Steven R. Flanagan, MD

  • Specialties: Brain Injury Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 212-263-6037

About Me

I was drawn to NYU Langone in 2008 because of the culture of teamwork—from the patients to the medical staff, we’re all in this together. I share a common goal with each member of my team: to do everything we can to help our patients heal from their injuries or illnesses.

As a rehabilitation medicine doctor, or physiatrist, I care for people with physical and cognitive disabilities. I specialize in treating those who are recuperating from a stroke or brain injury. I chose this field because I love building long-term relationships with patients.

Rehabilitation often starts in the hospital, right after an injury has occurred. We provide a support system that helps patients from the beginning, providing critical training so that they can be more self-sufficient when they relearn how to walk, dress, or cook.

I get to know my patients, not just their condition. I meet their families and their children, and learn about their accomplishments. I take into account their history, family, education, culture, and values. I want to understand what my patients are going through and how the rehabilitation process affects their daily lives. Connecting with them in this way helps to make our work together successful and gratifying.


Conditions and Treatments

traumatic brain injury, head injury rehabilitation, rehabilitation therapy, stroke rehabilitation, brain concussion, spasticity

Credentials

Positions
  • Howard A. Rusk Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Chair of the Department of Rehab Med
Board Certifications
  • American Board of PM&R (Brain Injury Medicine), 2014
  • American Board of PM&R - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 1993
Education and Training
  • Residency, Mt. Sinai Medical Center, Rehab. Medicine, 1992
  • MD from UMDNJ, 1988

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NYU Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Associates

240 East 38th Street, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10016

NYU Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Associates

144-45 87th Street
Briarwood, NY 11435

Contact

Phone: 212-263-6037

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“Our research on MRI has improved the way we treat people with concussions and traumatic brain injuries.”

Steven R. Flanagan, MD Physiatrist

Publications

  • Early Rehabilitation in the Medical and Surgical Intensive Care Units for Patients With and Without Mechanical Ventilation: An Interprofessional Performance Improvement Project

    Corcoran, John R; Herbsman, Jodi M; Bushnik, Tamara; Van Lew, Steve; Stolfi, Angela; Parkin, Kate; McKenzie, Alison; Hall, Geoffrey W; Joseph, Waveney; Whiteson, Jonathan; Flanagan, Steven R Corcoran, John R; Herbsman, Jodi M; Bushnik, Tamara; Van Lew, Steve; Stolfi, Angela; Parkin, Kate; McKenzie, Alison; Hall, Geoffrey W; Joseph, Waveney; Whiteson, Jonathan; Flanagan, Steven R
    PM&R. 2016 Jun 23. ?-?

  • Guidelines for the rehabilitation and disease management of adults with moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury: Methodology and PICOT questions [Meeting Abstract]

    Dijkers, Marcel; Gordon, Wayne; Bogner, Jennifer; Cicerone, Keith; Flanagan, Steven; Dams-O'Connor, Kristen; Kolakowsky-Hayner, Stephanie Dijkers, Marcel; Gordon, Wayne; Bogner, Jennifer; Cicerone, Keith; Flanagan, Steven; Dams-O'Connor, Kristen; Kolakowsky-Hayner, Stephanie
    Brain injury. 2016. 30 (5-6): 512-512

  • Valsalva maneuver unveils central baroreflex dysfunction with altered blood pressure control in persons with a history of mild traumatic brain injury

    Hilz, Max J; Liu, Mao; Koehn, Julia; Wang, Ruihao; Ammon, Fabian; Flanagan, Steven R; Hosl, Katharina M Hilz, Max J; Liu, Mao; Koehn, Julia; Wang, Ruihao; Ammon, Fabian; Flanagan, Steven R; Hosl, Katharina M
    BMC neurology. 2016. 16 (1): 61-61

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