline Faulkner Rosenthal, M.D., joined the Shepherd Center’s medical staff on July 1, 2019. She is treating patients in the Andrew C. Carlos Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Institute.
Before coming to Shepherd Center, Dr. Rosenthal gained broad experience in both the military and private sectors.
"I am very excited for the opportunity to work at Shepherd Center,” Dr. Rosenthal said. "The management of MS is constantly evolving, and as someone working with patients with MS, I enjoy helping to make a positive impact on their overall disease course and quality of life."
Dr. Rosenthal most recently served as a fellow in neuroimmunology at Emory University School of Medicine and at the Atlanta VA Medical Center. She has served in both the U.S. Army Reserves and U.S. Army. After she completed her neurology training at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Washington, she served as a staff neurologist in the Army. Most recently, she served as chief of neurology service at Martin Army Community Hospital at Fort Benning, Georgia.
“Dr. Rosenthal’s commendable experience treating veterans and her service to her country, along with her medical expertise, makes her a wonderful fit for Shepherd Center,” said Michael Yochelson, M.D., MBA, chief medical officer at Shepherd Center. “Our patients with multiple sclerosis will benefit greatly from her care and background.”
Dr. Rosenthal graduated from Xavier University in New Orleans and received her doctor of medicine degree from Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta. She completed her residency in neurology at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Washington.
Shepherd Center, located in Atlanta, Georgia, is a private, not-for-profit hospital specializing in medical treatment, research and rehabilitation for people with spinal cord injury, brain injury, multiple sclerosis, spine and chronic pain, and other neuromuscular conditions. Founded in 1975, Shepherd Center is ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the top 10 rehabilitation hospitals in the nation. In its more than four decades, Shepherd Center has grown from a six-bed rehabilitation unit to a world-renowned, 152-bed hospital that treats more than 740 inpatients, nearly 280 day program patients and more than 7,100 outpatients each year in more than 46,000 visits.