Dr. Gorman is a neurologist who specializes in caring for individuals with spinal cord injury or disease. His practice includes:
- Inpatient rehabilitation
- Outpatient care
- Management of spasticity (with botulinum toxin injections and implanted baclofen pumps)
Dr. Gorman's main research interest is in the field of spinal cord injury medicine. He was the principal researcher in a study comparing the use of robotic treadmill training to aquatic therapy in persons with incomplete spinal cord injury. He was also an investigator in a study of exoskeletal robotic walking in people with spinal injury.
In addition, Dr. Gorman has participated in numerous pharmaceutical trials and 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's dedication to his patients has earned him recognition as a "Top Doc" by Baltimore magazine.
Board Certification and EducationToggle accordion item
The Ohio State University College of Medicine, 1985
University of Maryland Medical Center, 1986
University of Maryland Medical Center, 1989
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine - Rehabiliation and Electromyography, 1991
American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Spinal Cord Injury Medicine, 1998
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Neurology, 1991
Hospital AffiliationsToggle accordion item
UM Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute
University of Maryland Medical Center