Brain Injury Rehabilitation and Recovery

Shepherd Center’s Brain Injury Rehabilitation Hospital

Shepherd Center's Brain Injury Rehabilitation Program provides a full continuum of services to treat patients who have experienced a traumatic or non-traumatic brain injury.

Our programs treat specific conditions, such as disorders of consciousness, and specific age groups, such as adolescents. Shepherd Center’s 10-bed ICU allows our specialists to begin treatment early for patients with complex brain injuries and to address secondary complications resulting from the injury.

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Why Choose Shepherd Center’s Brain Injury Rehabilitation Program?

U.S. News & World Report ranks Shepherd Center among the top 10 rehabilitation hospitals in the nation. With a specialty focus on brain and spinal cord injury rehabilitation and research, we have more expertise and experience with brain injuries than most rehabilitation centers in the United States.

Our focus and expertise helps us to provide better care, resulting in better outcomes and higher return-to-home rates than the national average. Our care is not only effective, it blends comfort and compassion, which results in high patient satisfaction. In fact, our patients and their families give 97 out of 100 points to rate their likelihood to recommend Shepherd Center to others in need of rehabilitation care.

Call our Admissions Department at 404-350-7345 to initiate a referral to Shepherd Center.


Brain Injury Rehabilitation Programs at Shepherd Center

Shepherd Center provides a variety of programs that are tailored to individual needs for the best possible recovery. Learn about our brain injury programs:

Inpatient Rehabilitation

Our ABI Inpatient Program considers each patient's unique condition to create a tailored treatment plan and provides educational training for family members.

Adolescent Program

Our Adolescent Brain Injury Rehabilitation Program addresses the developmental and emotional needs of younger patients who have sustained a brain injury.

Disorders of Consciousness

Our Disorders of Consciousness (DoC) Program provides a short-term, four-to-six-week program for patients who are semi-comatose or minimally conscious due to brain injury.

Residential Program at Shepherd Pathways

The Residential Program provides 24-hour support in a communal setting for patients to continue their recovery while regaining their independence in daily activities.

Day Program at Shepherd Pathways

Our Brain Injury Day Program at Shepherd Pathways provides outpatient rehabilitation for patients learning to transition back into their communities.


Learn About Brain Injury Condition, Treatment and Care

A brain injury is often associated with a blow to the head, which is called a traumatic brain injury. However, a lack of oxygen to the brain can also result in a brain injury. Learn more about brain injury:

Patient Stories of Hope

View first-hand accounts from Shepherd Center patients and former patients in our Patient Stories of Hope

Meet Our Physicians

View our Physician Profiles to meet some of our incredible medical team who care for our patients at Shepherd Center.


Brain Injury Program Contacts

Brain Injury - Inpatient

Brain Injury - Outpatient

Shepherd Pathways

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