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Choosing MetroHealth Rehabilitation Institute

At MetroHealth Rehabilitation Institute, we’ve trained extensively to be able to provide the most advanced care—and the best possible chance of returning to a normal life. Our dedicated and caring team is here to help restore your function and improve your quality of life.

At MetroHealth, you’ll find:
  • Board-certified physicians—most with additional subspecialty certification in spinal cord injury or brain injury
  • Nurses with an average of 10-15 years of clinical experience—many with subspeciality expertise in stroke, spinal cord injury, or brain injury
  • Physical, occupational, and speech therapists who specialize in treating complex orthopedic, multi-system trauma, and neurologic conditions
  • Comprehensive rehabilitation services, including physical, occupational, speech therapy, and driver and vocational rehabilitation

Choosing MetroHealth Rehabilitation Institute means choosing a place that puts people first, with customized therapy plans to meet your individual needs. And despite treating some of the most medically complex patients, our outcomes are often better than national averages.


Patients met or exceeded mobility goals, compared to 55.15% nationally


Patients met or exceeded self-care goals, compared to 64.94% nationally



One-on-one individualized therapy hours per week, compared to 15.24 nationally

Recognized Leaders in Rehabilitation

One of the best in the nation for patients recovering from stroke, brain injury and spinal cord injury, per US News & World Report

Joint Commission-accredited Comprehensive Stroke Center—the highest level of stroke care certification

One of only 18 Spinal Cord Injury Model Systems in the U.S., ensuring exemplary patient care

Level I Trauma Center and Burn Center connected to the MetroHealth System

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

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

The first facility in Northeast Ohio to treat patients with traumatic brain injury

Our Providers

At MetroHealth Rehabilitation Institute, our team of specialized providers will work together to customize a personalized treatment to meet your individual needs.

Meet our Providers

Rehabilitation Services

MetroHealth has specialized units for stroke, brain injury, and major trauma rehabilitation. We are associated with a Level I Trauma Center and Burn Center, making us prepared for any situation. Our unique combination of world-class professionals and innovative technology has made us one of the best rehabilitation facilities for more than 65 years.

Our inpatient rehabilitation services cover several areas, including:
  • Art and music therapy
  • Bedside hemodialysis
  • Occupational therapy
  • Onsite amputee rehabilitation
  • PEG tube, Corpak feeding tube, and total parenteral nutrition management
  • Personalized nutrition therapy
  • Physical therapy
  • Rehabilitation psychology
  • Respiratory therapy
  • Secure brain injury unit with therapy gym
  • Specialty physician care
  • Speech therapy
  • Ventilator and diaphragmatic pacer management
  • Wound nurse specialist and wound VAC management

Complex Patients, Amazing Outcomes

MetroHealth’s expertise in treating some of the most medically complex patients in the nation ensures that every person receives the care they need. A higher number below indicates higher medical complexity.

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