Ross Zafonte

Director of Medical Navigation Office

Ross D. Zafonte is the Earle P. and Ida S. Charlton Chair of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Harvard Medical School, vice president of medical affairs at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, and chief of physical medicine and rehabilitation at Massachusetts General Hospital. He has published extensively on traumatic brain injuries (TBI), TBI/concussion, and other neurological disorders. His research has been federally funded (National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, Center for Disease Control, and the Department of Defense) for more than 20 years. Zafonte’s textbook Brain Injury Medicine is considered one of the standards in the field of brain injury care, and he has extensive administrative experience as the principal investigator of large, national multisite clinical trials and center grants from the National Institutes of Health and the Department of Defense.

Teams: Leadership Team, Research Team

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