Brooks Rehabilitation Only Northeast Florida Hospital Named to U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals for Rehabilitation” List

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Aug 2, 2022

Jacksonville, Fla., August 1, 2022 – Brooks Rehabilitation is honored to announce that they have been named to U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals for Rehabilitation” list for the second year in a row.

To be nationally ranked in a specialty, a hospital must excel in caring for the sickest, most medically complex patients recovering from events such as stroke, spinal cord injuries and traumatic brain injuries. Out of the total number, 3,716 rehabilitation hospitals did not treat a significant volume of complex cases in this specialty. The remaining 799 hospitals were evaluated and the top 50 ranked.

Brooks is the only nationally ranked rehabilitation hospital in Northeast Florida, and one of only three in all of Florida to rank in the top 50. Brooks was selected for their excellence in patient services and expertise in treating patients after a stroke, traumatic brain injury and traumatic spinal cord injury. Brooks is also well-known for its innovative technology, including Cyberdyne’s HAL, the world’s first advanced robotic treatment device shown to improve a patient’s ability to walk.

Trevor Paris, MD, Brooks Rehabilitation’s System Chief Medical Officer, said, “Brooks’ system of comprehensive rehabilitative care provides patients an array of services to meet their unique needs making us a destination for patients from across the U.S. and the world. With more than 50 years of experience, the most highly trained clinicians and one of a kind technology, we’re able to provide the highest level of care and recovery for those with the most complex injuries and illnesses. It is an honor to be recognized by US News & World Report for the excellence in care we strive to provide to all of our patients.”

About Brooks Rehabilitation

For more than 50 years, Brooks Rehabilitation, headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., has been a comprehensive source for physical rehabilitation services. As a nonprofit organization, Brooks operates one of the nation’s largest inpatient rehabilitation hospitals in the U.S. with 160 beds, a second 60-bed inpatient hospital that opened in April 2022, and a Center for Inpatient Rehabilitation in partnership with Halifax Health in Daytona Beach, Fla.

Brooks also has one of the region’s largest home healthcare agencies, more than 40 outpatient therapy clinics, the Brooks Rehabilitation Medical Group, two skilled nursing facilities, assisted living and memory care. Brooks will treat more than 60,000 patients through its system of care each year. In addition, Brooks operates the Clinical Research Center, which specializes in research to advance the science of rehabilitation. Brooks also provides many low- or no-cost community programs and services to improve the quality of life for people living with physical disabilities.

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