Patrick Rommel, DO

Attending Physiatrist

Patrick Rommel, DO, joined the medical staff in August 2001. He received his BS in Exercise Science at the University of Southern California and earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation with a subspecialty board certification in Brain Injury Medicine.

Dr. Rommel is an active member of the American Osteopathic Association, American Medical Association, American Academy of Pain Medicine and the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He has special interests in the treatment of neurodegenerative disorders such as stroke, Parkinson’s, brain injuries and geriatric rehabilitation, and performs electromyographic studies as well. He also treats muscle, spasticity disorder and myofascial pain syndromes and performs joint injections, Botox injections, as well as osteopathic manipulation. He is fluent in Spanish.

Dr. Rommel is a Clinical Instructor with the Jefferson Medical College and is an enthusiastic teacher of medical students and residents with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Dr. Rommel treats outpatients at Magee facilities in Philadelphia where electromyography studies are performed at both Magee and Methodist Hospital and he also serves as a consultant for rehabilitative services at Methodist Hospital, Hahnemann University Hospital and the Watermark facility in Center City.

He manages and treats his patients with a biopsychosocial approach to patient care and actively involves the patient in directing his or her care.