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Musculoskeletal Medicine

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

The University of Miami School of Medicine Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation provides comprehensive training for medical students interested in musculoskeletal disorders.

Musculoskeletal Medicine

Physiatrists are doctors who specialize in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. Our goal is to restore function and prevent injuries or progression of disease. Our physiatrists are board certified and nationally recognized as experts in the assessment and management of injuries, whether due to overuse or a sudden event. You will receive a personalized plan of care from a team-based approach, based on your needs and goals. Your treatment options may include physical therapy, medications, injections, ultrasound or fluoroscopic (X-ray) guided procedures, and surgery.

  • Arthritis

  • Tendinopathy

  • Low Back Pain

  • Neck Pain

  • Nerve Impingement

  • Ultrasound

Andrew L. Sherman, M.D.
Professor and Vice Chair of Education
Fellowship Trained in Spine and Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Timothy Tiu, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Board Certified and Fellowship Trained in Sports Medicine

Robert W. Irwin, M.D.
Professor and Vice Chair of Operations
Board Certified in Sports Medicine

Tricia Prince, DO
Assistant Professor

Christopher Alessia, D.O.
Assistant Professor

Nicole Pontee, M.D., M.S.
Assistant Professor
Director of Comprehensive Services