Payal Fadia, M.D.
Medical Director, Post-Acute Brain Injury Services at Shepherd Center
Dr. Fadia’s Medical Background
Payal Fadia, M.D., is a board-certified physical medicine and rehabilitation physician with additional subspecialty board certification in brain injury medicine. Dr. Fadia is the medical director of Post Acute Brain Injury Services. She joined Shepherd Center as a physiatrist in Shepherd’s Acquired Brain Injury and Neurospecialty units in 2008. Before joining Shepherd Center, Dr. Fadia managed the acute rehabilitation inpatient service at Norwalk Hospital in Connecticut.
Dr. Fadia earned an undergraduate degree in biochemistry and microbiology from the University of Florida, then went on to medical school at St. Georges University School of Medicine in Grenada, West Indies.
She completed her residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Baylor College of Medicine and a fellowship in traumatic brain injury/stroke rehabilitation and spasticity management at the University of Texas–Houston.
Patient Programs Involving Dr. Fadia
Medical staff members at Shepherd Center often work with many different teams, and some choose to work closely with select patient programs and clinical focuses. Dr. Fadia works with the following programs:
- Post- Acute Brain Injury Services
Dr. Fadia in the News and Media
Read a "Medical Staff Profile" article on Dr. Fadia.
Podcast: Dr. Fadia explains how to live a healthy life after a stroke.
In this 10-minute Shepherd Center Radio podcast, Payal Fadia, M.D., discusses how to live a healthier life after you've had a stroke.
Watch a video interview with Dr. Fadia.