Medical Director / Director of Early Career Physician Development
Post Acute Medical / US Physiatry
Craig DiTommaso, M.D. is the medical director of the Post Acute Rehabilitation Hospital in Humble, Texas. Under his leadership, the hospital has won numerous awards and accolades. Dr. DiTommaso performs rehabilitation management, consultations, intrathecal baclofen pump management, and chemodenervation for patients with spasticity, traumatic neurological injury including traumatic brain injury, stroke, cerebral palsy, or spinal cord injury. He is an active member of the Rehabilitation Services Volunteer Project and enjoys scuba-diving with his wife. He is a father to two children: Isabella and Lorenzo.
His medical career started at Tulane University and he completed an internship in Internal Medicine in New Orleans. He completed his residency at the Baylor College of Medicine. He then completed a Brain Injury Medicine fellowship at University of Washington. He remained at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle as a neuro-trauma consultant until returning to Houston.
In Houston, Dr. DiTommaso ascended to the medical director of inpatient rehabilitation for Baylor College of Medicine and served as an assistant professor.
During his tenure with BCM, he was the medical director of Baylor St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Services, Baylor St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Center, and a primary attending on the TIRR Disorder of Consciousness program. Dr. DiTommaso also taught Brain Injury Medicine fellows, PM&R resident physicians, medical students, and physician assistant students.
His research interest include prognosis after traumatic brain injury, headache management after brain injuries including concussions, and spasticity treatment. He is an editor for both the PM&R journal and the CNS Rehabilitation section of the Knowledge NOW project.
Saturday, September 25, 2021
10:00 AM – 6:30 PM ET