Bruce Gans, MD

Bruce’s distinguished career in physical medicine and rehabilitation has earned him a reputation as one of the most widely respected physicians in his field. As chief medical officer at the Kessler Institute and National Medical Director for Rehabilitation at Select Medical, he brings experience as a leading clinician, educator, researcher, administrator and advocate.

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Bruce’s distinguished career in physical medicine and rehabilitation has earned him a reputation as one of the most widely respected physicians in his field. As chief medical officer at the Kessler Institute and National Medical Director for Rehabilitation at Select Medical, he brings experience as a leading clinician, educator, researcher, administrator and advocate.

Considered a thought leader in his field, Bruce has presented hundreds of lectures throughout the world on various topics in physical medicine and rehabilitation.

As a researcher, he has held more than $10M in research and educational grants from the public and private sectors. He has also written or co-authored more than 40 articles in prestigious peer-reviewed publications and 28 abstracts. He is an editor of the standard medical textbook, “DeLisa’s Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation: Principles and Practice.”

Bruce also serves as a professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School.

Professional Experience

President and Secretary, California Rehabilitation Medical Group

National Medical Director for Rehabilitation, Select Medical Corporation

Chief Medical Officer and Executive Vice President, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation

Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Kessler Rehabilitation Corporation

Chairman, Departments of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Long Island Jewish Medical Center and North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset

Senior Vice President for Continuing Care, North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System

Chairman, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Wayne State University School of Medicine

President, Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan; Senior Vice President for Rehabilitation, Post Acute & Senior Services, Detroit Medical Center

Chairman, Chairman, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine

Past President, Foundation for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Past Chair, Board of Directors, American Medical Rehabilitation Providers Association

Past President, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Education

M.S., Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Washington

M.D., School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

M.S., Biomedical Electronic Engineering, University of Pennsylvania

B.S., Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Union College

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