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Steven Flanagan, MD

Steven Flanagan, MD, is the Howard A. Rusk Professor and Chairman of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, and the Medical Director of the Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, New York University Langone Medical Center. He received his Bachelor of Science from Fairfield University in 1984 and his Medical Degree from University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in 1988.  He completed his residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Mount Sinai School of Medicine in 1992, where he served as Chief Resident during his last year of training. He joined the faculty of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in1992 and remained there till April 2008, serving as Department Vice Chairman and Medical Director of Brain Injury Rehabilitation. He has served on medical advisory boards of many national and international committees, including the Brain Trauma Foundation and the Indian Head Injury Foundation.  He is Chair of the CNS Council of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He also serves as a peer reviewer for several journals pertaining to physical medicine and rehabilitation.Dr. Flanagan has presented at scientific meetings both nationally and internationally, most notably on topics pertaining to brain injury rehabilitation.  He has authored numerous chapters and publications and has participated in both federally and industry sponsored research, funded by such organization as the National Institute on Aging and National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research.