Sarasota Memorial Health Care System is proud to welcome a new physician to the health system’s First Physicians Group (FPG) network of physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians.
Ryan Hafner, MD is a physician who is board-certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation (also known as a “physiatrist”) and fellowship trained in interventional spasticity management. He is an expert in designing comprehensive, patient-centered treatment plans focused on optimizing long-term function for patients with a variety of neurological diseases such as stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, focal dystonia, and Parkinson’s disease as well as orthopedic and musculoskeletal injuries including joint replacement and contractures. He is also trained in treating cervical dystonia, sialorrhea and facial hemispasm. In addition, he provides inpatient rehabilitation care for patients admitted to Sarasota Memorial’s Rehabilitation Pavilion. He is recognized as teaching faculty for national certification seminars and regularly educates physician trainees at national conferences.
Dr. Hafner received his medical degree from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska. He completed his residency at Temple University Hospital and his fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University – both in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
First Physicians Group Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is located in the Rehabilitation Pavilion at 1700 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. For more information call (941) 917-8561.