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Inpatient Physical Rehabilitation Center

Inpatient Physical Rehabilitation Center

Rehabilitation and Research Center:
Changing Lives, Restoring Hope!


The Rehabilitation and Research Center is a 41 bed, acute inpatient program, located on 2 secure units on the first and second floors of  North Hospital.   The goals of the Rehabilitation and Research Center are to provide specialized and highly-skilled interdisciplinary inpatient physical rehabilitative care to adults and adolescents with complex needs. We strive to be an advocate and educator for both patients and people with disabilities in the community.  We are also dedicated to conduct the  research that advances the art and science of rehabilitation.  Utmost, we are focused on restoring hope, function and quality to life.

 A few facts that sets the Rehabilitation and Research Center apart:

  • Has been ranked in the Top 20 Rehabilitation Hospitals according to US News and World Report.
  • One of only 16 Federally designated Model Systems of Care for Persons with Brain Injury.
  • Higher level of return to home than the national average
  • 98% of our patients would recommend the Rehabilitation and Research Center to friends and family
  • Designed to meet and exceed the high accreditation standards of The Joint Commission.
  • Providing care to patients 12 years old and older.

The high level of success our patients achieve comes in part from their own determination to make gains but also from our specialized programs and skilled therapists, nurses and medical staff.  Our 3 specialized programs include:

  • Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Program
  • Brain Injury Rehabilitation Program
  • General Rehabilitation Program

Meet our consult team:

The Rehabilitation and Research Center



North Hospital
1300 East Marshall Street
P.O. Box 980661
Richmond, VA 23298-0661

Phone:(804) 828-0861
Fax: (804) 828-5074

Admissions Coordinator
Brenda Kitchen, MA, CRC, CCM
The Rehabilitation and Research Center
Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
Medical College of Virginia Hospitals
P.O. Box 980661
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0661
Phone: (804) 828-2156
Fax: (804) 628-5022

Click here to view all of our Awards, Recognitions and Rankings.

The Rehabilitation and Research Center is a collaborative effort between the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the Virginia Commonwealth University Health System, Medical College of Virginia Hospitals.

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