Meet Our Doctors

The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) is the oldest department of its kind in the United States, founded more than a century ago. Since its founding, the department continues to be a leader in the field; pioneering essential rehabilitation treatments. Our team of expert physicians include:

  • Franklin Caldera, DO, MBA* General musculoskeletal medicine, pain management, interventional spine, electromyography, ultrasound, spinal disorders
  • Jeremy Y. Charles, MD Brain injury, neuro rehab, general musculoskeletal medicine
  • Timothy Dillingham, MD, MS** Electromyography, amputee 
  • Erich Gottwald, DO General musculoskeletal medicine, hand 
  • Kelly Heath, MD Neurorehabilitation, stroke, spasticity, tone management, brain injury 
  • David Lenrow, MD General musculoskeletal medicine, amputee, stroke, electromyography 
  • Somnang Pang, DO General musculoskeletal medicine 
  • Adrian Popescu, MD Pain management, interventional spine, spinal disorders 
  • Keith Robinson, MD Brain injury, neuro rehab 
  • Randel Swanson, DO, PhD Brain injury, neuro rehab 
  • Kate Temme, MD Sports, spinal disorders, sports concussion, female athlete disorders, pelvic floor pain and dysfunction 
  • Alexis S. Tingan, MD Spinal disorders, sports, general musculoskeletal medicine »»
  • Bradley G. Tucker, MD General musculoskeletal medicine 
  • Priya Varma, MD General musculoskeletal medicine 
  • John Vasudevan, MD General musculoskeletal medicine, sports, spinal disorders, sports concussion 
  • Mark Wenneker, DO General musculoskeletal medicine, osteopathic manipulation, trigger point injection
  • Yejia Zhang, MD, PhD General musculoskeletal medicine, spinal disorders, back pain, neuromuscular, and general rehabilitation medicine

* Denotes Chief Medical Officer

** Denotes chair of the department