W Jerry Mysiw

W Jerry Mysiw, MD

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Appointments: (614) 366-4596

About Me

W. Jerry Mysiw, MD, is the Chair of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the Ernest W. Johnson Chair and professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation.

Dr. Mysiw is also the medical director of Rehabilitation Services, the medical director for the Traumatic Brain Injury Program and the medical director for the NeuroRecovery Network at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. He has been recognized as one of the “Top Doctors in America” for the last 10 years.

Dr. Mysiw earned his medical degree at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. He then completed his residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. He has been a member of the faculty in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at The Ohio State University since 1984.

In addition to his clinical interests in the rehabilitation of people with traumatic brain injury, Dr. Mysiw’s research has focused on improving outcome after traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury. He has received grants from the National Institutes of Health, the Department of Education, and the National Institute for Disability and Rehabilitation Research to support his research.

Dr. Mysiw has authored or coauthored numerous original articles, book chapters and abstracts. He is a member of numerous professional and academic societies and is on the editorial board of a major rehabilitation journal. In 2009, Dr. Mysiw was named the Academician of the Year by the Association of Academic Physiatrists.


  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Named to the Castle Connolly list of “America's Top Doctors” 2002-2018
  • Best Doctor in America 2017

Additional Languages I Speak

  • Ukrainian

Specialties and Conditions I Treat

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Brain Injuries
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training

Medical Degree

Ohio State University College of Medicine


Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
7/1/1981 - 6/30/1984

More About My Work

My Background

Board Certifications

American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine

American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

My Department

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation


122 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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  • Overall
    4.9 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly 4.9
  • Listens Carefully 4.9
  • Gives Understandable Instructions 4.8
  • Knows My Medical History 4.8
  • Shows Respect 4.9
  • Time Spent Together 4.9

23 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2018

Dr. Mysiw has been my TBI care provider for 20+ years. He turned my life around for the better and he continues to help me live a normal life.

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2018

i am always pleasantly surprised at the how helpful and concerned Dr. Mysiw is for my health.

Reviewed on Jun 08, 2018


Reviewed on May 15, 2018

Very good always.

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2018

Dr. Mysiw is a strong asset to your team. He is caring and has critical thinking skills.

Reviewed on Apr 11, 2018


Reviewed on Apr 10, 2018

he was very good at explaining what I should expect through my healing process.

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2018

Dr. Mysiw is very knowledgeable and attentive to my care and concerns. He always shows interest in my questions and provides answers in a clear and concise manner.

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2018

I feel very lucky to have such a knowledgeable doctor; not only about brain injuries but he has been able to either remember lots about my injury or takes the time to review my chart before seeing me, that I always feel well taken care of.

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2018


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Consulting and Related Relationships

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As of 03/26/2018, Dr. Mysiw has reported no relationships with companies or entities.