Dr. Jane J. Hwang, M.D.

Board-certified Physiatrist

Dr. Hwang joined HealthBridge in June 2022 and is a seasoned healthcare professional associated with Community Physicians. Board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, she received her medical degree from the St. Louis University School of Medicine. As a PM&R physician, Dr. Hwang specializes in helping patients with disabilities focusing on rehabilitation, restoration of function and a return to a high quality of life. She will provide expert diagnosis, evaluation and management of St. Louis patients in need of extensive post-acute rehabilitation.

BENEFITS OF AN IN-HOUSE PHYSIATRIST

  • Exclusively dedicated to rehabilitation, with the goal of improving quality of life and restoring everyday function
  • Regularly scheduled patient visits
  • Monitor any barriers to a safe discharge and ensure that the patient is ready to go home
  • Focus on the functional side of rehabilitation and recovery by closely monitoring the patient as they progress through therapy
  • Improve therapy outcomes by safely managing pain and medication
  • Diagnose orthopedic and neuromuscular conditions and recommend treatment strategies
  • Act as a liaison between the orthopedic surgeons, therapists, nurses, and patient
  • Meet with family regarding their loved one’s rehab process and what to expect after discharge, leading to increased patient and family satisfaction
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