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Lauren Greenfeld PT, DPT, NCS

Residency Coordinator

Lauren Greenfeld, PT, DPT, NCS, has been with Shepherd Center since 2003 and has been part of the Mercer University-Shepherd Center Residency in Neurologic Physical Therapy since 2011.

Professional Summary

Education & Training

Emory University School of Medicine
Doctor of Physical Therapy, 2003
Master of Physical Therapy, 2000

Duke University
Bachelor of Science, 1997

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS)
Certified Specialist in Neurologic Physical Therapy 

GA Physical Therapist License

About Lauren Greenfeld, PT, DPT, NCS

Lauren Greenfeld, PT, DPT, NCS, is a passionate and dedicated Physical Therapy Manager within Shepherd Center's Acquired Brain Injury Program, where she oversees the comprehensive care of patients within a 58-bed acquired brain injury unit in an acute inpatient rehabilitation center. Her expertise covers a wide range of patient diagnoses, including traumatic brain injury, stroke (CVA), brain tumors, anoxic brain injury, encephalopathy, Guillain-Barré syndrome, multiple sclerosis, transverse myelitis, and dual diagnosis cases of TBI and spinal cord injury. Her prior experience also encompasses the management of physical therapy needs and coverage in a 10-bed ICU.

Her commitment to neurologic physical therapy extends beyond her managerial role to the Mercer University-Shepherd Center Residency in Neurologic Physical Therapy, where she took the lead in its development in 2011 and currently serves as the program coordinator. In this capacity, she is instrumental in continually refining and organizing the residency program to maintain its position at the forefront of innovation and excellence in the field. Dr. Greenfeld actively promotes increased mentorship and resident involvement, fostering a vibrant community of professionals dedicated to neurologic physical therapy. 

Dr. Greenfeld's active involvement in professional organizations exemplifies her unwavering dedication to advancing her field. She is a proud member of the American Physical Therapy Association, the Physical Therapy Association of Georgia, and the Neurology Section of APTA. Furthermore, she serves as adjunct clinical faculty in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Mercer University while actively participating in field-related research, publications, and presentations.