Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency

Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency

Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency

MetroHealth is hosting an OPEN HOUSE event Wednesday August 14th

Join us for a tour of all clinical facilities, including the new Glick Center. Lunch will be provided during a Q&A session with Program Director, Program Coordinator, current resident, and faculty members. 


  1. In-person Tour and Q&A: 10:00 am-2:00 pm (lunch included during Q&A) 
  2. Virtual Q&A ONLY: 12:00-1:00 pm (via Microsoft Teams meeting)

Registration is REQUIRED for both options by 8/9/24.



The MetroHealth Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency Program

Residents will receive accelerated advanced training in neurological physical therapy with highly experienced mentors who are designated to specialized units across the continuum of care.

The MetroHealth Rehabilitation Institute specializes in taking care of the region’s most severely injured and critically ill patients. When it was established in 1953, the Institute was one of only six hospitals in the nation dedicated solely to rehabilitation. Today, it is the only facility in northern Ohio with dedicated units for stroke, spinal cord and brain injuries. In addition to providing outstanding patient care, the Institute is dedicated to training the next generation of rehabilitation professionals and conducting cutting-edge research that helps patients regain control over their lives.

The MetroHealth System features:

  • Primary certified Level One Trauma and Burn Center for all Northeastern Ohio
  • One of only 18 Spinal Cord Injury Model Systems in the nation in recognition of our state-of-the-art spinal cord injury care and cutting-edge clinical research
  • Comprehensive Stroke Center with AHA/ASA and The Joint Commission certifications, CARF accreditation, and the Gold plus quality achievement award for stroke.
  • Ranked fourth in the nation in National Institutes of Health funding for rehabilitation research.
  • Ranked in the top 50 nationally by U.S. News and World Report’s Best Hospitals for Rehabilitation.
  • Ranked in Newsweek’s America's Best Physical Rehabilitation Centers 2023.
MetroHealth Rehabilitation Institute Receives Top Ranking by U.S. News and World Report
AHA and Joint Commission Certification for Stroke Center


Mission Statement

The Mission of MetroHealth's Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency program is to prepare physical therapists to become dedicated advanced neurologic practitioners through mentorship, inter-professional collaboration and the integration of clinical learning experiences, evidence-based practice, research, teaching, community service, and professional opportunities. Graduates are trained to become board-certified neurological clinical specialists who are influential contributors within the health care team promoting health, access to care, and quality of life for all individuals and communities.


Residency Accreditation Status

MetroHealth has been granted accreditation by the American Board of Physical Therapy Residency and Fellowship Education (ABPTFRE).


Contact Us

Email: Angela Wolf, PT, DPT