Signature HealthCARE at Mallard Bay is thrilled to announce its partnership with Dr. Jeffery Anderson, Physiatrist! This partnership will increase the physical medicine program with an addition of the specialist. Dr. Anderson has 16 years experience and has achieved his Bachelors of Science degree in medicine from University of Health Science. He also serves on the Board of Electro Diagnostic Medicine and is a Diplomat of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the American.
A Physiatrist is a physician who specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation as well as provides continuity of care for the resident from the time of illness or injury to the time they return home. Dr. Anderson can treat residents with traumatic injuries to neuromuscular problems. He will be at Signature HealthCARE at Mallard Bay two times a week to see patients with rehabilitative needs.
Dr. Anderson, Physiatrist, states, “I look forward to joining the interdisciplinary rehabilitation team at Mallard Bay. From my brief time at Mallard Bay I’m encouraged to see such friendly, dedicated staff working to maximize the function of those patients affected by catastrophic injury, illness or age-related decline. I hope to bring my years of experience to the program to optimize patient outcome and recovery.”
Dr. Patricia Johnson, Medical Director of Mallard Bay, states, “We are very excited to have this additional service for our patients. Dr. Anderson brings experience that will help out patients gain the most from their therapy program. He will direct the speech, physical and occupational therapy team to identify patient’s needs and achieve their goals.”
Andrea Lev, Administrator, states, “Dr. Anderson brings our rehabilitation program full circle. We believe that a true Rehab to Home program is only achieved when you have the expertise of a physical medicine physician. This interdisciplinary and comprehensive approach to rehabilitation has shown to improve outcomes in geriatric populations, improve functional outcomes overall and decrease nursing home placement. ”
Signature HealthCARE at Mallard Bay is a 160 bed nursing facility located at 520 Glenburn Avenue in Cambridge, MD. The facility offers numerous services including therapy, restorative nursing, and wound care as well as quality of life initiatives to serve its residents.
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