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Inpatient Rehabilitation and Medical Programs

Spaulding is a not-for-profit 259-bed rehabilitation hospital with a 37-bed skilled nursing facility, a network of neighborhood rehabilitation centers, and a home health agency serving more than 40 greater Boston communities.

A teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, and the institutional home of Harvard's Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and its Division of Rehabilitation Medicine, Spaulding is a member of Partners HealthCare System, along with the Massachusetts General and Brigham & Women's hospitals. It is a teaching affiliate of Tufts University School of Medicine.

Spaulding's inpatient rehabilitation programs reflect a strong institutional commitment to patient care, teaching and research. In every unit of the hospital, physicians lead clinical teams dedicated to the treatment of a specific rehabilitation diagnosis. Patients benefit from specialized expertise developed through years of collaboration.

Spaulding's academic medical setting attracts talented physicians, medical fellows and residents. Staff physicians represent dozens of medical specialties. Their expertise enables the hospital to treat patients with complex medical and rehabilitation needs.

The rehabilitation staff includes over 200 physical, occupational and speech-language therapists, and 180 registered nurses. These professionals and others ensure that patients receive the daily care necessary to optimize health and function.

Spaulding has advanced clinical resources including a Gait Laboratory, Assistive Technology Center and Cardiac Laboratory. The hospital also provides hemodialysis, nuclear medicine scanning, telemetry, burn care, biofeedback, and many other specialized services.

One of the largest rehabilitation hospitals in the country, Spaulding treats about 4,000 inpatients and 75,000 outpatients annually.

Spaulding is in downtown Boston near public transportation and major roadways. The hospital provides free on-site parking to visitors and outpatients.

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