Rene Hilderbrand, DO, a Physiatrist

Get to know Physiatrist Dr. Rene Hilderbrand, who serves patients throughout New York.

Dr. Hilderbrand is a board-certified physician, specializing in physiatry, pain management, family medicine and hospice/palliative medicine. 

At the start of her academic career, Dr. Hilderbrand received her undergraduate degree from Delaware Valley College in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. She then attended medical school at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in Old Westbury, New York. 

Furthering her training, she completed a residency in family medicine at Long Beach Medical Center/St. John’s Episcopal Hospital, a residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Stony Brook University Medical Center, a fellowship in interventional spine at Coordinated Health in Pennsylvania and a fellowship in hospice/palliative medicine at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital.

A member of the New York State Osteopathic Medical Society, the doctor is board-certified in pain management & physical medicine and rehabilitation by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (ABPMR). The ABPMR is an organization that provides board certification to qualified Doctors of Medicine who specialize in the treatment of patients with physical impairments or disabilities.

Physical medicine and rehabilitation, also known as physiatry and physiatrics, is a branch of medicine that aims to enhance and restore functional ability and quality of life to those with physical impairments or disabilities. Physiatrists treat a wide variety of medical conditions affecting the brain, spinal cord, nerves, bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, and tendons. 

Among Dr. Hilderbrand’s awards and honors include: Patients’ Choice Award (2018) and On-Time Doctor Award (2018).

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