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” for 2017
  • 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


101 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The overall patient satisfaction rating is an average of all patient responses to the six doctor communication related questions shown below from the Clinician and Group Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey. For additional information about the patient satisfaction survey, please visit our Patient Satisfaction Survey page.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their view and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Ohio State Wexner Medical Center.

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

12 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Feb 07, 2018

It is always a what to see Dr. Mysiw. He is worth the wait! He is great at what he does!!

Reviewed on Feb 07, 2018

Dr. Mysiw is a wonderful care provider. He listens to my concerns & shows compassion. He's great!

Reviewed on Feb 01, 2018

The provider, Dr. Mysiw is the best and spends time and makes sure I understand what he is doing.

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2018

Good -> explained clearly, asked good questions, listened!

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2017

Dr. Mysiw provides excellent care, always. Despite my appointment being delayed by more than 30 days, I believe my concerns were met during this visit.

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2017

Dr. Mysiw is THE BEST He has always taken such good care of me, I Thank God for Him every Day. My Family does also!

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2017

Thorough.  Dr. Mysiw saved my life. He diagnosed & treated my head injury. He's the best!

Reviewed on Nov 09, 2017

Dr. Mysiw is the best.

Reviewed on Nov 07, 2017

he always helps me understand things and makes sure that he understands me and my problems.

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2017

I love Dr. Mysiw. Even though my issues are not as severe as most of his patients, he never makes me feel that I am not as important. He spends all the time necessary to deal with my pain issues and is always trying to come up with new and different ways to treat it. I feel blessed that Dr. Mysiw is my doctor.

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Consulting and Related Relationships

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As of 03/28/2017, Dr. Mysiw has reported no financial relationships with medical device, research and/or drug companies.