Lower Gwynedd, PA — Bryan J. O’Young, MD, FAAPMR, is being recognized by Continental Who’s Who as a Trusted Physiatrist in the Medical field and in acknowledgment of his accomplishments at Temple University Hospital.
An award-winning, board-certified physician with advanced credentials in medicine, Dr. Bryan J. O’Young is a world-renowned physiatrist with over 30 years of experience in the field. Physiatrists treat various medical conditions affecting the brain, spinal cord, nerves, bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, and tendons.
Dr. O’Young is the Vice-Chair of Education, Chief of Outpatient Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Services, Chair of the Education Committee, and Chair of the Awards and Promotions Committee at Temple University Hospital – Main Campus in Philadelphia, PA. Temple University Hospital (TUH) is a nationally respected academic medical center that offers high-quality care, the latest technology, and skilled staff. Dr. O’Young also serves as an attending physician at Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, and Chief of PM&R Outpatient Services at Geisinger Health System. In addition to his clinical roles, he serves as a Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Lewis Katz School, among his many other teaching positions.
In addition to seeing patients clinically, Dr. O’Young teaches medical students and residents worldwide and develops models for his patients to deal with their pain. He offers comprehensive care for spinal problems by conducting a thorough review of the patient to determine the best course of treatment. He has written numerous books and publications and has presented internationally. The doctor has achieved NGO status with the United Nations Council of Persons Rights with Disabilities.
A native of Manila, Philippines, Dr. O’Young was educated in the United States. In 1985, he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Neurobiology, graduating Summa Cum Laude from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. He received his Medical Degree in 1989 from the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO. The doctor completed his residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, in 1993. Licensed to practice medicine in Pennsylvania and New York, the doctor is board-certified in physical medicine, rehabilitation, and pain medicine by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (ABPMR). In addition, he is a licensed acupuncturist and has taken additional integrative medicine and healing training.
Among his professional memberships and affiliations, Dr. O’Young is a Fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He also belongs to the Association of Academic Physiatrists, the International Society of Physical Rehabilitation Medicine, and the
International Council for Caring Communities (United Nations), to name a few. He participates in an annual think tank at Windsor Castle through the UN with a Special Consultation status (ECO).
The doctor would like to dedicate this recognition to his mentors and colleagues, Joel DeLisa, MD, Mathew Lee, MD, and Andrew Fisher, MD.