Comprehensive Care for Workers' Comp Patients

Partnering in Recovery: Shepherd Center's commitment to fast and effective return-to-work rehabilitation programs

Shepherd Center is recognized for its expertise in caring for patients with traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, and other complex conditions that commonly result from workplace accidents. With a multidisciplinary team of highly skilled physicians, physiatrists, nurses, therapists, and neuropsychologists, Shepherd Center offers a comprehensive range of services tailored to the unique needs of workers' comp patients.

Highly specialized board-certified physicians

With full-time specialists in PM&R, neurology, and pulmonology/critical care and a committed group of consulting specialists, we can assemble multidisciplinary care teams for our patients that result in outcomes exceeding national averages. Learn more about our physicians.

Programs and Services

Shepherd Center understands the challenges claims and case managers face in navigating the complexities of workers' compensation cases. By choosing Shepherd Center for your patients' care, your patients can have access to the following programs and services:

Inpatient Programs: 

  • Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation
  • Brain Injury Rehabilitation
  • Multiple Trauma Rehabilitation
  • Intensive Care Unit
  • Vent Weaning Program

Outpatient Clinics

  • Brain Injury
  • Chronic Pain
  • Concussion
  • Diaphragm Pacing
  • Neuropsychology
  • Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Upper Extremity
  • Urology
  • Wound

Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services

  • Assistive Technology
  • Beyond Therapy®
  • Driving Assessment & Rehabilitation
  • Facility Dog Program
  • Peer Support
  • ProMotion Fitness Center
  • Shepherd Step
  • Sports and Recreation Therapy
  • Transition Support
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Wheelchair Seating & Mobility

Make a referral 

To discuss a referral for our inpatient rehabilitation programs, please call 404-350-7367. You can also fax a referral to 404-603-4504.

 To discuss our outpatient programs and services, please call 404-352-2020 to be directed to the appropriate clinic or department. You can also fax an outpatient referral to 404-603-4509.

We’re here to help 

At Shepherd Center, we know that workers’ compensation patients, case managers, and carriers face real challenges, from finding the best care to managing long-term costs and coordinating care across providers. Shepherd Center helps bring healing and hope to employees injured while on the job. For further information, email Gloria Fagan, Workers Compensation Outreach Manager, at

Gloria Fagan headshot

Contact our Workers Compensation Outreach Manager, Gloria Fagan, to help partner with you on your employee care and path for returning to work.

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Patient success stories returning to community and work:

Shepherd Center aims to help patients regain their independence and successfully return to their communities and workplaces. The hospital's evidence-based approach to rehabilitation focuses on maximizing patients' physical, cognitive, and emotional functions and providing them with the skills and tools they need to thrive in their daily lives. 

Stay updated and learn about our patient success stories for the work comp community by subscribing to our quarterly Shepherd Center Work Comp Newsletter.

David Smith receiving the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Education Association’s Inspirational Award.