Ware, MA (June 5, 2012) - Baystate Mary Lane Hospital announces that physiatrist, Barry Rodstein, MD, MPH, has joined the medical staff providing outpatient care in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Spinal Cord Medicine at the hospital.
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, is the medical specialty concerned with diagnosing, evaluating and treating patients with physical disabilities. A physical medicine physician, also called a physiatrist, treats diseases and disorders including neck and back pain, and sports injuries, and neurological conditions including stroke and those resulting from trauma such as spinal cord injury or head injury.
“We are pleased to have Dr. Rodstein join our Medical Staff,” says M. Shafeeq Ahmed, MD, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Medical Officer for Baystate Mary Lane Hospital and the Baystate Health Eastern Region. “His expertise in rehabilitation medicine will serve our patients well, and his experience in working with patients with various disabilities will be a tremendous asset to our team.”
Dr. Rodstein, who is the chief of the Division of Rehabilitation Medicine at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, earned his medical degree at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York and completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in New York. Dr. Rodstein is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and sub-certified in Spinal Cord Medicine.
Dr Rodstein will be seeing patients in the Baystate Medical Practice-Quabbin Adult Medicine office, located at the hospital. He is part of a growing multi-specialty group of medical specialists from Baystate Medical Center who see patients in Ware. To make an appointment call 413-967-2860 or toll free at 1-855-265-7732.