Admissions and Referrals

MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital specializes in the treatment of persons with physical disabilities caused by spinal cord and head injuries, stroke, arthritis, amputation, multiple sclerosis, post-polio syndrome, and other neurological and orthopaedic conditions. Inpatient, outpatient and day treatment programs are available.

U.S. News & World Report includes MedStar NRH among the nation's top rehab hospitals in its "America's Best Hospitals" issue. MedStar NRH is known for cutting-edge research and innovations to help patients regain abilities lost to injury or illness.

MedStar NRH has been awarded a three-year accreditation by The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) for its Inpatient Rehabilitation Program (Adults, Adolescents and Children), Brain Injury Program, Stroke Specialty Program and its Spinal Cord System of Care (Adults, Adolescents and Children).

The hospital has met the requirements of the Joint Commission's Hospital Accreditation Program, assuring the public that MedStar NRH maintains its focus on quality and safety.

International Patients

Patients from more than 24 countries have sought care at MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital. Amenities include: interpreters, semiprivate or private rooms, telecommunications services, assistance in working with payor sources and the ordering and shipping of medical equipment to the patient's home.