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Specialized teams, units, and treatment

Stroke, spinal cord injuries, brain injuries and more


Multiple, convenient outpatient locations

For the next step in your recovery


Nationally recognized researchers

Connecting research to real life

MetroHealth Rehabilitation Institute:

Getting You Back to What Matters

At the MetroHealth Rehabilitation Institute, we understand that your illness or injury is not normal to you. It is, however, familiar to us. We’ve trained extensively to be able to provide the most advanced care—and best possible chance of returning to a normal life. Our dedicated and caring team of physicians, nurses and therapists—many with sub-specialized training—are here to help restore function, improve quality of life and get you back to the things that matter to you. And, as a leading academic center, the nation’s hospitals trust us to train the next generation of rehabilitation specialists.

CARF-accredited, proving our expertise in treating the most medically complex patients

One of the best in the nation for patients recovering from stroke, brain injury and spinal cord injury

One of the top recipients in the nation for NIH rehabilitation research funding, giving you access to innovative treatments

Joint Commission-accredited Comprehensive Stroke Center—the highest level certification in the U.S.

World-class experience and expertise that’s been trusted for multiple decades

From Common to Complex

At MetroHealth, we excel at restoring the most function and mobility and, most importantly, getting you back to the things you care about. As a Level I Trauma Center and Burn Center, MetroHealth has specialized units to help people with stroke, brain and spinal cord injury, and major trauma recover from these serious and often complex complications.

Spinal Cord Injury

As one of only 18 Spinal Cord Injury Model Systems in the U.S., our spine care is among the best in the nation.

Brain Injury

MetroHealth Rehabilitation Institute’s traumatic brain injury program has more than 40 years of experience treating patients.


Our Comprehensive Stroke Center, accredited by the Joint Commission, delivers advanced neurological care for stroke.

Upper & Lower Extremity Injuries

From minor injuries to complex fractures and injuries, our team of physical and occupational therapists, orthopaedic and neurological specialists, and physical medicine and rehabilitation providers help restore function and keep you moving.

Sports Injuries

We treat a variety of sports conditions and athletes, from the weekend warrior to high school and pro athletes. Services include a concussion clinic, physical therapy, injection therapy and more at our locations in Broadview Heights, Cleveland Heights, Parma and Cleveland – Main Campus.

Outpatient Therapy Services

As you progress to outpatient physical, occupational and speech therapy, multiple locations make your rehabilitation convenient.


people treated in inpatient care in 2022


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Real Life

The best evidence of our expertise in rehabilitation is our patients. Their stories inspire us and give us hope.

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Why Choose Us

When you choose MetroHealth Rehabilitation Institute, you are choosing care with results that make a difference.

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Teaching and Research

We leverage teaching and research at every juncture because they are critical gateways to ensuring the latest patient care as well as the advancement of the field through the next generation of rehabilitation doctors and researchers.

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