Why Choose Us

The clinicians and staff of Good Shepherd Penn Partners offer comprehensive care and rehabilitation customized to meet the needs of your patients. Many therapists are certified by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties, recognizing their advanced clinical knowledge, experience and skills.

We are accredited by The Joint Commission and the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, with whom we collaborate to provide and promote safe and effective care. We are also proud to be accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities International (CARF), because we are committed to continuous quality improvement, service excellence and patient satisfaction.

We hold accreditations in the following:

  • Amputee Specialty Program
  • Brain Injury Specialty Program
  • Stroke Specialty Program
  • Comprehensive Rehabilitation Program
  • Spinal Cord System of Care Program

Our therapists seek additional certification and specialization to meet your most challenging rehabilitation needs, including:

  • A team of certified hand therapists
  • Academy of Certified Brain Injury Specialists (ACBIS)
  • Allied Team Training for Parkinson graduates
  • Assistive Technology Professional Specialists (ATP)
  • Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN)
  • Certified Parkinson’s Wellness Recovery ™ clinicians
  • Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse (CRRN)
  • Expertise in VitalStim® therapy for treatment of dysphagia
  • Lymphology Association of North America-certified and manual lymphatic drainage-certified therapists 
  • McKenzie certified therapists for the treatment of back, neck and extremity problems
  • Multiple Sclerosis Certified Specialists (MSCS)
  • Neurological Clinical Specialists (NCS)
  • Physical and occupational therapists certified in LSVT® BIG and LSVT® LOUD for individuals with Parkinson disease
  • Therapists certified in the care of pelvic floor disorders
  • Titleist Performance Institute Certified therapist
  • Vestibular Competency Certified

Why choose Penn Rehab

Your life is worth Penn Rehab. Our goal is to get you back home safely, where you can return to doing the things you love. When your condition is complex it’s even more important to have the experience and connection to the best medicine in the region. We work with you to set goals and to create a comprehensive, unique plan designed to increase your functional independence as much as possible. Our care team works in collaboration with other Penn Medicine physicians as well as outside providers to ensure you receive the best possible care.

You can expect the highest standards of both medical care and comfort, including:

  • 58 Spacious private rooms (18 rooms on a secure floor)
  • A personalized care plan
  • Around-the-clock, on-site Penn Medicine physician coverage
  • At least 15 hours of therapy per week – generally three hours daily, five days a week
  • Bedside Hemodialysis
  • Collaborative communication with your physicians
  • Electronic medical records through the Penn Medicine continuum of care
  • Hands-on techniques and state-of-the-art technology
  • Onsite Penn Medicine radiology, MRI, CT, vascular and ultrasound studies
  • Outstanding nursing and therapy for individualized medical rehabilitation

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Why Choose Penn Therapy & Fitness

At Penn Therapy & Fitness, we know that a physical therapy plan may be daunting. That’s why we take a team-focused approach to help you regain your life through quality care, in-depth education and manageable goals.

Patients choose Penn Therapy & Fitness for our high-quality care and services, matched with the latest advancements in medical science—featuring a wide range of outpatient therapies for patients looking to regain their lives.

We offer therapy services at 19 convenient locations throughout the Delaware Valley. For more information on how you can benefit from working with a Penn Therapy & Fitness therapist, contact the location nearest you.

Click here to learn more about the outpatient programs and locations across the Philadelphia region.

Why choose The Specialty Hospital at Rittenhouse

Our continuum of care ensures that your needs are managed around-the-clock by a team of medical professionals including:

  • Internal medicine physicians
  • Consulting physicians with a variety of specialties such as: pulmonologists, nephrologists, infectious diseases
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Physician assistants
  • Nurses
  • Respiratory therapists
  • Case managers
  • Dietitians
  • Physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech pathologists
  • Pharmacists
  • Wound care nurse specialists

We act as a bridge to other services and therapies, helping you improve strength and health as you prepare for the road ahead. At the Specialty Hospital at Rittenhouse, we are committed to helping you meet and overcome those challenges.

To achieve this, we maintain high standards of both medical care and comfort, including:

  • Around-the-clock on-site medical coverage
  • Collaborative communication with your preferred physicians
  • Complex medical services and diagnostics
  • Daily physician-led multidisciplinary patient rounding
  • In-depth pre-admission consultation to provide a seamless transition of care
  • Outstanding therapy for individualized medical rehabilitation
  • Spacious private rooms 38-bed intimate unit

Click here to learn more about the programs and services offered at the Specialty Hospital at Rittenhouse.