For Immediate Release
Contact: Derek Berry
Washington, DC – January 30, 2009 – Kritis Dasgupta, MD, joins the Brain Injury Programs at National Rehabilitation Hospital (NRH) in Washington, D.C., with extensive experience in the management of brain injury. He will serve as Medical Director of the Brain Injury Transitions Program at NRH.
Prior to NRH, Dr. Dasgupta worked at rehabilitation centers of excellence in Maryland and Pennsylvania. In his previous positions he served as director of the acquired brain injury and mild brain injury programs.
Dr. Dasgupta is a graduate of the University of Maryland Medical School and completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia.
He will work closely with Michael Yochelson, MD, Medical Director of the NRH Brain Injury Program and the NRH Brain Injury Team. He will also participate in the Neurorehabilitation fellowship training program.
Dr. Dasgupta is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation.
Founded in 1986, National Rehabilitation Hospital (NRH) is a proud member of MedStar Health
, a $3.1 billion non-profit health care organization and a community-based network of eight hospitals and other health care services in the Baltimore/Washington region. NRH consistently ranks among the nation’s top rehabilitation hospitals. In July, 2008, U.S. News & World Report
included NRH among the nation’s top rehab hospitals in its “America’s Best Hospitals” issue. One of only two Washington, DC hospitals to be honored in the annual report, NRH is known for cutting-edge research and innovations to help patients regain abilities lost to injury or illness.