Matthew Smuck, MD Chief of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Dr. Matthew Smuck is the chief of physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) and associate professor of orthopaedic surgery at Stanford University. He is the medical director of rehabilitation services for Stanford Healthcare where he specializes in the comprehensive conservative management of spine disorders. He is currently president of the Spine Intervention Society and has served on the board of directors of the North American Spine Society and the Foundation for PM&R. Dr. Smuck is an award-winning researcher and pioneer in the field of physical performance monitoring. He directs the Wearable Health Lab at Stanford, investigating medical applications of mobile technology to improve musculoskeletal and neurologic disease detection, treatment and prevention. His work is recognized by numerous research society awards and publication awards, including the ISSLS Medtronic Award in 2012, the American Academy of PM&R’s 2014 President’s Citation Award, the PM&R Journal’s 2015 Best Original Research Award, the 2016 ISSLS Prize, and The Spine Journal’s Outstanding Paper Award in 2013, 2016, 2017 & 2018.

Stanford University
Redwood City, CA

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