Jason Edwards, D.O.
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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Jason Edwards, D.O.

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Gender: Male

About

Specialties and Expertise

Expertise

  • Spasticity Management
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Joint Pain
  • Concussion Management
  • Neurological Rehabilitation
  • Stroke Rehabilitation
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Knee Pain
  • Ankle Pain

Biography

Dr. Jason Edwards serves as the Director of the Brain Injury Program in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital. He is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College as well as an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.      

Dr. Edwards provides comprehensive neurological rehabilitation and spasticity management for patients with traumatic brain injury, stroke, brain tumors, and other neurological conditions. He takes an individualized approach to rehabilitation, assessing each person’s unique injury to then guide treatment choices to maximize function and quality of life.      

Dr. Edwards completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston/TIRR, where he served as Chief Resident. He completed his Brain Injury Medicine & Rehabilitation fellowship at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine/Shirley Ryan Ability Lab, where he was a recipient of the Shirley Ryan Research Accelerator Program Quality Grant for his work on vestibular dysfunction after traumatic brain injury. While at Northwestern, he also completed specialty training in Medical Education through the Feinberg School of Medicine.       

A frequent presenter at conferences on neurological rehabilitation, Dr. Edwards has contributed to numerous scientific journals on brain injury. While at the Texas Medical Center, he was the host and moderator of PMReport, the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston’s podcast exploring the latest trends and advances in the world of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Dr. Edwards has been honored as a Super Doctors New York Rising Star, which represents the top New York doctors in more than 30 specialties that have been fully licensed for 10 years or less.

Research

Credentials

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Clinical in Clinical Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine - Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Assistant Attending Physician - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Rehabilitation Medicine - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • D.O., Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, 2015
  • B.S., Georgia State University, 2010

Insurance

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Locations and Appointments

External Relationships

External Relationships

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