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RUSK Insights on Rehabilitation Medicine

RUSK Insights on Rehabilitation Medicine is a top podcast featuring interviews with faculty and staff of RUSK Rehabilitation as well as leaders from other rehabilitation programs around the country. These podcasts are being offered by RUSK, one of the top rehabilitation centers in the world. Your host for these interviews is Dr. Tom Elwood. He will take you behind the scenes to look at what is transpiring in the exciting world of rehabilitation research and clinical services through the eyes of those involved in making dynamic breakthroughs in health care.
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Jun 22, 2016

Dr. Komal Shah is a full time senior physical therapist in the acute care hospital setting. She has been practicing for more than seven years. Her focus is on the intensive care units, starting in the neurological ICU, and currently working in the medical ICU. Her experience includes treating patients on the neurology floor, neurological intensive care unit, stroke step down unit, general medicine floor, and medical intensive care unit. Her special interests are on the neurological and cardiothoracic populations and engaging in various quality improvement projects. She has collaborated with an interdisciplinary team to create a lecture for registered nurses to understand the role of PT/OT/SLP across the continuum of care. Her doctorate in physical therapy is from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ and she is board certified in Neurology. Most recently, Dr. Shah made a presentation at the national physical therapist conference in 2016. In this interview, she discusses her involvement in the early mobilization of patients at high risk of vasospasm in the neurological intensive care unit.

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