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Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Referrals and admitting

Patients may be referred to the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Center for inpatient or outpatient care by contacting the following rehabilitation services:

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Inpatients Service, chief resident physiatrist (916)734-7041
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Outpatient Service, physician coordinator, (916)734-7041
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation chief of service, (916)734-2923
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Administration, (916) 734-8722

The chief of service, in consultation with the referring physician and members of the rehabilitation staff, will determine medical eligibility.  Prior to a patient's hospitalization, a preadmission evaluation may be required.

A comprehensive medical summary including pertinent laboratory data should be forwarded to the Rehabilitation Center prior to the time of admission.  All referring physicians will routinely receive reports and discharge summaries.  Referring physicians are encouraged to participate in planning the patient's care and to attend staff rounds and conferences.