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This year, two Magee Rehabilitation Hospital doctors’ exemplary care and expertise has landed them on the 2009 Philadelphia Magazine Top Docs list.   Dr. Barbara Browne (Stroke Rehab, SCI, Geriatric Rehab) and Dr. Chris Formal (SCI, Spasticity Management, Pain Management) have both been selected by their peers to the list, which is compiled by Castle Connoly Medical Ltd.   "A big congratulations to Dr. Browne and Dr. Formal on behalf of everyone at Magee," said Magee’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Guy Fried, who has been a Top Doc several times. "Their patient care skills are great and they have produced consistently high quality care for many years.  It is a wonderful tribute to Magee for them to be recognized by those in our medical field."   


Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, founded in 1958, is a 96-bed specialty medical rehabilitation hospital providing physical and cognitive rehabilitation services. Magee’s flagship facility is located in Center City Philadelphia. In addition to the main campus that offers comprehensive services for spinal cord injury, brain injury, stroke, orthopedic replacement, amputation, pain management and work injury, Magee provides an expanding out-patient network serving the surrounding communities. In 1985, Magee’s brain injury rehabilitation program became the first in the nation to be accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. Magee partnered with Jefferson Hospital to create one of the nation’s 14 federally designated centers for spinal cord injury rehabilitation. Magee has been rated one of America’s leading rehabilitation hospitals by U.S. News&World Report. Magee provides treatment to more than 5,000 individuals annually. Magee is authorized to treat wounded military personnel returning from war. Magee is not an Obligated Group Affiliate.
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