W Jerry Mysiw

W Jerry Mysiw, MD

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Physician
4.9 out of 5
  • 235 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
  • 83 Patient Comments

Insurances We Accept


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, 2015-2018
  • Named to the Castle Connolly list of “America's Top Doctors,” 2002–2019; "Regional Top Doctors," 2019
  • Best Doctor in America, 2017
Additional Languages I Speak
  • Ukrainian

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

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

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training

Education History

Medical School

Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH
1/1/1978 - 6/12/1981


Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH

7/1/1981 - 6/30/1984

Board Certifications

American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine

Academic Information

My Department

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

More About My Work


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.

235 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

  • Overall
    4.9 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly
    4.9 out of 5
  • Listens Carefully
    4.9 out of 5
  • Gives Understandable Instructions
    4.9 out of 5
  • Knows My Medical History
    4.8 out of 5
  • Shows Respect
    4.9 out of 5
  • Time Spent Together
    4.8 out of 5
  • Reviewed on Aug 07, 2020

    Dr. Mysiw is an outstanding physician that has significantly improved my quality of life, over & over.

  • Reviewed on May 18, 2020

    I really appreciate the amount of time Dr. Mysiw spent asking, listening, and talking with me, and his reserve yet enthusiastic approach to helping me, including educating me. I sense Dr. Mysiw is like the best of one's colleagues in that he treats one like a peer with whom we will learn together.

  • Reviewed on Apr 29, 2020

    I've had Dr. Mysiw for 25 years. I could never find a better doctor he treats you the way a doctor or friend should he is the best.

  • Reviewed on Apr 04, 2020

    Dr. Mysiw is a Very Caring and wonderful Physician. He has been a Godsend since my accident! Without him I don't believe that I would have recovered as much as I have, and I probably wouldn't still be striving to do better every day!

  • Reviewed on Apr 01, 2020

    Outstanding, the best.

  • Reviewed on Mar 30, 2020

    loving. caring, gentle voice and great bedside manners

  • Reviewed on Mar 24, 2020


  • Reviewed on Mar 13, 2020

    Very knowledgeable, listens well. Very, very grateful he understands what I'm going through and has excellent advise on my issues.

  • Reviewed on Mar 03, 2020

    Dr Mysiw has saved my life and given me hope for the future!

  • Reviewed on Mar 02, 2020

    Dr. Mysiw always provides EXCEPTIONAL care. He is there when I need him, understands my likes and dislikes, and is an amazing human being overall. VERY SMART Doctor! Thank you Dr. Mysiw for your amazing care and support.

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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 11/21/2019, Dr. Mysiw has reported no relationships with companies or entities.