James Wilson, DO

James Wilson, DO

The MetroHealth System

  • Director, SCI Rehabilitation, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Co-Director, NORSCIS SCI Model System Program

Case Western Reserve University

  • Director, SCI Medicine Fellowship Program, MetroHealth System
  • Associate Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


Broad Research Programs

  • Paralysis after Spinal Cord Injury
  • Autonomic Dysfunction after Spinal Cord Injury
  • Model Systems Spinal Cord Injury



Dr. Wilson is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the MetroHealth Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) School of Medicine. He is board certified by the ABPMR in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Spinal Cord Injury Medicine. He is an academic clinician who serves as a team-scientist for a wide range of projects to improve the quality of life and function for people after SCI.




Professional Society Memberships

     American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
     Association of Academic Physiatrists
     American Spinal Injury Association
     Academy of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals


Specific Research Topics


Contact Information

MetroHealth Old Brooklyn Health Center
4229 Pearl Road, Suite N2-42
Cleveland OH, 44109
Phone: 216-778-4414
Email: [email protected]