Gaylord Rehabilitation Hospital
The Department of Neurology maintains a consultative service at Gaylord Rehabilitation Hospital, providing residents exposure to the basic principles of neuro-rehabilitation. The patients are divided into four inpatient wards covering rehabilitation in Stroke, Spinal Cord Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, and Pulmonary Disease. Neurology residents serve as neurological consultants under the supervision of an attending neurologist from the Yale Neurology Faculty. They also have access to various other departments at Gaylord including Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy, Sleep Disorders Clinic, Brace Clinic, Post-polio Clinic and Industrial Rehab. EMG’s, Selective Nerve Blocks, Baclofen Pump refills, and Botox injections are performed on a scheduled basis. The residents present patients and round with a neurology attending on Wednesday and Friday mornings.