David Rosenblum, MD, of Woodbridge, has been recognized as “Top Doc” in Connecticut by Connecticut Magazine for the seventh time. New this year, Dr. Rosenblum has been named Physician of the Year as part of Business New Haven’s annual Healthcare Heroes Awards.
Dr. Rosenblum is the medical director of physical medicine and rehabilitation and the director of the spinal cord program at Gaylord Specialty Healthcare in Wallingford, Connecticut. For over twenty years he has treated patients with spinal cord injuries or other types of neurologic injuries or diseases. His valuable contributions began in the 1990’s when he became one of the first physicians to become board certified in spinal cord injury and helped create and then direct Gaylord’s Multiple Sclerosis Clinic, which focused on rehabilitation.
“I am honored and grateful to be recognized by Business New Haven and Connecticut Magazine,” said Dr. Rosenblum. “I share this recognition with my fellow staff at Gaylord and our commitment to the health care industry as we continue to invest in the latest and most innovative technology to collectively improve the quality of life for our patients.”
The most recent contributions Dr. Rosenblum has pursued for Gaylord has been through a recent development in spinal cord injury therapy called exoskeletal robotic technology. The wearable robot is used to help patients with spinal cord injury, or other lower extremity paralysis or weakness, to stand and walk. Gaylord is one of only 20 facilities in the world to offer the Ekso™ bionic exoskeleton, which was named a Top 10 invention by CNN and Wired and one of the Best Inventions by Time.
“Dr. Rosenblum is extremely deserving of this recognition and is valued by his patients for his caring approach, compassion, and vision,” said George Kyriacou, President and CEO of Gaylord Specialty Healthcare. “His innovation and leadership have helped to propel Gaylord to the national forefront of spinal cord injury care and rehabilitation.”
About Gaylord Specialty Healthcare:
Gaylord Specialty Healthcare (GSH), headquartered in Wallingford, Connecticut is a not-for profit long-term 137 bed acute care hospital that specializes in the care and treatment of people with medically complex and intensive rehabilitation issues. Gaylord also operates outpatient therapy centers in Wallingford and North Haven, and sleep medicine centers in Glastonbury, Guilford, North Haven and Trumbull. For latest news or more information go to their website at www.gaylord.org.