A physiatrist specializing in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R), Jason Coombs, DO, helps patients restore loss of mobility and function due to injury or disease and serves as medical director of our inpatient rehabilitation unit, RehabCare. Dr. Coombs provides both inpatient and outpatient care to people dealing with a variety of conditions such as stroke, brain/spinal cord injury, cerebral palsy, and orthopedic trauma. He also provides musculoskeletal examinations and diagnosis using EMG and other techniques. Formerly of Grand Rapids, Michigan, Dr. Coombs earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Touro University California and completed his PM&R residency at Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital in Grand Rapids. His experience includes medical service across three different continents as part of the U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard. A member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Dr. Coombs and his family enjoy sports, outdoor activities, and travel. He’s been active in community service, including a 20-year involvement with the Boy Scouts of America and coaching youth sports teams.
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R), or physiatry is a branch of medicine which aims to enhance and restore functional ability and quality of life to those with physical impairments or disabilities. A physician who has completed training in this field is referred to as a physiatrist.