Peter H. Gorman, MD

  • Associate Professor of Neurology

Peter H. Gorman, MD

Specialties:

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

  • Neurology

    • Neurorehabilitation

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About Peter H. Gorman, MD

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Dr. Gorman is an associate professor of neurology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He is the Chief of the Division of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Maryland Rehabilitation and Orthopaedic Institute (UM Rehab).

Dr. Gorman's main research interests are in the field of spinal cord injury medicine. He is currently the principal researcher in a study comparing the use of robotic treadmill training to aquatic therapy in persons with incomplete spinal cord injury. He is also co-investigator in a trial of auricular acupuncture in spinal cord injury related pain. He continues to participate in numerous pharmaceutical trials and previously was a co-investigator in a study that led to the approval of a neuroprosthetic functional electrical stimulation device to restore hand function in persons with tetraplegia.

Read Dr. Gorman's publications.

Dr. Gorman also closely collaborates with several Shock Trauma investigators on clinical studies of new acute management approaches in traumatic spinal cord injury.

Clinically, Dr. Gorman specializes in taking care of persons with spinal cord injury and/or disease. His practice includes inpatient acute rehabilitation and outpatient longitudinal care, management of spasticity with botulinum toxin injections and implanted baclofen pumps. He sees patients both at UM Rehabiliation and Orthopaedic Institute and at the Baltimore VA Medical Center. Dr. Gorman has been named as a "Top Doc" by Baltimore Magazine in 2012 and 2013.

Gender: Male

Language(s): English

Affiliation(s):

  • UM Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute

  • University of Maryland Medical Center

  • Member of UM Faculty Physicians, Inc.

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