Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra Northwell
Adam B. Stein, M.D. is the founding Chairman and Professor of the Department Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R) at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Dr. Stein is a physiatrist board certified in spinal cord injury (SCI) medicine who maintains a large SCI outpatient practice, in addition to guiding three acute in-patient rehabilitation units with a total of 132 beds within Northwell Health. Prior to joining Northwell Health in 2008, Dr. Stein served as the Program Director for the Residency Training Programs in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and SCI Medicine in the Dept. of Rehabilitation Medicine at The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York, an NIH designated SCI Model System. Dr. Stein received his BS degree from Union College and his MD from New York University School of Medicine, where he also performed his residency training in PM&R. He currently serves as the President of the Board of Trustees of the Association of Academic Physiatrists and as a member of the New York State Spinal Cord Injury Research Board. He has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) and as a reviewer for many organizations, including the Craig H. Neilsen Foundation. Honors include Rusk Rehabilitation Distinguished Alumnus, Distinguished Service Award from ASIA, Humanitarian of the Year from the Greater New York Chapter of the National Spinal Cord Injury Association, National Teacher of the Year from UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. He maintains an active SCI research collaboration with Dr. Ona Bloom at his institution.