MedStar National Rehabilitation Network Named one of U.S. Best Hospitals for 21st Straight Year

MedStar National Rehabilitation Network (MedStar NRH) has once again been ranked by physicians as one of America’s Best Hospitals in the 2015-16 Best Hospitals issue of U.S.News & World Report.

July 24, 2015

WASHINGTON, DC – July 24, 2015 – MedStar National Rehabilitation Network (MedStar NRH) has once again been ranked by physicians as one of America’s Best Hospitals in the 2015-16 Best Hospitals issue of U.S.News & World Report.

For the 21st consecutive year, MedStar NRH is ranked by physicians as one of the top rehabilitation hospitals in the country, coming in at number 13 overall - (ranking of the Best Rehabilitation Hospitals here -

 “We are very proud to be recognized by our peers in the medical community for our efforts in providing our patients with high quality healthcare,” said Michael Yochelson, MD, MedStar NRH Vice President of Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer. “This ranking is a testament to the dedication, commitment and experience of our Team Members at MedStar NRH, as well as the support of our community. We are grateful to our colleagues for this recognition and it inspires us to continue to provide our patients with compassionate care and innovative programs and techniques, which will empower them to lead productive, independent lives.”

The new rankings recognize hundreds of hospitals in or near cities with a record of high performance in key medical specialties. U.S.News created the Best Hospitals list to identify hospitals exceptionally skilled in handling the most difficult cases. Rehabilitation rankings are based on reputational scores as identified by physiatrists nationwide.


About MedStar National Rehabilitation Network

The MedStar National Rehabilitation Network (MedStar NRH) is a regional system of rehabilitation care that offers inpatient, day treatment and outpatient services in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Northern Virginia.

The Network’s interdisciplinary team of rehabilitation experts provides comprehensive services to help people recover as fully as possible following illness and injury.  Rehabilitation medicine specialists, psychologists, physical and occupational therapists, and speech-language pathologists work hand-in-hand with other rehab professionals to design treatment plans tailored to each patient’s unique needs.  Rehabilitation plans feature a team approach and include the use of state-of-the-art technology and advanced medical treatment based on the latest rehabilitation research.  

The Network provides comprehensive programs specifically designed to aid in the rehabilitation of adults and children recovering from neurologic and orthopedic conditions such as amputation, arthritis, back and neck pain, brain injury, cancer, cardiac conditions, concussion, fibromyalgia, foot and ankle disorders, hand and upper extremity problems, post-polio syndrome, stroke, spinal cord injury and disease, and sports and work-related injuries.

Inpatient and day treatment programs are provided at MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital located in Northwest Washington, DC and at more than 40 outpatient sites conveniently located throughout the region.  MedStar NRH is consistently ranked by physicians in U.S. News & World Report as one of America’s “Best Hospitals” for Rehabilitation, and is fully accredited by The Joint Commission,  the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), with CARF accredited specialty programs for Amputations, Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury and Stroke.

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