He also serves as the program director of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Program at Ohio State. He has been recognized as one of the “Best Doctors in America” and “America’s Top Doctors” for more than 10 consecutive years.
Dr. Colachis earned his medical degree from the University of Southern California School of Medicine at Los Angeles in 1984, and completed his residency training in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Ohio State’s Wexner Medical Center in 1987. He completed a one year postdoctoral year in clinical neurophysiology. He is board certified in PM & R and received his subspecialty certification in spinal cord injury medicine in 2003.
An invited presenter on a variety of spinal cord injury rehabilitation topics, Dr. Colachis has published numerous abstracts, articles and reviews. He has provided expert review for several Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Consortium for Spinal Cord Medicine. Dr. Colachis is a Fellow in the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and serves on committees for the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the American Spinal Injury Association.
His clinical and research interests have included spinal cord injury rehabilitation, autonomic dysreflexia and electrodiagnosis.
- Named to the Castle Connolly list of America’s “Top Doctors” for 2017
University of Southern California School of Medicine
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Ctr
7/1/1985 - 6/1/1987
Specialties and conditions I treat
- Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
- Spinal Cord Injuries
- Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine
Locations where I practice
More about my work
American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine
American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (Subspecialty: Spinal Cord Injury)
Consulting and Related Relationships
At The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, we support a faculty member’s research and consulting in collaboration with medical device, research and/or drug companies because a faculty member’s expertise can guide important advancements in the practice of medicine and improve patient care. In order to provide effective management of these relationships, the University requires annual disclosures from all faculty members with external interests related to their University responsibilities.
As of 03/28/17, Dr. Colachis has reported no financial relationships with medical device, research and/or drug companies.