Dr. Kristin Gustafson

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Philadelphia, PA
20 years experience female

Locations

Jefferson Hospital Rehabilitation Medicine

Philadelphia, PA

Address

25s 9th St., Philadelphia, PA, United States
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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About

Bio

Associate Professor Rehabilitation Medicine, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Attending Physician Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, Director of Spinal Cord Injury Medicine Fellowship, Jefferson Health. Previously:Director of SCI/D Services;Penn Institute for Rehabilitation ;Medicine, Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine;Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Assistant Prof. Boston U school Of MED.;SCI Attending, New England Regional SCI Center

Specialties
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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Licenses

United States: Pennsylvania

Doctor Q&A

42 Answers
43 Agrees
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kristin Gustafson
20 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Unlikely Arterial: Given your age and description, it is more likely you strained or sprained a ligament. Possibly lumbar, sacral or coccygeal. It is hard to "injure" an ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Kristin Gustafson
20 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Not for manipulation: It can be dangerous to manipulate a spine with a bulging, or otherwise abnormal disk. The chiropractor may employ other modalities to ease your disco ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristin Gustafson
20 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
No: Injury to the spinal cord does not show up on a simple x-ray. An x-ray can demonstrate injury to bone of the spine surrounding the cord. A MRI is idea ... Read More
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1 thank

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Gustafson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Gustafson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Sep 20, 2013
Top Notch spinal cord injury expert!
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Thank you. I am just so confused about all this. I appreciate your time.
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Thank you for taking time. From your busy life.thank you again.MARK.
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thanks for answer. neuro confirmed hnps as likely source.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

New York Institute of Technology New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, NY
Graduated 2000MD

Residency

NASSAU UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER

Awards

Resident Education, Boston Medical Center, Boston University
Resident Education, Nassau University Medical Center

Affiliations

American Spinal Injury Association
Association of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals
American Paraplegia Society
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