W Jerry Mysiw

W Jerry Mysiw, MD

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Physician What's this? A physician, or doctor, is extensively trained to diagnose and treat complex medical problems. Often, physicians focus their practice on certain disease categories, treatment methods or patient types. Physicians can diagnose and treat illness, prescribe medication, offer medical consultation and advice, perform surgery and more.

Appointments: (614) 366-9211

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

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Chronic Pain
  • Brain Concussion
  • Mild Cognitive Impairment
  • Brain Injuries
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training


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


152 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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

34 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Nov 11, 2018


Reviewed on Oct 08, 2018

I would not Progressed as far as I have without Dr. Mysiw! He is a very Patient and Amazing Physician!! I would not go to anyone else.

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2018

Very dilligant and easy to talk to He goes above and beyond to make sure that my case is handled.

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2018

Answered all my questions and pointed some stuff out of me that I didn't know.

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2018

I've been with Dr. Mysiw for 23 years I would never have anyone else he is the best.

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2018

Too long waiting to be seen. Provider excellent as always.

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2018

He is awesome! Just spread a little thin at times.

Reviewed on Aug 08, 2018

Dr. Mysiw is a very caring doctor. He explains things, tells you what he expects you to do. Very patient and caring doctor. Would refer him to anyone with a Neurology problem.

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2018

Dr Mysiw understands my problems. I have a lot of excellent Drs on my care team. Dr Mysiw goes above and beyond on making sure I am taken care of.

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2018

Dr. Mysew is the very best in his field.

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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.