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Brain Injury Program

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If you’ve experienced a complex brain injury due to a car accident, workplace accident, concussion, or illness, you need advanced care. We have a neurologist in-house who focuses on brain injury management, and works to coordinate care with optometry, neuro-rehabilitation therapists, back-to-work programs, and other community services. The goal of treatment of any brain injury survivor is to help the patient reach their maximum level of function and return of quality to life.

When a person has had a brain injury, the uncertainty of the recovery process may feel overwhelming. The brain affects everything a person does. And because no two brain injuries are alike, it's difficult to know what lasting effects the injury may have. With so much at stake, you want to know you or your loved one will receive the best care.

We have a brain injury specialist, a neurologist, who works in the outpatient setting at our West York Neurology office on Roosevelt Avenue, Dr. Ellen Deibert.  Dr. Deibert has extensive training and experience in all types of brain injuries, including complex concussions, traumatic brain injuries, and acquired brain injuries.

For those who require inpatient rehabilitation from a brain injury, the Brain Injury Unit at the WellSpan Surgery & Rehabilitation Hospital features a secure eight-bed unit for individuals who have sustained a brain injury. The dedicated treatment team recognizes that each person we serve is unique, with distinct symptoms and challenges. The multidisciplinary team focuses on functional assessment, therapeutic intervention and community reintegration to help each patient reach their goals and realize their full potential.


How We Can Help

The team utilizes the following interventions in the treatment of brain injury patients:

  • Specialized vision testing and consultation with a behavioral optometrist to address any visual problems as a result of brain injury
  • Specialized speech language services
  • Balance and mobility training with specialized equipment 
  • Specialized equipment to address arm and hand use, coordination and integration of cognitive and motor function

Physicians

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Locations

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WellSpan Neurology

Distance: 2.6 mi.
1695 Roosevelt Ave.
York, PA 17408
(717) 851-5503

WellSpan Neurology

WellSpan Surgery & Rehabilitation Hospital

Distance: 2.7 mi.
55 Monument Rd.
York, PA 17403
(717) 812-6100

WellSpan Surgery & Rehabilitation Hospital