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The William Donald Schaefer Rehabilitation Center

 
Peter H. Gorman, M.D.

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The 128-bed William Donald Schaefer Rehabilitation Center at University of Maryland Rehabilitation and Orthopaedic Institute is one of the largest and most sophisticated facilities of its kind in the United States. The 155,000 square-foot facility has four inpatient units that each contain 32 beds. Each unit is dedicated for a specific diagnostic group or level of care, including:

The bright, airy patient rooms are equipped with wheelchair-accessible showers and large windows that allow patients to have views of the grounds and wooded areas surrounding the 88-acre hospital campus located near the western border of Baltimore City at Baltimore County. The new center also has an indoor hydrotherapy pool.

The William Donald Schaefer Rehabilitation Center at University of Maryland Rehabilitation and Orthopaedic Institute is a member of the University Rehabilitation Network, which links seven rehabilitation programs to offer comprehensive care to patients at every stage in their recovery.

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William Donald Schaefer Rehabilitation Center at The University of Maryland Rehabilitation and Orthopaedic Institute
2200 Kernan Drive
Baltimore, Maryland 21207