Peter H. Gorman, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Available for Telemedicine Visits
About Peter H. Gorman, MDToggle accordion item
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.
UM Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute
University of Maryland Medical Center
Member of UM Faculty Physicians, Inc.
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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